The Nutraceutical sector is increasingly mature and the Quality Control of the ingredients is more demanding. For this reason, the sector should think about the use of the Primary Reference Standards for the quantification of actives in botanical extracts.
Taking in account Monteloeder just included a range of organic mushrooms in its products range, I would like to think on what ORGANIC means, and how I understand it.
In my previous post, I talked about why the regulatory aspect is as important as the efficacy when we are developing a new product or ingredient.
Following this line, today, I would to talk about the principal problem of the EFSA Health Claims regulation, from a user point of view.
Recently we have learned about the use of specialty ingredients in the pet industry. The same ingredients used and taken by the parents – us.
Natural & green”, “holistic healthcare concept” and “evidence based healthcare studies” are the uprising elements in nutraceutical industry, which these elements are complimenting to the Chinese medicinal and health care philosophy. Talk about trend of “Natural & green” especially emphasizing high natural purity and unpolluted are the most discussed topics among all. Since China has join the WTO, Chinese medicinal & nutraceutical industry is one of the most bullish among all manufacturing industries because it enjoys the most advantages.Firstly, Chinese supplements are using up.
Botanical extracts contain many substances from the plant, among them main actives, which are the ones that give the extract functionality, and other substances that sometimes have synergistic activity.