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Welcome to The Apothecary
The Apothecary opened in the Tannery in Woolston, Christchurch in October 2013, we have just celebrated our 10 year anniversary. In this time we have moved to a bigger store within the Tannery atrium. Our passionate, qualified, health professionals are here to give you expert advice, high quality herbal remedies, world leading evidence-based nutritional supplements & lifestyle advice, both over the counter & in clinic.
At the Apothecary we stock herbal tinctures, teas, powders, tablets, capsules, syrups, elixirs, vinegars, drinks. nutritional supplements, oils, ointments, balms, creams, lotions, liniments, toiletries, aromatherapy oils, organic skincare, make-up & perfumes. Our herbal pharmacy stocks high quality, herbal remedies from New Zealand & around the world. We also have a Skincare Refillery instore.
Our health professionals run clinics to get you on top of your health issues, teaching you how to get the most from your diet, plus we help you get to know your early warning signs, triggers, diet & lifestyle pitfalls and find herbal remedies that work for you. Make a booking for minor or complex health issues.
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What We Do
Our health professionals run clinics to get you on top of your health issues, teaching you how to get the most from your diet plus helping you get to know your early warning signs, triggers, diet & lifestyle habits.
Learn how diet & lifestyle affects your health by booking in for a one-on-one consultation with one of our Medical Herbalists, Naturopaths & Nutritionists. Book in for a 60-90 minute consultation to learn more about your health.
We have designed a questionnaire with common health concerns that we may be able to help you with.
Epigenetic tests can alert you to key modifiable nutritional, cardiovascular & inflammatory pathways.
We specialise in diet & lifestyle factors in the cause, prevention & treatment of disease. Working alongside a practitioner over time gets you the results you need.
The Apothecary Christchurch
Who We Are
We are a team of passionate, qualified & registered Naturopaths, Medical Herbalists and assistants. Our mission is to create scientific awareness of herbal medicine, to build up a repository of herbal remedies that work through Research & Development, to promote the use of herbal medicine in the community.
Find out more about our philosophy on health & wellness and why we love what we do.
Here you will find blogs, recipes, links to important health pages & our media stories.
Our blogs are musings about diet, health & wellness, referenced articles on herbal medicine & important case studies.
Echinacea root has such an interesting and varied use as an immune tonic. Native Americans valued the remedy for wound healing, when there was no antibiotics, herbs were used to support the body's immune response. Echinacea was highly valued for this and for this...
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all parts of the world for many different ailments as both emergency and tonic medicine. One of the most powerful ways herbal medicine is used is in reducing nervous tension and anxiety, inducing sleep and...
This is a question I often ponder to myself. Why don't pharmaceutic preparations use herbs anymore? Is it that they have forgotten about their efficacy? Is it that they find the cost too prohibitive? Is it because they believe that their compounded chemical...