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Active Ingredient

Any component that provides pharmacological activity or other direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or affects the structure or any function of the body of man or animals.

ac·tive in·gre·di·ent

(ak'tiv in-grē'dē-ĕnt)
Any component of a pharmaceutical product that exerts pharmacologic activity.
Synonym(s): active pharmaceutical ingredient.

active ingredient

the chemically active part of a manufactured product such as a HERBICIDE, the remainder being inert.
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He noted that the Pharmaca format has always included health advocates.
Panzer would later rejoin Bob Miller at Albertsons, but before reuniting, his next stop was Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.
Additional tenants of the center include Pharmaca, Clutch Sausagery, H&R Block, La Belle Nail, Mud Bay, Zucari Home and Garden, Gentle Dental, Urban Wax, Star Cycle and Barre3 Fitness.
debut in various groceries and pharmacies, including Bashas, HEB and Pharmaca, say officials for the Belrose, Australia-based brand made by Barros Laboratories.
Retail company: Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Boulder, Colo.
Waxelene can be purchased through multiple on-line and in-store locations including select Whole Foods, Bed Bath & Beyond, Natural Grocers, Pharmaca, and the most recent addition, CVS/pharmacy stores.
Also available at Whole Foods, Sunflower Market, Vitamin Cottage and Pharmaca locations in Colorado.
SPINS, a marketing information and service provider for the natural products industry, last week signed up 20-unit Pharmaca Integrated Pharmacy to add it to a portfolio of account databases that includes Henry's Farmers Market, Sun Harvest, Sunflower Farmers Market, and Andronico's.
Hauschka Holistic Home Remedies over the next couple of years, at least, into select Whole Foods Markets and Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacies.
Retailers include national chains such as BeautyFirst Centers, Pure Beauty and Pharmaca.
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Defining "natural" is key to making the category work at retail, says Richard Willis, president and chief executive officer of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy.