'Tis the season to spread joy, love, and…wellness!
As the holiday season approaches, we all hope to find the perfect gifts that not only delight our loved ones but also help them live happier, healthier lives. In a world where self-care and mindfulness are more essential than ever, what better way to express your appreciation than by giving the gift of wellness?
In our Root + Spring Healthy Holiday Gift Guide, we've curated a collection of wellness gifts to support and inspire the people who mean most to you.
Wellness Bundles and Stocking Stuffers for Everyone on Your List
Tired of giving gift cards and bubble bath sets? Explore our handpicked selection of gifts that blend the art of thoughtful giving with the science of nurturing the body and soul. There’s something for everyone on your list!
Our Favorite Wellness Gifts for the Workout Warrior
What do you get the fitness enthusiast who considers the gym their second home? Whether they're into weightlifting, yoga, running, or any other type of physical activity, these wellness gifts will help them perform their best, recover quickly, and reach new heights:
Real Mushrooms Cordyceps-M
Cordyceps is a fungus that has been widely recognized for its ability to boost energy levels – an invaluable tool for those looking to enhance their exercise and endurance performance. Beyond athletic performance enhancement, cordyceps has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries to support the immune system, energy levels, and overall vitality.
Po Sum On All-Purpose Chinese Massage Oil
Po Sum On oil is a gentle yet powerful soothing massage oil that’s great for muscle aches, soreness, and tissue recovery. It makes the perfect gym bag accessory to keep post-workout aches and pain at bay.
Relief & Recovery Pain Relieving Rub
There’s nothing worse than being sidelined from an activity you love because of injury or pain. Help your loved one get back in the game (or prevent future issues) with this Relief & Recovery essential oil balm.
Our Favorite Wellness Gifts for the New Mom
After welcoming a new life into the world, new moms deserve extra love and TLC. These gifts are sure to warm the hearts of these new mothers, while also helping them feel energized and healthy.
Herbal Broth and Soup Mix for Postpartum Recovery
Life as a new mom is exciting – but also exhausting. Along with adjusting to a new life after baby, most women also need extra nutrients and healing support to restore their energy and heal after pregnancy. Give the new moms in your life a healing dose of kitchen medicine with our Herbal Broth and Soup Kit for Postpartum Recovery. It’s packed with ancient medicinals used to heal women in postpartum, and makes for a simple, stress-free dinner!
Ginger Honey Crystals
Treat the new mom in your life to a moment of relaxation with Ginger Honey Crystals. These sweet and spicy crystals quickly dissolve into water and make the perfect belly-soothing, mind-relaxing refresher (that’s safe to enjoy while breastfeeding).
Neem Leaf Tincture
Warm baths infused with neem leaves are a common ancient Ayurvedic technique to help women recover after delivery. Neem has healing properties that soothe the skin, promote tissue healing, and prevent infections. Neem tincture can be added to a sitz bath, or added to creams and applied on C-section scars (once fully closed) or irritations to promote skin regeneration.
Our Favorite Wellness Gifts for the Studious Scholar
Do you know a gifted student? A voracious bookworm? Or what about a lifetime learner? Give the smart cookies in your life an herbal gift that helps them boost their brain power (without burning out).
Real Mushrooms Lion’s Mane Extract Capsules
Lion's Mane is a medicinal mushroom renowned for its cognitive-enhancing properties. Packed with compounds that support mental clarity and memory, this natural supplement can help sharpen focus and boost brain function, providing the academic edge that ambitious learners seek during their rigorous studies and research endeavors.
Bacopa Herbal Tincture
The Ayurvedic herb, Bacopa monniera, has been used for centuries to enhance memory, sharpen mental focus, and promote clarity of thought. This makes the Bacopa tincture a student’s best friend when studying or practicing creative thinking. Bacopa also has adaptogenic properties, meaning it can help balance and rejuvenate the nervous system, and helps students feel more at ease during times of stress.
Chinese Herbal Broth and Soup Mix for Revitalization
The holidays fall after a rigorous time for most students. After weeks of preparing for exams and papers, many students are left drained and exhausted. Gift the gift of revitalization with this restorative herbal soup and broth kit. Packed with herbs that support brain health and energy, this soup kit is the perfect addition to their holiday stockings or a spring semester care package.
Our Favorite Wellness Gifts for the Jet-Setter
For those with a wanderlust spirit and a passport always at the ready, the world is their playground. These gifts will make their globetrotting even more enjoyable, convenient, and healthy.
Culing Digestion Pills
For adventurous travel foodies, Culing pills are a necessity. These tiny pills work magic for gastrointestinal discomfort (think food poisoning, traveler’s diarrhea, or hangovers). Tuck these inside your jet-setting friend’s stocking, or make your own thoughtful travel kit gift.
Valerian Root Tincture
Frequent flyers and new travelers alike can get jet lag. No matter how hard you try, it can be hard for your body to adjust to new time zones. A sleep-inducing tincture like Valerian root can help your jet-setting friend fall asleep faster, get better sleep, and wake up feeling refreshed in their new location so they can make the most of every moment.
Zizyphus Decoction Tincture
From the fear of flying to worrying about missing flights or simply the anxiety of being somewhere unknown, traveling can be stressful (even for travel lovers). Give your jet-setter the gift of peace of mind with Zizyphus Decoction. This liquid tincture is based on a classical Chinese herbal formula known to calm the mind and ease the heart. It’s great for pre-flight jitters or even daily stressors.
The Gift of Wellness Keeps on Giving
Gift-giving is a way to express our love, appreciation, and thoughtfulness to the special people in our lives. But when you give a gift that supports their well-being, you give so much more – you give energy, relaxation, renewal, and peace.
Use this gift guide to inspire your holiday gifts this year. And why not treat yourself to a healing remedy while you’re shopping for others? Explore our full collection of teas, tinctures, kits, and capsules to help you live each day feeling your best.