Dr. Champion ” The Herbal Apothecarian “

About Dr.Champion


imagesA graduate of Xavier University College of Pharmacy in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Champion spent two years in Germany as a pharmacist for the United States Army before returning to work in the pharmacy at John Gaston Hospital, where he spent 12 years. He then worked as a pharmacist at a chain drugstore for an additional 12 years before opening his own pharmacy in 1981.    To this day, with the help of his three daughters and family members, local patrons flock in with all kinds of ailments and maladies.  While others come for advise and simply to say hello.  The pharmacy is always abuzz with chatter of the young and old and continuous foot traffic of people revolving in and out of the pharmacy.

Dr. Champion has received many prestigious awards: the Bowl of Hygeia Award for Outstanding Community Service as a Pharmacist and the 1987 Pharmacist of the Year Award.  He also received the Dr. Henry L. Starks Distinguished Service Award; the Outstanding Achievement in Health Profession Award, presented by Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; and the Outstanding Service Award, presented by the National Pharmaceutical Association.

  More than 50 articles have been published by or about Dr. Champion, as the Memphis area-compounding pharmacist. As a biblical pharmacist, he has searched scripture references Natural apothecary salves, scrubs, lotions, lip balm and calming aids are greatly sought after for a healthier mind and body and when combined with traditional medication help bring about a healthier about plants, herbs, flowers and trees mentioned in the Bible. Along with this, he has written a booklet titled "Herbs Found in the Bible".  He is married to Carolyn Bailey Champion. The couple has three daughters – two pharmacists and a certified pharmacist technician who help run the pharmacy today.

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About His Drugs

The chemistry of essential oils and herbs are influenced by local geography, weather, season and time of day when plants were harvested and how they are processed, stored and packaged.   Each plant is unique in its own chemistry and effect.  Essential oils are never exactly the same unlike pharmaceutical drugs that are synthetically reproduced to be identical every time.   Research studies have shown that essential oils show positive effects for a variety of health concerns including infection, pain, anxiety, depression, tumors, premenstrual symptoms, nausea and many others ailments.

Hidden away on Elvis Presley Boulevard in Memphis, TN is a small pharmacy owned and operated by Charles A. Champion, better known as the herbal pharmacist.   Dr. Champion a biblical apothecarian who believes in fusing modern pharmacy with the healing powers of natural herbs and oils works to serve his community.

Today, Dr. Champion has inspired a new collection of products that compliment each other to help certain maladies and pains.







Actives: Clotrimazole 1%

Inactives: Aloe barbadensis  (aloe) leaf juice, carboner, cetyl alcohol, DMDM hydantoin, glyceryl monostearate, isopropyl alcohol, methylparaben, mineral oil, propylparaben, purified water, staeric acid, triethanolamine, trisodium EDTA

Net Weight: 1.25 Oz

New combination Dr. Champion’s Clotrimazole Cream Solution is available for people with foot fungas, this formulation is infused with peppermint and tea tree oil.


  • cures most athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm
  • relieves itching, burning, cracking, scaling, and discomfort which accompany these conditions




Actives:  Glycerin 14.4% , Phenylephrine HCL 0.25%, Pramoxine HCL 1%, White Petrolatum 15%

Inactives: Aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice, benzophenone-4, disodium EDTA, methylparaben, natrasol 250, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium citrate, purified water

For those with hemorrhoidal problems, Dr. Champion’s Hemorrhoid Kit treats and soothes external with witch hazel and aloe vera gel and internal hemorrhoids with the aid of aloe vera gel and glycerin.


  • for temporary relief of pain
  • soreness and burning
  • helps relieve the local itching and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids
  • temporarily shrinks hemorrhoidal tissue
  • temporarily provides a coating for relief of anorectal discomforts
  • temporarily protects the inflamed, irritated anorectal surface to help make bowel movements less painful









Ingredients: Aqua, Urea, Lanolin, Ceteayl Alcohol, Mineral Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Decyl Cleate, PEG-20 Stearate, Parafin, Phercyethenol, Sodium PCA, Butler, Alantoin, Centipeda Cunninghamii Extract, Glycolic Acid, Panthenol, Tocopheyl Aceata, Benzyl Alcohol, Melaleuca Athemfola (Tea Tree) Oil, Arginite, Aloe Vera Gel, Parfum

For those with ailing dry and cracked feet we recommend…Dr. Champion’s Foot Balm with cocoa butter lotion for during the day and the foot balm at night to leave your feet soft and protected.  Our foot balm, containes, Vitamin E, Tea Tree Oil, Aloe Vera Gel, Lanolin and Urea…. Ideal for diabetics and those with dry and cracking heels that wear sandals


  •  for dry, cracked feet