The Aboca herbalist shop and Aboca Editions
Aboca is the leading company in the Italian market for herbal supplements and herb based medical devices, offering remedies for all the most frequent health needs. The herbalist shop is located on the ground floor of the building.
All products from the Aboca - Planta Medica group are available here. The staff will also be pleased to offer advice on the use of the products.
A vast selection of gifts is also available, such as calendars, botanical diaries, mugs for herb teas with designs from the herbal books kept in the library of ancient books and different types of museum gadgets. They can also be purchased at www.abocashop.com.
Faithful reproductions of some of the museum's valuable objects such as bronze mortars and polychrome majolica pottery, handmade by master potters using ancient techniques are also available.
Access to the bookshop is through the herbalist's shop. Here you can consult and buy Aboca publications as well as a large selection of books on natural remedies for health and wellbeing.
The books vary from the strictly scientific ones dealing with therapeutic and nutritional uses of plants to historical and artistic ones. The facsimile books published by Aboca Editions take up a large area. They are faithful reproductions of ancient, highly coloured herbals or works of well known personalities of the Tuscan Valtiberina region such as Piero della Francesca and Luca Pacioli.
You can satisfy a wide range of interests and curiosities in this bookshop. You may even enjoy sipping a pleasant cup of herb tea, while you stop and explore the world of Aboca Editions.
Opening hours of the Aboca Herbalist Shop to the public:
From Monday to Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday and holidays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm