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18
MAY

New Brands Showcase: Lawless Jerky

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Health Foods at 11:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce a premium brand of healthy snacks to our customers: Lawless Jerky.

Lawless Jerky offers 100% grass-fed beef snacks created for the inspired “snacker” who values quality. Handcrafted with top-quality ingredients and without artificial additives or preservatives, Lawless Jerky is loaded with more intense flavors with a soft texture and contain no sugary coatings.

Lawless Jerky offers seven world-inspired flavors, including Sweet Sriracha (beef), Aloha Teriyaki (beef), BBQ Spare Rib (pork), Pho (beef), and Japanese Curry (beef). All flavors are thoughtfully handmade with consciously raised meats, including 100% grass-fed beef and hormone-free, antibiotic-free pork. With all jerky products created by hand in micro batches, the company uses spices, herbs, and ingredients that are completely unique to jerky-making.

Unlike gas station jerky and gimmicky upstarts, Lawless Jerky jerky tastes like carefully flavored meat with no added nitrates and nitrites, no added MSG, and no corn syrup. This unique grain-fed beef, grass-fed beef is higher in heart healthy omega-3s and antioxidants and lower in cholesterol and saturated fat.

You can save even more when you shop Lawless Jerky products at Lucky Vitamin.com. Just enter the promo code MAY16NEW16 at checkout to get an extra 15% OFF on all items of this new brand. But hurry, this offer expires 5/31/16.




15
DEC

PiperWai – As Seen on Shark Tank!

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Personal Care at 7:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
We love when Lucky Vitamin products get prime-time on television and the latest “hit” is PiperWai Natural Deodorant.

PiperWai is a natural deodorant that was featured on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank that aired Friday, December 11th. This awesome product was created when owners Jess and Sarah wanted a deodorant that was natural, effective and without yucky stuff like aluminum compounds, parabens, triclosan, and phthalates.

So, the PiperWai entrepreneurs came to Shark Tank seeking $50,000 for 10 percent stake in the company and, after a ton of negotiations, they were able to seal a deal. The brand gained a name for itself when the PiperWai women contacted online writers and bloggers, sending folks free samples and gaining buzz on the web.

PiperWai Natural Deodorant contains super absorbent activated charcoal and is gentle on the most sensitive skin, even after shaving. With a fresh, gender-neutral scent, PiperWai rubs in clear and won’t discolor your clothes, plus this deodorant’s unique skin-conditioning qualities make it great for your hands too.

Natural deodorant gets a bad rap for letting you sweat, even if it neutralizes odor at the same time. The ingredients in PiperWai can absorb 1,000x its own weight in moisture and form an invisible absorbent shield between your skin and your shirt, protecting it from wet stains. On top of that, its magnesium content in the form of magnesium hydroxide appears to significantly curb the offensiveness of underarm sweat.

You can shop this exclusive PiperWai natural deodorant at LuckyVitamin.com at our always discounted prices. Click here to check out the product’s page.




30
NOV

Lucky Cyber Monday

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Personal Care,Supplements,Vitamins and Minerals at 7:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
Cyber MondayToday is Cyber Monday and as you get ready for some online shopping, we present you a little bit about the history of this recent and real great day for shopping.

Cyber Monday has become an international marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday. It was first used by online retailers in the United States but today the term is used in many countries around the world. Since its debut back in 2005, Cyber Monday online sales have been growing year after year. The deals are online-only and generally offers great prices plus the great advantage of home delivery.

The term “Cyber Monday” was first used within the ecommerce e community during the 2005 holiday season. It was coined based on 2004 research showing “one of the biggest online shopping days of the year” was the Monday after Thanksgiving. Retailers also noted the biggest period was December 5 through 15 of the previous year. Cyber Monday grew out of the observation that millions of Americans, fresh off a Thanksgiving weekend of window shopping, were returning to high-speed Internet connections at work Monday and buying what they liked.

Here at Lucky Vitamin, we are happy to announce our special sales day: Welcome to Lucky Cyber Monday!

Stock up on popular health and wellness products such as vitamins, supplements, diet, personal care, sports nutrition, teas, housewares, natural foods, pet products and much more. Treat yourself to healthy savings with an extra 10% off your order SITEWIDE. But hurry, sale ends 12/1/2015 at 9:00 AM ET, 6:00 AM PT. Just enter the promo code “CBRM1115” at checkout for additionally savings.

