Welcome to Bighorn Botanicals, Inc.

Bighorn Botanicals, Inc.
PO Box 113
Noxon, Montana 59853

 406-847-5597 : Office
   888-847-1223 : Toll Free
406-847-5502 : Fax     
Email:  nox5597@blackfoot.net


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Bighorn Botanicals, Inc. welcomes you to our retail site.

We now offer the general public the great products previously only offered to naturopathic doctors, health food stores and alternative clinics.

Following is an overview of our company.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

About This Company

Bighorn Botanicals, Inc. believes that Nature provides many solutions to the health problems of today.  We share that belief with many who now take personal responsibility for their own health through better diets, exercise, education and natural dietary supplements.

As a manufacturer of herbal dietary supplements, we are dedicated to producing specially selected, high quality supplements for individuals, alternative health care professionals and health food retailers.

Additionally, we serve as a bulk raw material supplier to the herbal, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries.

We are committed to sustainable management of the natural resources we utilize and to economic stability for the professional wildcrafters and farmers with whom we work.


Contact Information

Management / Key Personnel

Bighorn Botanicals, Inc. is a family-owned and operated company.

Rus Willis, President & General Manager

Inez Wates, Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer.

Chase Willis, Production & Quality Control Manager.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Herbal Products Association
  • American Botanical Council
  • United Plant Savers
  • Cabinet Mountains Resource Group


Bighorn Botanicals, Inc. located in northwestern Montana near the rural town Noxon, a pristine environment of mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes and wildlife.  Our company name is taken from the Bighorn sheep that live on the mountain just behind our homes.

Customer Service

This site was created for retail customers.  Please call to learn if you qualify for Wholesale or Bulk rates.
Contract manufacturing is available for drying, milling, powdering, tea-bagging and tinctures.  Call for quotes.

Company Background


Bighorn Botanicals was founded in 1991 by Rus Willis, beginning with a contract to harvest and process Pacific Yew bark (Taxus brevifolia) for a pharmaceutical company developing a chemotherapeutic drug from a natural
anti-cancer constituent found in the Yew.

On completion of that contract in 1993, and revitalized consumer interest in the use of herbal supplements, the company began developing specially selected botanicals which have been historically documented as significantly beneficial to Native Americans and pioneers in the Pacific Northwest. 


Over the years, we have researched and developed products for alternative health care professionals from medicinal herbs native to northwestern Montana based on ethnobotany (historical use), scientific research and sustainability of the resource.


As a bulk raw material supplier for the past 16 years to the herbal, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, we have supplied over 500,000 pounds of various dried and milled botanicals that are native, naturalized and cultivated in Montana.  Our clients have included companies in the United States, Mexico, Asia and Europe.




Our 10,000 square foot bulk processing and storage facility operates with custom designed milling and drying equipment. We are the only company in Montana with the knowledge and capability to mill and dry tonnage of herbs and morel mushrooms.  We have in-house powdering and tea bagging capabilities, manufacture bulk tinctures (including final bottling for the retail level), soap and lotion. 


Our extensive network of landowner connections encompasses over 14,000 square miles in Montana and northern Idaho including Federal, State and private lands.  Microbiological assays conducted by an independent laboratory in Montana can be provided upon request.  None of our products are irradiated or sterilized with toxic gases.


Ordering Information

  • Click on Order Forms for product descriptions, sizes & prices.

  • Click on Ordering Information to learn the 5 ways you can order.

  • Click on Plant Profile to learn more about ethnobotany (traditional historical use), scientific research and sustainable management guidelines pertaining to our products.


If not satisfied with our products for any reason, return within 30 days for a full refund of the product amount.


The information contained in this website has not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or any other agencies, and nothing stated is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

The content is intended for informational purposes only.  It is in no way meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should it be construed as such.

There is no responsibility or liability, directly or indirectly, for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the information on this website.

Please do not ask us for medical advice or an opinion regarding personal health situations. 


We are not doctors, therefore cannot provide it.    

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