Health & Wellness:
Nicole Leffler, Owner of Wild Ginger Apothecary

"Wild Ginger Apothecary offers a vast array of alternative and natural beauty and health products. After almost 15 years in the industry, owner Nicole Leffler makes sure to offer cannabidiol (CBD) in many of them. Though it is a derivative of cannabis plants, CBD is not psychoactive, and, in fact, is legal in all 50 states and does not require a prescription."


Natural Beauty Meets Optimal Health at Wild Ginger Apothecary

"After an entire decade in the making, Wild Ginger Apothecary, the Suncoast’s answer to “eco-friendly health and beauty,” transitioned from an intangible vision to a brick–and–mortar reality in 2014. Built on the tenets of quality, purity, efficacy and social responsibility, this business has flourished over the past two years––even expanding to include a movement studio and learning lounge which opened in May 2015 and April 2016, respectively."


Do This: Wild Ginger Apothecary Poolside Soap Release

"Wild Ginger Apothecary, a Gulf Gate-based alternative and holistic health-and-beauty product supplier, has teamed up with the brewery for its first release as part of its collaborative Local Love soap series.  Handcrafted by Lolablue in North Port, the ginger-and-mint infused soap is made with JDub’s Poolside Kolsch instead of water..."


Small Bites:  Wild Ginger Apothecary

"Nicole believes that products should be sampled and tested before purchase and she always has fun goodies behind the counter such as morsels of spiced stone-ground chocolate or a top-selling natural deodorant or tiny vials of serum from the skincare line that she swears by. Nicole prides herself on weaning people off of chemically enhanced and animal-tested products by introducing them to natural alternatives that are just as, if not more, effective than their toxic counterparts."