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LGHC 1st Anniversary Draw on Social Media

Lemongrass House Canada (LGH) is giving away a $100 gift certificate for LGH products, with free shipping within Canada, in celebration of the first anniversary of our Vancouver and online stores. One lucky winner will get to spend their $100 on our online store or in our retail shop in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district.

Entries can be made by commenting on a Lemongrass House Canada (LGH) Facebook post or by sending an @ message to @Lemongrassca on Twitter, letting us know your favourite LGH product and why, between April 5, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. and April 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Please see our official rules below!

1st Anniversary Draw Social Media Official Rules

Lemongrass House Canada (LGH) is giving away a $100 gift certificate for LGH products, with free shipping within Canada, in celebration of the first anniversary of their Vancouver and online stores.

Entries can be made by commenting on a Lemongrass House Canada (LGH) Facebook post or by sending an @ message to @Lemongrassca on Twitter, letting them know your favourite LGH product and why, between April 5, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. and April 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

No purchase is necessary.

This draw is open to Canadian residents, 19 years of age or older.

All entries from Facebook and Twitter will be put into a draw. One entry will be drawn. The draw will be made on April 12, 2019 and the winner will be notified by April 15, 2019.

A purchase of LGH products does not enhance the chance of winning.

By entering this draw, each entrant releases Facebook and Twitter from any liability.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter.

By entering this draw, the winner is acknowledging that their name, as the winner, can be promoted on the LGH Facebook and Twitter pages.

Lemongrass House is not liable for lost or damaged items in the mail.

This draw is void where prohibited.

Quebec residents are not eligible to enter the draw.

Disclaimer: Please note that while all our products are made with the freshest and most natural ingredients available, they are not meant to be eaten or go in the eyes! Flush immediately with water if this occurs. Also discontinue use if an allergic reaction occurs.

April 04, 2019

Get Your Spa On – At Home!

 

We all know that the demands of work, family and every day life can make it challenging to find time to take care of yourself. And that is important to do.

The Lemongrass House team wants to help you pamper yourself a bit – to give you a relaxing, fragrant spa experience at home! We offer a huge range of all-natural, high-quality spa products, all of which are found in high-end spas and hotels around the world. And you can get them here – the only place in Canada – so you can create your own relaxing spa experience right there in your own home.

All Lemongrass House products are specially formulated and blended with exceptional natural ingredients, and they are made to hydrate, relax and revitalize your skin – something we all need as we head into the final months of winter.

One of our most popular spa products is our range of Body & Massage Oils. While they are perfect to be used by massage therapists (if your massage therapist doesn’t use Lemongrass House products – you can take yours for her/him to use!), our Body & Massage Oils can also be used at home. They contain rich, sweet almond oil, vitamin E and pure essential oils to stimulate, relax and hydrate the skin. Massage one of our oils into your skin from feet to heart to stimulate your lymphatic system and provide a relaxing at-home spa experience.

For extra hydration, you can also apply on damp skin after a shower or bath. The great news is that you can do this daily! Think about how soft your skin will be. Don’t forget to inhale deeply and enjoy the beautiful fragrance that not only smells amazing, but will also help your body and mind to ease into relaxation!

Life is busy, and it can be challenging to find the time and the money to go to a spa. Lemongrass House lets you take some time – even 15 minutes will feel great – to give yourself a special break. And this is at a much, much lower price tag! If you can find 15 minutes, half an hour or even better – a whole hour! – to pamper yourself a little, you will appreciate the benefits. After all, you are worth it!

Want to know more about these great products? Check them out here. If you are in Vancouver, come by our fabulous Thai-themed oasis at our retail store in historic Gastown!

March 14, 2019

Lemongrass 101

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We are celebrating everything lemongrass in March – and all lemongrass-scented products are 15% off until March 31st! How exciting is that?! Please make sure you head over to our online shop – https://www.lemongrasshousecanada.com/collections/all – and get your all-natural lemongrass products now!

We wanted to share a little bit about lemongrass. Not only does it offer a fabulous fragrance, it is also versatile and hardworking. We love it and we think you will too!

