Finlandia Pharmacy Natural Health Products - News & Updates
Internal sun protection
Topical sunscreens are a great way to protect yourself from the sun’s burning rays, especially mineral sunscreens, but are you doing all you can to protect yourself from the inside?
A number of natural substances and foods can provide you with internal sun protection—encouraging your skin to protect itself against UV radiation.
Seven summer health tips
• Take olive oil
Olive oil contains essential fatty acids that help skin resist damage from UV rays. These fatty acids are also part of the cell membranes that keep your tissues from becoming dehydrated. You’ll need to consume roughly 1 tablespoon of olive oil a day, or simply use it as a salad dressing.
• Welcome the sun (but... [More...]
Energy medicine and your emotional health – lecture
This Thursday, June 19, Drs. Reimar Baris, MD, ND, PhD and Birgitt Holschuh-Lorang, ND, PhD, will be in town to talk about mind-body principles and the Rubimed system, which assesses and helps rebalance the body’s vital energy to resolve health issues.
Sometimes referred to as psychosomatic energetics, the therapy is grounded in the... [More...]
How trees improve your immune system
A 2008 experiment conducted in 24 forests throughout Japan showed some remarkable effects on the human immune system. The term Shinrin-Yoku was coined by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 1982, and is defined as taking in the atmosphere/making contact with the forest or “forest bathing.”
On the... [More...]
CANCELLED: Dr. Thomas Rau DETOX as Medicine lecture
Regrettably, this event has been cancelled. Dr. Rau had an accident at his home and is unable to travel in the immediate future. We wish Dr. Rau the very best for a speedy recovery and thank you for your understanding.
Finlandia and Biomed (our professional arm) are extremely excited to invite you a special public lecture... [More...]
Spring Homeopathy Special
If you have ever wondered just how good homeopathy could make you feel, you just may want to take advantage of our spring homeopathy special with Registered Homeopath, Kathryn Final, FSHM, RCSHom, RYT.
Kathryn’s training in classical homeopathy emphasizes treating the whole person, using natural, non-toxic remedies which are prescribed... [More...]
WIN tickets to GMO OMG!
We are very pleased to be a sponsor of this excellent documentary, being screened Wednesday, May 14, at 5:50 pm, Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
By the simple act of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each... [More...]
Nature’s yellow miracle
This week marked the arrival of an exciting new product in our store— pine pollen.
Every spring, pine trees provide us with an adaptogenic miracle when the male catkins on the end of the pine’s branches drop their nutritionally dense pollen.
Pine pollen can be used long-term, without exerting toxic effects on your body. As an... [More...]