Natural Holiday Gifts

As we approach what is the traditional season of giving, many of us want to give gifts that will enhance the lives and health of those we give to, as well as to give gifts that are environmentally responsible in respect for our planet and environment.

Here are some natural gift ideas that might be well-suited for your holiday giving:

Natural Gift Baskets

It's Only NaturalThere are now many sources for natural gift baskets, both in our communities and online. One example is gift baskets from It’s Only Natural.

To support your local community, I would recommend you search locally for the best quality natural gift assortments or visit your local fairs and farmer’s markets.

Adopt Nature

The Nature ConservancyOn behalf of someone you are giving to, you might want to adopt a coral reef, some trees, or an acre of rainforest in their name. The Nature Conservancy offers such a program.

Of course, many other worthwhile organizations offer this type of gift as well, depending on the aspect of our environment your friends and family care most about (e.g., air, rainforest, wildlife, the oceans).

Online Bazaars & Gift Certificates

The Thrifty MamaThere are now many online retailers offering a wide selection of natural and enviro-friendly products, one example being The Thrifty Mama.

Here you’ll find a wide selection of very cool gifts that honor nature, from foods and clothing, to household and personal accessories, to skin and beauty products, to “green” batteries.

Dr. Elson’s Books & Edu-Wear

The Detox Diet, 3rd EditionYou can’t go wrong with giving family and friends one or more of Dr. Elson’s books, educational clothing (anatomical and reflexology t-shirts and sox), or children’s books, like Blimps & Whales.

I hope you enjoy your holiday giving by honoring your family and friends, and by giving back to our planet and our environment!