Lemongrass is a fragrant, topical grass that produces an oil that has a lemony scent. It is used for cooking. Thai food uses a great deal of lemongrass – and we all know how delicious Thai dishes are! Lemongrass is also used for perfumes, in aromatherapy, for skin care and in naturopathic medicines.

The beneficial properties of lemongrass are that it is anti-bacterial, antiseptic and astringent. It is also a soothing agent – that’s why we use it in so many of our products like our Hand Cream, Body & Massage Oils and Dog Shampoo.

Lemongrass is often used to address muscle aches and pains, and you will often find it in massage oils for this reason. Lemongrass is used as an insect repellent. Many people put a few drops of essential oil into a spray bottle with water and use it for cleaning. Not only does it work well, it makes your house smell fresh and clean too!

When it comes to skin care, lemongrass is a superstar. It is an effective cleanser for all skin types. It can help to clear up acne, and its antiseptic and astringent properties help to support glowing skin. Even better news – it serves as a natural toner and strengthens skin tissue. (We always love to hear that!)

Lemongrass blends well with other citrus, wood oils and flowers – such as lavender and jasmine.

There are so many things you can do with lemongrass. Whichever way you use it, the fragrance is beautiful, and it is known to uplift your spirit and promote focus.

The good news is that lemongrass is a scent that just about everyone likes – it isn’t just for one gender. It smells fabulous on EVERY body!

March 08, 2019

Natural Room Fragrances

Different kind of Natural Room Fragrances

Have you ever wanted a pleasant scent going in your home? Natural room fragrances provide an ambient setting for wherever you put them.

Lemongrass House has three different options for you!

Our stylish Reed Diffuser provides a non-burning means of fragrance without chemicals. Made from concentrated essential oils the fragrance gently diffuses up into the reeds, delicately fragrancing the home.

Handmade in Southern Thailand with premium grade sandstone clay, Lemongrass House essential oil burners are designed for maximum scent diffusion and slow oil evaporation time. Just simply light a tea candle, pour some water in the dish of the diffuser and add a few drops of your favourite essential oil and be transported into a state of serenity.

Are mists more your thing? The third option is our Aromatic Room & Pillow Spray. Lightly spray the all-natural botanical mists at home, in the car or any place that needs a wonderful scent.

Lemongrass House hand blended Natural Room Fragrances are surely a great gift for any time of year!

December 16, 2018

Ethical Gift Giving

Truly feel the joy of giving this Christmas by giving your loved ones ethical gifts! Everything at Lemongrass House Canada is ethically made at our factory in Phuket, Thailand.

What do we mean when we say “ethically made”? We mean that all of our staff are treated fairly and paid to standard and all of our ingredients are sourced from farms that are Green and responsible. We provide consistent work and living wages so that our employees can support themselves and their families.

Lemongrass House is a family run business. In Phuket, many of the factory and store staff are friends and relatives of the company founders. Our products are individually made with love by employees who are experts at blending. Look on the label of every Lemongrass House product and you will find the name of the artisan who personally made it for you!

Because our products are all made by hand without mass production, we have excellent quality control. We also know exactly where the ingredients of our products come from. At Lemongrass House, we personally source each individual ingredient from farms that don’t use pesticides or chemicals. We also make sure that the farms we buy from provide ethical working conditions for their employees.

On top of all this, we don’t test on animals and our packaging is recycled and recyclable! What does this mean for you? It means that you can enjoy our luscious products knowing that they are safe for you and good for the planet! When you give one of our personalized boxed gifts this Christmas, not only will you be treating your loved one to something special. You will also be supporting a company that believes in providing high-quality spa products while nurturing our employees, animals and the planet.

December 04, 2018

A Seasonal Antidote

Imagine it’s a crisp fall day, and you’re glum from the realization that summer is gone and the rain will soon set in, and it’s going to get darker and cooler over the next months. All the pressures of, Halloween and Christmas are looming…

We have an Oasis of calm in a busy world just waiting for you. Imagine a little slice of tropical paradise full of uplifting exotic fragrances and all-natural skin care products.

