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 10 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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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

Mar
17
Sat
Essential oils & how to use them
Mar 17 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

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 how we use Zurma Botanical Oil Studio oils as we get to play with essential oils and their many smells, learn 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

Sarturday, 17th March 2018, 1pm.

1.5 hours including Q & A. $20 per person.

10% discount on any oils purchased on the day.

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.

Apr
28
Sat
Nutrition Tips with Simone
Apr 28 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

What the food industry doesn’t want you to know:

  • Learn how to combine foods for maximum energy and easier digestion
  • Fat versus Sugar? Learn the science behind both
  • Learn about the correlation between diet and diabetes, weight gain, gut problems, hormone imbalance, and immune problems
  • Discuss nutrition ideas in the context of this new knowledge – how to make tasty snacks that are healthy and guilt free

This class will help to educate and empower you to take control of your diet with a basic plan that will set you up for life.

Saturday, April 28th 1:00pm. 1.5 hours including Q & A.

$25 per person. Handout with notes to take home included.

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.

May
26
Sat
Hormones & our Skin ~ What’s the relationship?
May 26 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

In this workshop learn what every woman should know about the relationship between hormones and the skin. 

Learn how the hormonal cycle works, how to get your skin back after the pill & how to recognise the signs of hormone imbalance. This workshop is suitable for all women who want better skin and healthier hormones. 

  • Acne
  • Coming off the Pill
  • PMS

We teach you key ingredients to healthy skin and hormones.

Please note this is a group session and personal accounts are encouraged to get the most from the group. Please come prepared to share. 

Please book in for Saturday May 26th, 1pm.

$25 per person. 1.5 hours including Q & A. Discounts are 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.

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.

Jun
23
Sat
Immune Tonics ~ What are they and how do they work?
Jun 23 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Winter is the time where our body adjusts to the colder temperatures and new viruses replace the old. Come along and find out how to Win over Winter – with Herbal Immune Tonics.

  • Is it possible not to get sick over winter?
  • What does boosting the immune system mean?
  • What does improving your immune system do for your overall health?
  • How do herbal constituents work in the immune system?

In this 1 Hour class find out inexpensive ways to improve your immune system so that you can win over winter and improve your resistance in the long  run. We will teach you how the immune system works and and how herbal remedies can help ward off sickness and improve your overall health.

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

Saturday, June 23rd, 1pm.

1.5 hours including Q & A. $25 per person.

Receive a discount on your initial 1 hour consultation if you book following the seminar.

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.