Stories

The skin's microbiome - how good bacteria help the complexion

With an area of around 1.8 square metres, the skin is the largest organ in the human body and clearly shows when the gut microbiome is out of balance with impurities, skin irritations and inflammation. A balanced microbiome improves the...

The healing effect of kidney vetch on the skin

Kidney vetch, also appropriately known as apothecary clover, is a hairy flowering plant that can be used to treat wounds. Dr Hauschka has been utilising the "superpowers" of this plant in its premium natural cosmetics for over 15 years. We...

Sport - Optimal nutrient supply

Many athletes invest their money in shoes, breathable clothing and equipment. However, the quality of nutrition and an optimal supply of nutrients must not be forgotten. To ensure that sporting activity remains beneficial to health in the long term, an...

Saint Charles Herbal Apothecary Facecare

"The herbs we find on our doorstep can be made into remedies, used in cosmetics or eaten". With the new "Saint Charles Herbal Apothecary Facecare" we are filling a gap in our holistic product range. Our new natural cosmetics line...

Namasté - Saint Charles Aromatherapy Yoga Oils

Since the beginning of 2018, our Saint Charles yoga mat spray has been a fixed part of the Saint Charles range. How is it that a pharmacy develops yoga products? And how can our knowledge of aromatherapy support your yoga...

SAINT CHARLES Apothecary Soap | The Story

Can a soap become a cult object? Can an epidemic create something new and better? We started to prove it. Unintentionally. And are amazed. But everything in order! How flu changes lives In 2008, bird flu reached its peak in...

Saint Charles Home Spa Tips - All Around Treatments

The wet and cold autumn season invites us to make ourselves comfortable at home. Now is the time for extensive care and well-being rituals, which at the same time do our soul good. So let's create our own private home...

Entspannende Auszeit in der Weinlandschaft - LOISIUM Wine & Spa Hotel Langenlois

Gelegen in der malerischen Region des Kamptals in Österreich, begeistert das LOISIUM Wine & Spa Hotel mit einer einzigartigen Kombination aus Genuss, einem Spa Club by Saint Charles und nun auch einer brandneuen BikeWelt! Weintradition und Genuss Das LOISIUM in...

The pitch ointment - Anti-inflammatory resin from spruces

Resin, nature's wonder weapon, carries many healing agents and can be used for large and small wounds. The viscous, sticky liquid oozes out of the bark when the tree has wounds and cracks. The tree protects itself from the penetration...

Cooling down in summer - 6 tips from the pharmacy against heat

The temperatures are rising and rising. For many, it's off to the long-awaited holiday, where high temperatures are easier to bear. For all those at home suffering from the high heat, we ve collected a few tips on how to cool...

A feast for the senses: the gourmet hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg

A stay at the Gourmet Hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg is an unforgettable journey into the world of indulgence. The hotel, which is located in the picturesque mountain landscape of Tyrol, not only offers beautiful accommodation and breathtaking nature, but...

Saint Charles in Antwerp: Hotel Botanical Sanctuary

The new Hotel Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp sets new standards in terms of ambience, sustainable design and innovation. For in the middle of Antwerp, a listed 15th century monastery surrounded by a botanical garden has been transformed into an extraordinary 5-star...

What does sustainability smell like? Our refill concept for hotels

The brief bathroom check upon entering a hotel room usually presents the hotel guest with a familiar picture. They find shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion in small plastic bottles or dispensers. So every day, countless plastic bottles, still...

A refuge for all senses

A special kind of refuge has recently opened in Lunz am See. In 2.5 years of construction, the Viennese Formdepot team around Heinz Glatzl & Joachim Mayr completely revitalised a former carriage house in the centre of Lunz am See...

Recipe: DIY Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Often time and knowledge are lacking to provide hair and scalp with an extra care boost. We reveal a recipe for the basis of an aloe vera mask that can be easily made at home to care for hair and...

Naturhotel Forsthofgut x Saint Charles: Time to relax and experience nature

Surrounded by meadows and the hotel's own forests on the slopes of the Asitz, the family-run Naturhotel Forsthofgut impresses with an organic bathing lake in the midst of the majestic Leoganger Steinberge mountains, surrounded by large gardens and a waldSPA...

Saint Charles at the Alpine Resort Sacher Seefeld-Tyrol

The multi-award-winning Alpin Resort Sacher Seefeld-Tirol (formerly Astoria) in Seefeld is not only the highest Sacher at 1200 metres, it is now also setting clear standards in the resort hotel industry. In cooperation with Saint Charles, the five-star superior resort...

Happy Mind - Happy Office: Tips for a relaxed working day

We spend most of the day at our work or study place. Often we feel drained after a day of work or study and need to replenish our energy stores. With our tips, we want to give you ideas on...

Natural sun protection - Our sun protection favorites

In recent decades, intensive research has been conducted into the benefits and harms of solar radiation for our health. What is often forgotten is that moderate sunbathing and the vitamin D produced by it keep our immune cells optimally fit...

Natural cosmetics hair care against dry hair in summer

Sun, sand, salt or chlorinated water put a lot of stress on the scalp and hair and make the hair dry, brittle and rough. Help against these stresses: Organic hair care products and extra care to the ends of the...

Hotel Zola x Saint Charles: a symphony of nature, design and craftsmanship

The Hotel Zola "Palais de Bohème" is a "laidback luxury boutique hotel" in Vienna's up-and-coming second district, which invites its guests on an incomparable journey. Saint Charles and the Zola fuse the symbolism of nature with contemporary design. Developed along...