Since our inception in 1979, we have used only the purest, and whenever possible, the lowest allergy potential natural ingredients. And while many of the nutrients in our formulas are synthesized from natural plant substances, which as a whole may contain antigens, the synthesizing process removes the molecules of the desired nutrient from the original substance, and in the processing, a great percentage of the antigens and allergens are left behind. The final material then has extremely low allergy potential. This is not to say that no one will react to any of our hypoallergenic formulas, as some extremely sensitive people may. However, the potential for an allergic reaction is low, and the feedback from many of our extremely allergic and sensitive customers is that Allergy Research Group® supplements are often the only products they are able to tolerate.
It’s hard to imagine life without nutritional supplements. Millions of us take one every day. Yet, back in 1955, when the Douglas Laboratories story began, supplements were not part of the mainstream. Sam Lioon, company founder, was a nutritional pioneer. He saw an opportunity to help Americans improve their health, and began selling nutritional supplements directly to healthcare professionals. From that humble beginning, Douglas Laboratories has grown into a globally recognized leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative, science-based nutritional supplements, designed to help healthcare practitioners who are focused on the healthy aging and active lifestyles of their clients.
ABOUT HEALTH CONCERNS
The First and Still the Best
Health Concerns is at the leading edge of research in herbal medicine and is known for bringing the centuries of knowledge amassed in the Chinese herbal tradition to the West. Health Concerns was the first company to manufacture Chinese herbal products in the United States for practitioners. Today Health Concerns continues to research, test, and adapt traditional formulas by applying the science of modern biochemistry. As a result, Health Concerns can offer a variety of formulas for a full range of TCM treatment protocols as well as many products that address the specific conditions of Western patients.
Experience demonstrates that the effectiveness of herbs is enhanced when the right formula is paired with the correct dosage. Taken as directed, our products are guaranteed to provide unparalleled results. However, if you are not satisfied with the efficacy of our formulas purchased from Health Concerns or HealthConcerns.com, return the bottle(s) to us within 60 days, accompanied by a copy of the order invoice with a brief description for the reason of the return. We will either issue a credit to your account for future purchases or replace the product(s) free of charge.
Our Commitment to Quality
Health Concerns' commitment to herbal medicine and modern science provides you with the best formulas available. The quality of our products has been remarkably consistent and dependable over the years. Since our inception, we have been committed to taking whatever measures are necessary to guarantee safe herbs, free of contaminants or harmful ingredients.
We provide a reliable, worry-free source of effective, quality Chinese herbs to the practitioner. Our stringent herb sourcing, quality controls, and testing for maximum potency and purity result in Chinese herbal formulas offering you and your patients the benefits of both ancient wisdom and modern science. Learn more about our quality controls!
Mission & Values
Health Concerns is dedicated to promoting the benefits of herbal therapies by providing the highest quality herbal products available today. We understand that the traditional means of administering Traditional Chinese Medicine, through the brewing and drinking of teas is not often effective for Western patients and have therefore developed a wide range of products based on TCM formulas in a tablet form.
Health Concerns delivers outstanding products and services that improve people's lives.
We are dedicated to improving the quality of life while sustaining the quality of our earth. We encourage social responsibility.
Product Quality Assurance
Our quality control program begins with the herbs themselves. We hand select the finest wild picked or organically grown herbs whenever possible, paying close attention to species, region of cultivation, time of harvest, and the spirit in which plants are grown and collected. We use only the most potent part of the plant. We do not use herbs that are endangered, sprayed or fumigated.
Trained herbalists evaluate our herbs for quality on the basis of smell, taste and appearance, as has been done for thousands of years. The amount of active components, strength, and efficacy are then verified by analysis. To screen for pesticides, heavy metals, sulfites, and bacterial contamination, samples are sent to independent labs, which use the latest technology. Capillary electrophoresis, high-pressure liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and thin-layer chromatography provide detailed compositional analysis at the molecular level.
Processing and Potency
Once the herbs have passed inspection, they are processed according to tradition to maximize potency and eliminate undesired effects. Raw herbs may be steamed, baked, alcohol-soaked or ginger-processed. The selection of each herb is double-checked and quantities are weighed twice so that formulas are uniform from batch to batch. Herbs are granulated and cooked as a decoction to improve bio availability.
We devote meticulous attention to each individual component of a formula and then, of course, to how components work together. Roots are cooked over low temperature overnight. Flowers are prepared by infusion. Alkaloid-containing herbs are soaked in alcohol, and aromatic extracts are added last to preserve their volatile components. A small amount of acacia gum and cellulose are used to bind the ingredients together, while magnesium aids the tableting process.
