Many of the Specialist Suppliers found in Abaca can only be found in Independent health food stores.
Produced in Switzerland A.vogel Bioforce tinctures are made fresh from organic hand picked plants. This dedication to quality forms the foundation for all they do, and none of their products are ever freeze dried. This company is the 'real deal', the whole package, the ethos, and the ethics of the people who work there.
Kath has visited their production site in Switzerland, walked in the fields of Echinacea and saw first hand people picking various plants and herbs, meeting the people who work on every stage, from plant picking to processing through to production - the whole thing is just so spot on. There's a lot of feeling in this company, a lot of love has gone into their products, which are a very high standard, This is why we stock everything we can and 3 years ago we were made a Vogel Specialist Store.
A big-hearted company with 100% natural ingredients. A green business with green practices and extremely ethical in all they do. We are always very impressed by their service and professional approach. Being vegan, vegetarian and kosher this is a big attraction to our customers.
A great American company - the quality of their products is second to none, doing their own research and manufacturing - you're in safe hands with this company. They are the leaders in vitamin and minerals when it comes to research and their products are on the whole, suitable for vegan, vegetarian and kosher. When it's your health, you buy the best you probably can and Solgar is one of the best. The technical help, support and resources that we get from them, as an independent store, is first class.
Another American company who take your health to the limit. If you are serious about your health, they'll have it. Every aspect of your health is catered for by Natures Plus, and we particularly like their liquid format of vitamin and mineral supplementation for quicker absorption.
A great British company - although at the lower end of the price bracket, the quality is absolutely still there. The costs are kept down, as we're not paying for transportation, freight and duty. Natures Aid are always bringing out new products and keeping up with the market needs. A good, solid company with a supportive customer support team.
Salus UK produce liquid iron and vitamin/mineral formulations, which are very popular with the customer when they're run down, needing a tonic, or convalescing. Salus also produce a whole range of organic teas, which contain pure, organic herbs and plants in unbleached bags.
A great company and only sold through independent heath food stores - you won't find them anywhere else. With their specialty supplements and in-house manufacturing you can be absolutely certain that you're receiving 100% quality each and every time you buy a Quest vitamin and mineral supplement.
Another really well known company - their stuff is 'Good Stuff' and well known around town - and when you look at some of their strengths - they are very competitive price wise. One of abaca's favourites is their fish oil in liquid format
A brilliant company with Dr Chris Steel from ITV's Good Morning, who is a great advocate of Pharma Nords Q10 - it's the only one he will take. Q10 is one of their main products and Pharma Nord were the original company to research Q10 and consequently, any subsequent research is based around their results. What we like about their products is that they are packaged in individual blister packs, so all of the freshness is kept in.
Says exactly what it means. faith-in-nature. None of their shampoos, conditioners or body care products contains any sodium laurel sulphate SLS, parabens, chemicals. You are 100% safe to put this on your body - not a paint stripper in sight.
100% pure Lemon Myrtle. Bionature supply a range of natural products for the health of yourself, your family and the environment. Formulated under the guidance of a clinical Nutritionist at the MRC they help you make positive steps towards a healthy lifestyle. We love to burn their essential oil in our store to keep it smelling fresh.
Call in to see us and have a look at our full range of products and brands, and if you don't find what you're looking for we may well be able to source it for you...
Weleda has been developing anthroposophic medicines and natural cosmetic products since 1921, with their main focus on quality – from the selection of raw materials to the holistic product.
Wherever possible, they use raw materials from bio-dynamic cultivation or certified wild collection. These materials are then checked and processed in compliance with their own high quality requirements.
Linwoods - The company’s philosophy has always been about delivering fresh, great tasting, quality products and this belief is core to everything we do. In their bakery, they combine the best quality and blend of ingredients to bake superior products that meet both their customers and consumers quality standards. Established in 1965, we are a family owned company that manufacturer a range of Premium Bakery, Dairy and Healthy Super Foods. Linwoods products are sourced in their raw form from around the world and are selected from the best suppliers and growers to ensure the highest quality and standards.
