Jrink creator targets fundraise, expansion for herbal supplement shop

Shizu Okusa started D.C. juice company Jrink five years ago. Now she’s adding “the pharmacy of the future” to her wellness company’s umbrella.

Apothekary, the second brand under parent Wellthy & Co., is a one-stop shop for herbal supplements, spices and teas to replace quick-fix pharmaceuticals (i.e. sleep aids as opposed to prescribed medication). Now Okusa is raising money, breaking into brick-and-mortar and launching sales nationally online.

The business opened its first store in June,…