Tableting and Packaging
Once the herbs are compressed into tablets, they are coated to ease swallowing and preserve freshness. To make sure they can be absorbed, their disintegration is timed. During the final stage of manufacturing, they are packaged into bottles, inner and outer safety seals are applied, and each bottle is stamped with a lot number and manufacture date. A sample of each batch is sent to an outside lab to ensure the accuracy, purity and potency.
Fully Tested & Guaranteed
All Health concerns formulas are made in accordance with cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices). Our manufacturing facility is certified by NSF International, an accrediting organization that tests, audits and certifies facilities.
At Health Concerns, traditional and scientific assessment combined with time-honored methods of processing result in the most effective and reliable herbs available anywhere. Our testing criteria, known as SIDI (Standardized Information on Dietary Ingredients), is endorsed by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), and the Natural Products Association. Our herbalists bring decades of training, experience, and care to the task of evaluation. We guarantee our products without reservation. We invite you to open a bottle of Health Concerns’ formulas to taste and smell the difference.
You can take vitamins and supplements from Karuna Health to improve your condition and your overall health. Karuna Health products are made to support whole-body health from the inside out with responsible nutrition.
We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of science-based nutritional supplements, committed exclusively to healthcare professionals like you. Our formulations are uniquely developed to be safely and effectively integrated with diet and lifestyle recommendations to provide therapeutic benefits for improved patient.
Science -Based products
No products work quite like proprietary Metagenics products, and we have the data to back it up. We’ve changed the product development model to deliver truly nutrigenomic medical foods and nutraceuticals that offer a higher degree of safety, effectiveness, and reliability in natural approaches.
Our ongoing commitment to genomic and proteomic research has identified plant-based extracts and derivatives that act as SKRMs, or nutrients that communicate with specific proteins to send signals in favor of healthy functioning. These SKRMs “amplify” healthy messages from food to offer uniquely effective and powerful formulas for both targeted and broad health applications for enhanced support.
Metagenics Sciemce-Based Products
We also value the wisdom of others. Time-honored plant derivatives are formulated in patented combinations with other nutrients for targeted approaches to health. And industry leadership gives us preferred access to nutrient discoveries from suppliers around the globe to use as raw materials. These novel ingredients are supported by reputable clinical and laboratory research that complement our own high standards.
For flexibility and optimal use, some formulas offer multi-functional support while others may be used in combination to meet individual needs. We also consider patient preferences and tastes when formulating optimal ingredient delivery in capsules, softgels, tablets, liquids, chewables, powders, and bars.
NuMedica is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where it formulates and manufactures an array of professional-quality health supplements. Its facilities meet or exceed cGMP standards, ensuring the best nutrition possible. NuMedica uses the latest scientific research in order to create innovative supplements that support overall well-being and physiological balance. Many healthcare practitioners rely on NuMedica products for their patients, including the gluten-sensitive line, immune support products, and hypoallergenic Total Vegan plant protein. Vita health plus is proud to offer a wide selection of NuMedica products that are made based on holistic principles to help you and your loved ones look and feel healthy.
Vitalabs is your one-stop-shop for private label vitamins, custom formulations, and practically anything else concerning top quality supplements, nutritional products, and, of course, unsurpassed customer support. At Vitalabs, we have an unrelenting passion for excellence and it shows. Utilizing a time tested process; Vitalabs relies on over 30 years of experience in the nutritional supplement and private labeling market to produce top quality products and superior brands for our customers. Whether you are looking to transition to a more reliable, larger manufacturer or if you are just starting out, Vitalabs is the right choice for you.
Jarrow Formulas, which is based in Los Angeles, California, is a formulator and supplier of superior nutritional supplements. The company was founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. Today it markets its products in the United States, Mexico, Canada and throughout the world. Jarrow Formulas' mission is reflected in its motto “Superior Nutrition and Formulation." Jarrow Formulas' complete line of nutritional products includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition products. Both retailers and consumers are assured of purity, value and potency when choosing these products.
Quality You Can Trust Since 1967.
Thank you for choosing Mason Natural. Our company was established with one priority: to provide our customers with quality, affordable, safe products for the entire family.
Our team is always hard at work making sure that our products are manufactured to the highest standards while bringing new innovative products to the market place.
Our products are manufactured and tested in the USA. We use state of the art machinery, and laboratories that are cGMP compliant.
We know you and your family's health is your number one priority. Therefore, over the years we have added over 400 vitamins and supplements to our expanding line in order to fit your health needs.