Disease-causing bacteria and viruses lurk everywhere. But an infection can be prevented with a simple measure: Wash your hands. After all, hands are the most frequent carriers of pathogens. Thorough hand hygiene can prevent an infection with germs. The pharmacists at Saint Charles Pharmacy Vienna and pharmacist Alexander Ehrmann give tips on how to wash […]
Traditional European Medicine (TEM) has been dealing with proven methods of herbal medicine for centuries. Paracelsus (1493-1541), a physician and alchemist, was one of the most important representatives in Europe and wrote comprehensive medical writings on the production of plant extracts. The aim of the so-called spagyric, a process whose roots can also be found […]
The Naturhotel Forsthofgut at the bottom of the Leoganger Steinberge is characterized by several awards, a highly-motivated team and a closeness to nature. With this unique concept, the innovative family resort is known far beyond the country’s borders. As already mentioned in previous articles, the Naturhotel Forsthofgut also relies on our Saint Charles natural cosmetics […]
The evolution of mankind more than 350,000 years ago, such as the development of language or the mastery of fire, are responsible for the miracle of mankind. Only through the fire it was possible to produce weapons, protect oneself from predators or to cook food, which also significantly reduced the risk of infection with bacteria. […]
How do certain essential oils, a fragrance composition and the bird flu come together? And can a wave of influenza create something new, something better?
In 2005, avian flu reached its peak in Austria. Panic spread throughout the population. People desperately sought pharmacies in search of an effective way to protect themselves against the dangerous flu. […]
“For people could close their eyes to greatness, to horrors, to beauty, and their ears to melodies or deceiving words. But they couldn’t escape scent. For scent was a brother of breath.” (Patrick Süßkind “The Perfume”)
The diverse effects that perfumes have on us humans are extraordinary. They work in fascinating ways. If it smells good and […]
Natural stimulation for body, mind and senses with the reduction to the essentials. This was the artistic credo of Paul Divjak with the composition of the fragrance elixir SOUL SPLASH. The recipe? This was of course, implemented according to the Saint Charles philosophy – tried and tested from nature, combined with modern knowledge. However, first thing´s […]
Can a soap become a cult object? Can an epidemic create something new or better? We proved it to be true, unintentionally, and were amazed! However, first thing’s first.
How flu changed our lives
In 2005 bird flu reached its peak in Austria. Panic spread across the population and flocks of people stormed the pharmacies in search of […]
The Swiss stone pine or the Arolla pine (Pinus cembra, Pinaceae), also known as the Queen of the Alps, grows in the Bavarian, Austrian and Swiss Alps at over 1,800 m sea level. It can grow up to 20-30 meters high and live for up to 1000 years. In the Middle Ages the cones of […]
There are many ski huts in the Alps, but on the Bürglalm descent, in Dienten am Hochkönig, there is only one that breaks new ground: Die Deantnerin.
Die Deantnerin combines the tradition and comfort of a classic ski lodge with extremely stylish and modern elements, second to none. Planned with oodles of good taste and love there […]