1. FOR THE BUSY BEE
Burning the candle at both ends? Wind down and relax with this lovely blend of herbs that supports a restful night’s sleep.
Herbal Revolution: Goodnight Moon Tea, $8
2. FOR THE CHEF
One of our favorite Soluna blends, this is a delicious Moroccan spice blend for lamb, stews, fish or rice – an essential for any kitchen.
Soluna Garden Farm: Ras El Hanout, $10
3. FOR MAMA & BABY
A natural way to help chapped skin & diaper rashes, so that baby – and mama – are happy!
Mind’s Eye Naturals: Baby Herbal Salve, $11.95
4. FOR THE PURIST
Simple and chemical-free, this rosehip seed oil is blended with skin-supportive essential oils for a moisturizing elixir that addresses inflammation and winter-time dryness.
Flowerfolk Herbal Apothecary: Rose Empress Elixir, $25
5. FOR THE MENFOLK
An aromatic and unusual shaving soap with mugwort, wormwood and anise essential oil, handmade by the Bower Studio.
The Bower Studio: Absinthe Shaving Soap, $8
6. FOR THE CHOCOLATE LOVER
Watching your sugar intake? The Apothekers to the rescue!… Try their divine dark chocolate sweetened with raw honey.
Apotheker’s Chocolate: Bee Sweetened Chocolate Bar, $8.49
7. FOR THE BARTENDER
An old-fashioned “drinking vinegar” might sound strange, but is indeed both delicious and healthful. Add this shrub to sparkling water or mix it with cocktails for a sophisticated holiday beverage.
Element Shrubs: Chai Pear Shrub, $18.99
8. FOR THE FREE SPIRIT
Locally harvested organic sage from Western Mass, woven with beautiful dried flowers. Use this smudge stick to clear a room, feel more grounded, and banish stress.
Lala Earth: Smudge Stick with Medicinal Flowers, $10