Quality & Sourcing
The Gaia Herbs Laboratory

Quality & Sourcing

There is much to learn from Nature, and the Gaia Herbs Laboratory is our gateway to those lessons. We pledge to keep our products safe for our consumers and the environment, and comply with all applicable GMP standards for manufacturing, testing, and finished packaging.

A Commitment to Quality

A Commitment to Quality

Since the founding of Gaia Herbs in 1987, we have been committed to working with nature to provide people with the highest quality herbal supplements. Our business decisions continue to be guided by our values and our commitment to people, planet and purpose — not by profits alone.

Transparent Sourcing

We believe in sourcing herbs from where the grow best. While we grow as many of the herbs we can on our Certified Organic farm in Brevard, NC, we also procure herbs and ingredients from other producers and farmers around the world, who share our commitment to quality, sustainability and ethicality.

Botanical Sourcing Map

We source over 150 ingredients from around the world each year, touching almost every corner of the globe. Gaia Herbs aims to demonstrate that herb farming supports thriving communities around the world, in both areas that have grown herbs for thousands of years and in countries like the US, where herbal farming is still relatively new.

The Magic of Our Farm

Just as your health is a journey, so is the life of each herb that nourishes your body. Seeds, often saved from the prior harvest, start in our 60,000-square-foot greenhouse, where they are nurtured before being transplanted into our fields. When the herbs are ready, we harvest and bring them to our Certified Organic, FDA-inspected production facility, for extraction into one of our trusted herbal formulas. We take pride in managing the entire supply chain to ensure the highest quality, every step of the way.

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Transparent Sourcing

We believe in sourcing herbs from where the grow best. While we grow as many of the herbs we can on our Certified Organic farm in Brevard, NC, we also procure herbs and ingredients from other producers and farmers around the world, who share our commitment to quality, sustainability and ethicality.

Botanical Sourcing Map

We source over 150 ingredients from around the world each year, touching almost every corner of the globe. Gaia Herbs aims to demonstrate that herb farming supports thriving communities around the world, in both areas that have grown herbs for thousands of years and in countries like the US, where herbal farming is still relatively new.

The Magic of Our Farm

Just as your health is a journey, so is the life of each herb that nourishes your body. Seeds, often saved from the prior harvest, start in our 60,000-square-foot greenhouse, where they are nurtured before being transplanted into our fields. When the herbs are ready, we harvest and bring them to our Certified Organic, FDA-inspected production facility, for extraction into one of our trusted herbal formulas. We take pride in managing the entire supply chain to ensure the highest quality, every step of the way.

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Certified Organic Through Oregon Tilth

Certified Organic Through Oregon Tilth

Since 1997, the Gaia Herbs Farm has been Certified Organic through Oregon Tilth, one of the nation’s most stringent organic certifiers.

Meet Our Scientific Advisory Board

Our Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of practitioners with decades of experience in integrative and holistic medicine.

Richard Harris, MD, PharmD, MBA

Dr. Richard Harris is a board-certified internal medicine physician and pharmacist. Dr. Harris attended the University of Texas at Austin for pharmacy school then pursued medical education at the McGovern School of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Harris is a lifelong learner and completed his MBA at the University of Houston. Dr. Harris has a client-centric view focusing on building relationships and trust through a comprehensive lifestyle medicine system. He currently hosts the Strive for Great Health Podcast, has several online wellness courses, consults for several health and wellness focused companies, has a social impact investing fund and has an online lifestyle medicine practice focused on metabolic health and gut health. He is an avid reader, weight lifter, and video game enthusiast in his spare time. Dr. Harris also enjoys sports, traveling, philanthropy, church, and keto donuts.

Richard Harris, MD, PharmD, MBA
The Power of Transparency

The Power of Transparency

We created Meet Your Herbs®, the world’s first herb traceability platform. Here you will discover the origin of your herbs, how they were grown, and see validation of your product’s level of purity and potency.