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Need A Mother's Day Gift? 11 All-Natural Ideas (And A Chance To Win Your Own!)

First Posted: 05/03/11 05:59 PM ET   Updated: 07/03/11 06:12 AM ET

Reminder: Mother's Day is just around the corner, coming up this Sunday, May 8!

This year, why not scrap the traditional greeting card (or book of coupons for hugs) and opt for a natural, healthy living treat or two? Your mom -- and the environment -- will thank you for it!

Here are 11 healthy gift ideas for Mom.


GIVEAWAY: See below for how to enter to win!

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Flowers are among the most classic Mother's Day options and organic flowers can be an Earth-friendly way to send thanks to your mom. (Kate Middleton even reportedly opted for organic blooms on her big day.) Look for sites like Organic Bouquet and California Organic Flowers, which claim to offer sustainable flowers grown sans pesticides or synthetic fertilizers.
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WIN IT: The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift

Saved all your shopping until the last minute? Not to worry -- we’re giving away a luxurious and healthy Mother’s Day gift set to one lucky reader. This Sunday, May 8, our winner can present Mom with all four of these totally free gifts (although she doesn’t have to know all it took was a tweet)!

2011-05-03-spafinder.jpgA $100 SpaFinder gift card -- just right for the stress-relieving massage she earned during the 18-plus years she spent raising you. It’s valid at more than 6,000 spas worldwide (valued at $100).

2011-05-03-gnosis.jpgThe Mother’s Day Collection gift set from Gnosis chocolate, which includes four raw, vegan chocolate bars and two gift boxes of spring truffles (valued at $49.48).

2011-05-03-organicbouquet.jpgA bouquet of two dozen organic, blushing roses from Organic Bouquet (valued at $69.95). Because Mom deserves flowers.

2011-05-03-larenim.jpgTwo four-ounce bottles of Larenim Mineral’s Bamboo Skin Polish (valued at $52.38 retail) and one two-ounce bottle of Cucumber Eye Makeup Remover (valued at $9.49) to help her get a healthy glow on.

To Enter:

Tell us the best natural health tip your mother gave you growing up by either:

1. Tweeting @HuffPostHealth with your answer
2. Leaving a comment in the comment fields below

A couple rules...

The comment or tweet must be left before 9 a.m. eastern time on Friday, May 6, 2011.

Open to legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 and older. You may enter one time. One winner will be selected in a random drawing. Please enter only once. Click here for complete Official Rules.

**The winner will be chosen Friday morning at 10 a.m., so check your email to make sure you get the gift in time!

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Filed by Catherine Pearson  |