Senses of Place Box #2: San Francisco, California

December 2015

The second Senses of Place Box features San Francisco, California…one of the most scenically beautiful cities in the world. This box does not feature the typical tourist haunts, but the special, secret, local places and snippets of history that you only begin to discover by spending time immersed in a place.

The box comes with 5 hand-crafted herbal self care products (listed below) and a hand-illustrated booklet highlighting the area’s history, flora and traditions, and detailing the benefits of each of the products.

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Products included in the San Francisco Box:

Telegraph Hill Jasmine Body Oil – a body oil infused with wild-crafted jasmine and lavender flowers, with a few drops of jasmine absolute added to intensify the refreshingly sweet scent. Vitamin E provides extra skin nourishing. Inspired by the elegant gardens lining the Greenwich Street steps of Telegraph Hill.

Carville-by-the-Sea Spray – a room and body spray created to conjure the spirit of the bohemian pioneers who established the Carville community at Ocean Beach at the turn of the 19th century. The blend features mugwort,  peppermint, palmarosa, and lavender for protection and lifting the spirit; and gem essences of jade, carnelian and moss agate to provide healing, vitality and grounding energy.

Dolores Park Gardener’s Salve – a salve featuring calendula, plantain and yarrow infused almond oil to heal and moisturize the skin, and lavender for its soothing properties and sweet earthy scent. All of the plants selected for this formula are cultivated in abundance in the park and surrounding neighborhood gardens.

Telesis Salon Tea – to celebrate San Francisco’s rich tradition of salon gatherings of the artistic and intellectual communities. The tea features a blend of both mind-stimulating and soothing herbs. Lemon balm and Yerba Buena (San Francisco’s namesake) help alleviate tension and headaches, Rosemary strengthens the mind and memory, Cinnamon stimulates circulation, and Cornflower evens out the blend with its earthy taste and rich blue color.

Elderberry Elixir – a tasty combination of immune boosting, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory herbs including ginger, lemon, hibiscus, cinnamon, star anise, and reishi mushroom to celebrate the grand elder trees of Glen Canyon Park.







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