Ingredient Sourcing FAQs

Q: Do any ingredients in Animal Essentials products originate from China?

A:  Yes.  Unbeknownst to many, about 95% of ALL vitamins used in USA manufactured animal OR human supplements come from China, ours are no exception.  Be weary of any other brands that claim their vitamins originate in the USA. While its true that quality can be an issue with foreign sourced ingredients, you can rest assured that the vitamins and chelated minerals we use in our products are of the HIGHEST HUMAN-SUITABLE quality available anywhere. Each ingredient we use is tested for its identity, quality and freshness before it can pass our quarantine.  Proof of quality is determined by analytics;  not just by where an ingredient comes from.  Believe me,  there are plenty of garbage ingredients manufactured in the USA, none of which will ever go into our products.


Q: Are the herbs in Animal Essentials products grown in the USA, and are they certified organic?

A:  The vast majority of herbs we used are from certified organic sources in the USA.  Some are not, simply because they cannot be effectively grown in North America.  A good example is Myrrh;  the gum of the Commiphora molmol bush that is indigenous to Africa.  All of the herbs we use are sustainably harvested and are subject to identity verification and quality testing by an independent analytical laboratory.