The Mindfully Made product line provides the HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCTS that are undoubtedly safe for you and your family. Our products are made from ORGANIC ingredients, LOCALLY SOURCED (whenever possible) from trusted suppliers. If in doubt, we leave the ingredient out. We recognize the POWER OF BOTANICALS and go to great lengths to ensure they are used with caution and care in our products. Mindfully Made products have INGREDIENTS SOURCED as CLOSE TO THEIR NATURAL STATE as possible and contain organic herbs, oils, butters, and essential oils.
Our families deserve pure, clean, and organic ingredients on their skin and in their environment, and Mindfully Made products meet this expectation.
Mindfully Made products use herb-infused oils which are extracted following slow traditional preparation techniques that maintain all the nourishing properties of the herbs. Certified organic, colorful, and fragrant herbs are sourced from the industry’s most trusted supplier, Mountain Rose Herbs.
butters & oils
Mindfully Made products use first-press oils that have never been bleached, deodorized, or extracted using chemical solvents.
These powerful and effective plant essences are used with the utmost caution and safety in Mindfully Made products. All product formulas are within the safety recommendations given by aromatherapy expert Robert Tisserand in his latest edition of “Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals.”
Our food is our medicine, so only the highest quality, raw, and freshest ingredients are used in Mindfully Made products.
The acacia tree is native to Sudan and produces a hard sap that has many health benefits. Acacia is a fantastic source of prebiotics, which nourish the beneficial bacteria in the gut. One study concluded that acacia is effective, if not more effective than the store bought prebiotic supplement "inulin". High in fiber, acacia can help alleviate constipation and discomfort associated with digestive disorders.
PRODUCTS USING ACACIA | Elderberry
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera is a powerhouse for the skin. It's key constituents (ß-sitosterol, polysaccharides, anthraquinones, etc...) provide moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, anti-reddening, anti-itching, cell proliferation (which leads to faster healing), anti-reddening, UV protection, anti-oxidant properties, and protection to our skin barrier. Our formula uses aloe vera at maxium usage rates to gain these skin moisturizing and anti-inflammatory effects.
PRODUCTS USING ALOE VERA JUICE | Insect Repellent
Astragalus is an herb studied and known traditionally for its powerful health benefits. In Chinese medicine this herb assists the spleen which brings energy, increases appetite, and improves digestion. In Western Herbalism, astragalus has been studied for strengthening the immune system and protecting the liver. This food-like herb is safe for all ages. It is recommended to simmer astragalus for a minimum of a half hour to extract the medicinal value.
PRODUCTS USING ASTRAGALUS | Slow Cook Chai
Pure beeswax not only smells wonderful, but it brings many wonderful benefits for the skin. Beeswax naturally hydrates, increases moisture and moisture retention, plus it is generally healing for the skin.
Black peppercorns are a world wide dinner companion staple. Although common, this tiny herb is significant in health benefits and medicinal value. Black peppercorns are useful for moving mucus congestion, promoting digestion, increasing the bio-availability of herbs and foods, and quickening circulation to rid winter time “cold” extremities.
PRODUCTS USING BLACK PEPPERCORNS | Slow Cook Chai
Calendula is known to be an extraordinary skin treatment useful for soothing, healing, protecting, and relieving pain and inflammation when used topically. Calendula's herbal properties prevent damage from dry skin, insect bites, and diaper rash. A true gift from nature!
Cardamom is a staple in traditional Indian spice tea, or chai. It is valued for its warm, stimulating effects and stomach settling properties.
PRODUCTS USING CARDAMOM | Slow Cook Chai
Chamomile's comforting, subtle scent adds a calming nature to this body oil and encourages relaxation. In addition to being gentle on the senses, this herb is also useful for the treatment of skin inflammation.
PRODUCTS USING CHAMOMILE FLOWER | Body Serum
Sweet cinnamon adds a subtly sweet and warming undertone to the flavor profile and provides health benefits as well. Cinnamon has remarkable anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, plus the relieve of nausea and vomiting all of which relieve common symptoms of colds and flu.
Clove adds a pleasant warm flavor and acts in several ways to combat colds and flu. As an "expectorant", cloves assist the body to produce less severe and more productive coughs. As an antimicrobial agent, cloves kill parasites in the digestive tract. Lastly, there is some evidence that certain compounds in clove act as antihistamines, keeping sinus passageways clear and open.
