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 a healthy immune system, a normal inflammatory response, and tissue, tendon, and ligament health. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant that plays one of the most important roles in the body. It is needed to maintain the health of skin, cartilage, teeth, bone, and blood vessels. Plus, it is used to protect the body's cells from damage.*
Astaxanthin - A reddish pigment that belongs to a group called carotenoids. Found naturally in certain algae, it is what gives shrimp, salmon, and other seafood their pink/red color. Astaxanthin is one of the world's strongest antioxidants in free radical scavenging by 20x - 60x! It provides a unique and powerful defense from free radical damage to the brain, nervous system, and eyes due to its ability to cross the blood-brain and blood-retinal barrier.*
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, linoleic acid, and oleic acid, which, among other things, are known for supporting a healthy inflammatory response.*
Boswellia - Boswellia (also known as frankincense) is made from the resin of the boswellia serrata tree. For thousands of years, boswellia has been prized for comfort support by helping the body maintain a healthy inflammatory response.* (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 safe source of vitamin A.
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 is 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 maintaining healthy cartilage, joint lubrication, skin/coat, and for a normal inflammatory response.* (learn more)
Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex, 40% - A biologically active antioxidant that helps optimize vitamin C absorption and utilization. Also known to support a healthy inflammatory response and cellular membrane health.*
CoQ10 - A natural, fat-soluble molecule found throughout the body that supports energy and healthy heart function.*
Diatomaceous Earth - A safe, non-toxic substance made up of minuscule, fossilized organisms called diatoms that are finely milled. Diatomaceous earth is used as an anti-caking agent, as a natural pesticide, and as a great source of organic minerals, especially silicon.*
Distilled Wild Fish Oil - A purified combination of anchovy, mackerel, and sardine oil, which is free of mercury, lead, and heavy metals. This oil is a valuable source of omega fatty acids, including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) , which 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 supports oxygen utilization, energy production, and a healthy immune response. It also supports normal recovery time after strenuous activity.*
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 support healthy muscle tone and performance, which has made rice bran oil a popular supplement among athletes and animal breeders. Gamma oryzanol contains antioxidants, which are known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals. Gamma oryzanol was first extracted from rice bran oil in Japan in 1953, and rice bran oil has since gained a reputation as a very healthy 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 supporting healthy blood circulation and transmission of oxygen to brain cells, which are necessary for 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 in the fluid around the body's joints. Glucosamine supplements help support joint health in people, dogs, and horses by giving the body the additional glucosamine it requires to maintain healthy joint tissue and fluid.* (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. Antioxidants are known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals.*
Hesperidin, 95% - A flavonoid, usually extracted from citrus, that has been noted in studies for antioxidant activity, which is known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals, and to support a normal inflammatory response.*
Hyaluronic Acid - Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occuring gel-like substance belonging to the group of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). It is present in different places in the body, but mostly in the connective tissue space and synovial fluid. Since the purpose of joint fluid is to lubricate, HA helps promote this function. Additionally, HA helps with the shock absorbing capacity of the joint and distribution of mechanical forces impacting the joints.*
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 for health benefits 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 support healthy skin/coat, for maintaining healthy weight and blood pressure.* (learn more)
Liver (Beef or Pork) - A rich source of B vitamins, iron and trace minerals.*
Manganese - Manganese is a trace mineral that is essential for the formation of healthy cartilage and bone. It plays a vital role in metabolizing fats and carbohydrates, as well as synthesizing chondroitin sulfate. Manganese is part of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), which helps protect against free radicals.*
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) - MSM is a naturally occurring sulfur compound found in plants, animals, and humans. Approximately one third of MSM is sulfur, and MSM delivers an absorbable form of sulfur that the body needs for the production of cartilage. MSM is believed to support a normal inflammatory response and is widely used as a supplement for joint health.*)
Omega/Essential Oils - Some of the systems that that these nutrients help support are the nervous, immune, and cardiovascular systems. Omegas also help the body maintain healthy skin and joints.*
Panax Ginseng Extract - Ginseng (panax ginseng) is a member of the ivy family that is renowned for the health properties of its roots. Ginseng is the most widely used of the botanicals referred to as adaptogens, which help the body combat mental and physical stress, including during athletic activity. Enhances brain function and promotes a sense of relaxation and mental alertness without drowsiness.* (learn more)
Queen Bee Royal Jelly - A special preparation that bees provide to the queen of the hive. Along with many unique nutrients, freeze-dried royal jelly is also extremely rich in B vitamins, especially pantothenic acid, which supports healthy adrenal function and normal recovery time after strenuous activity.*
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 health properties and supporting the body's natural 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 effects, which are known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals, and for supporting healthy cholesterol levels. In addition, it is a natural source of gamma oryzanol.*
Rutin (Vitamin P) - Rutin is a flavonoid, derived primarily from buckwheat, that supports a healthy circulatory system. Rutin is also noted for its powerful antioxidant properties, which are known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals.*
Sea Salt - Genuine sea salt is composed of naturally occurring potassium, calcium, magnesium, and trace elements. This mineral-rich salt is often used as a source of electrolytes.
Spirulina - Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green vegetable algae that supports healthy endocrine, nervous, and immune systems. Spirulina is a source of highly absorbable protein, mixed carotenoids, and other phytonutrients, B-Vitamins, GLA, and essential amino acids. Spirulina has emerged as an especially supplement for humans and animals alike.* (learn more)
Taurine - Taurine is a sulfur-containing amino acid that regulates the fluid levels of cells and has antioxidant and detoxifying properties to help remove harmful toxins from the body. Taurine supports healthy nerve transmission and muscle function, and also promotes calmness by helping modulate the stress hormones. Taurine is important for a balanced mood, healthy and regulated metabolism, plus production of energy, especially for exercise.*
Tienchi (Radix Notoginseng) - A Chinese root prized for maintaining a healthy circulatory system, including healthy blood and heart oxygenation.*
Vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopherol) - A source of antioxidants, which are known to help protect body cells and tissues by removing damaging free radicals, as well as for a healthy inflammatory response.*
Yeast Culture - Active Live Yeast culture (saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a complete protein and super-supplement containing 18 amino acids, B complex vitamins, dietary fiber, as well as many other nutritional components and minerals. It contains additional functional and beneficial components such as beta-1, 3 glucan, trehalose, mannan and glutathione. Studies have shown that these components have potential health benefits, such as supporting healthy immune response and cholesterol.*
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.