Rome, L’Altea herbalist’s shop. 54, Tommaso da Celano street, next to Furio Camillo Metro A.

L’Altea herbalist’s shop was founded in 1993 and is managed by its owner, Dr. Maria Cristina Bertusi, who is a naturopath specialized both in naturopathy and herbal medicine in Rome.

Thanks to Dr. Bertusi’s experience, knowledge and passion, L’Altea herbalist’s shop is a meeting point for all those who love the natural well-being. If you want, at L’Altea you will find more than a store, but a real counseling both in aesthetic and health field.


Maria Cristina can provide professional and qualified advices which are the result of a life spent between the degree in Pharmacy in Bologna and the Herbalist degree at the University of Urbino.

Then continuous specialization and refresher courses came, ranging from Homeopathy to Beauty, understood in its broadest sense to mean expression of Health. Recently she has added new qualifications and refinements to her profile: Naturopathy, Nutrition and Food Allergies, Bach Flower Therapy, Gem Therapy.


For these reasons, herbal medicine is the evolution of a personal path targeted to the cure and the development of a holistic approach of the person. A path between tradition and research. At the L’Altea herbalist’s shop in Rome, you will find the best brands in the industry, the most renowned products for their properties, characteristics and sensitivity to the environment and the person’s natural well-being. Body creams and specific for the face, for each skin and for every problem. Specific products for women, men and children. Natural cosmetics and medicinal plants. Make up, lipsticks, perfumes, bb and cc cream: when fashion becomes green and organic. We mention some brands:


Martina Gebhardt and Dr. Hauschka: products of the highest quality in the “careers in health” and “wellness” industry. Prestigious products and often also organic ones, bio-brands that create the organic by vocation and not just to follow that kind of fashion. Products created thanks to the knowledge of their long tradition and passion for herbs, natural extracts, precious essential oils, thermal water and other natural ingredients, results of a high standard of research and development. They only create products which are totally free of preservatives, dyes and chemical and synthetic fragrances. Everything comes from nature, to promote and guarantee the human being a natural healthy well being.
Maressentia - Mediterranean Phytomarine Cosmetics -  these phytomarine  products come from the heart of Italian Egadi Islands sea, and they are based on Posidonia Oceanica.

The other brands are: Lepo, Frais Monde, Aromi Baldini, organic shampoo for dogs, food supplements and much more.
Perfumes and essences as Jardin de Vie Grenade, scented natural water by Weleda, inspired by the pomegranate. But also other fragrances are waiting for you: those from the most delicate aromas to the more fruity, classic Italian ones, and also exotic ones.


In addition to cosmetics, we also have a wide range of products based on Propolis, to defend ourselves from winter. Propolis is widespread in the field of apitherapy, and is often used to combat states of malaise such as colds, flu and sore throat. it is also used for other several purposes and is available in different forms to best meet the needs and the personal preferences: nasal spray, effervescent tablets, syrup, chewable pearls, throat spray, soothing ointment to defend against irritation and redness (not recommended for people allergic to bee products).


The corner of the goodies: a seaof honey and jams for you. Acacia honey, Eucalyptus, Millefiori, honeydew, lime, chestnut, Sulla, sunflower. Cherry and raspberry jam with drops of honey. Yes, this is the corner for the sweet tooth.


Bach Flowers. Talk to figure out the most appropriate care, because the Bach Flower Therapy is specific to each particular emotional state.


Henné, to dye our hair naturally: in red powder, mahogany, brown, black, blond, auburn and Henné from Kerman.


Herbal teas, teas, fruit teas and medicinal plants carefully selected to reach the highest quality! The L’Altea herbal shop has over 20 years of experience on the processing and mixing of medicinal plants, selected among those produced with the highest standards of quality. One of our speciality is the preparation of herbal teas to meet any personal need. Purifying herbal teas, digestive, anti-stress, against cough, for the winter, spring and many more that you can customize also following your own personal recipe. Do you want to know where is the way of fine tea? Come to L’Altea. Organic English breakfast tea, Green tea special gunpowder, Special Oolong and Special Jasmine bio, Earl Grey and Ceylon O.P bio, White Tea, Rooibos bio ad Red Rooibos.


And a lot more is waiting for you at the Herbal shop L’Altea, at 54, Tommaso da Celano street, near the Metro A Furio Camillo. And if you’re just passing by Rome and you haven’t enough time to visit us, don’t worry! You can request information or a product by mail (plus delivery costs). We will be pleased to listen to you and to give you our advices as well. And if you want, you can also visit our e-shop.

Wellness... naturally: they are more than two words. It’s our idea, our philosophy, the key to love in our work. We wait for you.



Monday - Saturday: 10.00-13.00 / 16.30-20.00


Legal notice: the information on this page is not a medical advice and doesn’t substitute in any case your doctor.