Medicinal plants and herbal teas

Medicinal plants are grown on small areas of land or in gardens, but also at industrial levels.

  • Tours of fields of medicinal plants, herbal teas and souvenirs stuffed with medicinal plants, as well as processed products such as oils, tinctures, syrups and cosmetics made of natural resources that can be purchased.
  • Advice and recommendations on a healthy lifestyle and on the use of medicinal plants.
  • There are tourist paths which allow people to examine medicinal plants outdoors.
  • Some farms have teahouses at which tea produced locally can be tasted.
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Latvia

Herbal teas and honey TURAIDAS

This farm produces herbal teas and satchels of tea from lemon balm, raspberries, tansy, lady's mantles, plantago and linden blossoms as souvenirs and gifts, as well as honey from local hives.  The lady of the house will be happy to tell you about life in the countryside and take you on an educational tour featuring medicinal plants, beekeeping and fence buildings.  She will also offer tastings of products from the farm.  It has a biological farming certificate, so much attention is focused on the popularisation of a healthy lifestyle.  Clients can purchase teas made of raspberries, blackberries, linden blossoms, meadowsweet, yarrow, birch leaves, white nettles, etc. 

Agri Heritage   Heritage gardens   Distance from countries capital city199   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

THE DROSI VESELS FARM

This farm is in the Vilce Parish in the Jelgava Administrative District.  It grows greenhouse vegetables and plants, produces various medicinal plant ointments and offers lectures about nutrition and a health lifestyle.  A country sauna is also available.

Distance from countries capital city86   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Must register in advance
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Latvia

The IKS Park

The IKS Park organisation offers rural joy, playing around and relaxing at the edge of a forest.  Visitors can engage in crafts, learn about medicinal plants from Latvia in an interactive way and also learn about the properties of same.  There are two different territories.  One is an open-air exhibition of medicinal plants, with six beds of various plants.  Visitors are invited to stroll through the garden and learn about plants that might be useful and appropriate for them.  There is also room for mini-football, a barefoot trail, an “ant trail” that is a relay race with various steps, a pergola and a class to teach about nature.  Second, there is a small farm with workshops and a mini zoo.  Under a large canopy or in a cosy fireplace hall, visitors can try their hand at traditional and modern Latvian crafts.  There is also a chance to play various games, some of which are quite ancient, indeed.  Master craftsmen at the farm offer practical activities that allow visitors to produce their own souvenirs.  Class topics include weaving of blankets from plants, jewellery making, soap making, grinding of flour, etc.

 

 

Distance from countries capital city30   Season1-12   Accommodation available Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Open-Air Exhibition of Latvian Plants and Herbs

Open-air functional exhibition of medicinal plants introduces you to a “green pharmacy”. There are more than 300 different plants. Every healthy lifestyle enthusiast can find the secrets of fitotherapy and learn to use the plants in many different ways – making sauna besoms, aromatic pillows, healthy teas, bath scrubs.
Facilities: medicinal plant garden and collection, tasting of green cocktails.

Botanical   Beautiful sights   Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city100   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet)
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Latvia

55 Ladybugs

This is a family company in the Madona Administrative District, which offers natural herbal teas and spices.  All of the ingredients come from Latvia, and the company manufactures more than 70 kinds of teas that are made of a single herb, as well as teas with several herbs.  The company has patented a series of medicinal teas and a set of medicinal herbal teas.  Since 2014, the company has been certified as a biological processing company.  Groups can sign up for tours, as well as master classes related to the preparation, identification and use of teas.

 

 

Distance from countries capital city167   Season5-10   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Liepkalni-Vezi farm

The farm grows apples, pears and medicinal plants such as peppermint, marigold, etc. The owners also collect wild medicinal plants. An interesting tour is available, and you can purchase products at the farm or at the Latvian Eco Product Store at Barona Street 45-47 in Rīga.

Skiing   Walking   Distance from countries capital city60   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups No pets allowed Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The beekeeper Juris Valainis

You can learn about the lives of bees and buy honey made from all kinds of flowers, propolis, propolis blankets and wax candles. Apian therapy is offered here. This is an ancient method which involves a bed under which there are beehives. The bees create warmth, vibration and a biofield.

