Oregon Grape Root (Mahonia aquifolium) is known by a variety of different common names including Oregon hollygrape and Oregon grapeholly. The plant is native to western North America, with the typical Oregon grape plant growing to 90 cm (3 feet) or more, tall. It has wonderful leaves that change color throughout the year, from red to green to burgundy, and finally in April and May, bright yellow flowers appear.
Oregon Grape Root was introduced to Europe by colonists and explorers on their arrival back home from their travels. It was considered another barberry by Europeans. The two became interchangeable in European folklore and Oregon grape was attributed many of barberry’s magical qualities. The berries of the plant are rich is vitamin C, however it is the root that is used in herbal supplements and teas.
Nature’s Answer Oregon Grape extract is super concentrated and low in alcohol. Nature’s Answer only uses Oregon grape root that has been responsibly wildcrafted. Each serving of Nature’s Answer Oregon Grape delivers 1,000 mg of beneficial Oregon grape root extract. And since it’s an extract, it’s absorbed faster than pills, capsules and softgels.
All plants have unique chemical characteristics, markers, and natural patterns that can be used to identify them (just like human fingerprints). Our in-house laboratory has accumulated and preserved over 800 plant specimens, creating one of the most comprehensive collections of genetically verified plant specimens found anywhere in the world. Our state-of-the-art laboratory equipment has identified each and every plant’s distinctive botanical fingerprint, which we then use as our baseline to analyze the quality and purity of every incoming botanical used to manufacture our products. This unique process is our Advanced Botanical Fingerprint Technology®, and we take great pride in knowing that it allows us to completely assure you that your products contain only the highest quality botanical ingredients.
Using carefully controlled extraction techniques, we capture the holistic balance® of each herb and the value is passed on to you, our customer. From plant to shelf™, you can be assured that we know exactly what’s in the product in your hand, and we guarantee it is authentic, safe, effective, holistically balanced®, and of course….Nature’s Answer®.