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Preserving Quality The Value of Origin Awareness


In the beginning, nature provided ancient cultures with vital nutrients and curative remedies. By crafting tonics from fresh ingredients, native people preserved the quality and potency of the plants they used, as their methods of processing were minimal and respectful of the land - to ensure continued harvest.


Today, the variety of supplements are vast but only a handful of these cherish the wisdom of our ancestors and take exacting care with not only the cultivation but the processing thereafter.


Origin Awareness for the ingredients and their processing methods helps consumers choose health products with the highest value to their wellbeing and for a sustainable future.


Flora, have been manufacturing and supplying premium herbal products since 1965, but their roots stretch back to Germany in the early 1900s, where Dr. Otto Greither, grandfather of the current owner Thomas Greither, dedicated his life to the discovery, production and distribution of natural health care products. Flora has preserved his original dedication to perfect and make available herbal remedies that ensure maximum purity, quality and potency with a holistic approach to health.


Flora Farms


Flora grows most of its own herbs on farms in Washington and Chile and purchases the rest through fair trade practices from organic farmers. "We are one of the very few companies who actually grow our own herbs," says Thomas Greither. "If we buy from another farm, we know what seed they used, and we always receive the herbs in the whole form. You can tell if it was dried properly and handled properly. Most companies buy them powdered. We have a whole grinding department.


Each herb needs a different cutting mechanism, and we cut them just before manufacturing. With essential herbs, if I grind them a half a year before manufacturing, that would not be as effective. Sometimes the industry gets a bad name because of the use of these dried herbs. Essential oils oxidize out of the product. For example, in our teas, we have a special vapour moisture barrier so the essential oils from the product can't evaporate; it preserves freshness."


The certified organic farm in Chile lies on 1500 acres of land that has never been intensively farmed, and was thoroughly tested before cultivation began to ensure it was free of pollutants such as chemical fertilizers. The farm is set in a pristine paradise cut off by the deserts in the north, the waters of the Antarctic in the south, the Andes (with a height of 5,500 metres) in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west. This natural enclosing wall protects from plant diseases and insects, and there are no city exhaust fumes or sources of industrial pollution for many kilometres.


Today, approximately 100 different raw materials are supplied here, from more than 80 plant species. Once harvested, the plants are dried using the world's most advanced eco-friendly solar dryers.


Flora Paners


Flora also distributes products for our close manufacturing partners who have the same high standards and are dedicated to preparing supreme quality, well-researched and tested remedies to provide for you and your family. We have the great privilege of working together within a global health community to both manufacture and distribute our own products as well as distribute herbal preparations of other leading companies.


NTP Health Products is the ‘sole’ importer for Flora products in Australia along with a variety of other premium quality health, skin, beauty, hair and pet care products from quality leading manufactures including:Designing Health Inc., derma e®, Honeybee Gardens Inc., and Teeccino Caffe Inc., in the USA, Herb UK, Surya Brazil and Whakaari International NZ.


Learn more at: www.nealproducts.com.au


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