Whether you are buying for a loved one or treating yourself, choosing conscious gifts has never been easier. We’ve picked out our top ten for you to choose from.
⋆ Champagne Truffles from Booja Booja, £9.49 ⋆
Booja Booja are a company passionate about how they operate and respect and kindness guide relationships inside and outside of the company. Prioritising trust and cooperation, their UK made products contain a minimal number of simple organic ingredients that are always gluten, dairy and soya free. Their champagne truffles are decadent and boozy but made of just Chocolate (cocoa solids 55%, cane sugar, vanilla), Coconut Oil, Fine de Champagne (7%), Agave Syrup and Cocoa Powder.
⋆ Karma Kombucha Starter Kit by Biogroupe, £15.95 ⋆
Biogroupe is a company founded on simplicity, modernity and truth. They strive to create quality health products whilst doing no harm. Organic, fair trade and sustainable, each ingredient is chosen, tested and compared to get the best possible taste whilst at the same time respecting nature. Their packaging is recycled, recyclable, reusable and biodegradable, their products are carbon compensated and bottled by Handi production, giving jobs to disabled people. The Karma Kombucha Starter Kit contains all you need to make your own live probiotic drink and is made using 100% organic ingredients – green and black tea, raw cane sugar and live culture.
⋆ Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divinely Inspired Life by Christiane Northrup, £16.59 ⋆
Dr Christiane Northrup has been a practising holistic physician for over twenty years. In her new book, Dr. Northrup explores the essential truth that has guided her work: our bodies, minds, and souls are profoundly intertwined. Making life flow with ease, and truly feeling your best, is about far more than physical health; it’s also about having a healthy emotional life and a robust spiritual life. Drawing on fields from epigenetics to pastlife regression to standard Western medicine, Dr. Northrup distills twenty years of wisdom into one comprehensive user’s guide to a healthy, happy, radiant life.
⋆ Mirabelle Om Symbol Necklace, £25 ⋆
Mirabelle jewellery is fair trade, made with love and soul and a strong belief in the power of jewellery to uplift the spirits. Using recycled glass and semi precious stones from trusted sources, collections are handmade and imbued with symbolism and meaning. The Om Symbol Necklace is fair trade, made from 22ct gold plate and set on 45cm simple chain with a 1cm diameter pendant. A mystic syllable, considered the most sacred mantra in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism, Om or Aum appears at the beginning and end of most Sanskrit recitations, prayers, and texts. The Mandukya Upanishad begins: “Om is the imperishable word. Om is the universe, and this is the exposition of Om.”
⋆ Neom Organics Christmas Wish Candle, £45 ⋆
UPDATE: Please note at the time of writing we believed these candles to be made from plant wax only but later discovered they contain beeswax. For this reason we would not have included them in a conscious gift guide. Please accept our apologies.
Neom Organics create products with therapeutic benefits to relieve stress, calm and relax, aid sleep, boost energy and lift mood. Their promise: 100% natural fragrances for the mind and body, made in Britain from ethically sourced, sustainable origins, only natural and organic ingredients, no petrochemical paraffin or mineral wax, no artificial perfume only pure essential oils and no harsh preservatives. Their Christmas Wish candle, a complex blend of 13 pure essential oils including mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean, has been expertly blended to help reduce stress levels whilst evoking the comforting feeling of a traditional Christmas. With three wicks for a powerful fragrance, this candle not only smells wonderful but also has a calming effect on the mind and body.
⋆ HoodLamb Beanie Hat, €39 and Scarf, €49 ⋆
HoodLamb have been making stylish and sustainable outerwear for over twenty years. Pioneers of the hemp apparel industry, their products are made from hemp and high quality organic and recycled materials. Designed to look great, last long and exist in harmony with nature, HoodLamb uses quality hemp and organic cotton fleece fabric to create its knitwear, offering natural insulation, organic warmth and durability. Vegan and sustainable, one percent of their annual revenue is donated to One Percent for the Planet. Their beanie hat and scarf are made from organic cotton, hemp and lycra, grown and produced without pesticides or synthetic agricultural chemicals.
⋆ Greenfibres Organic Pyjamas, £54.90 ⋆
Greenfibres has been making and selling organic textiles in the UK since 1996. Prizing a personal service and thoughtful approach to all aspects of the product manufacturing and trading experience, they’ve helped to grow the organic textile market and are confident that green solutions will build a brighter, more just, future. Their men’s and women’s organic cotton pyjamas are soft, cosy and GOTS certified.
⋆ SOULT Write Your Heart Out Journal, $99.95 AUD ⋆
Founded on the idea of preservation, SOULT Journals came into being with a simple vision: to create journals that capture soul and story. Timeless keepsakes for generations to come, they are made using recycled or recyclable materials where possible and designed with quality and longevity in mind. SOULT journals are handcrafted in Australia using Italian paper, English library buckram and Smyth Sewn binding. $3 of every sale goes to charity.
⋆ Rawganique Asana 100% Organic Hemp Yoga Mat, $99 ⋆
Rawganique was founded in 1997 by off-grid island homesteaders handcrafting organic cotton, linen and hemp products. They grow, weave, knit, and sew for true purity and environmental sustainability. Their 100% organic European hemp yoga mat is a true representation of this. PVC-free, pesticide-free, GMO-free, dioxin-free, formaldehyde-free, one side 100% hemp ribbed knit and one side smooth 100% woven hemp fabric, it is easy to travel with, can be folded up as a cushion for kneeling and sitting poses and used as a wrap/ blanket for sitting meditation.