Distance from countries capital city50   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Must register in advance
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Lithuania

The "Misko sodai" farm

This is an ecological and biodynamic medicinal plant farm that is run by two sisters who produce herbal teas and spices. Educational programmes offer information about the plants and their medicinal properties. You can lease bikes to ride down the bike paths of the Žemaitija National Park.

Agri Heritage   Season5-9   Pre-order required This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

"Mint house"

The Peppermint Hut offers various teas, cookies, candies, honey with peppermint and peppermint syrups.  Periodically, new products area added to the range. Creative workshops are used to produce peppermint soap, plates with images of peppermint, decorative candles and many other things. The owner of the house also uses peppermint to produce powders and facial tonics.

Distance from countries capital city80   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Paradizes guesthouse

You can fish in ponds, dry fish and cook fish soup. The venue also produces honey. Lavender that is grown at the location is used to produce aromatic mixtures of plants that are offered in little bags.

Distance from countries capital city225   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers
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Estonia

POPI Eco farm

Small farm with a special lifestyle on Saaremaa that grows, manufactures, processes and sells medicinal plants and herbs. Guests can take a walk in the garden, pick the plants themselves and take part in training workshops.

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Latvia

Environmental and health farm UPMAL‎I

The Healing Gardens is a part of the Upmaļi biological farm that occupies 125 ha of land. The 4th generation of Bergmanis family runs the farm. Māra and Dainis, the present farm owners, involve their family members to work for preservation of the old and rare fruit and berry cultivars that have been planted in the 30-ties of the previous century. The gardens also contain tree varieties that have medicinal powers and some rare varieties like elder, walnut tree, edible chestnut, mulberry tree and others. Together with the herb plantations, the Healing Gardens cover over 12 ha of land. The hosts have over 30 years experience in natural healing and Ayurvedic tradition. Based on this experience, they produce teas, balsams, creams, oils and other products under the brand name AnnaABergmans.

Heritage gardens   Nature for Health   Agri Heritage   Distance from countries capital city133   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Ragares farm

The farm is along the upper reaches of the Daugava Ancient River Valley, and it offers more than 100 types of plants, including decorative plants, herbs, medicinal plants and traditional Latvian farm plants. You can tour the largest field of so-called Northern kiwis in Latvia. Take a tour, purchase plants, taste teas, fruits and berries, and receive consultations from the owner.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city80   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Doles Tea

The farm offers premium, locally grown products from herbs found in Dole Nature Park and those that are self-grown.

A family-owned company that respects and keeps traditions.

Distance from countries capital city23   Season4-10   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups10pers.
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Lithuania

Kanapinė Sironija

You can take a smoky sauna, watch the milking of cows, learn how to milk a cow, buy fresh bread and pastries along with unique apple tea, rent a family tent, take part in farm work, go fishing and swimming in the pond and shoot arrows with old and modern bows.

Agri Heritage   Season5-9   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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Estonia

MÄNNIKU Forest farm

Männiku forest farm uses local ingredients, especially from plants. Thanks to the years of experience in the production of plant origin food, the farm is visited by guests from all over the world; only groups are admitted.

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Latvia

Saimnieciba "Annas"

Iespēja iepazīties ar savvaļā augošiem un kultivētiem ārstniecības augiem, pašiem tos ievākt, izbaudot Latgales neskarto dabu, sasiet ārstniecības augu slotiņu veselībai un pirtij. Nodegustēt augu tējas lauku klusumā vai tieši otrādi - kopā ar „Muzikantu ciema” muzikantiem, piedaloties jautrās aktivitātēs, iepazīties ar bagāto latgaliešu tautas dziesmu un polku pūru.

Distance from countries capital city269   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Janavas farm

The farm grows herbal tea plants such as blue dragon, purple cornflower, peppermint, and lavender, as well as other plants. It also offers cosmetics such as the Beāte line of facial creams, as well as cornflower eau-de-toilette. You can take an informative tour, taste delicious teas, and purchase the cosmetics.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city95   Season3-11   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Zemnieku saimnieciba "Ozolini"

Ražo ekoloģiskas tējas. Zīmols "Lauku tēja" jau vairāk kā 17 gadus ir atradis stabilu vietu veikalu plauktos. Ar gados sakrātām zināšanās par zāļu tējām, labprāt dalās, vadot seminārus un organizējot tēju darbnīcas. Saimniecība atrodas meža ieskautā vietā, apkārt neskaitāmi simtgadīgi ozoli un bioloģiski vērtīgas paļavas, kurās var atrast līdz 50 augus vienā kvadrātmetrā.