Cocoa butter is full of a specific fatty acid that forms a barrier on our skin to protect it from the outside world. One of only 3 ingredients approved by the FDA as a barrier ingredient that provides this skin protection!
Coconut oil is packed with skin-loving properties! It softens skin and serves as a protective layer on lips to keep in moisture. This oil is known to reduce itching and inflammation common with wind chapped or sunburned skin. Additionally, this oil contains ferulic acid, a strong anti-oxidant which can work to prevent skin aging and reduce age spots for maturing skin. The highest quality virgin, raw, and cold processed coconut oil is used to ensure all these beneficial properties remain intact.
Condonopsis is a nourishing taproot that supports the overall health and strength of the immune system along with detoxifying the blood.
PRODUCTS USING CODONOPSIS | Slow Cook Chai
Comfrey Leaf & Root
Comfrey is a premier healing plant containing tannins and allantoin among other skin healing properties. Used externally, comfrey imparts cell regenerating, anti-inflammatory, pain relieving properties. The astringent tannins present in comfrey promote wound healing by forming a protective surface over skin. The allantoin compounds aid in healing though cell proliferation (growth of new cells). This herb is mother nature’s skin healer!
PRODUCTS USING COMFREY | Natural Neo
Grape seed Oil
Grapeseed oil is the superstar of this body oil; offering a light skin feel and contributing to the absorbent nature of the product. Grapeseed oil is loaded with linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid (one our body does not make) that is vital for our skin, protects skin from the outside world, and prevents moisture loss. Additionally, this oil helps calm skin inflammation and itchiness. A perfect base for this light and silky herb-infused body oil.
PRODUCTS USING GRAPESEED OIL | Body Serum
Elderberry (Local and Unsprayed)
Our juice contains "American" elderberries grown in the greater Kansas City area without fertilizers or pesticides, gathered during peak harvest time, and properly cleaned. American elder (Sambucus nigra subspecies canadensis) are superior to its cousin, black elder (Sambucus nigra, a common plant in Europe). Black elder is commonly used to produce most store bought elderberry preparations. American elderberries have higher antioxidant potential and are more stable when exposed to heat and light making them most suitable for juice preparations. Elderberry is loaded with antioxidants and is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and a good source of calcium, iron and vitamin B6.
Ginger Root is a well studied spice that shows medicinal benefits for dozens of health conditions. Ginger has broad-spectrum antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-parasitic properties. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps the body to fight disease. Ginger kills rhinoviruses, the agents that cause colds.
Honey (Local and Raw)
You can feel good about the low sugar content of our juice; sourced ONLY from nature! Local and raw honey contributes less than 1 g of sugar per adult serving size, 12 times less than the average store bought glucose based elderberry syrup. Sugar is counterproductive to up-regulating the immune system which is the goal of this product. And, our sugar content comes from RAW and LOCAL honey, which brings its own medicinal properties to the juice. This local honey is naturally anti-allergenic because it contains many of the pollens, dust and molds that cause most environmental allergies. Raw honey is also a GREAT source of anti-oxidants.
PRODUCTS USING HONEY | Elderberry
Jojoba's unique fatty acid profile mixes with the sebum of our skin to create a thin layer that does not block pore, easily penetrates, and significantly softens the layers of skin below. This oil works to repair and bring flexibility to the skin.
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil has wide-range skin nourishing benefits that compliment the herbal infused oil in this product. Aside from the calming and uplifting aroma of lavender, this oil is loaded with skin healing properties; excellent for topical burns, rashes, wounds, irritations, bug bites, and insect stings.
Lavender flowers have a fresh, sweet, calming scent that promotes relaxation, stress relief, and encourages restful sleep. Lavender’s beautiful aroma is soothing to the respiratory system and refreshing to the senses.
PRODUCTS USING LAVENDER FLOWERS | Body Serum
Lemon juice brings a subtle citrus flavor to the juice that kids and adults both enjoy. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids which fight against infections like colds and the flu. Additionally, lemons helps restore balance to the body's pH.
PRODUCTS USING LEMON JUICE | Elderberry
Licorice root is known for it’s antiviral properties. Besides inhibiting viral replication, licorice also can stimulate the immune system response to more effectively kill viruses. Licorice root is very soothing to the mucus membranes and very useful for soothing coughs and common upper respiratory infections. It has general strengthening and healing effect on the respiratory system.
