January 12th National Pharmacist Day

We thank our doctors and nurses for saving us from whatever illness we suffer from. However the true hero is the pharmacist that gives us those wonderful tablets that make us feel better as we begin our recovery. The chemist behind the counter that mixes up the chemicals, herbs and magic they use to reverse those evil germs we have run into. It really is kind of a thankless job. If the drugs they provide us with work, we happily go on our way. They remain behind the counter, mixing and mashing and trying to read the doctor’s handwriting that regenerate our health, or at least make us feel better while we endure.

How to celebrate – Thank your pharmacist when you feel good, don’t wait until you are sick. Learn home remedies and become your own pharmacist. (Good luck) Watch Breaking Bad.

January 12th National Pharmacist Day

Today we celebrate the ultimate druggie, our local pharmacist. This is someone who knows the chemicals to use to make us feel better, hopefully mixed correctly so they don’t kill us!  They are easily found in nearly every grocery store along with drugstores.

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The pharmacists we know today probably came from the alchemists of old. Men and women who practiced the use of chemicals, herbs and other ingredients that could cure mankind, or kill them. They often cured after making many, many mistakes that did anything but cure the people they were treating.

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They are also versed with the over-the-counter cures, remedies and soothing lotions and herbs that make our lives better. Unlike their predecessors the pharmacists today spend at least 6 years of college to gain their degree, normally a doctorate, to be able to dispense medicines.

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How to celebrate – Thank your local pharmacist for all they know and do. Look into becoming a pharmacist yourself. Learn your own familiy’s home grown remedies (this does not mean to trust them!)