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  • Allergies are caused when a foreign object somehow enters the body. It could be either as a sting piercing the skin or an allergen entering through the mouth or nose. The bodies normal response is to react by alerting and activating cells in the body called mast cells. The mast cells in the body produce what is called histamine. The histamine goes about fighting the allergen and in the process produces symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes, rashes or sometimes more complicated reaction such as shortness of breath all as a result of the allergen.  When mast cells detect a substance that triggers an allergic reaction (an allergen), they release histamine and other chemicals into the bloodstream. Histamine makes the blood vessels expand and the surrounding skin itchy and swollen. It can also create a build-up of mucus in the airways, which become narrower. Antihistamines are medication which as the word implies working against the mast cells release of histamine. After the administration of antihistamines, histamine release is blocked and the symptoms that you usually see from an allergy are reversed.

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • Antibiotic Support is necessary for your general well being simply because Antibiotics kill the good bacteria flora while trying to kill the infective bacteria. When this happens the intestinal flora balance gets out of whack. Fungi and yeasts which are kept at bay by the good bacteria start to proliferate causing fungal infections such as oral thrush, vaginal thrush and other fungal infections. Antibiotic support is generally in the form of probiotics that replaces human gastrointestinal microbiota, also known as gut flora or gut microbiota. Other Antibiotic support can be in the form of oral thrush solution or cream or antifungal vaginal thrush creams. Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • Anxiety, Stress and Insomnia modern afflictions which we have to deal with in the modern fast-paced life that we have to indulge in to make ends meet. Lack of sleep, exercise and a poor diet all contribute to the modern-day epidemic. If allowed to persist these conditions manifests itself as coronary ailments such as coronary artery disease, diabetes and other inflammatory conditions. Getting a handle over stress, anxiety and insomnia can mean a much healthy lifestyle and longevity

  • Probably one of the most pleasurable parts of infant care happens during the sensitive time in the first hours and days after birth when parents make a deep connection with their infant. Physical closeness can promote an emotional connection.

    For infants, the attachment contributes to their emotional growth, which also affects their development in other areas, such as physical growth. Another way to think of bonding is "falling in love" with your baby. Children thrive from having a parent or other adult in their life who loves them unconditionally.

    Begin bonding by cradling your baby and gently stroking him or her in different patterns. Both you and your partner can also take the opportunity to be "skin-to-skin," holding your newborn against your own skin while feeding or cradling.

  • Blackmores is Australia’s leading natural health company. Based on the vision of founder Maurice Blackmore (1906-1977), the company are passionate about natural health and inspiring people to take control of and invest in their wellbeing. They develop high-quality products and services that deliver a more natural approach to health, based on their expertise in vitamins, minerals, herbs and nutrients.

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • As the years pass by the bones and the joints of the body that carry an average adult for years turning onto decades and then half a century begins to take its toll. A 50-year-old mechanical device would need more servicing as it ages. A human body which has been battered in the sports field, workplace and normal everyday life such as gardening or housework need regular care as well. The vital ingredients that keep a joint well oiled when young start diminishing and as a result, the bones start rubbing each other causing inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and osteoarthritis. Bones that are made primarily from Calcium and other minerals start losing calcium to other parts of the body which needs calcium for its upkeep. The ready supply of Calcium in the bones gives way to other parts of the body needing calcium more. As a result, our bones tend to become brittle as we age resulting in fractures. Calcium supplements and Glucosamine and Chondroitin for the joints are essential for giving the support that Bones and Joints need from the battering they get,

     Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • Daily Support is a compilation of products we believe is essential to have for your well being. Of course, it is impossible to have all of the products but we are happy to help you guide you with the best possible advice with the best possible products.

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  • Every woman is affected by menopause in some way - either they experience symptoms or other physical changes.

    Menopause occurs when you have not had a menstrual period for 12 months. Menopause is a natural part of life occurring at around age 51 years but can also happen for other reasons.

