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100% Certified Organic Freeze-Dried Botanicals

100% Certified Organic Freeze-Dried Botanicals

Preserving the natural beneficial constituents of a fresh herb during drying and processing is of utmost importance to maintaining the benefits and quality of an herb powder.  Research has shown that freeze-drying offers superior preservation of the natural, active constituents found in fresh botanicals.  In fact, freeze-drying an herb captures and preserves all of the active constituents in an herb, maintaining the herbs natural potency and benefits.  Futurebiotics utilizes freeze-dried nettle leaf in Seasonal Immunity™.

Freeze-drying nettle consists of removing the ice crystals (water) from the nettle leaf, in a vacuum, after it is flash-frozen.  This avoids the heat and/or evaporation that can trigger different reactions and destroy the beneficial therapeutic components of nettle leaf.  Freeze-drying also does not involve the use of alcohol or other chemicals during processing.  And freeze-dried nettle leaf is biochemically identical to its fresh counterpart. 

While freeze-drying preserves the activity of our nettle, how nettle is grown is also very important.  If nettle is grown in such a way as to reduce its active constituents, freeze-drying can not increase nettle’s activity.  As such, making sure nettle is grown to full potency is paramount. 

All of the herbs used in Futurebiotics certified organic products, including nettle, are grown to exacting standards.  Our team is involved in seed selection and harvest, and each herb is grown using special nutrient-rich compost that is free of animal manure.  This helps to greatly reduce the risk of bacterial contamination.

All of our certified organic herbs, including nettle leaf, are harvested at the ideal stage of potency development, washed and flash frozen within one hour of harvest.  The herbs are then fresh freeze-dried within 36 hours, followed by cold-milling.  To further protect all of the herbs, the final herb powder is stored in oxygen- and light-barrier bags in a temperature-control environment.

You can find 100% certified organic freeze-dried nettle leaf in Futurebiotics Certified Organic Seasonal Immunity™.

  • Hand Crafted

    Hand Crafted

    Extra care in every step

    Each Futurebiotics certified organic ingredient is hand crafted to maintain and preserve the natural enzyme activity and phytochemical profile of each food ingredient. Whether it is our heritage apples, cultivar fruits & berries, 100% pure spirulina or raw grass juices, each is specially hand crafted to exacting standards to assure purity and potency. And our caring doesn't stop there. It extends throughout the harvest, processing and manufacturing steps employed in every Futurebiotics Certified Organic supplement, too. Guaranteed.

  • 100% Vegetarian

    100% Vegetarian

    Just like Nature intended

    Each Futurebiotics certified organic ingredient is 100% vegetarian. This includes all grass and fruit juices, every vegetable and herb, The full array of whole super fruits and berries, and each mushroom mycelium and algae. In fact, even the nutrients that are fed to our 100% pure spirulina are 100% vegetarian. They are 100% vegetarian supplements from 100% vegetarian ingredients.

  • Certified Organic

    Certified Organic

    Putting the "Certified" in Organic

    Not every product on the market that says "organic" is certified organic. In fact, many supplement formulas only include one or two ingredients that are organic, while the rest are not organic at all. And, even if every ingredient in a supplement product is "made from organic ingredients," most supplements don't meet the stringent manufacturing and certification standards required to earn the distinction to call their products USDA Certified Organic.

    At Futurebiotics, every single ingredient in every single Futurebiotics Certified Organic product, without exception, is Certified Organic