Many of us has bought and received some baskets of shower lotion and gel and a few small pots of flowers over the years but giving and receiving the same old gifts time and time again can be so tiring. Soon, each of us reaches a point where we want to give and receive something different. We want the person we give our gifts to, to smile out of real gratitude.
You should think of something that the recipient of your gift has perhaps never gotten before to get the thankful response that you want to see from your gift. One truly novel idea is to give them a gift that came from TCM or traditional Chinese medicine.
The Gift of Health
Generally deemed to be an alternative to modern Western medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine is typically performed in doctor’s offices and clinics all across the US and Canada and there are a wide range of products influenced by this type of healing system that would really make great gifts. You are basically giving the gift of health when you select this alternative gift option since products that come from traditional Chinese medicine are designed to strengthen the body organs, protect the body from sickness, and foster harmony throughout the human system.
The following is a few suggestions on how to give your loved ones a gift inspired by traditional Chinese medicine:
1. Search for a TCM practitioner near your area offering genuine Chinese acupuncture and give a gift certificate for a few sessions. The receiver of your gift can get help with personal issues such as smoking cessation and weight loss through acupuncture.
2. Purchase a decorative tin or basket and stuff it with Chinese medicine pills that nourish the body and strengthen the immune system. Most of these pills are herbal and are totally safe to use. You’ll find a number of unique products and place them together to create your own gift basket. You also can buy already assembled gift sets on online stores.
3. Search for TCM products that can help relieve pain and other medical issues that your recipient is suffering from. Give small selection or samples of every product you can find that can help treat their health condition.
One thing that makes these kinds of gifts different from common gift ideas such as a bouquet of flowers is they will be really appreciated. Your recipients will actually use these products so you need not worry whether you have wasted your money on a gift no one even cared or wanted.
Putting Your Gifts Together
Before deciding on what gift to give your recipient, spend a bit of time browsing online stores that offer traditional Chinese medicine products. Be sure to shop only at sites that offer genuine products and try to educate yourself on this market. Bookmark the products that endorse general well being and health or learn more about the medical concerns affecting the people you love.
Then, shop for baskets or put together some products to create your own gift basket. Rapidly set everything in some type of container like a basket and your gift is ready to go!
This gift of yours will not only be used, it is an idea that doesn’t require a lot of time to set up. You can be sure that, for their special occasion, no other person will be giving your recipient the same present!
Amy-SuiQun Lui, L.Ac.
Asian Health Center
27059 Grand Army of the Republic Hwy
Cleveland, OH 44143
Tel: (440) 833-0983