Giveaway Monday 1 – Oats Elixir by Blue Turtle Botanicals

Today I am excited to offer 2 giveaways! The first giveaway is for a bottle of Milky Oat tops Elixir from Darcey Blue of Blue Turtle Botanicals.

Milky Oats Elixir is great for taking whenever you need your nerves soothed, help with memory concentration, to help with insomnia, treating exhaustion and adrenal burn out. The naturally sweet taste of Milky Oats is delicious, making it a joy to take your medicine!

Darcey  is an herbalist & nutritionist, wildcrafter, gardener, food lover,  Earth lover and wild woman.  She was trained as a Clinical Herbalist & Nutritionist at the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism under Paul Bergner, and studied under Rosemary Gladstar and Charlie Kane.  Darcey has been using and learning from the plants, both wild and cultivated since childhood, and it is her deep love of the wild Earth and its creatures that fuels her passion for healing and teaching about plants, wilderness, spirit, nourishment and healing.   She spends her time leading Edible and Medicinal Wild Plant walks, Plant Spirit Medicine groups, teaching herbal and nutritional classes and intensives both in person and online, creating nourishing and delicious meals, wildcrafting and making medicines from the plants, seeing clients and enjoying the wild places on the earth.

Darcey practices in the the Vitalist tradition of herbalism, which fosters the interconnection and nourishment of body, mind, and spirit. Through the use of nutrition, herbal formulas, flower essences, and connection with nature, she aims to support the vitality of all aspects of the human being.

Darcey is passionate about food that nourishes the body and spirit, and tastes wonderful too. She works closely with plants, both wild and cultivated that provide food and medicine. She is an avid forager of wild foods and , gardener of organic vegetables, and is passionate about local and sustainable food systems, and how our relationship with the land, nature and wilderness impacts our physical and spiritual health and wellbeing. She truly believes that one cannot separate the health of the people from the health of the ecosystem in which they live, nor the well-being of the body from that of the mind & spirit.

If you like Darcey’s work, you can show your support on her facebook page:  Blue Turtle Botanicals.

If you’d like a chance to win this bottle of Milky Oat Elixir, leave a comment. For more chances to win, leave a separate  comment every time you do one of the following:

-if you’re a kid, tell me how old you are and what your favorite Herbal Roots zine activities are
-blog about it
-tell me your favorite item(s) in either of her stores Blue Turtle Botanicals or Shamana Flora
-follow Darcey on Twitter
-Facebook/Myspace/Tweet about it
-follow Herbal Roots on Twitter

Sign up by Sunday, July 22 and I’ll announce the winner on Monday, July 23, 2012. Good luck!


Congratulations to Kelli! Her number was selected by the random generator! Rosemary Gladstar’s new book is going home to her and her family. Said Kelli in her comment:

“This book would be perfect for my daughter. She’s 16, and for some of her schooling this year, I’m going to require her to read some herbal books… AND apply what she’s learned to the family!”

I hope your daughter enjoys it as much as mine has Kelli!

15 Responses to “Giveaway Monday 1 – Oats Elixir by Blue Turtle Botanicals”

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    One of my favorite herbs!

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    Denise Downey

    I love Darcey’s products and have ordered from her a few times, and I have never been disappointed. She puts so much energy and love into everything she makes and that’s what makes them special. Even if you don’t win this giveaway, please check out her Facebook page and what she has on Poppy Swap. There’s always a good selection of things and generally something for everyone. Thanks, Darcey!

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    Peggy Lupica

    My Mom has the start of Dementia. This sound a lot better than the meds that make her sleep her life away.

  4. 4

    This sounds wonderful!

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    Katie Winston

    Darcey’s Daily Wild Tea was awesome (one of her exclusive creations)!!!

  6. 6

    Thank you for the giveaway. I just learned about wild oats from reading your blog.

  7. 7

    I swear by Darcey’s Vanilla and Rose Ashwaganda Daily Syrup….some really good stuff~

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    I have recently been reading about oatstrw in Rosemary Gladstars other book! Would love to have some!

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    HAllie Lindal

    I would LOVE to try this!! :)

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    I didn’t realize just how much Milky Oats contributed to the bodily disfunctions described! I’d be happy to take a swallow just before bedtime in aide of my sometimes insomnia, and Goddess forbid, it’d be wonderful in helping with the memory! Many Blessings all around to Herbalists who each have their own special uniqunesses in Herbal Medicine Making. I give you all a piece of my heart in gratitude. XO.

  12. 12

    This sounds fantastic!

  13. 13

    My favorite item is the Tea of the Month

  14. 14

    I follow Darcy on Twitter.

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    I follow Herbal Roots on Twitter.

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