How Herbal Tea Changed My Life

Doug Wolkon, owner of Kauai Farmacy shares his personal healing journey drinking fresh Kauai-grown herbal tea.

Ten years ago my wife Genna and I moved into a rental house in Kilauea, Kauai with our three-year old son. He was running circles around me during the day; and at night, I would fall asleep to his bedtime story. As a competitive high school athlete, I never imagined losing my youthful movements by age 35. I’d spent the last 15 years hecticly traversing the country while working nonstop hours on the phone and computer. Nightly I would “unwind” to steak and wine dinners. The compounded effects were beginning to show. My neck and waist were both inflamed and numb. I desperately needed an interceptor.

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I’ll Have What She’s Having

Kauai farmacy tea lanai customers

ONE WOMAN’S TESTIMONIAL

SIX MONTHS LATER

With countless individuals visiting our boutique, herb farm daily, it is always a wonder what resonates most with them after they move on from their visit here.

A wooden sign situated on the gate exiting our farm reads “A Hui Hou Kākou”. In Hawaiian this means, “until we meet again”. What a gift it would be to meet all our visitors again after they have had a chance to use our herbs for a stretch of time;  finding out how the gardens impacted them, and gaining insight into how the herbs are performing for them as they progress on their own unique healing journeys.

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Our Seasonal Small Batch Offering

Go with the flow. This has been an age-old testament to flexibility and willpower when it comes to quenching our fabricated expectations. We are conditioned to believe that everything we eat, the electricity we consume, the material items we purchase, the place that we call home, and even the very relationships we engage in will be ever-lasting. In our most comfortable state, we are tempted to believe that these things will always be readily available as the calendar of life carries on.

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We’ll See you in Kauai!

Monday through Friday from 10am – 3pm our Tea Lanai is open to all

Every weekday we open the gates to the farm and welcome visitors from all over the world to visit us, enjoy pots of tea, sample and buy our Kauai-grown, seed-to-table, herbal products.

We love to talk story, share herbal knowledge and exchange plant healing experiences with our guests.

Doug and Garden Tour

Doug tours a group through the Kauai Farmacy gardens

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Springtime in the Garden, See What’s Blooming

Spring Equinox, March 20, 2018

If I am really quiet standing in the garden, I can hear the plants yawning and stretching…waking from their winter sleep. Already everyone is throwing new buds, keiki’s (wee ones) are beginning to sprout all around on their own accord, and our weedy friends are joining us in abundance again. It’s an exciting time—a time of planting, growth, and new beginnings.

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