Certified Organic Ayurvedic Herbs and Products often used for Ayurvedic MedicineBy
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- March 06, 2011
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Certified Organic Ayurvedic Herbs and Products
When you purchase certified organic herbs and products from Banyan Botanicals, you can be confident that you are making a healthful choice, while also contributing to a healthier planet. In order to meet the USDA's stringent organic standards our entire line of supply is regularly inspected by independent 3rd party certifying agencies. This includes the fields and farms in India and Sri Lanka, our suppliers' manufacturing and production facilities, and our warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico.As a company that supports people in achieving health and well-being, we are firm believers in the importance of the organic movement. Ingesting the highest quality food and herbs is fundamental to creating a healthy lifestyle. In addition to encouraging our customers to eat organic, we are committed to supplying them with herbs and products made with organic ingredients.We offer the largest selection of organic Ayurvedic herbs in the United States and invest in projects that will continue to expand the range of organic Ayurvedic herbs available in the future.
Organic farming and Production
Organic herbs are produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations.Organic farming enhances ecological harmony by:
Certified Organic herbs and products marketed in the United States must be grown and processed according to the standards set by the USDA's National Organic Program.
Organic producers must adhere to strict regulations in order to maintain certification. Banyan's entire supply line has been inspected and approved by third party certifying agencies accredited by the USDA.
This ensures that from the field to the final product our certified organic herbs and products are produced without:
Look for certification and the USDA seal on products labeled "organic." It's your assurance that the product has been grown and handled without harmful chemicals and pesticides, in accordance with the USDA's strict organic standards.
Certified 100% Organic
Banyan Botanicals Ayurvedic Herbs and Products that are USDA certified 100% organic:
Amalaki, Emblica officinalis
Anantamul , Hemidesmus indicus
Arjuna, Terminalia arjuna
Ashoka, Saraca indica
Ashwaganda, Withania somnifera
Bacopa/Herpestis, Bacopa monniera
Bala, Sida cordifolia
Bhringaraj, Eclipta alba
Bumyamalaki, Phyllanthus fraternus
Bibhitaki, Terminalia belerica
Bilva, Aegle marmelos
Boswellia, Boswellia serrata
Brahmi/Gotu Kola, Centella asiatica
Calamus, Acorus calamus
Cardamom, Elettaria cardamomum
Chitrak, Plumbago zeylanica
Cinnamon, Cinnamomum cassia
Coriander, Coriandrum sativum
Coriander Whole, Coriandrum sativum
Cumin, Cuminum cyminum
Cumin Whole, Cuminum cyminum
Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare
Fennel Whole, Foeniculum vulgare
Ginger, Zingiber officinale
Gokshura, Tribulus terrestris
Guduchi, Tinospora cordifolia
Haritaki, Terminalia chebula
Hawthorn Berry, Crataegus laevigata
Hibiscus, Hibiscus rosa
Kalmegh, Andrographis paniculata
Kapi Kacchu, Mucuna pruriens
Kutaja, Holarrhena antidysenterica
Licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra
Manjista, Rubia cordifolia
Musta, Cyperus rotundus
Neem, Azadirachta indica
Pippali, Piper longum
Purnarnava, Boerhaavia diffusa
Sat Isabgol, Psyllium
Shankhapushpi, Evolvulus alsinoides
Shardunika, Gymnema sylvestre
Shatavari, Asparagus racemosus
Tulsi, Ocimum Sanctum
Tumeric, Curcuma longa
Vasaka, Adhatoda vasaka
Vidanga, Embelia ribes
Vidari Kanda, Ipomoea digitata
Certified 95 - 99% Organic
Banyan Botanicals Ayurvedic Herbs and Products that are 95% - 99% organic:
Other Products Made with Organically Grown Herbs
Banyan Botanicals Ayurvedic products that contain USDA certified organically grown herbs:
Links for more information
USDA National Organics Program - This site provides information on the organic standards and regulations that Banyan Botanicals complies with in order to offer certified organic herbs and products.
New Mexico Department of Agriculture - The NMOCC is an accredited certifying agency of the USDA National Organics Program. As a New Mexico based company, Banyan Botanicals uses our state certifying agency for the certification of our Albuquerque production facility and many of our herbs and products.
Quality Assurance International - a leading 3rd party organic certification company that Banyan uses for organic products manufactured outside the state of New Mexico.
Soil Association - The UK's leading environmental charity promoting sustainable and organic farming. As the leading international organic certifier, the Soil Association has the highest and most comprehensive standards in the world. Banyan's suppliers of organic herbs from India and Sri Lanka are certified with oversight from the Soil Association.
Control Union World Group - An independent third party certifier based in the Netherlands that does the actual inspections of the farms and facilities of Banyan's suppliers in India and Sri Lanka. They are an accredited certifier for both the USDA and the Soil Association.
Organic Trade Association - link to "10 Good Reasons to Go Organic", this website also contains Organic definitions, answers to FAQ about organics, benefits of organic farming on the global environment, species diversification, soil health, nutrition benefits of eating organic, organics as an alternative to genetic engineering and much more.