Frequently Asked Questions

A: No, our products are sold through retailers all across Canada
A: You can learn more about Organika and it’s history on our Story page and the Message from the President.
A: Some of our products are Certified Organic, but there are a few that are not; it is possible that those that are not certified may be organically grown, however the cost of certification for small scale farmers may be too high. In that case, the product was grown organically, but may not be certified on a technical basis due to high costs.
A: As their name suggests, supplements are intended to supplement (not replace) a healthy diet. Some supplements are taken in the morning, some are taken before exercise and others are taken before bed. Since it varies greatly depending on the type of supplement being used, it is important to stick to the instructions provided on the label.
A: CLA helps to burn body fat in three ways: It helps to inhibit the action of an enzyme in the body called lipoprotein lipase, whose job it is to facilitate storage of body fat. it helps to free up stored body fat for use a energy It acts as a “nutrient partitioning” agent, meaning it will help your body to direct the calories you ingest toward muscle tissue and away from fat tissue.
A: Magnesium Stearate used in any of our products is from a vegetable source.
A: Our supplier of coconut in the Philippines does not process any other product except Coconut Oil and Coconut Chips. Our facility packages the coconut oil and the final product available for purchase has not come in contact with Peanut or peanut by-products.
A: Organika Health Products are manufactured right here in Richmond, B.C Canada at our very own GMP Health Canada Site Licensed facility.
A: “Soil to bag” indicates that from the moment the food or active ingredient is cultivated, it adheres to the highest standards of Organic Certification – up until you receive it in a packaged form to ensure a quality, pure and potent product.
A: We choose our ingredients very carefully and attempt to minimize the use of any potentially allergenic substances whenever possible. However, we do have some products with these allergens. Always check the label to ensure what allergens are present.
A: A guideline we use for Stevia Powder equivalents:
Sugar amount: 1 cupv Equivalent Stevia powdered extract: 1 teaspoon
Sugar amount: 1 tablespoon
Equivalent Stevia powdered extract: 1/4 teaspoon
Sugar amount: 1 teaspoon
Equivalent Stevia powdered extract: A pinch to 1/16 teaspoon
* Stevia by nature has a specific after taste, so some people reduce the above conversions, adjusting it to their taste.
A: Our entire line of fish oil line (Pacific Salmon Oil, High Potency Omega-3, Vital – 3 and Omega Chews ) is processed using Molecular Distillation. Is a purification method primarily used to concentrate omega-3 fatty acids (EPA & DHA) in fish oil and remove contaminants.
A: Bee Propolis is a source of antioxidants, important for the maintenance of good health. It has also been used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve sore throat and other mouth and throat infections and inflammations of the mucous membrane. Organika’s Bee Propolis is hand harvested and naturally purified for full potency. The products are available as capsules (providing antioxidants), as well as throat sprays in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic base (for relief of mouth and throat infections). Propolis liquid is made by immersing the solid waxy propolis taken from the bee hive into ethanol. If you take medication incompatible with alcohol, or avoid alcohol for other reasons, or prefer not to consume it. An alternative is Organika Alcohol Free liquid Bee Propolis where the alcohol is evaporated and final product contains no alcohol. Some prefer the non alcohol as the alcohol taste is very prominent.

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