About Finlandia

When it comes to supporting your health, nothing quite matches Finlandia’s selection, customer service, and expertise.

Welcome

With the modern world looking for education on preventative and alternative medicine, Finlandia strives to be a place for all your health needs. Finlandia is your ‘One Stop Health Shop’ with professionals from all modalities on staff. We offer services ranging from professional consultations to general questions about supplements, herbal medicine, and pharmaceuticals.

The vision of Finlandia Pharmacy and Natural Health Centre was founded in 1974 by pharmacist Harlan Lahti. To this day, Harlan’s values are evident in our retail store and our health team. Finlandia believes in building good relationships with customers… building healthful, helpful relationships through great customer service.

 

Our Misson

Our mission is to help our customers attain optimal health and vitality through great customer service.
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Compounding Pharmacy

For over 44 years, Finlandia has played a major role in changing the pharmacy industry. At Finlandia, our pharmacists recognize the importance of all modalities and its potential for optimal wellness. With fully licensed pharmacists and an on-site compounding room, we have your prescriptions covered.

Our on-site compounding team can formulate a custom delivery of a medicine to fit any specific strength or need for any individual. We have clinics, hospitals, medical doctors, and naturopathic doctors referring their clients to our store due to our successful reputation and ability to meet their clients needs.

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Herbal Medicine

Finlandia houses Western Canada’s largest full-service medical herbal dispensary with hundreds of herbal products, including dried herbs and powders, teas, concentrated tinctures, essential oils and more. We carefully source the best herbs with the strongest medicinal properties from trusted and experienced suppliers.

To ensure that we provide you with the highest standards, our herbal fluid extracts are concentrated, usually 3-5 times stronger than other brand tinctures, and wherever possible, organic.

Our medicinal dried herbs are Canadian sourced and 80 per cent organic or wild crafted. Wild crafted means that the herbs grow naturally as opposed to being cultivated in foreign soils or unnatural conditions.

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Health Clinic

Finlandia Health Clinic provides comprehensive alternative/complementary care to help our patients achieve optimal health. Our experienced team members include Naturopathic Doctors (with prescription capability), Certified Clinic and Holistic Nutritionists, and an Integrative ADHD and Mental Health Practitioner. We also have a Live Blood Analyst.

Finlandia practitioners develop individualized treatment plans using a combination of modern medicine and traditional therapies. No referrals are needed to book an appointment. We look forward to helping you achieve the very best of health and well-being.

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Natural Beauty Department

Finlandia Pharmacy’s Natural Beauty Department and Online Beauty Shop is stocked with the best natural and organic cosmetics and beauty items available. Here, you will find organic makeup and skin care items, natural shampoos and conditioners, and an impressive array of body care products sourced locally and from overseas.

Managed by Tanja, a long-time proponent of natural beauty care, the department carries only lines that are free from parabens, phthalates, and other questionable ingredients that could compromise health and well-being.

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Online Shopping

Finlandia’s Online Health Store has one of the biggest selections for natural health and wellness products in Canada. We carry Vitamins, Supplements, Herbal Medicines, Wellness Appliances, Snacks, Accessories and More!

Finlandia’s Online Health Store ships worldwide, offers personal customer service, values security when it comes to personal information. We are also proud to say that we a Canadian Company.

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Product Specialist Advice
Vitamins and Supplements

Finlandia’s retail store and online department have product specialists available to offer health advice to our customers. We know that there are a lot of products out there and sometimes it can be confusing when faced with aisles or pages of them. Our product specialists are here and ready to answer your questions!

Our product selection is vast, but when we do not have the product you are looking for, we will Special Order it! Please ask our staff for more details about Special Orders.

Please not that any information, advice, or suggestions given by Finlandia staff is not a replacement for medical advice from your Doctor, Dentist or professional practitioner.’

Our Mission

Bridging the world of western and alternative medicine

Finlandia recognizes that prescription medications are an important method of treating disease, particularly when the situation is acute (to this end, we maintain a full service medical/compounding pharmacy).

However, Finlandia also recognizes that support with natural preventive agents and remedies is more attuned to nature’s plan. This is why Finlandia retains a fully staffed retail floor with qualified health professionals capable of answering questions and educating our customers on the products we carry.

Our product development team ensures that our store carries quality supplements and a variety of products that can fit everyone’s lifestyle. If you have any specific needs, questions, or concerns, do not hesitate to give us a call at 604.733.5323!

 

Finlandia Pharmacy & Natural Health Centre founder and owner, Harlan Lahti, is widely recognized as the nation’s expert in natural health medicine. He and his highly qualified team have been integrating allopathic and natural medicine for over 44 years and their pharmacy has grown into one of the most widely respected and trusted integrated pharmacy and natural health centres in the country.

Harlan Lahti

D.N.M, B.Sc. Pharm, Registered Pharmacist. CEO, Owner & Founder.
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After Jacob completed his BA, his passion for brand marketing led him to pursue a post-graduate in Marketing Management. During this program, he obtained his CSC in finance and worked as a marketing assistant for his finance professor. He then switched his focus to natural products and worked as a marketing assistant for a natural skin care company. Jacob brings his knowledge and experience in marketing, brand awareness, advertising, online development, and his passion for natural healing to developing Finlandia’s first marketing department. Jacob now works with all departments to ensure Finlandia’s growth in the health industry.

Jacob Lahti

BA, PgC. Marketing Manager
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Pharmacist Jason Wilhelm is passionate about health. During his 13 years as a drugstore pharmacist, he came to realize that truly helping people regain their health embraced more than the standard pharmacy model could provide. Jason is now able to follow his passion for compounding and maintains expert knowledge of hormonal therapies for men and women. Jason enjoys interacting with Finlandia pharmacy customers and making sure they have all the information needed to fully benefit from their medications.

Jason Wilhelm

BSP. Pharmacy Manager
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Michelle is a published research biologist, herbalist, sound healer and vibrational medicine practitioner. She began her journey into the healing arts with scientific research into human viruses. This is where Michelle realized a more integrated approach was needed to better affect health at the cellular, emotional & spiritual levels. Michelle subsequently studied phytomedicine (plant medicine), sound therapy, crystal and other forms of healing, vibrational medicine and yoga.

Michelle Bonnie

BRT, CH. Herbal Dispensary Manager
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With a background in makeup artistry, Tanja has over 25 years of experience in the beauty industry. She is passionate about natural beauty, holistic health, and wellness. Tanja firmly believes that natural beauty begins with a balanced and healthy lifestyle, as our physical appearance is a mirror of our inner health.

Tanja Salewski

Beauty Department Manager
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Navin graduated from Douglas College with an accounting diploma. During his 10+ years at Finlandia, his interest in alternative health and business grew leading him to complete a Business Management Program. Upon completion, Navin secured the position of Purchasing and Receiving Manager bringing with him years of experience and expertise in the natural health industry.

Navin Prasad

BBA. Purchasing Manager
 

Katarzyna Stodulkiewicz

Front Store Manager

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