Apothecarie Brand Company Handmade Vegan Soaps and Lotions
 
Our Menu of Botanicals...

We use the freshest, most fragrant and essential herbs, flowers and other botanicals available.  Most of these ingredients are from our own gardens while others are procured from local farmers.   The collections listed below are almost always in stock as we can harvest large volumes or procure them within their season to offer year-long freshness. We hope that you enjoy using them as much as we enjoy making them for you and your family.

* Note: While many of our items are available locally, our inventory at these shops changes daily. If you are looking for a specific product locally, we urge you to make a phone call before making the trip!

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Blood Orange & Clove

Made with all parts of the blood orange including rind, extract, essential oil and seeds.  There are dashes of clove to warm the fragrance and give this bar a nice rich toffee color.  It is a fragrance for both men and women.  It is a refreshing and mildly citrus fragrance that will make you feel like November all over. 

 

Ingredients: Blood Orange, Cloves
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Shaving Cream

 
Chamomile &  Petitgrain

Buttery texture with soft powdery scent.  Chamomile is calming to both the body and the mind.  A hint of Petitgrain gives this soap a little perky twist.  Excellent for soothing sunburned, chapped or irritated skin as it soothes and moisturizes.  The soap is naturally colored with ground mustard seed which is excellent for little abrasions and acne. 

 

Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

Geranium & Cedarwood

Earthy and woodsy.  A  very English gardener’s scent.  Lightly scented with essential oils from pelargoniums, cedarwood, vanilla, paprika and sandalwood. Herbal and clean.  Unisex fragrance and a great introduction to the natural fragrances that we grow.  

 

Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

Just Lemon

All parts lemon.  Rind, flesh, seeds, oil and hydrosol.  This is fresh but not zingy.  Natural lemon fragrance can be crisp but when made into soap it mellows out to a soft dulcet fragrance.  It still has all the wonderful astringent and odor-fighting qualities that nurses, chefs, gardeners and fish-mongers love because it is still, after all lemon.  It is not the lemon fragrance that hides awful smells, it is the chemistry of the lemon that neutralizes those smells.  It is really just a nice lemon bar of soap.  An essential for your pantry.

 

Ingredients: Lemon
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

   
Lemon Verbena

Aloysia citrodora is a woody herb with the crisp fragrance of lemon thusly called Lemon Verbena as its common name. It has a spritely citrus scent that is both refreshing and revitalizing.  Lemon Verbena has wonderful culinary uses for brightening food flavors such as tea, fish and even cookies.  Aromatically it is unsurpassed in freshness.  This soap's fragrance can stand alone with only Lemon Verbena essential oil and its crushed and powdered leaves but we added a few other essential oils for additional benefits including sea weed extract.  It is a zingy morning bar and particularly excellent in the heat of the summer.  The lotion can be used as a lovely, natural mosquito repellant.

 

 

Ingredients: Lemon Verbena
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Shaving Cream

Passion Flower

Passiflora 'Waterloo Blue' is one of our favorite flowering vines to grow.  In late spring all the way through fall the passionflower is covered in flowers and on occassion it holds rich, ripe orange fruits.  They are easy to grow and clip for friends to make their own plants.  The fragrance of the fist size flowers is reminiscent of Pez candies on the vine but when distilled it brings up a light jasmine, fruity fragrance.  We crushed beautiful Hibiscus from Egypt that we ordered before the Revolution which recently arrived in all their perfection.  The are swirls of velvet burgundy.  Once crushed, they are used to dye fabric, soaps, lotions, and other things that are wanting of a rich purple hue.  This is a very sacred flower from a very sacred land and we are fortunate to be able to share these with you.  This is one of the most feminine fragrances that we make.

 

 

Ingredients: Passoflora, Hibiscus
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

Sandalwood

Warm and comforting fragrance.  It is a year round fragrance that soothes summer skin and warms winter skin.  It layers nicely with the Sandalwood lotion or with your own musk, spice or floral perfume.  Either way the fragrance lasts throughout the day.  This sandalwood essential oil is from Australia. 

 

Ingredients: Sandalwood, Nutmeg, Vanilla
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz. & 8.0 oz.)