    The average age of menopause is 51 years but you can enter menopause earlier. Hormonal changes cause menopausal symptoms Most women will have some symptoms most women have symptoms for 5 to 10 years.
    Hormone therapy is the most effective therapy for hot flashes, but there are other treatment options. Non-hormonal treatments include modifying your diet, lifestyle changes, and over-the-counter therapies.

    Hormone therapy is the most effective therapy for hot flashes. However, other non-hormonal options are available for women who are suffering from symptoms but are not yet ready to consider hormone therapy. Some women are not appropriate candidates for hormone therapy, such as those that have been recently treated for breast cancer. It is important to remember that when used appropriately, hormone therapy can be a safe and effective option for many women. Here we will review non-hormonal treatment options for women.

    Reducing the temperature in a room, dressing in layers, and the use of a fan while asleep can be effective ways to help deal with troublesome hot flashes. Women who are overweight tend to have more bothersome hot flashes, therefore weight loss can be helpful. 

  • The average menstrual cycle is 28-35 days. Ovulation usually happens between days 11 and 21 of your cycle. A hormone called luteinizing hormone (LH) surges, triggering the release of the egg that's most ripe. At the same time, your cervical mucus becomes more slippery to help sperm make their way to the egg.

    Women are born with about 1 million to 2 million eggs but release only 300 to 400 through ovulation during their lifetimes. Usually, you release just one each month. The egg travels along with one of the two fallopian tubes that connect your ovaries to your uterus. If the timing is right, sperm may fertilize it on its way to the uterus. If fertilization doesn't happen within 24 hours of the egg leaving the ovary, the egg dissolves. Sperm can live for about 3 to 5 days, so knowing when you are ovulating can help you and your partner plan sex for when you're most likely to conceive.

    Generally, the best chance of pregnancy is when sex happens 1-2 days before ovulation. If you have a regular 28-day cycle, count back 14 days from when you expect your next period to start. Plan on having sex every other day around that time -- say, days 12 and 14.  Keep in mind that having sex every day may lower a man's sperm count. Your cycle may be longer or shorter, so an online ovulation calculator may help you figure out the likely day.

    After your body releases an egg, the hormone progesterone kicks in to build and maintain the lining of the uterus. It makes your body temperature go up slightly. So taking your temperature with a basal thermometer every morning before you get out of bed can help you figure out if you ovulated. You can buy these thermometers at the drugstore. They're inexpensive, but they aren't as accurate as other ways of tracking ovulation.

    How Home Pregnancy Tests Work

    Home pregnancy tests check your urine for the "pregnancy hormone," called hCG, that your body makes once a fertilized egg implants in your uterus. Some of these tests may be able to tell if you're pregnant as early as 5 days before your first missed period.

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  • Gut health refers to the balance of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract. Looking after the health of the gut and maintaining the right balance of these microorganisms is vital for physical and mental health, immunity, and more.

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  • Hair Care can involve anything from using shampoo, conditioner, treatment for dandruff, scalp eczema or cradle cap in babies. Then you have the more cosmetic range of hair products used to colour or dye your hair making one looking decades younger. Haircare can be anything for the baby to the middle-aged and also those with receding hairlines.

  • Hair Removal need not be a painful exercise. At Corner Pharmacy we have a large range of products to help make this task easier and cosmetically appealing.

    From waxes to shaving creams, shaving gear to even the styptic pencil to stop bleeding due to a knick while shaving we can help you out.

     Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • The heart is a pump which powers your body. It supplies blood carrying oxygen and nutrients to every cell, nerve, muscle and vital organ in your body. Diseases to the heart can be due to narrowed arteries. This manifests itself as high blood pressure which is an epidemic in the world today.

    Blood pressure monitors help us to keep track of how hard the heart has to work. The higher the readings the harder the heart is working. This is definitely an alarm to either make lifestyle changes to reduce blood pressure or take medication to reduce the strain on the heart.

