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Heather Hanks
Written by Heather Hanks

Reviewed by Dr Angelica L Dumapit on November 2, 2022

Top Healthy Christmas Gifts To Give This Year

Buying Christmas gifts can be stressful, especially if you have a health conscious person on your list. Check out these healthy Christmas gift ideas for the men, women, and elderly loved ones in your life,

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Picking out Christmas gifts can be a major source of stress during the holiday season. In fact, research shows that 69% of Americans experience holiday stress due to lack of time and money. Meanwhile, approximately 50% of us feel pressured to give or get gifts.

Certain people are easier to buy for than others. For example, you can’t go wrong when you buy a child a toy. But what do you get the health-minded person in your life who seems to have everything? We’ve got just the thing.

Check out this list of the best healthy Christmas gifts you can give this year. Bonus: your loved ones won’t be able to find these anywhere else!

Best Healthy Christmas Gifts To Give

Healthy Christmas gifts make the best gifts. Why? It shows you care about your loved one’s health and well-being, which is more valuable than a new watch or pair of earrings.

After all, the best gift any of us can be given is the gift of time and health. Taking care of our minds and bodies gives us the opportunity to be present more often for the moments that count – and feel better while doing it, too.

No matter who is on your Christmas list this year, these gifts show you care and will be instant crowd-pleasers:

Christmas gifts for the elderly

Here are the best Christmas gifts you can give an older adult:

Pure cordyceps

Dry cordyceps and capsules on top of a green banana leaf
Cordyceps can help with fatigue, erectile dysfunction, and brain health.

Cordyceps is a medicinal mushroom known for its immune-boosting and energy-enhancing properties. It’s recommended for adults who have fatigue or general weakness.

According to one study, cordyceps has anti-aging benefits that include promoting sexual function and improving brain health.


Reishi mushroom with a cup of lingzhi tea and powder on a wooden table
Reishi mushrooms or lingzhi can improve blood circulation, relieve asthma, and reduce inflammation.

Lingzhi is also a medicinal mushroom. Like cordyceps, it helps boost immunity and energy. It’s also a great supplement to add to your diet to reduce stress.

As an adaptogenic herb, Lingzhi hijacks the body’s stress response. It makes you less likely to feel anxious during periods of stress. It also promotes sleep.

One study found that Lingzhi contains anti-aging properties (namely, Ganoderma polysaccharides, triterpenes, and peptides) that help slow down cognitive decline.

Pure Korean ginseng

Red Korean ginseng is a type of ginseng that turns reddish-brown after undergoing a traditional process of repeat steaming and drying.

It’s suitable for people with a busy life who struggle with sleep, fall sick easily, have low energy levels, and feel cold often.

A 2021 study found that Korean ginseng improved fatigue in post-menopausal women. Another study determined that Korean ginseng contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can prolong lifespan and regulate several organ systems, such as the immune, nervous, cardiovascular, and skin.

Best Christmas gifts for women

No matter who you are shopping for – whether it be your wife, girlfriend, daughter, mom, or mother-in-law – these gifts will make her feel beautiful inside and out.

Bird’s nest

Raw Bird's nest on bamboo basket
To cook a raw bird’s nest, you can double boil it in water and add rock sugar.

Edible bird’s nest is a delicious way to promote beautiful skin from the inside out. It helps improve your complexion and manage skin irritations. It also supports immune health and fights respiratory infections.

According to one study, bird’s nest improved wrinkles, elasticity, moisture, and discoloration in women aged 40 to 60.

It’s also a beneficial supplement for pregnant mothers to take. Research shows that pregnant or lactating moms who take bird’s nest may increase their offspring’s brain health, learning performance, and intelligence.

Pure chicken essence

Suitable for pre-and post-natal women, pure chicken essence contains a rich source of protein and 18 different amino acids.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), chicken can tonify qi, restore health, boost immunity, and increase physical strength. It also helps enhance concentration, eliminate fatigue, tonify blood, maintain vitality and improve the quality of breast milk.

One study shows that pure chicken essence also has beneficial effects on mental health. Specifically, it has been shown to enhance mental processes such as working memory in healthy adults and short-term memory in adults experiencing stress in daily life.

Pure chicken essence can be consumed on its own or flavored with other TCM ingredients, such as American ginseng and red dates.


A woman is scooping a spoonful of collagen peptides in powder form from the jar
Supplementing with collagen peptides can help fight wrinkles and promote beautiful hair, skin, and nails.

Collagen is the most abundant protein found in the body. However, collagen production within the body naturally starts to slow down as you age.

It’s responsible for giving skin its youthful, elastic appearance. Studies show that collagen may help reduce wrinkles and aging skin. It also improves joint health and supports the growth of healthy hair and nails.

Nanollagen is made with marine collagen peptides. It’s suitable for vegetarians and vegans. You can take it in essence form for convenience if you don’t like taking pills.

Bak Foong essence

Do you need a gift for the younger woman who struggles with period pain? Bak Foong essence is a soothing drink extracted from a variety of natural herbal medicines, including the ancient recipes “Four Gentlemen” and “Siwu”.

It contains Korean ginseng and collagen to provide a comprehensive tonic cycle and skin beautifying effect. This product is suitable for younger girls to help relieve period problems.

According to one study, Bak Foong provides an analgesic effect that significantly reduces pain responses following treatment lasting for three days. In TCM, it’s commonly used to treat dysmenorrhea.

Best Christmas gifts for men

Men can be hard to buy for! What do you get the man who has everything? These Christmas gifts are suitable for the boyfriend, husband, son, dad, or father-in-law in your life:

Vitality Plus

Keep him feeling young and healthy throughout the years with Vitality Plus. It contains a premium blend of Chinese herbs, such as Cordyceps, Tongkat Ali, Horny Goat’s Weed, and Maca, to support men’s vitality and energy for daily performance and sports fitness.

Benefits of Vitality Plus for men include:

  • Improves stamina
  • Increases muscle strength
  • Supports respiratory health
  • Strengthens bones and tendons
  • Increases physical endurance

Flex 360 Bone and Joint Supplement

A bone and joint supplement is a great gift idea for someone who suffers from arthritis or joint pain.

You can’t go wrong when you give someone with joint pain the gift of joint pain relief! Flex 360° Bone And Joint Supplement contains TCM herbs that have been used for more than 2,000 years.

It helps:

  • Support bone and joint health
  • Boost energy and improve vitality
  • Build the immune system

This product would be suitable for those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, stiff joints, back or neck pain, and finger pain.

Hair Growth Formula

If the man in your life struggles with hair loss, then give them the gift of H4H Hair Formula. It’s made with natural herbal ingredients, specially formulated to enhance the quality of hair and reduce issues such as thinning or “greying” of existing hair.

It works by supporting the functions of the Liver and Kidneys, invigorating and cooling the blood, and boosting circulation and metabolism to promote inner health. 

Time With Loved Ones Is The Best Gift Of All

Remember, the best Christmas gift you can give anyone this year is the gift of time. Maintaining a healthy mind and body allows you to do just that. These supplements can help improve your mental and physical health so your time spent with loved ones is more enjoyable. Giving someone the gift of health shows how much you really care! In the end, this will be more meaningful than material possessions.

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