HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Our qualified Medical Herbalists, Naturopath’s and Nutritionist’s are all trained in their specialty area. Health Professionals can help you get the most from your diet and lifestyle and help you get to know effective herbal treatments. Get to know your early warning signs, diet and lifestyle pitfalls. Talk to us at the Apothecary and ask to book in for a free 15 minute session to enquire about your health issues.

HERBAL MEDICINE

Our well stocked herbal pharmacy includes quality, efficacious herbal & nutritional remedies from New Zealand and around the world. We stock mostly locally made tinctures, tonics, tablets, capsules, supplements, elixirs, syrups, vinegars, teas, powders, creams, lotions, balms, liniments, ointments, oils, skincare, toiletries, perfume & make up.

NUTRITION

Learn how diet affects your health by booking in a one-on-one consultation with one of our Nutritionists or Naturopaths. Learn how to eat great on a daily basis and find out what you need from your diet in order to get the nutrients you need. We aim to teach you simple and easy ways to take better care of yourself and your family.

PREVENTION

As the old saying goes, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound in cure’ ~ and how true this is today. If we use medicine preventativly we may save ourselves future suffering. Look at the benefits of investing in your health and see it as a form of health insurance. Never let a health problem continue without finding and treating the root cause. Become an old happy guy like this!

EDUCATION

Education is the key to long term changes. Greater self-awareness gives you a better chance of knowing when something is wrong and what to do about it. Our community education series is designed to teach you about the main body systems over the course of a year so why not become a Serial Seminar Attendee!

WELLNESS CHECK

If you want to know if you qualify for a health consultation follow these guides to see if you have any health problems that warrant seeing a natural health specialist. We specialise in certain areas such as digestion, hormones, immunity, inflammation, nerves & cardio-respiratory health. Our guidelines will help you determine if you have a health issue that we can help you with should you decide to book in, as well as links to our blogs and talks.

IMMUNITY TEA

Immunity Tea – its a delicious tasting tea that delivers benefits to immune system involved in fighting bugs on a daily basis. So why not drink Immunity Tea on a daily basis too? This tea which also happens to taste great contains NZ grown Echinacea root, Elderberries, Kawakawa, Rosemary, Thyme leaf and Rosehips, plus globally sourced organic Ginger & Liquorice roots. Use as a preventative or drink hourly when coming down with something.

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Sperm Health – Why it Counts

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Why We Love Essential Oils

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Welcome to The Apothecary

The Apothecary was established in 2012 and opened inside The Tannery emporium, in Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand in October 2013. You will find the Apothecary at the far end of The Tannery atrium facing the car park where you can come in and have a herbal tea on us. The Tannery is located close to the centre of Christchurch in a beautiful, busy, yet peaceful & easy to locate environment. Talk to a qualified health professional every time at the Apothecary to receive professional advice, select quality herbal remedies & nutritional supplements, plus make a booking for minor or complex health related issues. We think you will like the Apothecary as much as we do. Please enjoy our website and get in touch.

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR UPCOMING SEMINARS IN 2017

Sep
28
Thu
Hormones ~ What every woman should know
Sep 28 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Tune into your biological clock ~ In this workshop learn what every woman should know about hormones and the biological clock.  Learn how the hormonal cycle works, learn how to recognise the signs of hormone imbalance, what is normal and when to get help. This workshop is for all women and is perfect for those suffering from PMS, Painful Periods, Endometriosis or PCOS. If you experience any of the classic PMS or PMT symptoms such as:

  • Bloating
  • Cramping
  • Irritability
  • Mood changes
  • Painful periods

There is help at hand through the use of herbal medicines, diet and lifestyle changes. Come along to learn about the hormonal cycle first and then book in for a consultation with one of our herbalists who can help steer you along the pathway towards balanced hormones.

Thursday, September 14th, 6pm. $25 per person. 1.5 hours including Q & A. Discounts given for consultations booked following the workshop.

All community education Workshops & Courses are run by our team of qualified Health Professionals & include Q & A, take home notes and discount offers.

Workshops are discounted for existing clients.

If you would like us to come to you to deliver a Workshop on any of the above topics please get in touch with us.

Oct
2
Mon
Tea Party ~ The Art of Making Tea Workshop
Oct 2 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

These classes are booked on request. If you have 3 or more people who are interested we will arrange a time for a tea making class specifically for you!

If only we all just turned to a cup of tea when we have a problem. A cup of tea can have many therapeutic benefits.

Making your own herbal teas at home is a great way to keep you and your family healthy while saving a fortune on supplements.

In this 1 Hour class you will learn how to make fresh, healthy and tasty therapeutic herbal teas in your own home.

These classes are booked on request. Simply call the Apothecary store on 3890857.

These classes can only be held in the evenings at 6-6:30pm.

Includes a FREE tea of your choice to take home.

 

Oct
26
Thu
Essential oils & how to use them ~ How to use Aroma for your wellbeing
Oct 26 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Essential oils & how to use them ~ How to use Aroma for your wellbeing @ The Apothecary | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

With the popularity of essential oil diffusers we need to know more about volatile oils and how to use them effectively and safely. Come along to learn from the owner of Zurma Botanical Oil Studio as we get to play with essential oils and their many smells, get taught what to use them for, how to use them safely and what the research has shown in terms of the benefits of using vaporised oils.

You will learn:

  • How to use essential oils safely
  • How to blend oils to make your own signature smells
  • Learn the benefits of using essential oils in the home

Thursday, 26th October 6:00pm. 1.5 hours including Q & A. $20 per person.

10% discount on any oils purchased on the night.

Book now by purchasing a ticket above, by email or by phoning the store and leaving your name, number and email address.

All community education Workshops & Courses are run by our team of qualified Health Professionals & include Q & A, take home notes and discount offers.

If you would like us to come to you to deliver a Workshop on any of the above topics please get in touch with us.

Nov
23
Thu
Allergies & Skincare ~ What do they have in common?
Nov 23 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Do you suffer from seasonal allergies?
  • Do you suffer from skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis or acne?

Find out the link between allergies such as hayfever and skin problems. Find out how to reclaim some control over your allergic symptoms including food allergies.

Come along to be educated as to what may be driving your own skin complaints and impacting on your allergy symptoms. We empower you with tips to help you take better care of yourself.

Thursday, November 23rd 6:00 pm. 1.5 hours including Q & A. $25 per person.

All community education Workshops & Courses are run by our team of qualified Health Professionals & include Q & A, take home notes and discount offers.

Workshops are discounted for existing clients.

If you would like us to come to you to deliver a Workshop on any of the above topics please get in touch with us.