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Updated: Nov 14

We are seeking a Medical Herbalist and Apothecary Manager to join the Ancient Origins Team!

Position: Medical Herbalist and Apothecary Manager

Company: Ancient Origins Medicinals

Location: Duncan, BC

About Us:

Ancient Origins Medicinals is a Herbal Apothecary and holistic health clinic dedicated to providing natural, herbal-based treatments and remedies for our patients. We specialize in blending traditional herbal knowledge with modern science to deliver exceptional healthcare services that prioritize holistic well-being.

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Medical Herbalist and Apothecary Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing our apothecary, managing herbal inventory, conducting consultations with patients, and providing expert guidance on herbal remedies and treatments.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the apothecary, including filling herbal orders, managing inventory, medicine making, ordering, communicating with patients, maintaining accurate patient records, invoicing, and general maintenance of the clinic and apothecary space.

  • Conduct consultations with patients to assess their health concerns and recommend suitable herbal treatments and remedies.

  • Develop customized treatment plans based on individual patient needs and health conditions.

  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to integrate herbal remedies with other medical treatments where applicable.

  • Stay updated on the latest research and developments in herbal medicine and integrate this knowledge into practice.


  • Diploma in Herbal Medicine

  • Experience as a Medical Herbalist or in a similar role.

  • Strong knowledge of herbal remedies, their applications, and interactions.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for patient consultations.

  • Ability to manage an apothecary and maintain inventory.

  • Experience with formulating, compounding and dispensary procedures

  • Attention to detail & time management skills

  • Understanding of regulatory and ethical standards in herbal medicine practice and the importance of maintaining client confidentiality.

  • Located in the Cowichan Valley with reliable transportation.


  • Opportunity to grow your clinical practice and work alongside other healers.

  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on patients' health and well-being.

  • Room for professional growth and development within the organization.

  • Access a full client caseload, and get to take your clients with you

  • Access to a a full-service, compounding botanical apothecary that carries high practitioner grade organic herbal tinctures, bulk herbs, standardized extract botanical and mushroom powders, creams, salves, sprays and capsules, as well as an extensive product line

  • 15% discount on all products

  • 2 Year Contract

Time Commitment:

The hours of the position will vary each week, depending upon the number of clients and orders there are each week. An approximate week may look like:

  • 10 - 20 hours per week filling orders / inventory / medicine making in the Apothecary

  • 10 - 30 hours per week seeing patients


Clinical 1:1 patient work...

Initial Intake ($140 / 90 minutes)

Follow-up ($85 / 60 minutes)

Follow-up / Acute ($50 / 30minutes)


$20/hour working in the Apothecary

If you are passionate about herbal medicine, have a strong commitment to holistic health, and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we welcome you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position to

Ancient Origins Medicinals is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We look forward to reviewing your application and learning more about how you can contribute to our mission of promoting holistic health and wellness through herbal medicine to our community!!

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