Stories

Zinc - the miracle healer

What tasks the trace element fulfils and when we need a lot of it. Zinc is an essential trace element. This means that our body cannot produce it itself. We must supply it regularly through food, because it is needed...

MANI SANTE | The Forbidden Fragrance

The new luxurious facial soap from Saint Charles Apothecary with the mysterious name Mani Sante envelops hands and face with a unique fragrance that combines the millennia-old history of the Orient with the Christian Occident in a sacred and at...

Diet plan for healthy weight loss

What factors interfere with our metabolism and how to lose weight better. After a long winter, the desire to finally lose weight and feel the lightness of spring in our own bodies is particularly strong. Full of verve, many of...

Aesop Herbal Deodorant | New at SAINT CHARLES

Good news! Aesop has expanded its range with another aluminium-free deodorant spray with selected botanical ingredients. Sweating is a natural and even healthy thing. Via our sweat glands, we conduct toxins and metabolic waste out of the body. Fresh sweat...

Think smart - act local | rethink.economy

Blog series wirtschaft.neu.denken by Richard König Think global - act local. This slogan was on everyone's lips at the beginning of globalisation before the turn of the millennium. It reduced the globalisation strategy of international players to a short self-explanatory...

Recognise and prevent stroke

What the risks are and how we can help to stay healthy. The WHO calls it the "epidemic of the 21st century", and in fact stroke has overtaken heart attacks in many countries. In Austria, for example, around 250,000 people...

Spring Envoy Birch Tree

The birch, the only tree in our latitudes with white bark, has always been considered special. It thrives in sparse forests, is one of the hardiest deciduous trees and defies the frostiest temperatures. It is revered as the bringer of...

dieNikolai | Demeter natural cosmetics from the Wachau region

Probably the purest cosmetics in the world come from the Wachau! Putting as much power and energy into nature as possible, but interfering with it as little as possible - that is the credo of the Demeter pioneers at Nikolaihof...

Manuka honey - amazing healing power

Honey is not just honey. Out of all the honeys that exist worldwide, one honey in particular stands out: Manuka honey. The healing powers of this honey, which originates from New Zealand, have been known among locals for centuries. It...

Spring Awakening - Get up and do yourself something good

A Saint Charles morning ritual by Lena Hüffel that "washed"... ♥ It's springtime, the buds are beginning to blossom and the first warm rays of sun nourish the body and especially the heart. As a symbol of new beginnings, this...

RMS Beauty | The Story

    Rose-Marie Swift, founder of RMS Beauty, has been a make-up artist for over 35 years. In addition to numerous publications in international fashion magazines, her clients include names such as Gisele Bündchen, Demi Moore, Celin Dion and Cindy...

Springtime is liver time

How we can best help our bodies detoxify Liver time: between 1 and 3 a.m. On the right side of the upper abdomen, well protected under the ribs, is one of our most important detoxification organs: the liver. It is...

What is propolis?

"Honey for all who wish for a long life!" Hippocrates (460 370 BC) Centuries before medical research could uncover causes and correlations of honey's healing powers, the sweet gold was already a remedy in folk medicine for treating deficiency diseases...

Bee Gardening - Help for the Sky Folk

Why our honeybees are endangered and what we can do about it As small as bees are, their influence on the ecosystem is enormous: the industrious insects pollinate around 80% of all plants and thus ensure our survival. Without plants,...

Simple. Natural. Radiance

Lena Hüffel, make-up artist at Saint Charles, was personally let in on the make-up secrets of New York star make-up artist and RMS Beauty founder Rose-Marie Swift. In the interview, she reveals more about the benefits of organic cosmetics. Lena,...

Magnesium: The metabolism manager

Magnesium is responsible for the smooth functioning of the entire muscular system. As a vital mineral, it regulates the transmission of stimuli to muscles and nerves and is considered the "most important metabolic manager of our cells". But unlike other...

Propolis bee kit resin - application & effect

In the natural plant and animal world, there are numerous amazing self-regulatory and protective processes that are also valuable and instructive for us humans. The knowledge about bees, their way of life and the healing effects of their products is...

Next stop: "Saint Charles Pharmacy

The Diversity Department of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce has set itself the goal of supporting diversity in Vienna. In the course of the event Night of Diversity, visitors are invited on various and unusual bus tours across Vienna. The...

1886 was a good year - we celebrate a birthday

What does the Statue of Liberty have in common with SAINT CHARLES? 129th birthday! In 1886, the Statue of Liberty was unveiled and inaugurated in New York. And in the same year, our pharmacy was founded by the then pharmacist...

Committed to tradition

Handbücher der pharmazeutischen Waren- und Präperatenkunde (1826-1845), the Lehrbuch der Physik für Pharmazeuten (1832) and the Handbuch der Pharmakokgnosie were the main scientific works of Martin Ehrmann. He was the editor of various pharmaceutical journals and regular publications such as...

Is your pharmacy recommended in travel guides?

    The Saint Charles Pharmacy in Vienna has earned itself a considerable reputation with its exceptional range of products. Even various travel guides - including a Japanese one - recommend a visit to this interesting pharmacy. Well-tried pharmaceutical preparations...