Our Process

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Plant-based & Hand-Crafted Postpartum Care

Everything starts with self. Ebi was created to provide new mothers with  safe, effective and straightforward self-care during a period of life when it is most critical. Historically, communities would encircle new mothers in care and rituals to welcome her into motherhood and ease her transition into her new role. Modern life has presented challenges to this, but it is our hope that giving yourself permission to care for yourself during postpartum will encourage you to ask others to show up for you when needed. Ebi is there for what we hope is the beginning of a lifelong practice of balancing giving and receiving care. 

We partner with local organic farms in the Northeast that employ sustainable harvesting practices and value pouring into their local communities. Each step of our production is done by hand in our studio in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Ebi only uses organically grown plants as they are significantly higher in secondary metabolites, the chemical compounds that determine the herbal actions of a plant. 

Ebi’s wellness products work in sync to nourish, heal, and soothe. These products are rooted in the postpartum traditions found the world over. Herbal baths in Haiti. Ayurvedic postpartum tea. Belly binding in Malaysia. It is more likely than not, one of your ancestors practiced one or all of these methods after giving birth. Ebi was created as a small act of reverence for the human maternal line, to acknowledge that our ability to care for and nurture one another is the source of our collective strength. 

Learn more below, or drop us a line if you have a question or to make an appointment to visit us in the studio.

 
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The Oil

Sunflower Seed Oil. VItamin and antioxidant rich. Shown to improve the health of the skin from the inside. Doesn’t sit on top of the skin. Absorbs to work deep within the skin’s layers to support skin cell health. 

Almond Oil. Shown to reduce signs of aging. Vitamin E is naturally occurring in this plant oil.  Immunity boosting, anti-inflammatory, scar visibility reduction properties.  

Marshmallow: Anti-inflammatory. Provides soothing, cooling relief to hot, inflamed skin. Ideal for the treatment of ruptured skin on nipples or to relieve the itch that can accompany the healing of c-section scars. 

Lemon Balm. Antispasmodic. Works to relax the nervous system, reduce pain, and support healthy sleep.

 
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The Tisane

Nettle.  A galactogogue and nutritive herb that contains one of the highest concentrations of b-vitamins. Supports the nervous system, a balanced mental state, and sleep. 

Milky Oat Tops. Nutritive. High in B-vitamins and other trace nutrients like silica, phosphorus, chromium, calcium, iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, and magnesium. Supports healthy milk production, energy levels, and soothes the milk production. Often recommended during times of great stress and exhaustion. 

Rosehips. High in Vitamin C and antioxidants.

 
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The Bath

Burdock . Aids in the relief of skin conditions. Shown to help relieve cradle cap. Rich in magnesium, iron, thiamine, and silicon. A cleansing and tonic herb. 

Comfrey. Facilitates the healing of damaged tissues. Comfrey contains allantoin which has been shown to promote cell proliferation and longevity.

Shepherd's Purse. Used to reduce bleeding through constricting the blood vessels and tightening tissues. Astringent. 

Rose Petals. Nervine. Astringent. Anti-inflammatory. Long loved by traditional herbalists for their ability to balance the emotions and bring joy and hope to the heart.