Explore Expo West with Your "Passport" and
Be Entered to Win an Apple iPad!
Essential Formulas has teamed up with some other great companies, including Oxylent, Sovereign Silver, Navitas Organics, and Bodyceuticals for a fun Expo West contest. Visit us at booth #1659 to pick up your passport, and then visit the booths of participating companies, fill in your "passport" with special stamps and be entered to WIN! Please visit our booth for full details.
Essential Formulas Expo West Product Specials & Events
Please visit us at Booth #1659 or use code EW2017
All discounts can be mixed/matched.
5% Discount for 12 Items
10% Discount for 24 Items
15% Discount for 36 Items
Counter display is sold in 10/10's of Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics® (10's are not sold separately)
All orders placed at the show receive free shipping! Specials valid March 1- 15, 2017.
Stop by our booth in-person for an extra surprise bonus!
We Invite You to Meet Our Special Guests
Please come by the EFI booth (#1659) to meet Dr. Ohhira's protégé and esteemed microbiologist Dr. Muneaki Takahata. We also invite you to give a warm welcome to Masumi Ohhira of Biobank Japan who will also be in attendance at our booth. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Essential Formulas Adds
A Trio of Awards To Their Trophy Case
Dr. Ohhira's Probiotic Kampuku Beauty Bar™
Wins 6th "Best of Natural Beauty" Award
Essential Formulas' Dr. Ohhira's Probiotic Kampuku Beauty Bar™
will be honored for the sixth
time with Better Nutrition Magazine's 2017 'Best of Natural Beauty' Award
. The award will be presented during Natural Products Expo West and announced in the April issue of Better Nutrition
Reg'Activ® Detox & Liver Health
Named a 2016 "Best of Supplements" Award Winner
Better Nutrition magazine selected our innovative Reg'Activ® Detox & Liver Health formula as a 2016 'Best of Supplements' Award Winner in the DETOX and CLEANSING category. Scientific research shows that taken orally, glutathione is not absorbed and utilized effectively. Reg'Activ® Detox & Liver Health addresses this challenge by providing a living probiotic strain, Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3, that produces glutathione within the body.|
Dr. Ohhira's Propolis PLUS®
Clean Eating Magazine
Wins First "Clean Choice Award"
recently announced Dr. Ohhira's Propolis PLUS® as a 2017 "Clean Choice Award" Winner. This is the first "Clean Choice Award" for Propolis PLUS® and the fifth for Essential Formulas line of products.
People are Talking: Bloggers and Media
Sing the Praises of Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics®
A Dr. Ohhira's Success Story
Karissa from With Our Best
shares how she solved her digestive issues by using Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics. Through research and talking to her doctor, she also learned that not all probiotic products are created equal.
The Numerous Uses of Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics®
One blogger shares how her health condition wasn't getting any better after traditional treatments. So her doctor recommended she start taking probiotics. After research, she decided that Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics were the best choice for her...
The Results Speak for Themselves
"I've personally tried at least a handful of probiotics, ranging from yogurts to chewables but none have actually been as effective to my gut as Dr. Ohhira Probiotics®. Usually when I take a probiotic, I feel or experience little results. However, with Dr. Ohhira's I felt and saw a big change within days of using the probiotic."
Discover the Dr. Ohhira Difference!™
Explore What Makes Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics®
So Exceptional With This Fun Infographic
The formula starts with pure, spring water. Then, seasonally harvested vegetables, fruits, mushrooms and seaweed are added for prebiotic support. PLUS 12 different strains of live probiotics...
News From Our Science Director
Ross's Retort to JAMA's Attack on Nutritional Supplements
JAMA is one of the most widely read and respected medical journals. However, it recently published an article attacking nutritional supplements stating "During the past 2 decades, a steady stream of high-quality studies evaluating dietary supplements has yielded predominantly disappointing results about potential health benefits, whereas evidence of harm has continued to accumulate." Essential Formulas Science Director, Ross Pelton, retorted with a well-researched letter in response to JAMA.|
Follow Up on The Groundbreaking Discovery of
Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3
On March 2, 1995 Professor Marika Mikelsaar isolated five strains of Lactobacillus fermentum
from the intestinal tract of a healthy one-year old Estonian child. One of these strains, named Lactobacillus fermentum
ME-3, was found to express extremely high antioxidant activity. Upon testing, ME-3 was found to synthesize glutathione. In January 2017, Dr. Ross Pelton, Scientific Director for Essential Formulas, decided to inquire about the current health of the individual who was the original donor now world-famous strain of probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus fermentum
Merriam-Webster Welcomes 'Microbiome'
To The English Language
Merriam-Webster has officially added "microbiome" to the English dictionary, defining the noun as "a community of microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses) that inhabit a particular environment and especially the collection of microorganisms living in or on the human body."