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Herbal FAQ

Common Questions About Herbs, Our Products, and Their Use

Allergen Information

What allergens are your products free of?

Do your products contain tree nuts?

Are any of your products vegan or vegetarian?

Are your products free from corn?

Are your products soy-free?

Do your products contain gluten?

What is the source of your alcohol?

What is the source of your glycerin?

What is the source of your lecithin in your Liquid Phyto-Caps®?

Purity, Potency & Integrity

How does Gaia Herbs test for pesticides?

How does Gaia Herbs identify their products?

What are the ingredients in your Liquid Phyto-Caps®?

What is Gaia Herbs policy on GMOs?

What does supercritical mean?

What does weight-to-volume ratio mean?

How long are herbal products good for?

How does Gaia determine whether to use fresh or dried herbs?

What is the best way to store Gaia Herbs products?

Why does this extract look different from the last one I bought?

Why does the extract inside the Phyto-Cap look separated or discolored?

On your labels, under suggested use what does “between meals” mean?

What is the difference between extract mg and dry herb equivalent mg?

Why is the Dry Herb Equivalent statement included only for some Liquid Phyto-Cap products?

What is the capsule size for Liquid Phyto-Caps?

What is a Gaia Validated Partner?

What does Ecologically Harvested mean?

What are source bioregions?

Many of our herbs trace to our own Certified Organic farms in North Carolina. We’re tracing the herbs not grown on the Gaia Farm to geographical regions within the US and to bioregions within other continental land masses—like Amazonia or Northern Africa—because those are more meaningful to endemic habitats where the herbs naturally occur or to places where they have been grown traditionally for centuries. For example, our Kava Kava traces to the Pacific island of Vanuatu and our Maca traces to the high Andes of Peru.

How is serving determined?

Can I reduce the alcohol in a Liquid Herbal Extract?

How much alcohol is in a serving of a Liquid Herbal Extract?

How do you make your alcohol-free extracts?

How much water should I take with Liquid Herbal Extracts?

What is the appropriate serving and duration of use for Gaia products?

Can I combine extracts or formulas?

Why is there alcohol in herbal extracts?

Can I consume herbs during pregnancy and lactation?

How long should I take an herbal extract?

How do I read the expiration date on your products?

Product-Specific Questions

Supreme Cleanse

PlantForce™ Liquid Iron

Why do you have low-alcohol Milk Thistle?

About Cal Prop 65