Natural Giving

Show friends and family how much you care with gifts designed
to enhance both human and planetary health.


November/December 2010

by Lisa James

 

Episencial Body Butter &
Foaming Wash Set

The Episencial Body Butter and Foaming Wash Set is a luxurious, safe and natural way to clean and moisturize the most sensitive skin from head to toe. The body butter features olive oil, shea butter and sunflower seed oil to restore natural skin lipids, while lavender and geranium oils soothe the skin. The sulfate- and fragrance-free hair and body cleanser won't irritate the eyes. It features organic ginkgo biloba and calendula extracts for comfort, and aloe and oat extract to
moisturize naturally. Available at fine health food stores.

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The RADIUS Original Toothbrush

The RADIUS Original Toothbrush, the first and most popular of the RADIUS line of toothbrushes, is designed for both right- and left-handed users. With its revolutionary design, customized grip and smooth wide oval-shaped head that distributes pressure and protects sensitive gum tissue, the RADIUS Original was the first toothbrush to offer a circular-shaped head. Available at natural retailers; to learn more, visit www.radiustoothbrush.com.

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Flying Fish Wine

Add a little green to your holiday wine list with Flying Fish from New Zealand. This wine's sustainability practices help reduce the winery's impact on the environment by using solar panels, wind turbines, wastewater/rainwater treatment and recycled glass. Enjoy a bottle of Flying Fish this holiday season and a donation will be made to Ocean Conservancy in support of International Coastal Cleanup Day. Learn where Flying Fish is available at www.winebow.com or at any local wine shop.

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Tees for Change

Tees for Change eco-friendly inspirational tees are designed to inspire you to look good, feel good and do good—all at the same time. Each tee is made from a supersoft blend of bamboo
and organic cotton. For every shirt you purchase, Tees for Change will plant a tree. To learn more, visit www.teesforchange.com or call 646-688-2983.

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Samson Advanced Juicers

Give the greatest gift at all—health. The new Samson Advanced series of juicers incorporates newer, sturdier and more efficient technology that makes them easy to assemble, use and clean. Juices a wide variety of vegetables, grasses and fruits, allowing for a more nutritious juice. Available in chrome, black, white and ivory. To learn more, visit www.samsonbrands.com.

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Gaiam DVDs

Gaiam is devoted to creating uplifting and inspirational media, information and products for people pursuing lifestyles of health and sustainability. Their media collection consists of some of the most
recognizable and well-respected fitness experts in the industry including Rodney Yee, Mari Winsor, Bob Greene and one of the top-selling fitness brands, The Firm. Learn more at www.Gaiam.com.

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Sunlighten mPulse Sauna

Give the gift of health and wellness with the world’s first smart sauna from Sunlighten. Full-spectrum infrared technology supports healthy blood pressure levels and aids in detoxification and weight loss. You can track heart rate and calories burned on the LCD touchscreen with exclusive biofeedback accessories. For more information, visit www.Sunlighten.com.

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Waterwise 9000 Purifier

Optimal health is not possible without pure drinking and cooking water. The Waterwise 9000 countertop purifier removes contaminants from ordinary tap water and is as simple to operate as a coffeemaker. Call 800-874-9028 or visit www.waterwise.com for a free report and catalog.

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Terracycle Billboard Bags

Billboards can take thousands of years to break down in a landfill. TerraCycle solves this problem by making these messenger bags from actual used billboards; each bag’s color and graphics is unique. To learn more, visit www.terracycle.net.

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Bedol “Smiley” Water Alarm Clock

Just in time: It’s the eco-friendly Bedol “Smiley” Water Alarm Clock. This water-powered clock runs on tap water alone and is appropriately sculpted in the shape of a water droplet. The Bedol “Smiley” boasts up to 16 weeks or more of uninterrupted operation between water changes. Available in multiple colors; visit www.bedolwhatsnext.com.

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Vita-Mix

Healthy holiday entertaining is delicious and easy with the Vita-Mix 5200. Create everything from frozen drinks to hot soup in minutes; clean-up is just as quick. To learn more, visit www.vitamix.com/energytimes.

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Rescue Remedy

The Rescue Remedy and Rescue Remedy Kids product line helps release the positive energy you and your family need to relieve stress and find inner calm. Made with the original formula created by Dr. Bach over 70 years ago, Rescue Remedy can help bring calm anytime, anywhere. Learn more at www.rescueremedy.com.

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Simply Fido Bamboo Collection

Give Fido what he wants this year with a Simply Fido toy made from bamboo, a readily renewable resource. Certified nontoxic and chemical-free, each toy features a squeaker and rope pull. To learn more, visit www.simplyfido.com.

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Bowflex TreadClimber

The Bowflex TreadClimber uses a unique dual-motion design that efficiently works your body’s large core muscle groups at the same time. Get dramatic results in just 30 minutes a day, three days a week. For a free DVD, visit www.GetaTreadClimber.com.

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Farmaesthetics
Nourishing Herbal Cream

Age, stress and pollutants (internal and external) can take a toll on skin. Farmaesthetics Nourishing Herbal Cream features natural oils combined with the restorative properties of aloe,
calendula, beeswax and vitamin E, along with the calming properties of rose. This cream was created to counteract dullness and wrinkly skin texture of the face, jawline, neck and chest. Learn more at www.ecomom.com.

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TRAINERmat

TRAINERmat is the world’s first self-guided fitness mat, featuring workout routines printed in soy-based ink onto the surface. Each nontoxic, nonslip TRAINERmat comes with a DVD and downloadable video, making it easy to work out at home or on the go. To learn more, visit www.trainermat.com.

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Mad Gabs Lip Shimmers

Mad Gab’s Lip Shimmers are naturally tinted for a touch of color and made with mango butter, olive oil and shea butter to moisturize lips while they shine. Each Shimmer features a fun-loving animal such as a bear, moose, penguin, turtle, dolphin, monkey, giraffe or elephant and are available in three colors: pink, rose and plum. Sold at fine health food stores everywhere.

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Green Toy Company

Green Toys makes classic children’s toys constructed from recycled plastic and other environmentally friendly materials, helping to reduce fossil fuel use and greenhouse
gas emissions. In addition to trucks, Green Toys offers play dish sets, blocks, jump
ropes and more. For more information, visit www.greentoys.com.

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Serenity 2000 Magnetic Jewelry

Serenity 2000 magnetic bracelets, necklaces and anklets are unique gifts of wellness both pleasing to the eye and beneficial for the body. Serenity also has magnetic supports, therapeutic magnets, pads and cushions, pet products, and water treatments. To learn more, call 800-461-6398 or visit www.serenity2000.com.

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