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SaltWorks debuts eucalyptus scented Ultra Epsom salt

SaltWorks is expanding its line of Ultra Epsom Scented Bath Salt products. The Woodinville, Wash.-based company has added a eucalyptus variety to its portfolio, which is handcrafted with its USP-Grade Ultra Epsom salt and all-natural eucalyptus oil, the brand said.

Homeopath to success: Homeopathic products go mainstream

Thanks to a confluence of factors the category, formerly reserved for health food stores or upscale natural retailers like Whole Foods Market, is quickly moving into traditional mass retail outlets.

Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline have closed their joint venture to combine their respective consumer healthcare businesses and form the world’s largest over-the-counter business. This new venture will operate as the new GSK Consumer Healthcare.

Hamacher Resource Group’s new product team reviewed 178 products that were introduced in June, choosing five with earning potentials that stood out.

The chain took home the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists' Integrative Medicine Award from its recent Quality and Safety Summit, which was held at the end of June in Baltimore.

As interest in ear care topics increases, so does the opportunity to merchandise products that can help consumers find solutions.

The Relief Products launched four ointments that aim to provide nighttime eye relief from such common ailments as pink eye, blepharitis, eye fatigue and allergies.

Physician’s Choice unveiled a turmeric supplement that is made with naturally sourced curcuminoids, boswellia and ginger, the company said.

Boiron USA, the Newtown Square, Pa.-based OTC manufacturer that is gaining traction with retailers and consumers across the country as it broadens product portfolio.

Homeopathic products no longer represent a niche category as they grow in their acceptance from consumers and their sales.

This month, Drug Store News’ Retail Excellence Awards recognize the exceptional leaders in their field who are disrupting the OTC world.

Not only are “clean labeling” initiatives resonating with consumers across the food aisle, but the pull toward more natural remedies, including homeopathic solutions, is resonating with consumers shopping in the OTC aisles, as well, many suppliers shared with Drug Store News.

For the calendar year 2017, homeopathic remedies generated $400.9 million in sales on growth of 1.2% across total food, drug and mass multi-outlet centers, SPINS reported.

Quest Products has introduced the ProVent Hemp Patch for pain relief and ProVent Wart Remover with natural botanicals.

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