 

Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Some offers are limited. Promotional code-based offers cannot be combined. Cyber Monday and promotional code ‘CBRM1115’ expire 12/1/2015 at 9:00 AM ET, 6:00 AM PT. Not eligible for bulk/wholesale purchases over $1,000. See site for further details and expiration dates where applicable. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this message was sent; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the site.

 




24
NOV

Introducing Solgar U-Cubes

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Baby and Child Health,Vitamins and Minerals at 4:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
U-CubesSolgar has taken the world of children’s multivitamins and minerals gummies to a whole new level and Lucky Vitamin has these fantastic products for you. We are happy to introduce Solgar U-Cubes, a new line of children’s nutritional supplements.

Solgar U-Cubes Children’s are available in two top-quality products: multi-vitamin and mineral gummies and calcium with vitamin D3 gummies.

Solgar U-Cubes Children’s Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Gummies is a unique product developed with all the science and knowledge behind Solgar’s name. These tapioca and pectin-based gummies provide 100% DV (400 IU) of vitamin D3 for children 4 years and older, and 50% DV (200 IU) for children 2 and 3 years of age. Best of all, U-Cubes are 100% natural, non-GMO, contain no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives, and are manufactured in small batches ensuring the highest quality product.  Every single product is gluten, wheat, yeast, and dairy free, and rigorously tested for safety and potency, but never animal tested. A delicious way to give your children the nutrients they need for proper development, Solgar U-Cubes are available in three great flavors: grape, orange, and cherry, and two sizes: 60 and 120 gummies. A great tasting multivitamin that U can be sure is great for your children.

Additionally, Solgar is introducing the new U-Cubes Children’s Calcium with D3. These beneficial gummies can be taken alone or in combination with the multivitamin gummies. Each serving of tapioca-based U-Cubes Calcium with D3 provides the pediatrician-recommended dosage of Vitamin D3, 600 IU (per 4 gummies), offers 150% DV of Vitamin D3 for children 4 years and up, and 75% DV (300 IU, per 2 gummies) for children 2 and 3 years of age. Vitamin D3 assists in the absorption of calcium to promote healthy bones and teeth, and supports immune-system health.

Click here to shop Solgar U-Cubes Children’s at LuckyVitamin.com.




31
OCT

Happy Halloween From The LuckyVitamin Team

Filed Under: Announcements & News at 9:26 am | By: Leah Hazuda, Contributing Editor
Halloween is the perfect time to spread the wellness! LuckyVitamin team all dressed up in full Halloween spirit. Boo! 👻

Also, checkout our Tricks, Treats and Chances To Win Healthy Halloween Contest.

Happy Halloween everyone!


11
AUG

What’s New From Nature’s Way?

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Supplements,Vitamins and Minerals at 11:04 am | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
NaturesWayOver the last three and a half decades, Nature’s Way has been at the cutting edge of more than just herbal and nutritional science. They’ve also established themselves as true innovators of the supplement industry with their simple desire to help people enhance their health through a product line that features over 500 high quality nutritional and dietary supplements. Here are some of the newest additions to Nature’s Way already stacked line-up or products!

Nature’s Way – Sambucus Elderberry helps supports healthy immune function. This formula boats Vitamin C, Zinc, and a little black elderberry extract for just the right touch of sweetness. This is a must-have for back-to school.

Nature’s Way Primadophilus Optima Women’s Probiotic formula contains eight probiotic strains for women’s balance with 50 billion (!!!) active probiotics. This probiotic not only supports your digestion but promotes healthy yeast balance, vaginal pH, urinary tract health and immunity.

Keep UTIs at bay with Nature’s Way CranRx Gummies. It’s unique formula combines 100% Whole Cranberry, Vitamin C and D-Mannose to support urinary health.

Whether you’re trying to conceive, currently pregnant or in the post-partum stage, Nature’s Way Alive! Prenatal is a complete multi-vitamin that includes full B-complex, 14 vitamins/minerals, DHA, choline and boron. Alive! Prenatal also contains plant-sourced DHA to help support healthy eye and brain development.

Nature’s Way Alive! B-Complex pectin gummies are naturally sweetened and are designed to convert food into energy, helping support daily metabolism. Bonus: they’re gelatin-free!

Nature’s Way Alive Calcium Gummies help provide 1,000 mg of Calcium and 2,000 IU of Vitamin D3 which helps supports bone immunity, breast health and  muscle function.

Nature’s Way Primadophilus Optima Intensive 200 Billion is a probiotic supplement that contains six HDS (Human Digestive Strains) that ensure your intestinal tract receives the diversity of probiotics that it needs. These vegetarian capsules have a delayed release which helps resist stomach acid to deliver active probiotics to the intestine where you need it most.

