Goodness is the only investment that never fails

-Henry David Thoreau 

Tagged: soothing

  • Herbal infusions: Making the most of nature's gifts

    Herbal infusions: Making the most of nature's gifts

    If you're unfamiliar with the concept of an herbal infusion, you can start by picturing a steaming cup of tea. Hot water is poured through the contents of a tea bag or strainer and the essence of the herbs are suddenly transformed into a warm beverage that carries the flavors and nutritional benefits that were packed into the dry tea leaves.

  • Skin sealant for that healthy glow

    Skin sealant for that healthy glow

    What is a skin sealant? For those of you who aren't familiar with the product, skin sealants offer a light application of oils that seal in moisture while delivering beneficial nutrients to your skin. 

  • The benefits of genuine aromatherapy candles

    The benefits of genuine aromatherapy candles

    Who doesn't just feel good after lighting a candle? The ambiance, that sense of focus, the warmth, the power... Maybe there's a pleasant aroma emanating. The flame's presence helps you clear your mind. The moment is made all the more special, somehow. 

  • YES, chocolate is good for you!

    YES, chocolate is good for you!

    While the dressed up chocolate boxes we purchase for Valentine’s Day are often loaded down with not-so-good-for-you sugar, partially hydrogenated oils, artificial colors and flavors... pure chocolate, at its core, is nutrient, mineral and antioxidant-rich and can do marvelous things for your skin. 

  • Determining the right moisturizer for you

    Determining the right moisturizer for you

    Our skin works hard to protect us from the elements so it makes sense to give it some g...

  • 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