High quality botanicals

Our technological versatility and phytochemical capabilities allow us to extract bioactives from any part of the plant to deliver the desired health promise.

Ajuga

A medicinal plant known for its bioactive compounds and rich in ecdysteriods, ajuga is traditionally used to boost muscle growth, strength, and aids athletic performance.

We source Ajuga turkestanica from Siberia and standardise it to a total of 2% ecdysteriods. The turkesterone is an exclusive bioactive of ajuga, which has a higher anabolic capacity than other ecdysteriods. Nektium is one of a few expert manufacturers being able to offer this unique extract.

    Key benefits
  • Sports
  • Muscle health

Product references

  • AJU02

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Ajuga turkestanica (aerial part of plant)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total ecdysteroids ≥ 2%

    Turkesterone ≥ 0.3%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

During an in vitro test, we demonstrated our ajuga extract to have anabolic qualities with no secondary effects.

Echinacea

Native to North America, echinacea has been used for its medicinal properties for generations. Today, echinacea is often taken to reduce symptoms and shorten the duration of the common cold while also boosting the immune system.

From the three out of nine species of echinacea, Nektium specialises in the extraction of the rarest, Echinacea angustifolia. Rich in echinacoside, a natural phenol, and containing alkylamides, Echinacea angustifolia is known to help modulate the immune system.

    Key benefits
  • Immune health
  • Common cold

Product references

  • EAE04

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Echinacea angustifolia (roots)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Echinacoside ≥ 4%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

The European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA) accepted the botanical for supportive treatment of the common cold.

Lemon

The humble lemon is so much more than meets the eye. This citrus fruit and, more specifically, the fibrous peel brings with it prebiotic qualities to help boost the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics or insoluble fibre also help prevent or relieve conditions like constipation.

Based on a long standing relationship with our supplier, we carefully source our organic lemons from the Mediterranean coast of Spain where the largest citrus fields of Europe are located, before processing the lemon peel in our specialised facilities and presenting it as a fibre powder.

    Key benefits
  • Prebiotic
  • Weight Management

Product references

  • LFP70-OR

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Citrus limon (fruit)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total Dietary Fiber ≥ 70%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

High fibre foods help regulate satiety and so could aide weight management.

Pomegranate

Heralded for centuries for its healing properties, the pomegranate is high in antioxidants and offers a great number of health benefits from anti-ageing, to delaying cell damage by free radicals and being an immune boosting source of vitamins C and K.

We offer two pomegranate extracts with distinct
different end uses:

  • POE40: Standardised to ellagic acid
  • P40P: Standardised to total punicosides

    Key benefits
  • Antioxidant
  • Cardiovascular health

Product references

  • POE40

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Punica granatum (fruit)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Ellagic acid ≥ 40%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

  • P40P

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Punica granatum (fruit)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total Punicosides ≥ 40.0%

    Punicalagins (A+B) ≥ 30.0%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

Studies have also shown pomegranates can increase exercise capacity, help with muscle weakness, and reduce the risk of age-related neurodegenerative disorders.

Rhaponticum

Commonly known as Maral root or rhaponticum, we source our exclusive raw material the perennial herb Rhaponticum carthamoides from the Altai and Saian mountains of South Siberia.

Flourishing in the cold conditions, this medicinal herb is a plant-based source of ecdysteriods that supports muscle health for better sports performance and helps combat the effects of sarcopenia.

Our rhaponticum extract contains 1% total ecdysteroids.

    Key benefits
  • Sports
  • Muscle health

Product references

  • RCE01

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Rhaponticum carthamoides (roots)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total ecdysteroids ≥ 1%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Wild-crafted

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

Studies have shown additional benefits including increased anabolic activity, the prevention of joint and bone degeneration and a positive effect on mood along with stress reduction.

Undaria

A species of kelp, Undaria pinnatifida is native to Japan and Southeast Asia where harvesting takes place in February when the sporophyte thalli reach between 1.5 and 2 metres. Bursting with fucoxanthin, a marine carotenoid, this brown seaweed has key benefits including thermogenic activity for increased energy and protective properties for the brain, heart, liver, and skin.

Both our undaria extracts come in the format of an oleoresin.

    Key benefits
  • Weight management
  • Metabolic health

Product references

  • FCX01

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Undaria pinnatifida (seaweed blades)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Fucoxanthin ≥ 1%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

  • FCX05

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Undaria pinnatifida (seaweed blades)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Fucoxanthin ≥ 5%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

Fucoxanthin is one of the most abundant carotenoids, constituting more than 10% of the total carotenoids in nature. It is also known for its distinctive orange colour.

Elderberry

Packed full of beneficial antioxidants, the berries of the elderberry bush is known to boost the immune system, helping to prevent and ease the symptoms of the common cold or flu. Studies have also shown that the elderberry’s properties could lessen inflammation.

Our elderberrIes are sourced from Central and Eastern Europe.

    Key benefits
  • Immune
  • Cardiovascular health

Product references

  • SNE06

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Sambucus nigra (fruit)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total anthocyanins ≥ 6%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

  • SNE10

  • BOTANICAL ORIGIN

    Sambucus nigra (fruit)

  • BIOACTIVES

    Total anthocyanins ≥ 10%

  • CULTIVATED OR WILD

    Cultivated

Certifications

Nektium Pharma SL holds GMP certification (ES19/85835) and FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (ES19/86276) by SGS

Did you know?

The black elder was a tree commonly found in many gardens and used as an immune booster for generations.