During the month of August, you can get Nature’s Way new items and their other top sellers on sale here.

 




23
JUN

Letter From Our Founder & Chief Wellness Spreader

Filed Under: Announcements & News at 1:10 pm | By: Sam Wolf, Founder & Chief Wellness Spreader
Dear Wellness Customer,

What an incredible journey we’ve been on! What started as a small extension of my family’s neighborhood health store has grown beyond our wildest expectations. As we embark on our second decade (we turn 10 this year!) we felt it was time to take another huge step forward.

You’ll notice some big changes when visiting LuckyVitamin.com – a new logo, an updated slogan, design that we feel better represents who we are. But rest assured, this is more than just a spiffy new outfit. This was a thoughtful process of reflecting on our values as we heard your health and wellness stories.

Over the past year we’ve engaged in learning more about YOU. We knew you had a passion for healthy living and were excited to learn about your eagerness to share what works with others. We call this “Spreading The Wellness.” We were inspired by your amazing desire to Spread The Wellness within yourself, your family, friends and community. We learned that making healthy choices wasn’t always easy and sometimes involved making sacrifices and braving roads less traveled. Our admiration only grew.

Freshly inspired, we’ve updated the LuckyVitamin vision to reflect our shared aspirations to Spread The Wellness and make the world a healthier place:

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From my family to yours, thank you for your support and partnering with us on this journey. I invite you to take a behind-the-scenes look at the LuckyVitamin story and how it all began:

Learn more about LuckyVitamin.

Spread The Wellness,
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8
FEB

Welcome Ortho Molecular Research

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Supplements at 8:00 am | By: Dr. Jeremy Wolf, ND & Lead Wellness Advisor
orthomolecularLucky Vitamin is excited to introduce a new professional brand to our extensive selection of professional grade supplements. Ortho Molecular research manufactures quality products beyond what is expected from a supplement company.  The focus on high quality formulations, which they manufacture in their own dedicated tableting and encapsulating rooms, and control every step of the process. One of the many processing steps that they take to ensure product quality is post manufacturing product identity. This includes testing the formula to make sure it contains the ingredients at the potencies listed, checking to make sure it contains the correct ingredients, checking for purities, as well as 6-month post stability testing to make sure the products meet the label expiration dates.

One of their many formulas that we are particularly excited to add is their all-natural D-Hist for adults and D-Hist Jr for children.  This product contains a targeted blend of flavonoids, antioxidants, enzymes, and herbs, which are designed to support the body through symptoms and changes associated with common environmental allergens.  D-Hist includes a blend of stinging nettles, N-Acetyl Cysteine, bromelain, and quercetin which work together to promote healthy nasal and sinus passages for individuals with elevated histamine and respiratory irritation.

Another popular formula to check out is Ortho Molecular’s VesselMax. This blend of nutrients supports the integrity of healthy veins and promotes efficient vessel function.  The benefits of adding this supplement to your regimen is healthy circulation, normal tone and flexibility of veins, proper vessel strength and supporting cardiovascular health. Vesselmax is a blend of bioflavonoid Troxerutin, and herbs like Horse chestnut Seed Extract, Gotu Kola, and Butcher’s Broom.  Other added benefits of this supplements incudlue free of yeast, gluten, corn, artificial colors and flavors.

Check out the entire line of Ortho Molecular Research products and formulations on our LuckyVitamin site here.  Free shipping on all Ortho Molecular Products is now being offered.

 




3
FEB

Homeopathy Goes Vegan

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Homeopathy at 9:30 pm | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
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Looking for Arnica pellets that are lactose-free & vegan?  Now, it’s possible thanks to OLLOÏS®.

Since 2012, OLLOÏS® has created a line of 45 homeopathic remedies, including the latest innovation in homeopathic medicines — lactose-free homeopathic sublingual pellets. This revolutionary advancement of a 200-year old medical practice meets the increasing demand for natural and lactose-free products for those with dietary restrictions or who choose to refrain from consuming animal products.

Homeopathy is a medical practice based on the Law of Similars: that is, if a natural substance causes a symptom in a healthy person, giving the person a very small amount of the same substance may cure the illness. Homeopathic medicines enhance the body’s normal healing and self-regulatory process.

To provide the most effective product, OLLOÏS®  is committed to sustainable practices in the preparation of its medicines. Made in France and frequently lab-tested to ensure safety, quality, and efficacy of OLLOÏS® natural remedies, their line is manufactured according to the highest Good Manufacturing Practices.

