support your local apothecaries. the where and how in colorado 

If you haven’t been shopping through an apothecary, you’re absolutely missing out.

According to an article published by the University of Pennsylvania’s medical blog, Penn Medicine News, “The term “apothecary” historically refers to both the person who manufactured and dispensed medicines, and the shop in which those medicines were sold.

Nowadays, these hole-in-the-wall shops are full of magic and herbal goodies, however, are found few and far between. From fundamental adaptogens to locally-sourced herbs, and natural wellness products, apothecaries serve the local public on a large scale. You may find adaptogenic herbs (a clear Pachamama favorite!), medicinal herbal teas and tinctures, gems and crystals, essential oils, and a plethora of goodies inside your local apothecary. They’re truly one-of-a-kind and the perfect place to shop local. For our Colorado friends, we’ve outlined our top 4 local apothecaries that go above and beyond to keep people well with the power of plants.

#1. roots apothecary — colorado springs, CO

Roots Apothecary shares our standard for providing high-quality, adaptive botanicals that you’ll come to know, love, and trust. This whole-body apothecary is located right off of Briargate Boulevard in Colorado Springs and features live edge shelving and raw surface tables crafted from local lumber. Top-notch botanical displays aren’t the end of the visual wonder. The shop is filled with live plants and hundreds of books and crystals.

Roots carries homemade, organic essential oil blends, botanical tinctures, organic plant-based skin, and body care, and is partnered with Wellmind Coffee Co. in Highland Villiage, Texas. Wellmind uses Roots Apothecary adaptogenic tinctures in their tea blends and cacao drinks. Superfoods, adaptogens, and herbal blends? We can’t help but drool.

Get to know Roots Apothecary better by clicking the link here.

#2. terra apothecary — denver, co

Established in 2017, Terra Apothecary is fully employee-owned and operated, and nestled right in the heart of the Antique Row Shopping District off of South Broadway.

Terra carries all of the goodies one could possibly dream of-- from handcrafted jewels to natural skincare, and local artwork. You can shop Terra directly from their site by visiting the link here.

#3. apothecary tinctura — denver, co

Apothecary Tinctura has been Denver’s go-to botanical shop for the past 22 years. On staff, you’ll find clinical herbalists and natural health practitioners who provide customers with complete product education and share their passion for plant remedies.

Apothecary Tinctura has all the lotions, potions, creams and tinctures you could possibly dream of, and even offer seedlings for you to grow your own. They even offer their Herb of the Month Box, filled with healing recipes, spiritual goodies, DIY kits, and shop products.

Visit Apothecary Tinctura online by clicking on the link here, and explore services provided by the expert practitioners at their clinic here.

#4. meadowsweet gifts & wellness  morrison, co

Meadowsweet Gifts & Wellness combines self-care and holistic healing under one mystical roof. Their apothecary carries an extensive variety of teas, tinctures, essential oils, local gifts and plants. Their wellness clinic, Herbin Alchemy performs therapeutic massage and a variety of holistic wellness services. They’ve even begun offering DIY classes to teach students the art of becoming their own healer!

Meadowsweet Gifts & Wellness can be found by clicking on the link here.

your local apothecary

Your local apothecary is where holistic wellness is born and cultivated. Knowledgeable staff supports the community with herbal wellness, sustainability, and holistic health services. They thrive on their ability to help others work through discomforts and to keep them well throughout their entire lifetime — naturally. Pachamama fully supports local businesses, herbalists, and healers, and we believe in purchasing natural remedies from community herb-stores and apothecaries alike.

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