The 2019 Essential Supplements Awards

When it comes to good health, we all have areas that could benefit from more support. Some of us struggle with fatigue and low moods, others are more concerned with improving digestion. Maybe you’re tired of waking up each morning with aching joints and are ready to take action.

We hope this year’s selection of excellent natural products will help you pick just the right wellness tools for you and your family!

Vitamin C supports many aspects of health, including immunity, anti-aging, and healthy skin. American Health Ester-C Effervescent 1000 mg also delivers B vitamins and electrolytes.

American Health Probiotic CD is a blend of 12 billion bioactive organisms from 10 probiotic cultures. Survives stomach acid and reaches the intestinal tract to support digestive, intestinal, and immune health.

BlueBonnet Ubiquinol is the active antioxidant form of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), which supports energy, especially in those over 40 and people affected by certain medical conditions.

Boiron Oscillococcinum (Oscillo) works to improve flu symptoms, such as fatigue, headache, body aches, chills, and fevers.

Buried Treasure Liquid Nutrients ACF Extra Strength Immune Support isn’t tasty. But you can’t argue with its blend of elderberry, echinacea, olive leaf, thyme, vitamin C, and zinc for seasonal upper respiratory challenges.

Carlson Multi Gummies deliver A, B, C, D3, E, and K2 vitamins, along with minerals to support immunity and energy production. Natural raspberry flavor.

Country Life Target-Mins Calcium Magnesium with Vitamin D3 Complex for bones and teeth provides 1,000 milligrams (mg) of calcium citrate, 500 mg of magnesium glycinate, and 400 IU of D3. Pineapple-coconut flavored liquid.

CV Sciences PlusCBD Oil Gummies provide 5 milligrams of the company’s Gold Formula hemp-derived cannabidiol. Available in Cherry Mango and Citrus Punch.

Doctor’s Best Agaricus blazei with BioPerine supplies beta glucans for immune system support. BioPerine aids in absorption of this medicinal mushroom.

Phytocannabinoids are natural compounds found in various plants, not just cannabis. Emerald Health Bioceuticals Endo Bliss uses clove oil, Szechuan pepper, ginger, echinacea, peony, and magnolia to support endocannabinoid health.

Enzymedica Purify 10 Day Complete Body Cleanse was created by Dr. Michael Murray, author of more than 30 books about natural health. East-to-use packets for morning and evening. Promotes regularity and liver detox.

Essential Formulas Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics are fermented for three years, resulting in 12 shelf-stable probiotic strains. The formula contains prebiotics as well as postbiotics—nutrients such as short-chain fatty acids and polyphenols created during fermentation.

EuroPharma Premium European Hemp Oil is harvested from Non-GMO plants cultivated to contain a full spectrum of phytonutrients to support the body’s endocannabinoid system.

Flora Udo’s Choice Udo’s Oil 3*6*9 Blend provides a balanced 2:1:1 ratio of omega fatty acids. Made from organic flax, sesame, and sunflower seed oils.

Functional Remedies Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil uses a lipid infusion process with low heat to deliver a whole-plant entourage effect.

Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Once Daily Women’s provides 50 billion cells of 16 probiotic strains from the Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species to support vaginal, digestive, and immune health.

HumanN BeetElite stimulates nitric oxide for improved exercise endurance, energy, and stamina, as well as increased oxygen delivery in the body.

The Irwin Naturals Steel Libido for Women formula contains time-honored adaptogen herbs linked to sexual vitality and response, including maca and ashwagandha.

Jarrow Formulas Jarro-Dophilus Probiotics Infant contains a clinically validated strain of Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis M-63, the only bacteria able to fully use oligosaccharides in human milk for intestinal, immunity, and brain development.

Mushroom Wisdom MS-Fraction from maitake mushroom supports healthy blood sugar levels, insulin function, and cardiovascular health.

Natural Factors BioCoenzymated Active B Complex offers full-spectrum coenzyme B vitamins—the most metabolically active form. Tested by Isura, Canada’s only independent, not-for-profit natural health product verification and certification organization.

Nordic Naturals Curcumin Gummies support a healthy inflammatory response with a Longvida optimized formulation that enhances curcumin bioavailability 285 times. Mango flavor.

NOW Mega D-3 & MK-7 combines two key nutrients that support bones, teeth, and the cardiovascular system.

Nutrex BioAstin Hawaiian Astaxanthin works throughout the body to support joint, skin, eye, and heart health. Derived from farm-cultivated freshwater algae in Kona, Hawaii.

Pure Essence MyPure MYcoMune 4X Mushroom Nutrition uses hot water extraction to maximize the nutrient bioavailability of reishi, cordyceps, lion’s mane, maitake, shiitake, and chaga.

Quantum Health Digital Blue helps eyes filter blue light and supports visual performance. Contains lutein, zeaxanthin, curcumin, and omega 3.

Ridgecrest Herbals ClearLungs Sport supports respiratory health and optimal athletic performance with a blend of traditional Chinese medicine herbs (including schisandra, cordyceps, rhodiola, and eleuthero) that may increase energy and reduce oxidative stress.

Wakunaga Kyo-Green Powdered Drink Mix supports energy, immunity, digestion, and heart health with superfoods such as barley grass, wheatgrass, chlorella, and kelp.

Xlear Rescue Spray helps clear nasal passages when you’re sick, thanks to the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory herb pau d’arco and essential oils like oregano and eucalyptus.

YouTheory Spore Probiotic 6 billion CFU + Triphala Blend combines three bacteria strains with an organic triphala blend, traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine as a bowel tonic that promotes regularity.

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