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat. 

  • All Products Are Made in New Zealand.
    New Zealand has some of the best ingredients for natural health anywhere
    in the world. From Manuka Oil, Marine Collagen to Deer Velvet we are
    world renown and for our high standards of quality. All of Koru Nutrition’s
    products are made in Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Our skincare range is enriched with essential botanicals, antioxidants and vitamins blended specially to hydrate, protect & comfort your skin.

  • As the saying goes, if you want something done, give it to a busy person. And nothing has felt truer in our world today. Being busy is a daily reality.

    Despite having the ability to say no, we find ourselves pre-programmed to say ‘yes’, time and time again, and being a yes person takes a toll on our health and wellbeing. The more we squeeze into our daily lives, the more it can feel like we’re crawling, just trying to make it across the finish line. And that’s not a sustainable way to live.

    But the funny thing is when life says slow down, we say no. Why? Because we don’t want to. Life shouldn’t force us to compromise or make sacrifices. We want to live our best life in our own way.

    Instead of slowing down, me | today believes in stepping up.

    We say it’s okay to want more, from your life and from your body. Which is why we created a range of premium products based on scientific and traditional evidence to help you unlock your best tomorrow.

    We are proud to say our range of skincare is cruelty-free, contains no parabens, SLS/sales or phthalates and is rich in botanicals, antioxidants & vitamins. Our supplements are made from premium quality formulas with highly absorbable ingredients and are effective & easy to swallow.

    Yes, our lives are a jumble of commitments, pressures and fun, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. We say don’t live each day as they come, live for the future.

    We want you to be able to live your best life, so you can be here for others.

    Unlock your best tomorrow with me | today.

  • Breast milk is the perfect food for your baby and breastfeeding is perfect for you too. 

    Breast milk is the perfect food for your baby because:

    • it’s all that your baby needs to eat and drink for about the first 6 months
    • it helps to protect your baby against colds, tummy bugs, infections and allergies. It also helps to protect your baby from dying suddenly in their sleep
    • breastfeeding helps your baby to feel safe and secure.

    Whilst it’s widely acknowledged that breastfeeding is the best way of feeding your baby, some women are unable to successfully breastfeed. For example, after breast surgery, or due to being very anaemic – and some women simply do not want to breastfeed.

    Although the number of breastfed babies continues to increase in New Zealand every year, around 1/5th of all babies are exclusively bottle-fed by 3 months.

  • Muscles are attached to bones by tendons and help them to move. When a muscle contracts (bunches up), it gets shorter and so pulls on the bone it is attached to. When a muscle relaxes, it goes back to its normal size. Muscles can only pull and cannot push. Therefore muscles have to work in pairs to move a joint. One muscle will contract and pull a joint one way and another muscle will contract and pull it the other.

    Muscle weakness is commonly due to lack of exercise, ageing, muscle injury or pregnancy. It can also occur with long-term conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. There are many other possible causes, which include stroke, multiple sclerosis, depression, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME)

    At Corner Pharmacy our staff are trained to advise you of the choices and the supplements to take when your muscle strength starts to deteriorate.

  • Beautiful nails require effort. Neglected nails can not only be embarrassing but can pose health problems especially for those suffering from diabetes and other vascular ailments. Nails not trimmed regularly can also end up in a condition called ingrown toenails which can be excruciatingly painful but also get infected leading to the need for incision by the doctors.  

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and uses. If you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat


  • Omron was established by Kazuma Tateishi in 1933 (as the Tateishi Electric Manufacturing Company) and incorporated in 1948. The company originated in an area of Kyoto called "Omuro, from which the name "Omron" was derived. Prior to 1990, the corporation was known as Omron Tateishi Electronics.

    As a global leader in the field of automation, OMRON’s business fields cover a broad spectrum, ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to social systems including automated ticket gates and solar power conditioners, healthcare. At present, OMRON provides products and services in around 120 countries and regions.

