HWB is a small, grassroots nonprofit that relies on community support and donations to help us achieve our goals and to support community herbalism and holistic wellness disaster relief in communities. Providing funding is a direct way to support HWB projects, but we also welcome donations of herbal first aid supplies, extracts, dried herbs, and more to help us get down to the ground green medicine to the people.
Email our office for more information on shipping donation of herbal goods.
Support herbal aid!
Businesses: Do you have any overstock, dents, or dings? Donations are tax-deductible and go towards our herbal free clinics & herbal relief efforts!
HWB accepts donations at:
Herbalists Without Borders
1223 West Main Street, #266
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Products follow GMP in labeling, please. Products should be marked clearly and neatly with botanical name, common name, date, part used, source (ie: my yard or xxxx company), fresh or dried, lot number if applicable, location (region/state), menstruum type & %.
Please know that if any herbs come in that are not able to be identified clearly or are questionable - we may not be able to use them. Questions? Email email@example.com. Thank you!
We are unable to accept opened/half used tinctures/extracts, capsules or supplements, as we have no way to ensure sanitation or check for contamination - nor are they appropriate to distribute in free clinics. Thank you for understanding that those we serve deserve high quality, safe products.
General Needs for Herbal First Aid Kits:
General Salves and topical infused oils, carrier oils
Think ongoing illnesses from water and mold, stress and anxiety after disasters, upper respiratory infections, ear aches, pain relief.
BOLD =Great need
Bulk Herbs On the Current Needs List (updated seasonally or in response to natural disasters):
Ashwagandha Root - root or powder
Catnip – Nepeta cataria
Chamomile – Matricaria
Cone Flower – Echinacea
Cordyalis - powder (YAN HU SUO)
Holy Basil – Tulsi Basil
Lemon Balm – Melissa officinalis
Linden flower - Tilia cordata
Oregon Grape (powder/capsules?)
Peppermint - Mentha piperita
Rosehips (Rosa sp)
Siberian Ginseng – Eleuthero senticosus
Skullcap - Scutellaria (GREAT NEED)
Slippery elm -Ulmus rubra
Turmeric, dried or powdered – Curcuma longa
Wood betony – Stachys officinalis
Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
Clinic Supplies: Bottles & Jars
Small jars, small flip-top bottles, blank inhalers/sniff sticks, small squeeze bottles, small spray bottles, small tins, salve tins, lip balm tubes (to make mini salves), 1, 2 & 4 oz dropper bottles, 8 oz+ stock bottles (glass as well as PET are welcome as the non-glass ship well)
Bags & Strainers:
baggies, scoops, bags to hold loose tea & dried herbs, tea strainers, re-usable muslin bags, biodegradable empty tea bags
beeswax, labels, butters (shea, cocoa, etc.) and carrier oils
-Respiratory blends (volcanic ash, forest fires, mold)
-Immune Support (post-disaster)
-NERVINES; tea, herbs, glycerites, tinctures
-sunflower, almond, coconut, apricot kernel, jojoba oils
-witch hazel (alcohol free)
-food safe glycerin (by the gallon?)
Infused Oils: Calendula, St. John's Wort, Helichrysum, Lavender, Arnica
-Oregon grape root
-Mushroom caps (turkey tail, reishi, etc.)
Tinctures (alcohol & glycerites welcome);
1-2 oz small individually bottled and labeled tinctures are easiest to use.
Alcohol-free or low alcohol extracts are wonderful for working with people battling addiction and those on other medications. We are always in great need of these!
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) tincture
Astragalus (Astragalus mongholicus)
California poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
Cordyceps, Reishi, Mushroom Support
Milky Oats (Avena sp)
Oregon Grape Root (Mahonia nervosa)
Skullcap tincture (Scutellaria sp)
Essential Oils or Hydrosols;
Oral health: clove, spearmint, peppermint
Hydrosols; lavender, melissa, rose, calendula, chamomile, helichrysum
Probiotics (shelf stable)
Salve / Ointment / Balms
Arnica and Calendula Homeopathic gels and sprays
Sore muscle rubs
Mullein garlic Ear Oil
Dosage Cups and droppers with measurements
Herbal Bug Spray/Balm
Small soap bars, unscented; sanitizer; unscented wipes
We need funds to ship boxes regularly! A large flat rate box is $17.80 per box to ship, so any donations earmarked for our shipping fund are so helpful. Thank you!
Travel Bags/Aid kit bags
Masks - higher rating for mold/fires
Tea Bags–singles; such as Traditional Medicinal, Alvita,etc. Throat Coat, • Nettles • Kava Stress Relief • Cup of Calm • Stress Relief • Nighty Night • Breathe Easy • Chamomile • Red Rasberry, • Gypsy Cold Care. Calming teas, nutritive, immune boosting, disinfectant teas, urinary tract, eye wash such as chamomile, etc.
If you prefer, go to our Amazon wishlist and purchase items to help:
General needs for street medics, mobile clinics, etc.
If you have any extra supplies after an herbal class or are clearing and organizing your apothecary, please contact us! We always need supplies for disaster relief and free clinics!