Lemongrass House is more than a supplier of world leading spa products (recognized as one of the best products in leading hotels and spas by Virtuoso Life), it is a sanctuary where you will be greeted by a Thai Wai, and the “sawadee ka” from our attentive staff. A place where you can take your time to browse without pressure and sample all of our products and drink a little of our wonderful lemongrass teas.

Lemongrass House is an experience like no other. As you enter a window into the culture of Thailand and are carried to a world blessed by the fragrances and flowers of another world.

We have products specially formulated for your everyday needs: Everything from Frangipani Body Lotion, White Orchid Foaming Face Cleanser, Fig Tea Shower Gel, Ylang Ylang Soap, Thai Pomelo Face cream, Royal Lotus Massage Oil as well as a whole range of products for kids and dogs and moms to be.

We can provide gifts for every occasion. A bridal shower, a baby shower, a bar mitzvah, a wedding, or just a simple thank you. As well as something just to pamper yourself.

When you are in Gastown, take a little time for yourself. You won’t regret it.

October 23, 2018

Lemongrass House – The Beginnings!

We’ve shared the story of how Maxine and Ben worked to bring Lemongrass House spa products to Canadians. Now, let’s go on a journey into the past, where it all started… in Thailand.

 

Lemongrass House is the brainchild and passion project of Bobby and Palita Duchowny.

 

In the early days, their first products were mosquito sprays that were all-natural – and they worked. UNICEF Thailand found out about these effective bug repellents and bought them for teams working in the fields of Thailand.

 

They realized that there was a real market for this. People loved their products and they expanded their natural product line, opened a company – and called it Lemongrass House.

 

For the first few years, they sold their products at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market. If you have ever been to Thailand, you know how chaotic that market is. It’s good that they had their soothing aromatherapy to keep them calm in those busy, early days!

 

In 2000, they opened their first retail outlet on Surin Beach in Phuket. Today, with Bobby and Palita at the helm, Lemongrass House now provides more than 1,200 types of aromatherapy, spa and personal care products in 17 countries – now including Canada! They are also a major supplier of choice products to many of the world’s leading hotel brands such as Four Seasons Resorts and Le Meridien Hotels.

 

The newest addition to the family is Lemongrass House Canada, with its retail outlet in Vancouver’s Gastown district and its professional hotel and spa distribution division of the business.

 

And, as expected (after all, Lemongrass House products are exceptional), many quality hotels and spas in Canada are happy that Lemongrass House Canada is now open for business here. They want these exceptional spa products to be in the rooms, ready for their guests to enjoy!

 

May 02, 2018

Meet Max & Ben

We have had lots of questions about why we decided to open a Lemongrass House retail outlet in Canada – and why Vancouver was chosen to be home to our first – and flagship – retail outlet. 

Meet Maxine and Ben

The Canadian Lemongrass House team – Maxine Druker and Ben Horne – have a long history with Lemongrass House. In his prior professional life, Ben regularly travelled to Thailand. It was there that he discovered Lemongrass House and all of their incredible spa products.

Ben would often would bring some of these handmade spa products home for his friend Maxine, a marketing professional with a deep knowledge of essential oils and aromatherapy. She loved the products and looked forward to Ben leaving town because she knew he could come home with Lemongrass House essential oils and other organic spa products for her. (We’re just kidding about her being happy when he left town!)

Lemongrass House Canada – How it Happened

As the two of them learned more about the integrity, authenticity and commitment to quality and the craft of the artisans making Lemongrass House products – not to mention the global popularity of the brand, they knew they had identified a great opportunity. They set to work to bring these quality spa products and the Lemongrass House experience to Canadians!

A Perfect Match

Ben and Maxine’s combined business expertise and skills were a perfect match to what was needed to launch the Lemongrass House brand in Canada.

Thailand-based Lemongrass House Founder Bobby and Palita Duchowny saw their abilities and commitment and agreed that they were the right people to bring Lemongrass House products to North America.

We’re Just Getting Started!

It took several years of hard work, 80-hour weeks and courage, but on April 5th, Ben and Maxine achieved their goal – Lemongrass House Canada opened its flagship store in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district. And, knowing Ben and Maxine’s drive and dedication – this is just the start!

March 14, 2018