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The story of Le Capucin began in 1997. The first clinic opened in Plessisville, on Rue St-Louis. In 1999, the second Capucin opened its doors in Victoriaville on Boulevard Bois Francs. In fact, that’s where we still operate today.

At the time, Le Capucin had just two employees. Our only sources of income were naturopathic consultations and the sale of natural products. In the evening, we would close our cash register and write in a small notebook that 3 customers had come in.¬† We also wrote down the temperature outside… We were happy with our first steps!

In January 2000, Marilène, owner and naturopath for Le Capucin boutiques, was diagnosed with congenital cardiomyopathy. She needed emergency open-heart surgery. In September 2000, an agonizing choice was made: the Plessisville clinic had to close. It was necessary to concentrate energies and keep only the Victoriaville clinic.

Five years later, Le Capucin was awarded the Jeune Entreprise prize at the Panth√©on de la Performance organized by the Bois-Francs et de l’√Črable Chamber of Commerce. This honor helped the company stand out in the region. Since then, more and more healthcare professionals have been referring their patients to Capucin.

In 2009, following a restructuring of Health Canada and the implementation of new regulations, Maril√®ne went ahead and developed, with the help of her mom Ludmila Jankowska who’s a certified nurse and homeopath,¬† 9 homeopathic formulas for children that were approved by Health Canada.

Under the honorary presidency of renowned pediatrician Dr. Serge Thérien, more than 200 clients and customers and health professionals attended this grandiose evening that officially launched the 9 Capucin homeopathic formulas.

In 2010, Capucin expands its Victoriaville location to make room for the storage of Capucin bottles, which are now distributed to several points of sale throughout Quebec and Ontario. The administrative section was also reorganized in the new part. That same year, it opened its boutique in Sherbrooke.

Starting in 2011, a full-time naturopath is available at the Sherbrooke clinic.¬†Maril√®ne Perreault and her team have also made it their mission to make the natural alternative accessible to all. She regularly offers training and conferences on a variety of subjects, such as the family pharmacy, children’s health, fever and the immune system, infant care, weight loss and Bach Flowers, to name a few.

The Capucin team, which is made up of over 20 women with heart, is dedicated to caring for the health of families as naturally as possible. They are very proud to have this place with the families of Quebec and the surrounding area and this is why they offer a personalized service to each parent.

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