100% natural folate
From spinach grown without artificial pesticides or herbicides
Recommended 400 mcg dose for pregnancy
Contains active folates, including 5-MTHF
Contains other beneficial compounds from spinach
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We've looked to nature's most abundant plant-based source of folate, spinach, to offer our natural alternative to folic acid. In fact, the Latin word folate is derived from literally means 'leaf'. This safe, gentle and highly absorbed folate is just as nature intended, including spinach's bioactive co-nutrients. We use spinach leaves grown without herbicides or pesticides to ensure purity from farm to capsule.
Our folate supplement provides this essential vitamin in a natural form that your body can safely and effectively utilise. By using a powerhouse of nutrition like spinach as our source, along with folate, this supplement contains various phytoactive compounds such as phenols, tannins, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides and steroids, which are linked to their own health-giving properties such as antioxidant activity.
When we consume vitamin B9, it is not instantly useful to us; our bodies have some work to convert it into useful states. Unsurprisingly, this process is different for folate and folic acid. Folate is processed in the digestive tract. However, folic acid requires a two-step process in the liver and other tissues—limitations of our body's ability to process folic acid result in unmetabolised folic acid in the bloodstream.
Unmetabolised folic acid is unnatural and has been observed at doses as low as 200 mcg of folic acid. The implications of unmetabolised folic acid are not yet understood, and calls for more research are often made. Still, it has been linked to worrying side effects that could affect the immune system, damage the liver and even promote cancer.
There are no such concerns with folate. Unlike folic acid, there is no upper limit set for folate intake, as high folate intakes have not been reported to cause adverse effects.
All our products are made using simple, chemical-free processes - and only ever meeting our high standards.
Spinach grown without the use of artificial herbicides and pesticides is washed and then freeze-dried to preserve essential nutrients
Hydrolysis Stage 1
Natural enzymes from coconut sap break down complex components like starches and proteins in the spinach to make internal cell structures more accessible.
Hydrolysis Stage 2
Utilising bioactive compounds from orange peel, the complex carbohydrates that make up the cell walls of the spinach are further broken down.
Hydrolysis Stage 3
With the folate now more accessible, potato juice is used to target and breakdown unstable and poorly absorbed forms of folate into bioavailable versions.
The final extract containing stable and bioavailable forms of folate and co nutrients is evaporated and dried ready for encapsulation.
Spinach grown in the EU is subjected to a controlled drying process to remove moisture, preserving the essential nutrients.
The dried spinach leaves are then processed into a fine powder to allow for greater surface area, enhancing the powder's solubility and absorption capabilities.
High Temp Processing
The micronised spinach powder undergoes high-temperature processing to ensure it is free from any microbial contaminants while maintaining nutrient quality.
The final spinach powder, now a concentrated source of nutrients, is sealed in moisture-proof packaging to maintain its freshness and nutritional value ready for encapsulation.
Dairy & gluten free
Multi award winning
Third party UKAS accredited tested
Free from artificial additives
Free from artificial processing aids
Tested safe for pesticides
Tested safe for heavy metals
Made in the UK
BRC certified manufacture
Plastic free packaging
Spinach leaf powder (Spinacia oleracea l.), Spinach extract providing Folic Acid (as Folate). Capsule (Vegetable cellulose).
One vegecap provide on average (NRV)
Do not exceed the recommended intake unless directed by a practitioner.
This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Consult your doctor before use if you take medication or have a medical condition.
Store in a cool dry place, out of direct sunlight.
Do not use if the seal is broken.
Reseal pack after every use.
Use within 60 days once open.