Lactose-free OLLOÏS®  is the Natural Way to Better Health.

 

This week  you can save up to 14% off OLLOÏS® homeopathic remedies!




29
JAN

Vitamin K2 Provides Hope for Parkinson’s Patients

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Health Concerns & Ailments,Vitamins and Minerals at 8:00 am | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
k2Vitamin K2 deficiency is on the rise and linked to many age-related health conditions such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). This common neurodegenerative disorder adversely affects the central nervous system, targeting the part of the brain associated with critical functions such as vision, hearing and movement.

Though there may not be a definitive cause for PD many believe it is most likely caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. However, some PD cases are being attributed to mutations of specific genes, which have a negative impact on protein function. One such gene is PINK1, which functions as the powerhouse of the cell (mitochondria) and plays a crucial role in the process of neuron differentiation.

A recent study in Science revealed an exciting discovery that vitamin K2 alleviates the negative effects of the Parkinson’s-specific PINK1 mutations in fruit flies.  Flies are used most in genetic and biological studies because their inner workings and cellular activities closely reflect what occurs within our very own cells. Amazingly, PINK1-deficient flies fed vitamin K2 exhibited significantly improved flight, energy levels and survival rates compared with flies that were not supplemented with the vitamin.

Furthermore, the research revealed that vitamin K2 could transport electrons, a vital step in energy production. Overall the results from this study show a significant leap in our scientific understanding of the potential of vitamin K2, and were a welcome development for those suffering from, not only Parkinson’s, but from a variety of other diseases and disorders.

Innerzyme offers one of the highest potency formulas of Vitamin K2, MK-7 on the market. Each vegetarian capsule – derived from non-GMO soybeans – is loaded with 300mcg of Vitamin K2, MK-7 as menaquinone-7. Research indicates Vitamin K2, MK-7 may have a positive impact on cardiovascular, bone and soft tissue health. For a limited time, you can save 15% off Innerzyme products with promo code “JAN15NEW15” at checkout. Hurry, offer expires 2/1/15!

 

 




28
JAN

8 Food Trends of 2015

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Environment,Nutrition at 10:38 am | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
foodtrendsMove over quinoa and bye bye kale.

Each new year brings new food trends in the nutrition world.  Whether it be advances in technology and the discovery of new culinary techniques or the revival of popular, healing foods from the past, what’s old is new and what’s new is, well…really interesting. That’s the wonderful thing about food — it’s completely a matter of taste, and there’s no shortage of trends to explore.

Sip on This: In major metropolitan areas people are trading in their Starbucks for coffee cups of bone broth. This nutritiously packed food contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals that can help with everything from joint pain to cellulite. Its soothing, warming – not to mention healing – qualities make bone broth the perfect comfort food this winter.

Get Smart, Be “Bulletproof”: By adding grass-fed butter and coconut oil or MCT oil to your coffee it becomes Bulletproof Coffee. This combo of ingredients is said to trigger weight loss, decrease brain fog and boost cognitive function.

Insect Invasion – Cricket Flour. Yes you read correctlyIt’s popping up in everything from protein bars to baked goods and is being promoted as the most sustainable protein on the planet. Edible insects provide protein, fats and essential amino acids without consuming as many resources or emitting anywhere near the level of greenhouse gases that are associated with the production of animal proteins.

Savory Yogurt – The Stone Barns at Blue Hill in Tarrytown, New York is known as a farm to table mecca amongst the region’s foodie locavores. Recently, they have branched out to add veggies such as beets and squash to their yogurts to rave reviews and predictably delicious results. It shouldn’t be long before other eateries hop on the bandwagon.

Millet, The New Grain – This gluten-free grain has been a staple in Eastern Europe and Asian for thousands of years.  It’s delicious, mildly sweet and fluffy when cooked. We recommend toasting millet prior to cooking to bring out its earthy flavor.

A New Superfood: Sometimes referred to as the “Queen of Superfruits”,  baobab originated in Africa and is loaded with vitamins, fiber and twice the antioxidants of acai fruit. Eat it raw or sprinkle in some baobab power to supercharge your smoothies.

The Future of Food – Molecular gastronomy has been around for a while now, but new techniques are being used to create sustainable foods utilizing plants as an alternative to animal-based foods.

Crazy for Cruciferous: Sometimes genetically modifying vegetable can be good thing, like when it results in an amazing hybrid species such as kalettes. This sweet and nutty union of brussel sprouts and kale burst onto the scene in the Fall of 2014 and is sure to be a new, featured player on the foodie scene in the new year.

