The following is a list of active and inactive ingredients used in our products along with some helpful information. For the ingredients used in a particular product, please refer to the product page and click on the "Ingredients" tab.
Ascorbic Acid – Vitamin C, the “master vitamin,” supports the immune system, anti-inflammatory response, and tissue, tendon & ligament health…*
Bee Pollen – The male germ cell of plants, the most nutritious part. Contains powerful whole food antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and hormones potentiated by massive amounts of live enzyme activity. Pollen contains greater concentrations of living enzymes than any other part of the plant. Scientists state that enzymes are absolutely essential for every biochemical function of the body. (learn more)
Biotin – Biotin is a B-vitamin that plays a key role in the production of skin, nails, and hair. The B-complex vitamins, like biotin, help the body convert carbohydrates, fats, and protein into energy. Biotin is used by the body to maintain the health of skin, the digestive tract, and the nervous system.* (learn more)
Borage Seed Oil – A well known source of omega fatty acids gamma linolenic acid (GLA), linoleic acid (LA), and oleic acid, which, among other things, are known anti-inflammatory nutrients.*
Boswellia – Boswellia (also known as frankincense) is an herbal medicine made from the resin of the boswellia serrata tree. For thousands of years, boswellia has been prized for its anti-inflammatory properties for relieving discomfort. Modern studies have shown that boswellia is effective for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease.* (learn more)
Carrot Powder – Carrots are one the world’s richest source of carotenoids, a class of compounds related to vitamin A. Some act as antioxidants or have other important functions. The best known of these is beta-carotene but there are others including alpha- and gamma-carotene, lutein, and lycopene. When foods containing beta-carotenes are consumed, the beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Since the liver only converts what it needs, carrot powder is a totally safe source of vitamin A.
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex, 40% – A biologically active antioxidant that helps optimize vitamin C absorption and utilization. Also known to support anti-inflammatory response and cellular membrane health.*
Chondroitin Sulfate, 90% – Chondroitin sulfate is a naturally occurring molecule found in the cartilage and connective tissues of people and animals. Chondroitin is the substance that enables cartilage to provide cushion to healthy joints, and it’s what the body uses to make new cartilage. Chondroitin also serves a vital role in the maintenance of healthy skin/coat. Chondroitin can be taken as a supplement for cartilage maintenance, joint lubrication, healthy skin/coat, and as an anti-inflammatory. It is an effective treatment for arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis (OA).* (learn more)
CoQ10 – A natural, fat-soluble molecule found throughout the body that supports energy and heart function.*
Diatomaceous Earth – A safe, non-toxic substance made up of miniscule, fossilized organisms called diatoms that are finely milled. Diatomaceous earth is used as an anti-caking agent, a natural pesticide and is also noted as a great source of organic minerals, especially silicon.*
Distilled Wild Fish Oil – A purified combination of anchovy, mackerel, and sardine oil that is mercury, lead, and heavy metal free. This oil is a valuable source of omega fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) that are critical for healthy skin, coat, teeth and bones.*
DMG (N, N Dimethylglycine HCL) – A water-soluble amino acid found naturally in plant and animal cells that support oxygen utilization, energy production and the immune response. Also, aids the body in reducing lactic acid buildup in the muscles.*
Flaxseed Oil (Organic) – Organic flaxseed oil has omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids, which are alpha linolenic acid (ALA), linoleic acid (LA) and oleic acid. Some of the systems that that these nutrients help support are the nervous, immune, and cardiovascular systems.*
Gamma Oryzanol – Gamma oryzanol is a mixture of antioxidant compounds that occurs naturally in rice bran oil. Gamma oryzanol is believed to improve muscle tone and performance, which has made rice bran oil a popular supplement among athletes and animal breeders. Gamma oryzanol is one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, which are known to protect against heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses. Gamma oryzanol was first extracted from rice bran oil in Japan in 1953, and rice bran oil has since gained a reputation as the world’s healthiest seed oil.* (learn more)
Garlic (Air-Dried Granules) – Nutrient rich and aromatic, air-dried granules are most well known as a non-toxic bug repellent, a natural detoxicant, and as a dietary sulfur. Garlic is nature's insect repellent. It is a powerful and safe way to protect your horse or dog from fleas, ticks, and other biting insects. Best of all, garlic doesn't have the dangerous and painful effects common to sprays and spot-on chemicals for flea and tick control.* (learn more)
Ginkgo Biloba – Extracted from ginkgo leaves, ginkgo biloba is known for aiding the body in blood circulation and transmission of oxygen to brain cells, which in turn helps to improve memory and mental alertness.*
Ginseng – See "Panax Ginseng Extract"
Glucosamine HCL, 99% – Glucosamine is an amino sugar produced by the body for use in tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and the fluid around the body’s joints. Joint problems, such as arthritis, are often caused by thinning cartilage and a reduction joint fluid, resulting in friction, discomfort, and inflammation. Glucosamine supplements help people, dogs, and horses with joint issues by giving the body additional glucosamine it requires to produce more cartilage and joint fluid. In addition to relieving discomfort, supplemental glucosamine might also prevent the degeneration of healthy joints.* (learn more)
