Herboristerie La Fée des Bois Apothecary is a medicinal herb farm, established in

Clarendon north, in the Pontiac, Outaouais. Our plant sanctuary is on a 70 acres

beautiful piece of land, crossed by two small stream and surrounded by ancestral

forests.

 

Our herbs are cultivated in the fields and forest using permaculture and biodynamic

methods, which permits us to contribute to a positive impact on the biodiversity and

a greater ecosystem balance by regenerating the soil health and some species.

 

Our mission is to share the scientific aspects and ancestral knowledge of herbs as

medicine, food and everyday life support to cultivate wellness.

 

We offer you herb based products made from medicinal herbs and other ingredients

from our farm and surroundings. All the agriculture is made by hand, from seed in

the earth to harvesting. Herbs are then transfomed with great care in order to

preserve the maximum amount of bio-compounds. Our products are all natural,

using mostly glass and cardboard packaging, to make it as eco-friendly as possible.

 

Our products are hand made in our transformation kitchen on a small scale in order

to obtain hight quality products. We always use first quality ingredients by giving

priority to raw materials from our farm and local farmers, organic and fair-trade.

 

- organic plants from our farm

- organic honey and beeswax from our farm and beekeepers from the Pontiac

- organic apple cider vinegar from our farm and Ontario

- organic hemp oil from Ontario

- organic hydrolat from our farm

- organic essential oils from our farm and mainly from Québec

- organic sunflower oil from Québec

- fair-trade and/or organic utters

-organic aloe vera gel from USA

 

We never use fragrance or perfumes since they can contain up to 3000 chemical

ingrédients in their composition. A large number of these unidentified ingredients

are irritating and can trigger allergies, migraines or asthma symptoms.

 

We never use palm oil since tropical forests are being deforestated by fire to be

replaced by palm tree plantations, therefore threatening animal species such as the

ourang-outang and leaving behind massive emissions or carbon dioxyde.


Our company aims at sustainable and eco-friendly development, and wishes to

contribute to solutions to environmental problems of our century. Very concerned by

the environment, our company uses eco-friendly packaging (priorising

biodegradable recycled paper items) and glass or metal that can be returned to the

company and reused.

 

- We offer hign quality and innovative products at reasonnable prices for those who

wish to treat themselves while respecting the environment and their health.

 

- The base of each of our products are medicinal plants from our gardens thus

organic and local culture.

 

- The company priorises Quebec/Ontario ingredients and clearly indicates it on its

packagings.

 

-We clearly indicate the complete list of ingrédients on all our products.

 

 

Who we are

 

 

Since her childhood, Mariane has been passioned by plants, nature and secrets from

the forest.Enthusiastic about everything concerning recycling and local products, it

is while working with the famous team at La Gaillarde in Montréal

(www.lagaillarde.ca), that she has had the chance to extend and practice her

knowledge on the subject.

 

After an intensive week-end workshop where she discoveredthe fascinating world of

medicinal plants,it was love at first sight ! She decides then and there to think big and

register at the Herbolist Academy in Montréal (www.academieherboliste.com) where

she studies medicinal plants , phytochemistry, anatomy, pathologies, organic

farming, aromatherapy, and the making cosmetic and therapeutic products...

 

 

Once finished her studies, she decides to return to the Outaouais, her native region,

where she establishes her company which aims, on one hand,  to permit access to

medicinal plants and cosmetic and therapeutic products of high quality issued from

local farming and, on the other hand, have people discover and learn about

medicinal plants and their properties.

 

In 2011, she was farming at the agricultural platform of l'Ange-Gardien

(www.demarretafermebio.com) where she first cultivated her plants, and in the

summer of 2012, she moved them to the new farm in Clarendon North, in the

Pontiac.