Shepherd's Purse Herb
Shepherd's Purse Herb is available from Starwest Botanicals in a cut and sifted form as well as a certified kosher and organic form. As one of the largest organic dried herbs suppliers in the United States, we take many steps to ensure the quality of our dried herbs, including directly sourcing our herbs from suppliers from around the world and processing them ourselves in house to control every step of that process for quality purposes.
The botanical name for Shepherd's Purse Herb plant is Capsella bursa pastoris. It also goes by several common names, including St. Anthony's fire, St. James' wort, St. James weed, toywort, cocowort, pickpocket and shepherd's heart. As with many dried herbs, it is most potent the fresher it is, and should be stored in an airtight container in a cool and dark place and replaced yearly.
Botanical Name: Capsella bursa pastoris
Common Names: Cocowort, shepherd's heart, pickpocket, toywort, St. James' weed, St. James' wort, St. Anthony's fire
Warning: Not to be used during pregnancy.