PRODUCTS USING LICORICE ROOT | Slow Cook Chai
Marshmallow root is well prepared as an oil infusion. In this preparation, it has an abundance of mucilage and is inherently viscous, adding soothing, softening, and healing characteristics to our serum.
PRODUCTS USING MARSHMALLOW ROOT | Body Serum
Olive oil has loads of oleic acid which brings moisturizing, softening, regenerating and anti-inflammatory properties to skin. Cold-pressed, virgin olive oil is used in this product which keeps the polyphenols intact, offering potent anti-oxidant benefits for the skin. The squalene present in olive oil softens the skin and allows the oil to penetrate the epidermis (outer layer of skin) quickly. Olive oil is amazing solo, infusing herbs into this oil for six weeks adds even more skin nourishing benefits to this product.
PRODUCTS USING OLIVE OIL | Natural Neo
Orange peel works to promote digestion and adds bright undertones to the Slow Cook Chai.
PRODUCTS USING ORANGE PEEL | Slow Cook Chai
Peppermint essential Oil
Peppermint essential oil brings an invigorating lift to the spirit and pleasant, warming tingle to the skin.
PRODUCTS USING PEPPERMINT | Peppermint Lip Balm
Reishi is a medicinal mushroom that has been given the title “Elixir of Life”. This mushroom has multifaceted health benefits; promotes longevity, has beneficial effects on the liver, is proven to prevent/combat cancer and other immune system disorders.
PRODUCTS USING REISHI | Slow Cook Chai
Rose petals infused in an oil base add a mild, beautiful aroma to the finished body oil. In addition to its wonderful fragrance, rose is said to relieve stress and anxiety when it's massaged on the skin.
PRODUCTS USING ROSE PETALS | Body Serum
This butter is extracted from the nut of the Karite tree and is mother nature's gift to our skin! Shea butter has loads of naturally occurring Vitamin E acting as a natural anti-oxidant and softening agent for our skin. Shea butter also contains high amounts of oleic acid; adding wonderful skin moisturizing and regenerating, anti-infammatory benefits, plus more softening properties. One specific component allows shea to act as a barrier ingredient; preventing and protecting skin from chaffing, cracking, and windburn. Unique compounds in shea contribute to its ability to reduce redness, irritation, and inflammation as well. Such a unique ingredient and perfect for the lips!
Shea Nut Oil
Shea nut oil is high in a specific fatty acid that is extremely softening, moisturizing, regenerating, and offers anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin. Additionally, this oil increases flexibility, repairs damage, and increases moisture retention in the skin through its high levels of stearic acid. An amazing oil for our skin and wonderful addition to this skin nourishing body oil!
PRODUCTS USING SHEA NUT OIL | Body Serum
Grassfed tallow contains an abundance of naturally occurring skin nourishing constituents including specific fatty acids which help skin hold in moisture, and anti-inflammatory conjugated linoleic acid. Its composition allows it to readily absorb, leaving skin soft and supple.
PRODUCTS USING TALLOW | Peppermint Lip Balm
Tangerine Essential Oil
Tangerine essential oil brings a bright, refreshing, and uplifting fragrance to this lip balm. This specific essential oil is pregnancy safe, plus it is non-phototoxic (safe when the lips are exposed to the UV rays of the sun).
PRODUCTS USING TANGERINE ESSENTIAL OIL | Tangerine Lip Balm
Mindfully Made handcrafts a premium vanilla extract with 150+ constituents which contributes a lovely, sweet scent and increases the repelling duration.
Pure gourmet vanilla bean powder adds a subtly sweet, rich and smooth flavor to the Slow Cook Chai.
Witch hazel is a fantastic carrier as it has a tremendous amount of skin nourishing properties. The tannins, flavonoids, and specific acid compounds in witch hazel act to stimulate blood circulation, sooth inflammation, heal wounds, and it is great for sensitive skin as it is a non-irritating ingredient.
PRODUCTS USING WITCH HAZEL | Insect Repellent
Yarrow Leaf and Flower
Yarrow has been used traditionally to assist in wound healing, inflammation, pain, and will stop bleeding. It has a wide range of compounds which support accelerated skin healing.
PRODUCTS USING YARROW | Natural Neo