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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is asking shoppers to make this Christmas count as they launch its extensive range of gifts for the festive season. Profits from all products will help in the fight against heart disease, which remains the UK’s biggest killer. In this season of good will, there are several ways you can support the nation’s heart charity, without breaking the bank!

GIFTS UNDER £30

Fair Trade comfort robe – The perfect attire for relaxation, this robe is soft-textured cotton, has patch pockets, a waist tie, and comes in one roomy adult size. £29.99 (2007 Christmas Collection, catalogue)

Mosaic Bowl- beautifully designed to capture light, this mosaic bowl has the perfect Christmas feel to brighten up any home. £24.99 (BHF Shops Something New collection)

Time and temperature – Decorative and intricately detailed garden or conservatory thermometer and clock. Weatherproof, it has a softly gilded antique finish. £24.99 (2007 Christmas Collection, catalogue)

Gifts under £20

Hematite Bracelet - Look good and feel good. For centuries, magnetic bracelets have been worn to promote a feeling of wellbeing. This stunning bracelet set with silvery opaque hematite gems and coloured fashion stones combines therapeutic value with elegant style. £12.99 (BHF Online Shop)

Betta Sleep Oil – formulated to encourage a natural sleeping pattern and to improve the overall quality of sleep, Lilian Terry’s product range contains the best homeopathic remedies and aromatherapy oils. £20 (BHF Online Shop)

Discoveries - This unique virtual gift range enables you to invest in the future of heart research while treating your family and friends to a quirky Christmas present. Prices for BHF Discoveries start at just £15 (BHF Online Shop)

Keep a note of it – This fair trade address book comprises of handmade paper and recycled buttons, adding that special touch. £12.99 (2007 Christmas Collection, catalogue)

Boogle Eye Sheep Doorstop- this cute and fluffy doorstop is a great gift for all softies and a fun alternative to traditional doorstops- £12.99 (BHF Shops Something New collection)

Gifts under £10

Atom massagers - Soothe away the tensions, ease away the aches and pains. Small and light enough to take anywhere these make a thoughtful gift for a friend. Colours vary, batteries included. £9.99 (BHF Online Shop)

Reflex action – Slip on these reflexology socks and they’ll show you where to apply pressure to stimulate and soothe any area of the body. £8.99 (2007 Christmas Collection, catalogue)

Standing Japanese Lady- painted in delicate pastel colours with flower detail, this ornamental feature would compliment any mantelpiece or fireplace. £6.99 (BHF Shops Something New collection)

Home Spa - Pamper yourself or treat a friend to some time out with this travel sized spa set. Inspired by the relaxing, invigorating and detoxifying treatments used in professional spas, Aquaserena Spa will detoxify and moisturise your body. £8.99 (BHF Online Shop).

GIFTS UNDER £5

A gift that saves lives – a truly unique and thoughtful present, our new donation card enables you to invest in world class heart research and support the care of heart patients in the UK. Your donation can be anything above £1.

Fragrance of summer – Three pretty rose-scented cotton hearts to keep drawers and wardrobes smelling sweet. £3.99 (2007 Christmas Collection, catalogue)

Essence of vanilla candle - Infuse the room with the fresh scent of spring. Long burning times and lingering fragrances make this candle exceptionally good value. £2.99 (BHF Online Shop)

Accessories- this pretty bracelet in burnt oranges and red is the perfect stocking filler for and a great festive fashion accessory. £3.99 (BHF Shops Something New collection)

Tea Tree Exfoliating Foot Scrub - Invigorate, cleanse and exfoliate tired, over-worked feet with this natural tea tree foot scrub. £2.95 (BHF Online Shop)

Most people know someone affected by heart disease and all purchases will make a tremendous contribution to ensure that the BHF continues to raise funds for much needed research, education, patient care and life-saving research. For more information on all our gifts available this Christmas, please go to www.bhf.org.uk/christmas

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We have a high resolution images of all gift ranges that can be send to journalists immediately.
For more information and images or samples please contact Amy Burns at the BHF press office on 020 7487 9439 or e-mail burnsa@bhf.org.uk. Or, contact the press office on 020 7487 7172 or 07764 290 381 (out of hours).

Notes to editors:

• The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation’s heart charity, dedicated to saving lives through pioneering research, patient care, campaigning for change and by providing vital information. But we urgently need help. We rely on donations of time and money to continue our life-saving work. Because together we can beat heart disease.

• For more information visit www.bhf.org.uk

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