 




7
JAN

What’s New? Nellie’s

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Green Living,Natural Cleaning Aids at 6:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
Nellie'sLucky Vitamin is happy to introduce another premium brand of natural cleaning products to our customers: Nellie’s.

Nellie’s is a company developed from honesty and simplicity and, from those beliefs, a line of cleaning products was created. From fragrance sticks to laundry nuggets, every single product is free of irritating toxins and phosphates, creating a hypoallergenic experience. In addition, all items are biodegradable, helping to keep the environment as spotless as your clothes.

Nellie’s all-natural products provide more than an exception clean as they can help your family go green, stripping away toxins and chemicals not only from your clothes and your house but from your life. The company’s products work efficiently in your clothes and soften fabrics without leaving behind that dreaded residue that can absorb into your skin. From dryerballs to laundry soda and everything in between, Nellie’s all-natural has your covered.

Nellie’s all-natural products are biodegradable, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, gluten-free, chlorine-free, phosphate-free, and septic-safe. All products contain no SLS or SLES, GMO’s, parabens, ammonia, and other synthetic fragrances. The company is also Leaping Bunny Certified, ensuring that no animal testing is even done.

One of the company’s top-selling products is Nellie’s All-Natural Laundry Soda. Available in an adorable 100 load tin, this product is perfect for every household as its highly-concentrated formula will leave your clothes soft and fresh, rinsing residue free. Additionally, you can shop the specially designed Nellie’s All-Natural Baby Laundry Soda. This top-quality product is specially formulated to deal with baby’s unavoidable mishaps, with a concentration of sodium percarbonate for natural brightening as well as the addition of pure vegetable soap. There is no needed to add any additional whiteners or brighteners.




5
JAN

4 Tips for a Guest-Ready Home

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Green Living at 2:09 pm | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
Guest Ready Home

When hosting a party or a get together you want to create a space for your guests that will make them feel at home. Here’s a few tips and tricks to help you prepare.

  1. Enhance Your Entrance – Place a rough mat outside to catch the snow and mud that clings to the bottom of your shoes. Prevent additional dirt from being tracked through the house by adding a shoe rack inside your entryway along with a coat rack or hooks to keep coats off the floors. Placing a large basket next to the front door for hats, scarves and other winter accessories makes getting out the door easier, too!
  2. Deep Clean – While it might not be something we often think about, having carpets and upholstery professionally cleaned can make a difference. Curtains and blinds can be real dust magnets, so make sure to incorporate them into your cleaning routine.  Don’t forget about the bathrooms, either. Ensure that there is plenty of extra toilet paper,hand soap and towels. It’s also the perfect time to invest in new towel sets, rugs and a shower curtain liner.
  3. Clear the Clutter – Scan your house for “homeless” items and find a logical place to file them away. Utilize storage areas and make the most of that space with bins and labels. Focus your attention on visible, high-traffic areas first.  Once you’ve cleaned, it’s time for the fun part – decorating! Dress up drab spaces by adding some visual flair in the forms of some new décor or soy candles. Don’t forget to reward yourself for all that hard work. Fire up the stove and bake something sweet to eat to complete the warm and inviting atmosphere you’ve fashioned.
  4. Create an Inviting Guest Room – Visitors will feel at home when they see travel toiletries and bath towels already out in their room.  Add some additional ambiance with fresh flowers, magazines and books. Don’t forget to clear out some closet space and drawers so that guests can have a space to call their own during their stay.

 




9
DEC

LuckyVitamin’s Green Gift Guide: Under $25

Filed Under: Announcements & News,Green Living at 2:30 pm | By: Jessica Justh, Senior Editor
The holidays are almost here so why not give the gift of health!

Here’s our guide to natural, healthy and eco-friendly gifts all under $25!

1. Saavy Naturals – Jojoba Handcrafted Soap Plumeria Violet – 8 oz.

Give a gift that will nourish and hydrate dry and cracked winter skin.  Savvy Naturals soaps are wonderfully hydrating and aromatic.

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2. Pura Botanica – Just Because Soy Jar Candle Sweet Chai – 6.7 oz.

This 100 percent cosmetic-grade soy wax contains an intoxicating blend of exotic, warming spices that evokes the sights and scents of a bustling Indian marketplace. Perfect for tea lovers.