Beautiful sights   Botanical   Nature for Health   Season6-8   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Herbal teas at Kurmisi

The Kurmīši farm grows medicinal plants in an ecologically pure and lovely nature park, "Curves of Daugava," which is part of the protected landscape area "Augšdaugava." Since 1994, the farm has produced approximately 40 types of medicinal plants so as to ensure the preservation of the farm.  Enthusiasts and tourists can learn all about medicinal plants and how they are prepared.  After the tour, you can taste and purchase Kurmīši herbal teas, which taste the best if you add honey from local beekeeping operations.  Candles made of beeswax offer a special atmosphere.  The farm has areas for relaxation and a facility where the candles are made.  You can purchase a wide range of wax souvenirs and tour the beekeeping facility.  The owner also offers guided tours of the arm. 

Agri Heritage   Heritage gardens   Distance from countries capital city280   Season4-10   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Countryside teas

The owner uses ancient traditions by gathering and preparing teas with the help of ancient methods such as fermentation and steaming. There are informational tours, and you can purchase various teas – Classical tea, Anna tea, Countryside tea, etc.

Nature for Health   Botanical   Distance from countries capital city94   Season6-10   Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Rukisi Tea

The Rūķīšu tēja farm is one of the leading producers of medicinal plants in Latvia.  The company ensures the quality by growing and harvesting plants that are dried, stored and packaged very carefully.  The farm uses no aromatises, no preservatives, dyes or thickeners.  Group tours will enjoy tasty teas and recommendations on those that should be purchased.  Products are sold at very attractive prices.  The farm offers a wide range of medicinal plants from which teas can be produced.  Pay a visit when the plants are blooming and each little area has a unique and typical colour.  

Heritage gardens   Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Lejas Kakupi environmental health farm

Professional pharmacist producing herbal teas and popularising the medical properties of plants. Tasting of herbal teas and teaching which plants suit each individual person. Knowledge of the plants here is well combined with various healing rituals. 


Facilities: collection of medicinal plants, seminars on healthy lifestyle and usage of the plants, plant pharmacy.

Nature for Health   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city155   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Ziemeli farm

The farm grows and collects more than 80 types of medicinal plants, including peppermint, marigold, chamomile, oregano, St John’s wort, wormwood, oats, creeping thyme, broadleaf plantain, field penny-cress, meadowsweet, etc. You can take a tour and learn all about medicinal plants and how they are used. During autumns, you can purchase medicinal teas.

Distance from countries capital city215   Season6-9   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Zala daba

Produktu izgatavošana no ārstniecības augiem - tējas, sīrupi, augu pulveri, ziedes. Pakalpojumu piedāvājums - ekskursijas, radošās darbnīcas, meistarklases, pirts.

Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Elka Hill Farm

Elkas kalna saimniecība is located on the top of the scenic Elkas Hill, the place where the Gauja begins. Herbal teas, birch sap, jams and other healthy delicacies from local meadows and home-grown plants. There are also nature workshops, open-air picnic areas.

Beautiful sights   Distance from countries capital city110   Season5-10   Optional meals Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Accepts tourist groups Pre-order required This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Lidumkalni

"Līdumkalni" atrodas Ķurbē -Kurzemes ziemeļrietumu daļā, starp Dundagas mežiem un Ķurbes lielo silu, zaļu pakalnu vidū, 15 km no jūras un ne pārāk tālu no debesīm. Šeit laiks rit lēni. Tas nevienu nesteidzina. Laika pietiek, lai vērotu Dieva radīto pasauli un ieskatītos Viņa bagātajā aptiekā. Laika pietiek lai iepazītos ar kristīgajām tradīcijām un dzīvesveidu, lai iegūtu praktisku lūgšanu un meditāciju pieredzi. Laika pietiks arī veselīgas maltītes pagatavošanai lauku virtuvē vai uz ugunskura un pašam savas gleznas uzgleznošanai gleznotājas darbnīcā.

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Latvia

Vidussala

Pirts rituāli, zāļu tējas, izglītojoša pastaiga dabā, siena viesnīca.

