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emanuela My Rank : 636
I am a holistic therapist and personal trainer working in the UK. My interest in nutrition and correct and affordable supplementation brought me to iherb. I hope you find my reviews helpful!

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Not for people with a sensitive colon...

Posted by emanuela on May 18, 2011 | Verified Purchase

I love christopher's formulas, but this one rips through my colon. I think it's because of the psyllium husk. I took this as part of the anti-parasite protocol (after 3 days of the syrup). Within 6 hours, I had severe cramping and leg weakness, hence I let 3 goals in when playing football last week. My team were not impressed. So avoid this formula if you tend to get IBS or have a sensitive colon. It may be ok for people who simply need to add bulk to their diets and/or suffer from constipation (hence the 2 stars). I don't. So not for me.

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It seems to contain NO propylene glycol

Posted by emanuela on Jan 15, 2013 | Verified Purchase

All the other propolis extracts I have seen contain propylene glycol and other stuff I'd rather not take. This one does NOT and is therefore my favourite.

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Nice and healthy

Posted by emanuela on Feb 07, 2014 | Verified Purchase

If you are after a sweet chocolate drink full of sugar, go elsewhere. This is non-alkalized cocoa (ie relatively bitter) but that is why it's healthier, it has more antioxidants that way. If you like dark chocolate or raw cacao, you will probably like this. You can always sweeten with a little stevia and/or cinnamon powder if you want. Cordyceps and reishi will also support your health. All in a chocolatey taste, great in the winter. Could not ask for more... actually, I could, it could be slightly cheaper :-)

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Tastes great

Posted by emanuela on Feb 09, 2014 | Verified Purchase

Love this maca powder. Tastes great with anything, in my smoothies, raw puddings, anything at all. Will definitely purchase again. Just wonder why the nutritional info does not include calories per serving size...

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Works but don't like the caplet

Posted by emanuela on Aug 24, 2013 | Verified Purchase

It works fine, helps me relax, if anything makes me a bit drowsy afternoon to evening (I have been taking 3 a day, one after each main meal). Personally, I have been having trouble swallowing this whole, so have had to dissolve it in water. Therefore little point buying enteric coated caplets, I'd rather buy a capsule! Moreover, this caplet contains magnesium stearate which is not helpful. I wish magnesium stearate and all other useless eccipients were taken out of this and other supplements.

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Really powerful

Posted by emanuela on Feb 25, 2016 | Verified Purchase

I have been taking for my teeth and bones and, after just a week or so of use at the recommended dose, I noticed my last wisdom tooth has just come up! (I am nearly 51) Frankly, I could have done without having to deal with an impacted wisdom tooth (currently damaging the opposing tooth), hence my 4 star review. Generally, Christopher's Original Formula products are all 5 stars!

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Will no longer buy due to eccipients

Posted by emanuela on Feb 09, 2014 | Verified Purchase

Rice flour, magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silica. Vegetable source or not, I don't want magnesium stearate or any other flow agents in my supplements. Now Foods: will you listen at last?

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OK but contains maltodextrin

Posted by emanuela on Mar 03, 2013 | Verified Purchase

I wish jarrow would remove such useless eccipients from their product. Three stars as I thought it helped me recover from H.Pylori infection.

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Not for use on my skin for sure

Posted by emanuela on Jul 08, 2017 | Verified Purchase

I am not using on my body. I use it to make a spray (with peppermint essential oil) to keep the mice out of my kitchen

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Not enough bergamot for me!

Posted by emanuela on Sep 19, 2011 | Verified Purchase

This tea has just enough bergamot to spoil the "just green tea" taste but not enough bergamot flavour to appeal to Earl Grey tea lovers. Please add more bergamot !!!

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