Indigo Elixirs is a botanical apothecary in the back of Honolulu's lush Mānoa Valley. We craft healing herbal body care with fresh ingredients from across the Hawaiian Islands, brewed & packaged sustainably to preserve our precious surroundings. Our vision is to infuse the healing magic of plants into your daily rituals through offerings that support the wellbeing of your body and of the planet.
With over a decade of study & experience in herbal medicine, licensed herbalist Deanna Rose Ahigian, L.Ac + Dipl.OM, infuses traditional wisdom & modern plant science into every formulation.
We collaborate directly with local farmers to source the most potent and fresh ingredients available from across the Hawaiian Islands, and are honored to support Hawaii's growing agricultural community.
Our packaging is chosen to leave the smallest possible footprint. We serve Elixirs in recyclable & compostable packaging, with recycled labels and plastic free shipping materials. We strive to be a zero waste business.
NOURISHING BY NATURE
We believe that what you wear on your body every day should be as nutritive as the food you eat, and therefore work only with healing botanicals that are actively beneficial for your entire being.
'Always be prepared.' I grew up with the Scout motto, thanks to my dad. And from this deeply instilled idea, I've developed several formulations that fit right into a well-stocked First Aid kit.
When it comes to cuts, scrapes and gashes, proper wound care is crucial to help prevent infection and ensure our skin heals well. For minor wounds that don't require further medical attention, I've shared First Aid medical guidelines infused with my approach to wound care using Indigo Elixirs.
When I first began experimenting with botanical body care over a decade ago, it was in pursuit of products that not only worked well but that I could adorn knowing that they were healthy. While we normally think of the skin as an intact barrier between us and the world around us, the reality is that this ‘barrier’ is in fact very permeable — much more like a screen than a door. Most of what we apply on our skin gets absorbed, which is why we need to give as much consideration to what we wear topically as to what we consume internally. I've compiled the following clues to help spot body care that doesn't care about your body.