Distance from countries capital city170   Season1-12  
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Latvia

LavenderVilla

Klusā lauku teritorijā un priežu jaunaudzes ielokā atrodas ģimenes uzņēmums ar videi draudzīgu saimniekošanas filozofiju - "LavenderVilla". Teritorijā ir izveidots lavandas lauks un lavandas labirints ar ~ 6000 lavandas stādiem. Saimniecības apmeklētājiem tiek piedāvāts iepazīties ar lavandas audzēšanu, ko izmanto dizaina priekšmetu, ēteriskās eļļas un tējas ražošanai. Papildus tiek piedāvāti naktsmītnes pakalpojumi lavandas un zāļu atpūtas namiņā, pasākumu organizēšana (joga līdzās lavandām, tematiskie pasākumi, kāzu ceremoniju vieta u.c.), pirtnieka pakalpojumi, fotografēšanās iespējas lavandas laukā un lavandas pārtikas produktu degustācijas. 

Distance from countries capital city208   Accommodation available
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Estonia

A-ORBU

The Juniper, a symbol of the island of Saaremaa, is also a valuable syrup. Guests will find out a lot about junipers. From spring to autumn you can enjoy the splendour of the garden, as well as look inside the ancient peasant's house.

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Latvia

3x9 Zalisu dabas takas

SIA "3x9 zālītes" piedāvā ļoti plašu klāstu zāļu tējas un to maisījumus. Zālītes ievāktas Vecpiebalgas novadā, ekoloģiski tīrās pļavās un mežos. Zālītes vāktas atbilstoši dabas ritmam un mēness fāzēm. Kaltētas dabīgos apstākļos, saglabājot zālīšu vērtīgās vielas, smaržu un garšu.

Distance from countries capital city114  
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Latvia

The Silkalni farm

The farm grows some 25 types of plants and prepares products from approximately 50 types of plants. Visitors will learn about the use of medicinal plants not just in teas, but also in oils, extracts, tinctures, syrups, etc. These can be used for everyday nutrition. Products can be tasted and bought, and you can help out with the farm’s operations. There is also livestock to view.

Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city99   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Lithuania

The medicinal plant farm of Zofija Tikuisiene

The owner of this guesthouse is a homeopath and phytotherapist who grows ecological medicinal plants.  She offers educational programmes for adults and children, as well as a large library of books about health issues.  All visitors are welcome to enjoy medicinal plant baths, herbal teas, colour therapy, aroma therapy, and camps that offer a chance to pick medicinal plants to produce healthy nutrition.  The sauna and healing facility offers health promotion and beauty procedures.

Agri Heritage   Season1-12   Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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Latvia

The Amuri farm

This is a farm which produces beef. You can take a tour, during which you can learn about, taste and purchase untraditional herbs and exotic tea plants.

Agriculture   Distance from countries capital city170   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Gifts from nature at “Puerto VV”

The owner will tell you about wild plants and help you to cook tasty meals with them. You will receive valuable advice about how to use these gifts from nature for nutritional purposes and to improve your health.

Seminars   Botanical   By the sea   Distance from countries capital city217   Season5-10   Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Lapka Hemp

Saimniecība nodarbojas ar kaņepju audzēšanu un produktu izstrādāšanu vecajā Aizputes Pilsmuižas krogā, kas atrodas blakus Aizputes Livonijas ordeņa pilsdrupām.

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Latvia

Saimnieciba "Jaunzvirgzdini"

Piedāvā pirts rituālus ar sildīšanu un pēršanu ar slotām, kontrasta procedūrām, dažādām maskām un augu skrubjiem. Saimniecībā ražo un popularizē ārstniecības augu lietošanas tradīcijas. Piedāvājumā dažādas zāļu tējas. Atkarībā no gadalaika, iespējams baudīt un iegādāties dažādus augu sīrupus. Izgatavo zāļu paklājus pirtij.

Distance from countries capital city186   Season1-12  
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Estonia

ENERGIA farm

Organically grown herbs, evenings round the campfire, food cooked according to special recipes. Energia farm grows medicinal plants, offers goods and services related to herbs and positive energy.

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Lithuania

Lavander farm

Guests can walk around and take photos at the lavender field, relax in the cozy and fragrant Provencal style neighborhood.

Agri Heritage   Season7-9   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups