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Ingredient Glossary

We believe that everyone should be able to decipher the ingredients on the labels of our products. This glossary is a comprehensive collection of every single ingredient used in our products - all of which are meticulously chosen and tested by our founder and sourcing team to ensure they’re safe and effective for our pets.

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Aconite (Aconitum napellus)

Aconite is a herb in the aconitum genus that grows in rocky areas in the Northern Hemisphere. Homeopathic aconite is used for acute conditions and sudden onset situations. Its sphere of action is wide, having effect on almost all parts of the body. It is indicated for pain, hypersensitivity, fear, trauma, fever, and stomach issues.

Found In: Your Go 2

Algae Oil

An oil from marine algae that is rich in certain omega-3 fatty acids, including docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Adored Beast’
s algae oil is grown in fermentation tanks free from environmental contaminants, and made using a water-based extraction process. Supports skin, coat, joints, heart, eyes, brain, nervous system, immune system.

Found In: Potent-Sea

Aloe Vera

Aloe is a cactus-like plant that stores water in its leaves. Naturally rich in amino acids, enzymes, vitamin C, and minerals. It is known for its healing effects on the skin and intestinal tracts. Its primary internal use is for constipation or soothing the GI tract. Shown to help several digestion-related issues. Topically it is used for minor burns, wound healing, and dermatitis.

Found In: Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe

Apple Cider Vinegar

A type of vinegar made from fermented apple juice. It has powerful antimicrobial properties that may help ease skin infections and soothe irritation. As a mild acid, ACV may also help restore the natural pH balance of the skin. This helps the skin keep moisture in and irritants out.

Found In: Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

Arnica

Arnica plants have long, downy leaves, and the flowers are daisy-like. Homeopathic arnica is indicated for a wide range of conditions, including bruises, sprains, muscle aches, wound healing, joint pain, inflammation from insect bites, and swelling from broken bones. 

Found In: Jump for JOYnts, Equine Jump for JOYnts, Your Go 2

Ascorbyl Palmitate

A fat-soluble form of vitamin C. It’s a powerful antioxidant and free radical scavenger. It possesses all the same benefits as vitamin C with the added benefit of being oil-based, which means that it’s more stable than natural vitamin C, which is water-based.

Found In: Potent-Sea

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Barberry (Berberis Vulgaris)

Barberry is a shrub with gray, thorny branches and tart, red berries. Contains berberine, which helps inhibit the growth bacteria and other disease causing organisms. Helps boost the body’s immune system, and detoxify and stimulate the liver. Commonly used for gastritis, ulcers, and ulcerative bowel problems. Helps ease soreness and burning associated with renal colic. Powerful astringent properties help kill negative intestinal bacteria. 

Found In: Liver Tonic, Equine Liver Tonic

Beef Liver Glandular

Liver glandular is pure liver powder. Ours is sourced from ethically pasture-raised beef. Liver is nutrient-rich, containing B vitamins, vitamin A, iron, choline, and zinc. These help to support liver function and also help to repair liver damage. It also improves palatability.

Found In: Feline Gut Soothe, Felix's Flora

Betaine

A delivery form of hydrochloric acid. In the stomach, the hydrochloric acid converts pepsinogen to pepsin, an enzyme that breaks down protein. When take as a digestive supplement betaine promotes the production of additional hydrochloric acid in the stomach, which may aid digestion and assist in the absorption of proteins, calcium, iron, and B12. 

Found In: Healthy Gut

Bromelain

A protein-digesting enzyme that comes from the stem, fruit, and juice of the pineapple. When taken with food, bromelain aids in proper digestion and absorption of food as it breaks down protein. When it is taken between meals, it is absorbed intact and circulates through the body where it exhibits anti-inflammatory and pain relieving actions. Beneficial for cardiovascular, circulatory, and digestive systems.

Found In: Healthy Gut

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Calendula

From the marigold plant, calendula is well known for its healing properties. Regularly use to fight infection, viruses, bacteria. Also used for stomach upset, ulcers, and topically for wound healing. Helps increase blood flow and oxygen to affected areas. Antioxidants help protect cells from free radical damage. Dried petals used in tinctures, salves, and washes to treat burns, bruises, cuts, and minor infections.

Found In: Jump for JOYnts, Equine Jump for JOYnts, Owies & Oopsies, Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

Caprylic Acid (octanoic acid)

Caprylic Acid (octanoic acid) is a medium-chain fatty acid found in coconut oil. It has potent antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, and thanks to its short chain length, it is able to penetrate the cell wall of yeast relatively easily and inhibit the growth of yeast by incorporating itself into the cell membrane and causing it to rupture.

Found In: Yeasty Beast II

Chaga Mushrooms

A fungus that grows on tree trunks, especially birch trees. It produces a woody growth, called a conk, which absorbs nutrients from the wood. Known as the King of Medicinal Mushrooms. Nutrient-rich, very high in antioxidants. Supports immune health, helps manage inflammation, helps lower cholesterol, fights oxidative stress. 

Found In: Chaga Mushroom Tincture

Chlorella

A type of algae that grows in fresh water. It’s a great source of protein, prebiotics, and all nine essential amino acids. Also contains several compounds with antioxidant properties, including chlorophyll, vitamin C, beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein. Shown to help improve cognitive function, support bone, joint, and muscle health, assist with cardiovascular health, and promote healthier skin and hair growth. Also helps detox heavy metals from the body. 

Found In: Soil & Sea

Cranberry

Small, hard, round, red fruits with bitter taste. Well known for urinary tract support. May help prevent the development of bladder infections. Support more acidic urine, which is less friendly to bacteria like e.coli. Contain something called A-type proanthocyanidins, which can prevent bacteria from sticking to the bladder wall.

Found In: Easy Peesy II

Colloidal Silver

Tiny silver particles in a liquid. Helpful for skin, eye, and ear infections, for cuts, scrapes, and burns. Disinfectant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic properties. Helps enhance the immune system and has potential in disease prevention. 

Found In: Colloidal Silver

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Dandelion Root (Taraxacum Officinalis) 

The root of the dandelion. Dandelions are one of the oldest and most nutritious on the planet. Supports bile secretion and healthy digestion, promotes healthy liver function, may help fight inflammation. Highly nutritious and full of antioxidants. Supports the removal of toxins. Rich in potassium, found to be supportive for hepatic and digestive complaints, as well as general constipation. 

Found In: Liver Tonic, Equine Liver Tonic

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL)

Licorice is an herb that grows in parts of Europe and Asia. The root is considered one of the world’s oldest herbal remedies. Deglycyrrhizinated licorice is safe for those with high blood pressure because it has had the glycyrrhizin constiuent removed. Benefits gastric mucosa by improving circulation, secretion of protective layer, and supporting growth of new mucosal cells.

Found In: Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe

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Feline Probiotic Strains

Probiotic strains derived from feline feces. Proven to survive and thrive in the cat’s gut. Shown to suppress pathogenic bacteria such as salmonella, e-coli, clostridium. Ability to modulate the immune system. Helps repopulate the good bacteria in the gut microbiome.

Found In: Felix’s Flora

Fulvic Acid

A group of chemicals formed when plants and animals break down. It is found in the humus (organic matter) part of soil and peatThey provide trace minerals, antioxidants, powerful phytochemicals, and amino acids. They support detoxification by binding to heavy metals. Creates more permeability to the cell membrane, allowing a greater body of bioavailable nutrients to enter cells. 

Found In: Soil & Sea, Fido’s Flora, Felix’s Flora

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Glycerine

Glycerin a clear, almost colourless liquid, used as an ingredient to help retain moisture and to act as a preservative. It is also added for its sweetness to improve taste, but it is not metabolized as sugar in the body and thus does not cause a rise in blood sugar. Our glycerine comes from high purity, organic, cold pressed flaxseed oil. It is non-GMO.

Found In: The Wolf, Turkey Tail Mushrooms, Chaga Mushrooms, Liver Tonic, Jump for JOYnts, Your Go 2, Rebalancer

Greater Celandine (Chelidonium Majus) 

A perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the poppy family. Special affinity for the liver and gallbladder. Has a long history of use with disorders of the liver, spleen, gallbladder, kidney, intestines, and lungs. Has been shown to support bile production, helping with digestion, specifically by breaking down fat and facilitating toxin removal.

Found In: Liver Tonic, Equine Liver Tonic

Green Tea

A type of tea made from the camellia sinensis plant. Widely known for its antioxidant properties. It also contains polyphenols, a class of bioflavonoids, which have been shown to have anti-cancer, antibacterial, and anti-viral properties. It also contains antioxidants that help fight free radicals, and they have been shown to function as anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agents. 

Found In: Owies & Oopsies, Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

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Hemp Seed Oil

From the seeds of the hemp plant. It is a rich source of essential fatty acids with the correct balance of omega 3 and omega 6. It also contains vitamins D, E, and A. It is nature’s richest source of magnesium. Helpful for skin and coat health, joint health, gut health, brain health. 

Found In: Raw Hemp Oil

High-oleic Sunflower Oil

Made from sunflower seeds that have been bred to contain more heart-healthy oleic fatty acids and fewer linoleum acids. Rich source of vitamin E. Typically used as a carrier oil. 

Found In: Potent-Sea

Horsetail

A popular fern that has been used as a herbal remedy for centuries. Well known to be effective for healing burns, wounds, and sores. Anti-inflammatory properties can help stabilize and heal scar tissue. Horsetail also contains antioxidant properties that can help fight free radicals and oxidative stress.

Found In: Owies & Oopsies, Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

Humic Acid

A group of molecules that bind to, and help plant roots receive, water and nutrients. Vital for cell health. Provides trace minerals, antioxidants, powerful phytochemicals, and amino acids. Supports detoxification by binding to heavy metals. Helps fight inflammation, promotes prime absorption of food, and supports the immune system. 

Found In: Soil & Sea, Fido’s Flora, Felix’s Flora

Hydrastis (Goldenseal) 

A perennial plant native to North America. Topically, goldenseal is most often used to help with local inflammation, and skin conditions such as rashes, ulcers, wounds, infections, itching, eczema, and ringworm. It is also used on wounds and sores because it is so rich in antibacterial properties. 

Found In: Owies & Oopsies, Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

Hypericum (Hypericum perforatum/St John’s Wort) 

A sprawling, leafy herb that grows in open, disturbed areas. Topically, hypericum is often used for minor wounds and burns, sunburns, abrasions, bruises, contusions, ulcers, myalgia, and many others. It helps to improve and increase tissue regeneration in wounds and is well known for its abilities to tone and restore nerve health and sooth skin irritations. 

Found In: Owies & Oopsies, Yeasty Beast Topical Spray

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Larch Arabinogalactan

Larches are tall trees with a widespread canopy. Extract from the larch tree has potent prebiotic properties. It’s type of digestible fiber, a polysaccharide. Supports gut health, colon health, and liver health. It helps keep the immune system stable and helps fight off harmful bacteria. 

Found In: Love Bugs, Felix’s Flora, Fido’s Flora, Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Healthy Gut, Easy Peesy II

L-Glutamine Amino Acid 

An amino acid that is a building block of protein, found in both animal and plant proteins. It’s a component of healthy connective tissue and mucous membrane. Supports healthy mucous membranes and linings in the respiratory and digestive tracts, healthy digestion, and leaky gut management. Supports the proper functioning of the GI tract and protects against irritants that cause inflammation. 

Found In: Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe

Lupine Probiotic Strains 

Probiotic strains derived from wolf feces. Genetically unique, these strains provide bacterial diversity proven to benefit the microbiome, defending against pathogenic bacteria and modulating the immune system. Proven to survive and thrive in the dog’s gut.

Found In: The Wolf

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Marshmallow Root

Marshmallow root comes from the marshmallow plant and looks like a brown, fibrous husk.The medicinal properties of marshmallow root come from the mucilage, or sap-like substance, that the plant produces. It helps moisten and maintain a normal inflammatory response in the lining of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts. Routinely used for coughs, skin irritation, and digestive problems.

Found In: Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe

Milk Thistle (Cardus Marianus)

A flowering herb related to the daisy and ragweed family. Milk thistle can help protect the liver from the effects of heavy metal and drugs, and help detox the body after exposure to solvents, pesticides, bacteria from food poisoning, and other toxins. It works to stabilize the liver cell membranes and acts as an antioxidant to protect liver cells from free radical damage. It also helps regenerate healthy liver cells and boosts the organ’s ability to filter toxins from the blood.

Found In: Liver Tonic, Equine Liver Tonic

Mixed Tocopherols

Tocopherols are a family of compounds that together make up different forms of vitamin E. They can be a mixture of alpha-tocopherol, beta-tocopherol, gamma-tocopherol, and delta-tocopherol, which are all natural forms of Vitamin E. Found in oils, leafy greens, nuts, and seeds. Antioxidant rich.

Found In: Potent-Sea

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N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG)

An amino sugar that is derived from non-GMO cornstarch. Known to provide a protective effect on the lining of the stomach and intestines, and may also be helpful for osteoarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Can also help decrease inflammation and pain in the bladder, urethra, and sphincter. 

Found In: Easy Peesy II, Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe

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Papain

A substance derived from the unripe papaya fruit. A proteolytic enzyme. Papain helps the body break down protein foods such as animal meat, and is commonly used to support the improvement of gastrointestinal dysfunction and digestive issues. Chemicals in papain may increase immune system function and promote the release of natural chemicals that attack tumor cells. Anti-parasitic properties. 