Grape Seed Extract – A potent antioxidant, grape seed extract has been shown to be 20- 50 times stronger than vitamin E or C in fighting free radicals that breaks down the body’s cellular structure. Other clinical studies have focused on its potential to help prevent heart disease and strokes.*
Hesperidin, 95% – A flavonoid, usually extracted from citrus, that has been noted in studies for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antioxidant effects.*
Kelp – Kelp is a leafy form of brown-algae seaweed that absorbs a vast variety of nutrients and minerals present in the water around it. Kelp is a commonly eaten food in many places, especially in Japan where it has been used as a food and medicine for thousands of years. Kelp has gained popularity in recent decades as a supplement, because it is rich in vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, D and E) as well as minerals (zinc, iodine, magnesium, iron, potassium, copper and calcium). In addition to its nutritional value, kelp is known to promote healthy skin/coat, for weight loss, to control high blood pressure, and for cancer prevention.* (learn more)
Liver (Beef or Pork) – A rich source of B vitamins, iron and trace minerals which naturally support the body’s quest for health and energy.*
MSM – MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a naturally occurring sulfur compound found in plants, animals, and humans. MSM is believed to reduce inflammation and is widely used as a supplement to combat joint issues, such as arthritis.* People can get dietary MSM from a variety of plant sources, including various fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; however, the MSM used in supplements is commonly sourced from the wood of trees. (learn more)
Panax Ginseng Extract – Ginseng (panax ginseng) is a member of the ivy family that is renowned for the powerful medicinal properties of its roots. Ginseng is the most widely used of the botanicals referred to as adaptogens, harmony remedies, or longevity tonics. They combat stress, improve health and well-being, and upgrade athletic performance. Ginseng was used by the ancient Chinese and by Native Americans, and it has been used for thousands of years for a variety of health benefits. In fact, “panax” is Greek for “all healing."* (learn more)
Queen Bee Royal Jelly – Freeze-dried, a special bee’s “milk” produced for the queen, royal jelly is one of the world’s most concentrated foods. Along with many unique nutrients, royal jelly is also extremely rich in B vitamins, especially pantothenic acid, which is supportive of adrenal function and resistance to fatigue.*
Reishi Mushroom Extract – Highly prized by Chinese civilization for thousands of years as a powerful adaptogen and tonic, reishi is still noted today for its healing properties and increasing the body’s resistance to chemical, biological, and environmental stresses.*
Rice Bran Oil – One of the healthiest oils available (no trans fat), rice bran oil has been studied for its antioxidant and cholesterol lowering properties. In addition, it is a natural source of gamma oryzanol.*
Rutin (Vitamin P) – Rutin is a flavonoid, derived primarily from buckwheat, that has a positive affect on the circulatory system. Rutin is also noted for its powerful antioxidant properties.*
Sea Salt – Genuine sea salt is composed of naturally occurring potassium, calcium, magnesium and trace elements and is capable of supporting any type of marine life. This mineral rich salt is often used as a source of electrolytes.
Spirulina – Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green vegetable algae that nourishes the endocrine, nervous and immune systems, and can promote tissue repair and reduce inflammation. Spirulina is a source of highly absorbable protein, mixed carotenoids and other phytonutrients, B-Vitamins, GLA and essential amino acids. Of all the algae, Spirulina has emerged as an especially potent and healthy food source for humans and animals alike.* (learn more)
Tienchi (Radix Notoginseng) – A Chinese root prized for its tonic effects on the circulatory system, supporting healthier blood building and more oxygen for the heart.*
Vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopherol) – A powerful antioxidant that has been shown to help reduce inflammation, help cells fight infection and to enhance the immune system.*
Yeast Culture – One of nature’s best vitamin foods, yeast culture nutritional and live enzyme support to the body’s digestive system.*
Croscarmellose Sodium – A disintegrant that promotes dissolution of active ingredients upon swallowing.
Dextrose – A sweetener derived from corn that is about 70% as sweet as sucrose.
Dicalcium phosphate – A calcium supplement used as a tablet binder.
Fructose – A healthy fruit sugar used to increase palatability in herbal remedies.
Gelatin – Gelatin is a protein from bovine collagen (kosher) and is the main ingredient of pharmaceutical capsule shells.
Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose – An enteric coating used to ensure delivery of active ingredients.
Hypromellose – A plant derived polymer used as a binder and a tablet coating.
Magnesium stearate – Magnesium is a mineral found throughout nature, such as in legumes and green leafy vegetables. Magnesium stearate is a salt derivative of magnesium; it is used as a binder and lubricant for tablets.
Microcrystalline Cellulose – A natural occurring polymer in the cellular walls of plants, microcrystalline cellulose is used as a binder and stabilizer for tablets.
Pharmaceutical Glaze – A solution made of natural polymers that are used to seal tablets.
Polyethylene glycol – A polyether compound used as a film coating.
Silica – Found in many natural microorganisms, such as diatoms, silica is often used as a desiccant or flow agent for tablet making.
Stearic Acid – A fatty acid derived from vegetables and oils used as lubricant in capsule making.
Vegetable gum – An extract of vegetables that is adhesive in nature and that is used as a thickener and a stabilizer.
NOTE: Due diligence has been taken to insure that the above is accurate and reliable, but it is provided as information only.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.