FutureCeuticals, Inc. now has a line of probiotics, Lacticeuticals, which is Orthodox Union Kosher. According to the company, the “line is based upon various strains of lactic-acid producing bacteria, alone, or in combination with other carefully selected functional ingredients.” Some strains include bifidobacterium bifidum, lactobacillus rhamnosus and lactoccus lactis.

Nutraceuticals International LLC now offers Progestive, a new probiotic made with Bacillus Coagulans bacteria. According to the company, research has shown that it may improve vaginal flora and enhance the immune system. It is offered as a six billion and 15 billion strain.

Badger Body and Massage Oils are aromatherapy blends comprised of cold-pressed organic, essential oils of sweet orange, ginger, grapefruit, lavender and rose, just to name a few. When applied and massaged into the skin, these products warm and soothe muscles and joints and induce a state of relaxation.

Sun Chlorella USA now offers Sun Chlorella Cream. This skin cream is paraben-free, made with a purified water base, contains several botanical extracts and is propylene glycol-free. Says the company of the product, it is, “The only topical cream that contains concentrated chlorella extract as its principal ingredient.”

Desert Essence re-launched and re-packaged its skincare line. New packaging, says the company, evokes the desert’s colors and “will make the consumers’ shopping experience simpler, with color coded bottles by skin type.” For shoppers’ ease, products are divided into easily identifiable skin types: oily–combination skin, normal skin and dry–sensitive skin.

New from Alba Botanica are Very Emollient and the Hawaiian Natural Sunblock collections. Very Emollient Mineral and Very Emollient Natural Sunblock collections are paraben-free and provide high levels of UVA and UVB protection, according to the company. The Hawaiian Natural Sunblock collection uses tropical fruit and flower extracts along with botanical oils and aloe vera.

Canus has designed a face care line, Nature, made with farm-fresh goat’s milk products. The all-natural and fragrance-free formula relies on exotic botanicals to hydrate the skin. The line includes a moisturizing clay mask, which treats dry skin and clogged pores; a hydrating facial scrub, which rinses away dead cells and increases hydration; and a daily facial cream, which protects and replenishes skin.

 

Pressure Optimizer from Jarrow Formulas has been upformulated to include BP grape seed extract, lactotripeptides, sesame seed extract, magnesium, celery seed extract and glycosat bitter melon extract. This product supports blood pressure health and arterial compliance. These new nutrient additions provide necessary antioxidants and proteins, which support healthy blood vessel function and balanced blood pressure.

Solgar Vitamin and Herb introduces Advanced Pro-Bio Beads, a higher-potency probiotic blend that provides five billion active probiotic cultures per bead. This premium formula is specifically formulated in a unique shell designed to release the active bacteria in the intestines where they are most beneficial for this proprietary blend of acidophilus.