UMZU Research Library

Carefully compiled by our formulators and product education team and integrated with expert references and resources, our Research Library lets you enhance your relationship with micronutrients by giving you a comprehensive profile of each ingredient.

All Ingredients (A-Z)

Aloe Ferox Leaf Extract

Aloe ferox leaves extract is derived from the aloe ferox plant. This species of aloe is one that is native...

Amino Acids

Amino acids are organic compounds found in nature or in the body. When they join together...

Apple Cider Vinegar

Research affirms that a primary element in all types of vinegar is acetic acid (AcOH)...

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha has its roots in Ayurvedic medicine. It's also known as withania somnifera...

B Vitamins

Vitamin B actually refers to a group eight different vitamins which share common characteristics and are all water-soluble...

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay is a type of absorbent clay that is formed from aged volcanic ash found...

Berberine

Berberine is a bioactive compound and a type of alkaloid that comes from a variety of different plants...

Betaine

Beetroot was the first food source that betaine was isolated from, and it's commonly used in research...

Black Pepper Fruit Extract

When most people think of black pepper, they think of the shaker sitting alongside the salt...

Boron

Boron is a mineral that exists naturally in seawater and weathered volcanic rock...

Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract

Also known as Indian frankincense or frankincense oil, boswellia is an extract derived from the...

Bromelain

Bromelain is a combination of proteolytic enzymes. There are three main proteolytic enzymes...

Buckthorn Bark

Buckthorn bark is made from the European buckthorn shrub and rhamnus...

Burdock Root Powder

Burdock root powder is a ground-up form of the burdock root vegetable that grows...

Calcium

Calcium is a chemical element known as a mineral. The most abundant mineral in the...

Cascara Sagrada Bark Extract

Cascara sagrada is a shrub from the buckthorn tree family that grows in the United States...

Cayenne Red Pepper Fruit Powder

Capsaicin is the compound in red peppers that offer numerous health benefits. It is a phytochemical...

Chicory

Chicory is a flowering plant in the dandelion family, and its roots have been used for...

Choline

Choline is an essential nutrient that the body needs to function properly...

Chloride

Chloride is part of the Sodium Chloride molecule that is also known as salt. This can help with...

Chromium

Chromium is a mineral known as an "essential trace element," which means...

Cinnamon

The use of cinnamon dates back to 2800 BC and originates from Ceylon, Sri Lanka...

Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It makes up 25-35 percent1 of all the...

Copper

Copper is a trace metallic mineral that is present in very small amounts in the human body...

Creatine

Research shows creatine is an amino acid that is made naturally by the human body...

Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes can help bridge the gap between poor digestion and optimal digestion by helping the body break down hard to digest foods...

Fennel Seed Powder

Fennel seeds come from the fennel plant and are known for their potent aroma...

Forskolin

Forskolin is a chemical compound that is derived from the plant Coleus forskohlii...

Garlic Powder

For years, garlic powder has been used all around the world as a way to maintain and boost one's...

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba leaf has been shown to have positive effects on brain function and memory, both...

Ginseng

Ginseng has been used for thousands of years to treat certain conditions and illnesses...

Glycine

Amino acids are the basic building blocks of proteins in the body. There are nine essential amino...

Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan pink salt is a salt that is derived from the Himalayan Mountains it is rich in various minerals...

Inositol

Inositol is a naturally-occurring chemical compound found primarily in fruit...

Inulin

Inulin is a starchy substance that is present in the roots of a number of different plants...

Iodine

Iodine is a micronutrient used by the thyroid gland in order for it to function properly. It is produced in trace amounts by the body...

Iron

Levels of iron, a mineral crucial to oxygen transport in the body, must be carefully monitored...

L-Carnitine

Many fitness enthusiasts and athletes include L-carnitine as part of their supplement...

L-Dopa

Even the smallest building block in the human body can make the biggest difference in how you feel...

L-Theanine

L-theanine is a compound that is most commonly found in green tea. Known to promote relaxation...

Lemon Balm Extract

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is an herb that is a member of the mint family...

Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that the body needs in order to be able to thrive and grow...

Milk Thistle Seed Powder

Some of the most powerful herbal remedies have been around for hundreds or even thousands...

Mucuna

Mucuna is an ingredient that comes from the creeping vine known as mucuna pruriens...

Olive Leaf Extract

Long before modern medicine existed, our ancestors relied on ancient medicine...

Pepsin

The protease, pepsin is one of the main digestive enzymes in the digestive system...

Phosphatidylserine

Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid made up of amino acids and fatty acids...

Phosphorus

Phosphorus plays a crucial role in the health of bones and teeth. Without sufficient phosphorous in the body...

Potassium

Potassium is one of the main electrolytes found in the human body. Important for nervous system functioning...

Probiotics

Probiotics are living organisms that function similarly to those same organisms we find inside...

Rutaecarpine

Rutaecarpine has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to counteract the effects...

Senna Leaf Powder

Senna leaf is an herb that comes from senna plants in North Africa...

Slippery Elm Bark Powder

Herbs have been used for centuries by our ancestors to prevent, treat and manage...

Turmeric

Herbs have been used for centuries by our ancestors to prevent, treat and manage a variety of infections...

Vasodrive

Another name for vasodrive is casein hydrolysate. Caseins are the main protein component...

Vitamin A

Vitamin A isn’t a single vitamin, rather it's a group of fat-soluble chemical compounds...

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in certain foods...

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is considered a fat-soluble vitamin and nutrient, which means it is absorbed in the...

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a naturally occurring, fat-soluble essential nutrient known for its antioxidant...

Vitamin K

Vitamin K is considered fat-soluble. The name in itself refers to a group of vitamins which are all...

Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element the body needs to carry out certain processes...