10 Unexpected Uses for Peppermint Oil

10 Unexpected Uses for Peppermint Oil
You're familiar with this popular oil -- but did you know that it could be useful in these ways?
Posted by Lindsay on 10/9/2018 to General Info

Are You Living the Aromatic Life?

Are You Living the Aromatic Life?
Essential oils are a powerful tool and here at The Apothecary, we are passionate about offering information and education that empowers you to use essential oils for good, not evil. One of the ways that we love to share information and resources is through our Aromatic Life initiative.
Posted by Lindsay on 8/14/2018 to General Info

Celebrate Simplicity Day With These Amazing Resources

July 12 is Simplicity Day, and we are all for keeping things simple! Here at The Apothecary in Inglewood, we relate that back to three main ideas: Minimalism, Zero Waste, and Simple Living. With that in mind, here are five of our favourite resources for Simplicity Day.
Posted by Lindsay on 7/12/2018 to General Info

What’s The Opposite of a Plastic Bag You Send to the Landfill?

Thanks to a very cool organization called Boomerang Bags, we now accept fabric donations — and offer free, upcycled cloth shopping bags — in our store!
Posted by Lindsay on 6/14/2018 to General Info

Small Change: Big Impact

On March 12, 2018, we’re introducing a new, multi-part initiative meant to divert waste from the system while also giving back to the community.

We’re doing this in three simple steps — with your help! When you shop in the store, you can take part by doing the following...

Posted by Lindsay on 3/7/2018 to General Info

Shifting the Way You Shop and Live

Adopting a new lifestyle or making major changes to your existing one isn’t something that can happen overnight, and making changes to reduce your impact on the earth is no different.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 11/1/2017 to General Info

Ayurvedic Autumn Balance

Ayurvedic Autumn Balance
Fall has come to Calgary and with that we are weathering the wild swings of climate that our city is known for. This is a perfect time to focus on balance, and in this post we will examine which essential oils can help to balance the doshas from an ayurvedic perspective.
Posted by Katherine on 9/18/2017 to General Info

The Inspiration Behind the "Refillery"

The idea of opening a “refillery,” as we’re calling it, has been rolling around in the back of my mind for a long time now. Similar to the idea of Bulk Barn, where you can buy all sorts of bulk ingredients for cooking, and even bring your own containers, and modelled after amazing refill concept stores in Vancouver and Toronto, The Apothecary in Inglewood now offers refill services on everything from clays to salts, from essential oils and carrier oils to laundry detergent, from herbs to shampoo and deodorant.

Posted by Jill Hawker on 9/7/2017 to General Info

What's New at The Apothecary in Inglewood?

Because we have expanded our brick and mortar store to include refillable bulk products and a much wider selection of personal care and home cleaning products, you will start to also see a number of new brands appearing here on the website.
Posted by Lindsay on 9/5/2017 to General Info

Aromatherapy and Dogs: Practical Tips for Pet-Owners

In a time when pet owners are actively researching natural health options for their pets, such as raw diets, dog owners are starting to also explore the use of essential oils for their pooches. If you’re wondering how essential oils could benefit your pup, here’s what you need to know!
Posted by Jill Hawker on 7/25/2017 to General Info

Go With the Flow & WIN!

We know, it's really hot outside. That's why we have teamed up with local businesses All Things Jill and The Paddle Station to create an amazing YYC Summer Adventure Prize Pack to help you cool down!
Posted by Lindsay on 7/5/2017 to General Info

Watch For Big Changes in the Store!

We have a lot of change on the horizon here at The Apothecary in Inglewood, and we think you’re going to love it! Over the summer, not only is the store going to grow in size, but so will our product and service offerings!
Posted by Lindsay on 6/8/2017 to General Info

Ayurvedic Spring “Fever”: Balancing and supporting our Kapha with essential oils

With spring comes lots of rain, some sun, and energy beginning to stir within us. This is the ideal time for beginning to exercise, start biking, or practicing yoga outdoors...
Posted by Katherine on 4/13/2017 to General Info

Contest! Choose our June Feature Scent!

This month, we invite you to be our Master Essential Oil Blender! We need a feature scent for June, to be used in our bath bombs and handmade soaps. So we’re putting it in your hands!
Posted by Lindsay on 4/6/2017 to General Info

Essential Oils for Detoxing

Increasingly in modern life, more and more people are choosing to detox their internal body systems as well as their home when it comes to the ritual of cleaning. Just like your kitchen sink after pouring all sorts of things down it over a period of time, a blockage can also begin to build up in your body so you need to flush out your system.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 3/3/2014 to General Info

Aromatherapy for Effective Stress Management

Stress is part of normal life for everyone today, and there seems to be no escape from it. Bizarrely, research has shown that some stress is actually beneficial because we all need a certain amount of stress to stimulate us and add excitement to our lives. On the other hand, too much stress can have a seriously damaging effect on our physical and emotional well being if it continues for too long.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 2/24/2014 to General Info

10 Easy Ways to Use Essential Oils Around Your Home

Usually when you want to create a soothing, relaxing atmosphere in the house, lighting up a burner or plugging in a vaporizer is the preferred option. But it is not always possible to use a burner in some locations, so having alternative techniques to diffuse your essential oils can come in really handy.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 2/4/2014 to General Info

Essential Oils For Seasonal Affective Disorder

Essential Oils For Seasonal Affective Disorder
From time to time many of us suffer from a dose of what might be called the ‘winter blues’, which usually appears as a short period of inexplicable lethargy, anxiety or low mood. For some people though, at certain times of the year, this malaise can develop into a seriously disabling illness with a wide range of symptoms that can totally and utterly disrupt their lives.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 1/20/2014 to General Info

Welcome to our new site!!!

It's been a little while in the making, and we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new and super fab e-commerce site. On here you will find Canada's largest selection of therapeutic grade essential oils, raw materials, books, as well as the full line up of products manufactured by All Things Jill and Rae Dunphy Aromatics.
Posted by Jill Hawker on 1/13/2014 to General Info

Disclaimer: The Apothecary in Inglewood is not a pharmacy, nor does it offer any pharmacy related services. The information provided here is for educational purposes only and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, cure or prescription of any kind. The decision to use, or not to use, any information is the sole responsibility of you, the individual. We recommend that you consult your primary health care provider before using alternative healing methods or products.

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