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List of Formulas with Animal Ingredients

Approximately 90 percent of our products are vegetarian, and we do not use animal ingredients as part of the encapsulation / tableting process.  Animal products are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and are historically part of western naturopathic medicine. 

  • Adrenosen™ (bovine)
  • Collagenex 2™ (eggshells only)
  • Colostroplex™ (contains dairy)
  • Ease Plus™ (Calcium Carbonate [fossilized bone]), oyster extract)
  • EPAQ™ (sustainable krill; bovine gelatin)
  • Gastrodia Relieve Wind™ (oyster extract)
  • Isatis Cooling™ (oyster extract)
  • Maternal Herbal™ (deer antler velvet)
  • OsteoHerbal™ (deer antler velvet)
  • Resinall E™ (Chymotrypsin and trypsin)
  • StemCell (Royal Jelly - enzyme-treated)
  • Virility Caps™ (deer antler velvet)

Collagenex 2, Colostroplex, and StemCell are generally thought of as vegetarian but not vegan, as they contain eggs (Collagenex 2), dairy (Colostroplex), and royal jelly (StemCell). 

The products not listed here are generally thought of as vegan, as they do not contain animal ingredients.

Encapsulated formulas contain a small amount of rice bran to help the ingredient flow into the capsule and Hypromellose, vegetable cellulose, capsule.

Tableted formulas contain a small amount of cellulose and acacia gum, which are used to bind tablets, magnesium stearate (plant based) is used to aid the tableting process.

REV: 2021.06

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