Saint Charles Apothecary

    Alexander Ehrmann, owner of St. Charles Apotheke, has a family history in pharmaceuticals that dates back six generations. Not wanting to rest on the laurels of his lineage, Ehrmann's ambition as a med student was to ensure that the knowledge and experience that he inherited would fit the health needs of a younger, greener generation. In 2006, he opened a pharmacy on the Gumpendorferstrasse that specialized in traditional, plant-based pharmaceuticals. Since its inception, St. Charles has been continuously growing and now also includes a herbal cosmetics and food supplement section. Many of the 250-odd spices, roots and plant extracts that make up the bulk of St. Charles's products come from Austria's mountainous Semmering region. Naturally (or not), this charming Apotheke also carries medicine that isn't "home grown," like aspirin or Nyquil, but these products are usually passed over in favor of a chemical-free alternative. St. Charles's appearance reflects its philosophy of combining new and old: A modern glass facade gives way to a charming, rustic wooden interior with tincture bottle-lined shelves. Show lessRead more

    Gumpendorferstrasse 30 , Vienna


    Health & Beauty

    Bath & Body

    Public Transport
    U2 (Museumsquartier)
    U4 (Kettenbrückengasse)
    2A (Stiftskirche)
    57A (Laimgrubengasse)

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