Akasha’s Treasures, situated at 1408 Edgefield Avenue in Killeen, sells all types of issues from herbs, natural teas, bathtub merchandise and even spices for on a regular basis use.
“I opened my enterprise on this space in 2006,” mentioned proprietor Charletha Johns. “The situation I’ve now has been open for eight years and earlier than that I used to be doing it for a 12 months and a half over on Clear Creek (Highway). I’ve truly been doing such a enterprise for the reason that 90s once I lived in Colorado.”
Johns mentioned the thought to open the shop within the space was from when she was once an Household Readiness Group chief and one in every of her volunteers had requested her tips on how to make candles.
“Her husband truly did web sites and I went again in enterprise,” she mentioned. “At my retailer we promote 250 herbs, we make over two dozen totally different natural teas it’s like homeopathic drugs. We don’t inform anybody to cease taking medicine however we do have options. My costs vary from 10 cents to $1,500 .”
Johns mentioned she additionally sells all-natural oils and an entire line of all pure bathtub merchandise.”
“I promote candles and ornamental items,” she mentioned. “They’re all made proper right here. I additionally make my very own seasonings and since it’s contemporary they’re solely on the cabinets for perhaps per week or two whereas on the shops they is likely to be there for years. I do develop a few of my very own herbs right here and a few I get from a provider in Iowa.”
A number of the retailer’s largest sellers are therapeutic herbs, Johns mentioned.
“Graviola Soursop, Moringa and Maca the place you may make it right into a tea or meals which I’ve executed,” she mentioned. “We even have herbs like Marjoram, Thyme and Acai.”
Johns mentioned her enterprise at present has 5 workers on the retailer.
“We clarify our merchandise,” she mentioned, “We don’t observe black magic nor can we consider in it and we don’t observe it in any respect. I even have a on-line enterprise the place I give to suppliers for his or her enterprise and ship all over the world. We’re open Monday by Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. however when it will get darker we are going to shut at 6:30 p.m. Saturday we’re open from 10 a.m. to six:30 p.m. and on Sundays 11 a.m. to five:30 p.m.”