    In 1959, OMRON founder Kazuma Tateishi resonated with the public nature of the business, saying, “A company shouldn’t be just about pursuing profits...it has an obligation to serve society.” Based on this philosophy, Tateishi created the OMRON Corporate Motto, “To improve lives and contribute to a better society.” The OMRON Corporate Motto served as a source of direction and unification for our company, leading to numerous global innovations, contributions to social development, and improved lives through our businesses. In 1990, we transformed our Corporate Motto into the OMRON Principles, continuing to evolve with the times.

    Today, OMRON speeds toward higher levels of globalization based on VG2020, our 10-year long-term vision. We strive to improve corporate value by solving a variety of global social issues. To achieve our goals, every employee must gain a deeper understanding of the OMRON Principles and act according to the tenets of these principles.

    Given these circumstances, we updated the OMRON Principles for greater clarity and practicability across our worldwide organization.

    OMRON will continue to anticipate changes in society, striving to improve the corporate value as we solve social issues and improve lives through our practice of the OMRON Principles.

    Corner Pharmacy is proud to be a stockist of quality Omron products and like the founder, we would like to ensure that his products are sold with the dignity it deserves. We are happy to chat with you about Omron Products and to discuss the different options fit for you.

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  • Look after your oral health with our wide range of products including toothbrushes, toothpaste, denture powders, mouth wash and floss. We have everything you need for exceptional dental care so you can keep your mouth fresh, clean and problem-free.

  • Pharmacist Only medicines can only be sold from a Pharmacy after consultation with the Pharmacist. You do not need a prescription for this but the Pharmacist needs to be convinced that the sale is for the purposes intended. The Pharmacist is well skilled to do the consultation as they are adequately trained. Typically consultation is done at the Pharmacy in a private consultation room but it can also be done over the phone, WhatsApp or Zoom. We are happy to help.

  • Choosing to become pregnant is a life-changing experience.  Pregnancy and childbirth are meant to be exciting for individuals and wider families. 

    Choosing to become pregnant is choosing to be a source of nutrition and well being for oneself and the baby. Ensuring that you are adequately nourished, rested and hydrated is essential for both you and the baby.

    After childbirth the same is true. Adequate nutrition, nourishment and rest are paramount. There is much nutritional support available at Corner Pharmacy to help during pregnancy and after childbirth (even for the husband)

  • The skin is the largest external organ in our body. It is at an average between 3 to 4 kg in weight. There are many important functions of the skin. 

    The most important functions of the skin are as follows but not limited to the list below:-

    • Protection. Microorganism, dehydration, ultraviolet light, mechanical damage.
    • Sensation. Sense pain, temperature, touch, deep pressure.
    • Allows movement. Allows movement muscles can flex & body can move.
    • Vitamin D production by your skin.
    • Excretion. ...
    • Immunity. ...
    • Regulate Temperature.

    The skin is as important an organ like any other and it is important that it is given the same care and nourishment as any other internal organ in our bodies. We have a comprehensive range of vitamins and supplements to help look after our skin.

  • Skin is the largest external organ in our body. Most organs are internal with the liver being the largest internal organ. The skin in our bodies weighs an average of 3.6 kg. 

    The function of our skin is to:

    • protect our body from environmental stressors like germs, pollution, radiation from the sun, and more
    • regulate our body temperature
    • receive sensory information
    • store water, fat, and vitamin D

    With so many important functions to look after we often don't give the care our skin deserves. 

  • Superfoods is a word coined recently. In the pursuit of finding the perfect food to help people eat a nutritious meal in their busy lifestyles, people have gone to lengths to find the perfect food. Thankfully this has resulted in the discovery of foods full of nutrition that we had been taking for granted. The realisation that a centuries-old spice was also a very effective anti-inflammatory has people looking at nature to find the cure to many ailments. Turmeric is now the most widely used natural anti-inflammatory.  

