From the staff of Nature’s Gift,
A Happy New Year to All!
January has brought the cold and flu season, so we are putting our favorite “bug-busters” on special sale.
Save 10% on retail sizes of
Back in Stock Products
Cape Chamomile Essential Oil – Unlike any other chamomile we’ve experienced. the ultimate de-stressor and relaxant, exceptionally high in esters. Rare and long awaited.
Wild Carrot Seed Hydrosol – wild harvested and distilled by an artisan distiller in the midwest. Delightful toner for mature skin.
From an artisan distiller in France, a tiny amount of Hyssop decumbens (sometimes called Hyssop Linalol, and various other names.) Wonderful respiratory oil.
Brand New Product
Introducing FLAME out, a blend of our most potent anti-inflammatories: Mango Ginger CO2, Copaiba Balsam, and two types of German Chamomile, and a bit of DuCane Kunzea added for additional pain relief. Diluted in a blend of powerful St. John’s Wort Oil and Fractionated Coconut Oil.
We recommend this for any type of inflammation. See the blog article that planted the seed for this amazing pain and inflammation reliever. If you like Marge’s Miracle Blend, you’ll love FLAME out!
Interstate Sales Tax
(Yes, I hate this.) If you live in the following states: California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin, we are required to add sales tax to your order effective January 1. We don’t like it, but we have no choice. If you are tax exempt, either because you run a business or are a charity, PLEASE email a copy of your tax exempt certification to Jennifer@naturesgift.com with the subject line TAX EXEMPT so that we can flag you before you place your next order.
12 Days of Christmas
Starting December 25, one lucky client’s order has been selected each day to receive a special gift. Thus far we have given away
- a set of 3 Aroma Pods (hanging passive diffusers
- an Aromatherapy Necklace
- an essential oil carrying case
- a jar of “Best Foot Forward” cream and a pair of spa booties
- a traditional wooden Bulgarian Canister with a single ml of precious Rose
- a 1.5 ml sample of true Agarwood oil from Thailand
- a package of Rose Bliss Bath
- a bag of Frankincense Resin
- Today, January 2nd, some lucky client will receive a deluxe pocket inhaler.
And the gifts continue through January 5th. You can’t win if you do not place an order.
Formulas from our January newsletter a decade ago
Night time Respiratory Blend
Hyssop decumbens (Hyssop linalol)
Lavender angustifolia (either Mailette, Population, or Bulgarian)
Myrtle (I would prefer Green, but either Red or Green would work.)
All three are safe, gentle and relaxing oils that will ease respiratory discomfort in children or adults. (Ten years later I’m thinking a tad of Fragonia ™ would be lovely in that.)
Aches and Pains Blend
for the aches and pains of the flu:
Lavandin Super (relaxing)
Eucalyptus smithii (decongestant, pain relieving)
Ginger (warming, relaxing)
Blend equal parts, up to 7 drops of each essential oil (or 20-22 of the blend) to one ounce of your favorite carrier oil.
I find this helps with the general achiness of a virus, as well as pain in my diaphragm from too much coughing.
Dry, unproductive cough?
Nothing I know of is as effective as inhaling Inula Graveolens oil. I don’t diffuse this, as it may trigger coughing attacks in people who don’t need it, but inhaling on a tissue, or a steam inhalation over a bowl of warm water will normally loosen a dry, tight cough.
Quote of the Month/New Year’s Wishes
“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.” Oprah
“Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you’ve always wanted to do but couldn’t find the time. Call up a forgotten friend. Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories. Vow not to make a promise you don’t think you can keep. Walk tall, and smile more. You’ll look ten years younger. Don’t be afraid to say, ’I love you’. Say it again. They are the sweetest words in the world.” Ann Landers
And, the one that touched my spirit:
“I will seek elegance rather than luxury, refinement rather than fashion. I will seek to be worthy more than respectable, wealthy and not rich. I will study hard, think quietly, talk gently, and act frankly. I will listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with an open heart. I will bear all things cheerfully, do all things bravely, await occasions and hurry never. In a word I will let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common.” William Ellery Channing