Ingredient Glossary Search Results:

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Used as a flavoring in pet foods. A starting material for many pesticides, dye, and drugs.

Achyranthes Root   

A dried root that may be helpful to promote blood circulation, dredges channels, supports joints, tendons, bones, muscles, and is used for pain.


A homeopathic remedy that may be helpful for injury, trauma, pain, shock, fear, stomach issues, and fever.

Alpha Lipoic Acid   

May be helpful to support long term brain health.


A grain that is an excellent source of carbohydrates and linoeic acid

Amino acids   

Are the building blocks of proteins in the body.

Angelica Tang Kuei   

An herb that may be helpful to tonify and invigorate the blood.

Animal Digest   

That portion of an animal that is chemically broken down. It is a non-specific ingredient that can be from multiple renders animals.

Animal Fat   

A non-spcific animal fat that can come from a single species or multiple species and can change every time the food is made.

Animal Protein By-Prodducts   

Generally made of that portion of an animal other than muscle meat.

Anise Seed   

A see that may be helpful for treating dry cough.


Molecules that fight free radicals in the body that may be helpful in preventing cell damage in the body.

Apple Cider Vinegar   

Made from fermented apple cider and may be helpful to improve digestion, skin and coat, urinary tract infections, and may be helpful for yeast infections.

Apple Pomace   

The residue of the apple that is left after pressing apples for cider or apple juice. A source of both soluble and insoluble fiber.


A fruit that contains natural source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C and some antioxidants.


A homeopathic remedy that may be helpful for trauma, inflammation, general pain relief, and bruising.


A homeopathic remedy that may be helpful for GU upset, nausea, and diarrhea.

Artificial Preservatives   

Chemical preservatives are not natural substances and they are very controversial, and some may be toxic at certan levels. . Examples include: Benzoic acid, Erythorbic acid, Thiodipropionic acid, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Calcium sorbate, Ethoxyquin, Dilauryl thiodipropionate, Methylparaben, Potassium bisulfite, Potassium metabisulfite, Propylene glyco, lPropylparaben, Sodium metabisulfite, Sodium propionate, Sodium sorbate, Sodium sulfite, Stannous chloride, Sulfur dioxide, and TBHQ – Tertiary butylhydroquinone.

Ascorbic Acid/Ascorbyl Palmitate   

Another name for vitamin C that is found in fruit and vegetables and is an antioxidant that may be helpful in preventing cell damage.


An evergreen shrub that may be helpful to alleviate fatigue and to promote overall health. May also be helpful as an anti-inflammatory and to support immunity.


An herb that may be helpful to support the immune system

Atractylodes Rhizome   

A plant that may be helpful to balance the spleen, balance Qi (pronounced chi), and may balance the gastrointestinal tract.

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