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3. Rosebud Perfume Co. – Smith’s Luscious Layers of Lip Balm

This gift set features a trio of delightful, vintage-inspired tins of with full-sized Rosebud Salve, Strawberry Lip Balm and Minted Rose Lip Balm.. Perfect for the green, glam goddess in your life.

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4. Way Out Wax – GMO-Free Soy Wax Candle Glass Tumbler Peppermint Snow – 6 oz.

Who doesn’t love a gift that gives back! The glass tumbler is food-grade and reusable.  A percentage of Way Out Wax profit is donated to environmental and social causes.

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5. Hydro Flask – Stainless Steel Water Bottle Vacuum Insulated Wide Mouth Black Butte – 18 oz.

We love this beverage bottle.  The double wall vacuum insulation technology allows Hydro Flasks to keep contents hot and cold!

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6. Ekobrew – Reusable K-Cup Coffee Filter for Keurig Single Cup Brewers

It’s eco-friendly but it saves you some green too! Its costs around 15 cents for this greener alternative compared to 70 cents for K-cups.  Ekobrew Reusable K-Cups are 100% BPA free!

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7. Life-factory – Small Wine Glasses Orange  – 11 oz.

Any hostess with the mostess will love these glasses! Great for entertaining and durable enough for everyday use. They’re perfect with wine and pair nicely with juices, natural sodas and water.

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8. Sprout-Eease – The Jar Seed Sprouter – 1 qt.

You don’t need a green thumb to sprout your own delicious, nutritious, fresh vegetables year round in your own kitchen.

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9. Manduka – Cork Yoga Block Made of sustainable cork

This high quality yoga block sports a firmness that is sorely lacking in traditional foam blocks, allowing you to feel secure while in bridge pose or any other asanas where you need a little extra support.

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10. SPRI – High Density Foam Roller 12″

A powerful tool for your fitness fanatics, a foam roller can build strength, improve muscle length and balance and release tension.

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11. GoFit – Pro Ankle Weights Padded – 5 lbs. Pair

This is ideal for rehab and improving lower body strength. It targets lower body muscle groups, including inner and outer thighs.

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12. Gaiam – Yoga Mat Earth and Sky

What yogi wouldn’t love this great, extra thick premium Earth & Sky Reversible Yoga Mat that provides a stable, non-slip surface to get your om on!

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13. Zing Anything – Kid Zinger Juice Maker Pink – 16 oz.

Perfect for kids who just aren’t into plain old water. Get them to chug down some H2O by infusing it with fresh oranges, clementines, lemons and limes.

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14. Scotch Naturals – Nail Polish Tartan Swizzle – 0.35 oz.

Nail Polish is full of nasty chemicals! Give a non-toxic and eco-friendly alternative to “three-free” solvent-based polishes.

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15. Harold Import – Mortar and Pestle Set of 3 Porcelain White

Any herbalist will love powdering their summer herbs into spices for the kitchen, natural remedies and more!

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24
NOV

Wonderful Aromatherapy!

Filed Under: Announcements & News,General Wellness & Wellbeing,Mental Wellbeing at 7:00 am | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor
aromatherapyAromatherapy has become one of the most popular therapies and the number of practitioners continue to grow year after year. If you are one of the few people still not familiar with this amazing therapy, here is a quick guide to introduce you to aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy, also known as essential oils therapy, uses a plant’s aroma-producing oils, called essential oils, to treat disease. Essential oils are taken from a plant’s flowers, leaves, stalks, bark, rind, or roots and then mixed with other substances such as oil, alcohol, or lotion. The end result is used as a product that people can apply onto the skin as well as spray in the air or inhale. You can also massage the oils into the skin or pour them into bath water. Originated in Europe, aromatherapy has been practiced in the old continent since the early 1900s.

Practitioners of aromatherapy believe that fragrances in the oils stimulate nerves in the nose. Those nerves send impulses to the part of the brain that controls memory and emotion. Depending on the type of oil, the result on the body may be calming or stimulating. The oils are thought to interact with the body’s hormones and may cause changes in blood pressure, pulse, and other body functions. In addition, aromatherapy may promote relaxation and help relieve stress. Studies have shown that regular therapy may help treat a wide range of physical and mental conditions, including burns, infections, depression, insomnia, and high blood pressure.

Practitioners of aromatherapy are often licensed health professionals such as massage therapists, nurses, and counselors. They may have experience and training in aromatherapy but it is important to talk with your doctor to see whether aromatherapy may be helpful and safe for your specific health condition.

Lucky Vitamin is now offering a special aromatherapy sale. Click here to check out and shop these amazing products at LuckyVitamin.com.