    Natural Health Companies have now invested heavily in bringing to the consumer the goodness of these superfoods in a palatable and easy to swallow forms without losing its natural goodness. 

    Superfoods are not limited to but generally belong to the following list:-

    Avocadoes, Turmeric, Berries, Chia Seeds, Ginger, Garlic, Fish, Dark Leafy Greens, Green Tea, Mushrooms, Sea Weeds and many more

    Corner Pharmacy are stockists of the very popular NZ brand of Two Islands brand of proteins which also give you the essential natural alternative to medicines to help you're well being

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat. There is a natural product for your need and support. Just talk to us

  • The Thompson’s brand was established by the respected English herbalist M. Barrington Thompson, who opened New Zealand’s first health shop in 1951.  Today, Thompson’s is a market leader in natural healthcare in New Zealand, enjoying positive growth in Australia and exporting products around the world. In New Zealand, Thompson’s is distributed through both health food stores and pharmacies. 

    Thompson’s is dedicated to efficacious natural healthcare based on credible science.  This commitment is reflected through our use of the highest quality raw materials and our unique product formulations.  Thompson’s are continually seeking solutions that will drive better health outcomes and deliver a range of healthcare benefits to support a healthy lifestyle. 

    Thompson’s – the natural advantage.

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • Corner Pharmacy Top Sellers are items that searched and sold most from our website. We endeavour to get you the best products at the best prices. If you can find a cheaper product elsewhere do let us know and we will match it. By doing this you will be supporting a local NZ owned Pharmacy instead of overseas businesses.

  • Trilogy was founded from the bond of two New Zealand sisters looking for a solution to their skin sensitivity, and from the very beginning back in 2002 they pioneered the power of natural ingredients when they discovered the powerful skin benefits of rosehip seed oil.

    Driven by a passion to create safe and effective beauty products using the best quality natural ingredients, an unwavering dedication was born to empower women to feel confident in their skin through naturally healthy skincare solutions.
    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

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    Two Islands was born right here in New Zealand in 2018.

    Guided by a love for nutrition and a no-fuss philosophy, Two Islands resolved to take a simpler approach to how we formulated our health and well-being products: no fillers, no unexpected surprises, no anything at all you don’t need. Just the pure, great tasting goodness you do need to look and feel better every day.

    Plus, Two Islands found ways to make it even easier to fit those essential nutrients into your too-busy lifestyle.

    Our range of products listed below each have their own unique benefits and if you require any help with choosing the best option for yourself, please contact us in the live chat

  • Every Health Professional has an opinion. Some will say that Vitamins and Supplements are a waste of money while others will say that they can't function without their daily doses of vitamins and supplements. It's only when you stop taking a particular supplement and the subsequent feeling of unwell that you realize that you need these supplements to have you functioning at 100%.  In any case, you have to listen to your body and if after stopping a supplement you feel inadequate then, by all means, take what is necessary. We must remember that before modern medicine human beings ate a host of herbs and healthy food to maintain well being. Science has allowed us to make these supplements available at your fingertip.

    Listen and read comments downgrading each other with scepticism. Its is always best to read up about vitamins and supplements before abandoning something that could be immensely beneficial to you. 

    We  at Corner Pharmacy advice you to talk to us about Vitamins and Supplements as we are adequately trained in both modern medicine as well as Vitamins and Supplements and have a balanced opinion instead of a one-sided view 

  • Weight management is a discipline where many individuals fail miserably. The discipline involves changing lifestyle and habits instead of a crash diet which most often brings back the excess fat loss to satisfy the human minds desire to revert back to what it has been used to. The human mind has a memory and it is this that needs to be changed to the new normal weight. Weight loss supplements help you achieve this gradually and retrains the brain to accept the new normal weight. At cornerpharmacy we have trained staff that can guide you through the best plan forward. Chat to us