Aloe vera juice is crammed full of amino acids, vitamins and minerals making it one of nature’s most effective cleansers. Aloe vera is packed full of immune-boosting polysaccharides which help the immune system to behave properly. There is some evidence to suggest aloe vera lowers cholesterol and has a positive effect on blood sugar levels, meaning it can be useful for treating diabetes and obesity. It’s worth trying for anyone who suffers with digestion problems like IBS. Its healing and soothing properties can help with the painful symptoms.
Ecover have learned from nature; our products are designed to provide a cleaner clean inspired by nature’s genius. That’s why Ecover, unlike traditional cleaning products, provides great cleaning in a way that’s much kinder to the planet.
Aqua oleum oils- Essential Oils are the key ingredients in the practice of Aromatherapy. They are extracted from the flowers, fruits, leaves and bark of aromatic plants, and contain their vital healing life-force in a very concentrated manner.
Aqua Oleum supplies a very wide selection of 100% pure essential oils which are carefully selected from specific botanical species to ensure our customers receive the highest quality oils available.
Naturtint Natural plant-based ingredients nourish and protect your hair while providing vibrant, long lasting colour. Specially formulated for people who want a healthier way to colour their hair. Free of harsh chemicals that can damage hair and leave it dull, dry and brittle. Includes botanical extracts that revitalise hair.Pleasant smelling — no ammonia, no paragons, no resorcinol.
Better You Magnesium is an essential element for a healthy body and is used in over 300 reactions on a daily basis. A fantastic natural relaxant it helps to rid the body of excess tension. Crucial for bone health magnesium encourages the body to absorb calcium which could otherwise, over time result in a build-up on soft tissue and muscles, causing them to harden.
West lab dead sea products Dead Sea Salt bath. This is perfect for people who need a milder intake of magnesium, such as children and people with dry skin or low Calcium / Potassium levels. Epsom Salt bath. This is great for sports people and people who are experiencing cramps and aching muscles. Himalayan Salt bath. A wonderfully detoxing bath with 84 essential minerals. It contains lower levels of Magnesium than our other bath salts, but is a nice all-rounder to regularly give an additional boost to your overall mineral intake while nourishing your skin and detoxifying your body.
Ombars are striving to make the most nutritious & delicious raw chocolate bars for high vibe living.
Conscious - Chocolates are delicious, hand –made, vegan chocolate bars. Their range is created from premium quality, organic, raw and primarily wild ingredients. Conscious Chocolates, the original raw vegan chocolate, have been enjoyed throughout the world since 2004. Their chocolate combines premium quality and health without compromising taste.
Optibac- The OptiBac Probiotics range consists of eleven different supplements containing live cultures - all natural, and with no added colourings, flavours or preservatives. Their range includes supplements suitable for infants, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, for vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs, and for those who are lactose intolerant.
Lepicol_ With today’s busy lives and irregular eating patterns, many of us find it difficult to keep our bowels healthy.
Lepicol is a three-in-one combination of gentle psyllium husk fibre supplement, live bacterial cultures and inulin.
Bam - Fabric made from bamboo is incredibly soft, smooth and luxuriously comfortable.
The unique properties of bamboo clothing make it perfect for an incredibly wide
range of activities, from expeditioning to skiing to the gym.
Method - Happy, healthy homes are their mission. Homes where potentially toxic chemicals dont lurk beneath your sinks or lay in wait on your surfaces. Homes where clean doesn’t come with eye-watering, breath-holding side effects. Happy, healthy homes are the result of eliminating dirt with products formulated from naturally derived ingredients, safe for your family + furry companions.
Optima Health & Nutrition has maintained a marketing led philosophy since its incorporation in 1994, which has seen the company develop rapidly. Our experience in the natural products industry has been facilitated by our focus on only using the finest raw materials sourced from around the world, combined with the latest research and manufacturing techniques available. New product development has become a key facet, which has enabled entry into various markets around the world, while maintaining growth through product diversity and continual product evolution which has ensured a prolonged product life cycle.
Natrucare Since 1989, women around the world have chosen our high quality, organic and natural feminine hygiene products with confidence. Soft, certified organic cotton and totally chlorine free, plastic free, biodegradable materials means Natracare only leaves a soft footprint on the earth.
Pukka Organic and bursting with the very best nature has to offer: Pukka supplies organic teas and wellbeing.