Shaving Cream

Sweet Bamboo

Bamboo is an amazing grass.  It is earthy, sweet and refreshing.  We collect our bamboo from a garden in Harford County.  This Sweet Bamboo has wild Miscanthus, lemon grass and Bamboo.  The wildcrafted fragrance of this soap and lotion set is a must try.  Unisexy sweet and grassy fragrance.  Bamboo offers the warmth and the citrus comes from the lemon grass.

 

Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

Sugared Ginger

Spicy, yummy decadence.  We’ve paired ginger spices with sugar cane extract and a bit of white tea to make this lovely soap.  It hugs your senses.  Not the running from one end of the airport to the arrival terminal hug, but the hey “old friend” kind of hug – the soft kind.  This comforting fragrance is a great all-season, every body fragrance.  This fragrance chases away a cranky mood, helps shake off the blues, and generally restores positivity. 

 

Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

Tobacco

Dare we say smoky?  Well we’ve said it.  Not made from the tobacco used in smoking products it is made from the annual Nicotiana plant, a hybrid of tobacco grown for its fragrant and large flowers.  Nicotiana is a huge attractant for hummingbirds for its nectar.  We extract the essential oils and generate hydrosols from all parts of this plant material.  The bar is gray from activated charcoal.  Tobacco is one of the oldest fragrances in North America. Reminds us of clean, line-dried laundry

 

Ingredients: Tobacco, Bamboo Charcoal
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz. & 8.0 oz.)

Shaving Cream

Vanilla Coffee

Vanilla coffee is actually a recipe inspired by an Apothecarie friend and fan who suffers from migraines.  Three fragrances that calm her head are vanilla, coffee, and black pepper.  Naturally we thought that would make a great soap!  We tested several recipes over the last few months and this is the approved potion.  We love it!  While this is in no way a cure for headaches it certainly opens the senses with senual black pepper and calms them with vanilla.  The coffee? Well that just smells incredible and colors the soap a creamy chocolate hue.  The whole combination is positively devine. The fragrance conjures all kinds of amazing thoughts.  Here is what our friend Ronnie said "It is an Englishman. It is Tweed. It is Fox and Hound. Hunter's Club. Billiards. It <the fragrance> took the wolf from the woods and put a smoking jacket on him. An English werewolf!  She is not only brilliant but a wonderful writer. Thanks Ronnie - you're a genius! 

 

Ingredients: Vanilla, Coffee
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Shaving Cream

 

Whiskey

Whiskey is a gift from the Irish monks from the 6th century.  It’s not enough to just enjoy it for evening cocktails, we decided to use the potion as a fragrance in a nice collection for men.  Oaky, smoky fragrance that is sweet and delightful.  The caramel color that comes from the oak barrel translates nicely into the natural coloring of the bar.

 

Ingredients: Whiskey
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Shaving Cream

Wintermint

Not just for winter, it is a spicy-sweet mint set with refreshing end notes of just pure clean.  It is lingering and gentle.  It is a combination of Kentucky Colonel Spearmint with Peppermint.  The combination is healthful and rejuvenating for your skin.  It also has ground pieces of both mints for a soft sloughing to brighten your skin.  It restores your skin with essential oils while gently lifting your spirits.  Especially helpful when you’re feeling a little stuffy or chesty as the aroma clears away a bit of the yuck.  Has a nice slickness to the lather and gentle hair-lifting qualities from the mint oil for your skin and scalp.

 

Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.& 8.0 oz.)

Shaving Cream

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang means the flower of flowers.  Its famous exotic scent is both soothing and sensual.  A feminine favorite.  The oil for this soap and lotion is collected from only the yellow flowers.  The significance of this is that they yellow has the highest notes of jasmine.  We added Myrrh which grounds the Ylang Ylang with an earthy note.  The soap is mixed with rose hip powder to sooth aching joints and relieve tired muscles.  The rose hip also naturally colors the soap and envelopes you in a soft pink water for your bath.  The entire experience is ethereal.

 

Ingredients: Ylang Ylang, Rose Hips
Portions & Availability

Hand Bar (aprx. 2.2 oz.)

Bath Bar (aprx. 5.5 oz.)

Lotion (4.0 oz.)

Lotion (8.0 oz.)

 

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