Dried Herbs & Spices

Cottonwood Buds Balm of Gilead

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  • Details
    Organic dried cottonwood buds

    Populus candicans

    Cottonwood buds can be used in infused oils, herbal salves, natural soaps, cosmetics, teas, crafts, candles, and more.

    Cottonwood buds are also known as gilly buds, poplar buds, and Balm of Gilead buds.

    If you are allergic to aspirin use cottonwood cautiously.

    Populus was an ingredient in ancient flying ointments. In lore, Populus is used for protection and communication with the dead.

    If your herb is packaged in a bag with a green stripe, the bag is biodegradable.

    If you're interested in 1 lb. bags follow this link:
  • Shipping & Policies

    Shipping from United States

    Processing time

    1-2 business days

    Customs and import taxes

    Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

    Payment Options

    Secure options
    • Accepts Etsy gift cards

    Returns & Exchanges

    I gladly accept returns and cancellations

    Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

    Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

    Request a cancellation within: 0 hours of purchase

    I don't accept exchanges

    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    The following items can't be returned or exchanged

    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

    • Custom or personalized orders
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
    • Items on sale

    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Wholesale & Bulk Availability

    All my wholesale and bulk products are listed. Send me a message, on occasion I may have extra stock I can offer in 1 lb. packages.

    Office hours

    My office hours are:

    Monday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST


    Invoices are not included

    Sizing details

    All herbs are packaged by weight in approximates unless otherwise noted.


    If you are looking for something I currently don't have listed please send me a message I might have it or I might be able to make it for you.

    Once purchased, how long does it take you to ship an item?

    1-2 business days with package pickups on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at 2:00 PM EST.


    Samples are not available.

    Package Questions

    Contact your local post office with package questions.

    What are your shipping services?

    For Domestic Shipping:
    USPS First Class Package Service: 2-5 days to most U.S. addresses
    USPS Priority Mail: 1-3 days to most U.S. addresses

    For International Shipping:
    USPS First Class International Package Service: depends on the
    country of destination
    USPS Priority Mail International: 6-10 days

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  • Reviews

    These are dried. Not dry buds; latex in tact, but completely dried out, not a bit of moisture. Shipped quickly and packaged appropriately.

    Perfect! thank you so much!

    Love your stuff Wendy! Can’t beat your super fast delivery! Thank you, you’re the best!

    Just got the Cottonwood Buds in the Mail. They are beautiful! Super fast service again! Thank you so much again Wendy! Think I’m gonna need more of these!