Goodness is the only investment that never fails

-Henry David Thoreau 

  • Summer Skincare Tips

    Summer Skincare Tips

    Summer is here! With it brings a different skincare regimen than chillier times. 

    Protecting your skin from the sun is critically important in the summer for two main reasons: the sunlight is more direct and intense (in the Northern Hemisphere, that is) and we tend to spend more time outside on warm days.

    So how do we go about protecting our skin from the woes of sun damage?

  • Aren't Farmers' Markets fantastic?

    Aren't Farmers' Markets fantastic?

    Similar to the Town Square in times past, Farmer Markets draw the community together.  ...

  • Why should we invest in sustainably harvested, high-quality ingredients?

    Why should we invest in sustainably harvested, high-quality ingredients?

    Many of us already consider this trade-off dilemma when shopping for food. Should I pur...

  • Soothing Psoriasis Balm with Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis)

    Soothing Psoriasis Balm with Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis)

    Several years ago, a customer of mine reported successfully using a combination of my skincare products with a popular Chinese Medicine herb, Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalisto relieve his psoriasis ailment. He emailed me an article on Qing Dai's clinically-demonstrated healing benefits for psoriasis which inspired my formulation of Gaia Essentials' Psoriasis Balm. I incorporated other healing ingredients proven to alleviate skin inflammation and irritation, and settled with a potent base combination of Organic Castor, Organic Hemp and Emu oils.

    Since then, more customers have started using it and all are reporting amazing results. One testimony: 


    “Dear Debby,

    Two weeks ago, I bought your psoriasis balm. I wasn’t sure it would work, but the results have been amazing. Several sores are now GONE.” – Roger