StarwestStarwest Botanicals

has introduced new four-ounce pouches of herbs, spices and teas. Over 200 of the company’s most popular choices will be available in this format. Most are kosher, while many are organic or wild crafted. The pouches are made with a zip-lock closure.

11253 Trade Center Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742, www.starwest-botanicals.com
 

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Jarrow Formulas, Inc. releases Ideal Bowel Support 299v containing Probi’s proprietary probiotic strain. According to the company, this strain has been shown to help people with diarrhea, constipation and abdominal cramps, and lessening some G.I. side effects brought on by
antibiotics.
1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035, www.Jarrow.com
 

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Nutrition Now, Inc. offers a Rhino Gummy Bear Vitamin D. These vitamins are meant to support bone and joint health, as well as assist in calcium absorption. The Rhino Gummy Bear Vitamins have 800 IUs of Vitamin D per serving and are available in natural berry, cherry and blackberry flavors.
6350 NE Campus Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661, www.nutritionnow.com
 

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FoodScience of Vermont’s Aller-DMG Chewable supports proper respiratory function, maintains histamine levels and supports balanced immune function. Quercetin reduces the intensity of allergic reactions, bromelain relieves inflammation, perilla seed extract helps to keep histamine levels in the normal ranges, and dimethylglycine supports immune and respiratory function.

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From Nature’s Plus comes Whole Food Total Body Cleanse with Açai. The product offers exotic superfruits for greater energy and increased metabolism. The product cleanses the body at the cellular level and has 500 mg of açaí berry, SpectraCleanse Full Spectrum Whole Food Blend and noni, goji, mangosteen and pomegranate super fruits. 

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Gaia Herbs announces the release of Quick Defense Liquid Phyto-Caps, a combination of high-potency echinacea, organic elderberry, organic ginger and andrographis, which help support the immune system. The blend is quick acting and only requires usage for short durations when respiratory and sinus problems occur.

101 Gaia Herbs Rd., Brevard, NC 28712, www.gaiaherbs.com 

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As part of an overhaul of its identity and label design, Nature’s Formulary is beginning to ship products that contain wild-crafted herbal ingredients. The company also redesigned its logo to reflect its commitment to social responsibility through sustainable cultivation and practices.

1 Barney Rd., Ste. 128, Clifton Park, NY 12065, www.naturesformulary.com 

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Digest Gold Plus Probiotics from Enzymedica contains 500 million active probiotic cultures per capsule and are guaranteed to reach the digestive tract due to the product’s exclusive incorporation of TherActive Delivery. Probiotics support intestinal wellness, while enzymes fuel digestion. The recommended dosage is one capsule per meal, three times per day.

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For the millions of Americans that are gluten-intolerant, NutriCology introduces a digestive aid called Gluten-Gest. It contains enzymes for digesting the peptides in grain-based foods and probiotics helpful with digesting lactose.

2300 North Loop Rd., Alameda, CA 94502, www.nutricology.com 

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, March 2010
 

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Homeolab USA has released Kids 0-9 Allergy, a blend of nine homeopathic ingredients geared toward easing children’s symptoms of allergies. The product is said to relieve nasal congestion, itchy eyes, ears, throat and skin, quell sneezing and teary eyes. It is safe and non-toxic, and free of alcohol, dyes and sugars. 

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