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Our Story

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

Quote - Albert Einstein

Apothecary started as an add-on to a wellness clinic gesund located in downtown Toronto. Dr. Peter Tebruegge, RMT, ND, the owner of gesund and both a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Massage Therapist wanted to offer more to gesund patients and visitors. He developed his Naturopathic background while studying in Europe, Canada and Australia creating a deep understanding of natural products and their benefits. This began a journey of discovery for Canadian-made natural products like those found around the world.

Peter and his team searched through Canada, visited many fairs and exhibitions and found great independent one of a kind Canadian brands manufacturing all-natural personal care products and more. Today, Apothecary proudly features over 20 Canadian brands producing all-natural personal care and aromatherapy products. Most of these brands manufacture their products by hand in small batches to guarantee always fresh and high-quality products.

From our humble roots of providing our customers with natural products we loved from other makers, we launched our own Apothecary House Brand.

While developing this line of candles, sprays, soaps and the like, we sourced from the top Canadian manufacturers in Toronto, the GTA and across Canada to provide only the best for you.

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Quote: Jane Jacobs

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”

The City We Love

Our city has seen rapid development over the past several years, and that is fantastic. We love Toronto and have loved watching it grow. However, with the rapid expansion, there has been an erosion of Toronto's beloved neighbourhoods. Street-level experience is at the core of a neighbourhood's identity. Vibrant spaces and animation turn streets into a neighbourhood and make a neighbourhood a “home”. Oversized branches of financial institutions and mega-corporation franchises lack the character and vibe of the area they inhabit. At Apothecary we strive to be different. We aim to foster the development of other small businesses, engage in the local community and celebrate the city of Toronto.

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