Tue & Thu, Call ahead for times Julie, CMT Treat yourself to a relaxing and restoring chair massage. $1.25 per minute
Are you a senior 60 and over? Shop Pharmaca every Tuesday and get 10% off your purchase!**Excludes prescriptions, services, postage, gift cards, newspapers or in combination with any other discount.
Dr. Brad West, N.D.
Boost energy, enhance focus and support your nervous system with an injection of B12.* No appointment necessary.
Los Altos Staff
Maggie R., Store Manager
Maggie has spent more than 15 years in the skin care and cosmetics area. She has a BS in Textile Science with an emphasis on organic chemistry. Maggie enjoys cycling, body building, circus arts and organic gardening. Her greatest passion is to help others stretch to their limits and grow to their full potentials.
Terri R., Lead Practitioner
Terri, a Traditional Naturopath, Doctor of Naturopathic Ministry, and certified Wellness Coach, believes in achieving wellness one creative step at a time. As Lead Practitioner, Terri helps organize community events, gives wellness focused "Talks in the Tea Room” and assists customers on their wellness journeys. Terri is a fibromyalgia/chronic pain "survivor and thriver,” passionately desiring to pass on her knowledge to others, helping them create their own path to wellbeing.
Julie T., Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Julie Tran, ND, LAc, is a native of San Jose, CA. An avid researcher and clinician, Dr. Tran enjoys writing articles and keeping patients abreast of new treatment methods. She is the author of the eBook The Best Book on Naturopathy, a guide for starting a career in naturopathic medicine. When not researching or seeing patients she enjoys relaxing, music and spending time with her husband.
Marianne N., Assistant Store Manager, Wellness Counselor
Marianne loves nature. She is a licensed Ayurveda Aroma therapist, Herbalist and Massage Therapist for humans and animals. She founded the Resonance School where she teaches experiential classes in Nature. On her days off you can find her under a tree or trekking on an unmarked path.
Ikram B., Nutritionist
Ikram is a pharmacist, who has practiced in Morocco for more than 15 years. She moved to the US eight years ago to join her husband. She worked as an intern pharmacist in San Francisco in both retail and hospital. She is at the same time a health coach, passionate about nutrition and herbal medicine. She earned my certificate from Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York.
Stacey C., Esthetician
Stacey has been in customer service for over 10 years and has been a licensed esthetician since 2011. Stacey has a passion is for skincare, natural products and supplements, and loves to help people by sharing her knowledge. By educating customers on the proper use of products, she helps them to achieve optimal results from their skincare regimen. Stacey challenges herself to stay current on cutting edge products and technologies within the world of natural health, skincare and aromatherapy.
Hannah H, Esthetician
Hannah is a Licensed Esthetician and Certified Makeup Artist. She has been working in the skin care business for many years as an esthetician and spa manager. She is very detail oriented. When helping clients, she pays close attention to the clients’ personalized needs and makes recommendations for products customized to their individual skin type. She has great people skills and loves working with people. Hannah enjoys cooking, gardening, and travel.
Located conveniently off Main St. in downtown Los Altos, Pharmaca is your go-to destination for natural beauty and natural health products.
What makes Pharmaca different from your typical chain drug store? Most people say it’s our focus on the customer. Only at Pharmaca will you find trained, expert practitioners who are ready and willing to discuss herbal remedies, new discoveries in natural cosmetics and beauty, and other natural health tips. Our staff members include licensed estheticians, nutritionists, naturopathic doctors and herbalists who help you find the right product based on your needs.
Pharmaca is also perfect for those looking for a wide variety of vitamins and supplements. We carry many brands that can’t be found elsewhere, including professional brand supplements.
Our Los Altos location features a Natural Beauty bar, offering convenient services like waxings, makeovers, and skin care tips. Let our team of trained estheticians pamper you and help you discover healthier makeup alternatives that look spectacular.