Found In: Healthy Gut

Phytoplankton

Microscopic marine algae. The food source for the entire ocean. Single-celled organism that offers trace minerals, chlorophyll, essential amino acids, EPS, fatty acids, protein, carotenoids, antioxidants, amino acids, and more. Incredibly bioavailable to the body. helps the cellular structure that provides nutrition and absorbs and resonates with the body’s synergistic processes. 

Found In: Phyto Synergy

Probiotics

Probiotics help enhance the immune response of the digestive tract. Lactic acid bacteria produce lactic acid which inhibits yeast growth by lowering intestinal pH and blocks the receptors or adhesion sites of pathogens, creating a barrier against infectious organisms. Help defend against harmful gut bacteria by repopulating the digestive system with friendly bacteria. 

Found In: Love Bugs, Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe, Easy Peesy II, Felix’s Flora, Fido’s Flora

Procine Pancreatin

Digestive enzymes produced by the exocrine cells of the porcine pancreas. It provides protease, lipase, and amylase to assist in digestion, and to improve the absorption of fat, protein, and energy. When take away from food, it exerts anti-inflammatory and pain relieving actions.

Found In: Healthy Gut

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Rosemary Extract 

A fragrant herb native to the Mediterranean. Commonly used in cooking. It’s an antioxidant-rich extract often used as a natural preservative.

Found In: Potent-Sea

Ruta Graveolens

A medicinal plant widely used in the Mediterranean region to treat pain, dermatitis, rheumatism, and other inflammatory diseases. Homeopathic remedy indicated for soreness in the tendons, joints, bones, and cartilage. Useful for rheumatic and connective tissue problems, especially following chronic overuse, strain, or injury of joints or tendons. 

Found In: Jump for JOYnts, Equine Jump for JOYnts

Ruta Graveolens

A medicinal plant widely used in the Mediterranean region to treat pain, dermatitis, rheumatism, and other inflammatory diseases. Homeopathic remedy indicated for soreness in the tendons, joints, bones, and cartilage. Useful for rheumatic and connective tissue problems, especially following chronic overuse, strain, or injury of joints or tendons. 

Found In: Jump for JOYnts, Equine Jump for JOYnts

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Silicea

An abundant mineral in the earth’s crust, silica has a profound cleansing effect on the body. Homeopathic silicea helps the body expel or root out congestions and irritants, and eliminate non-functional matter. Silica is used to help push foreign object to the surface, and is also useful for blocked tear ducts and salivary glands. Silicea may also be helpful when trying to manage conditions such as boils and abscesses.

Found In: Rebalancer

Slippery Elm Bark

A large, deciduous tree known for its mucilaginous, strengthening, and nutritive properties. Master demulcent. It exerts a soothing effect on mucous membranes of the digestive, respiratory, and urinary tracts. Also used for protecting against stomach and duodenal ulcers, colitis, diverticulitis, GI inflammation, and acidity. 

Found In: Gut Soothe, Equine Gut Soothe, Feline Gut Soothe

Soil-based probiotics

Probiotics from primordial organic soils. Help repair the fut and support proper gut function. Especially beneficial for animals with SIBO, as there are no lactobacillus or bifidobacterium bacteria, which propagate in the small intestine, exacerbating the problem. Instead, they remain intact until they reach the lower intestine and colon.

Found In: Soil & Sea

Symphytum (Comfrey)

Comfrey roots and leaves contain allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy. Sometimes used to treat wounds and reduce inflammation from sprains and broken bones. Commonly known as ‘knitbone’ because pf its affinity for helping heal broken ones. 

Found In: Jump for JOYnts, Equine Jump for JOYnts

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Thuja (Thuja Occidentalis)

Thuja is a genus of coniferous tree or shrub in the cypress family. Homeopathic thuja acts on skin, blood, the GI tract, kidneys, and the brain. It has specific antibacterial actions, and is used for respiratory infections such as bronchitis, bacterial skin infections, and cold sores. It is also used for painful conditions such as osteoarthritis and the facial nerve disorder trigeminal neuralgia. It is indicated especially for the ill effects following a vaccine, or vaccinosis. 

Found In: Rebalancer

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Multicolored fungi that grow on tree trunks and fallen trees in wooded areas. Shown through research to help slow the spread of cancer cells. Benefit the gut microbiome. Prebiotic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties. Support the immune system and fight oxidative stress.

Found In: The Wolf, Turkey Tail Mushroom Tincture, Equine Turkey Tail Mushroom Tincture