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Integrity - Caring - Innovative - Passionate
A women owned company.
We are plant based all natural herbal extracts vegan liquid supplements.
Our goal is to optimize health and help people be aware to the amazing power of liquid supplements and array of herbal ingredients for wonderful healthy supplements choices.
We are dedicated to bringing quality liquid herbal supplements to your life.
SHIPPING AND RETURNS POLICIES
WEBSITE RETAIL POLICIES:
Welcome to our Online Store. We are happy to have you purchase from our online store, and encourage you to purchase from your local health and supplement type stores where ONETHEFUL, Liquid Herbal Supplements are sold. If you have a favorite store that is looking to buy for you, we would love to hear from them. We normally process orders within 2 business days of receipt, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Orders are fulfilled on a first in first out basis. Online orders are shipped USPS First Class, USPS Priority and UPS Ground. We offer Free First Class shipping on orders weighing less then a pound within the Continental US. UPS 3rd Day, 2nd Day & Next Day Air are available upon request.
Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and other US territories are exceptions to above: no rush deliveries.
For International shipping you will be charged an applicable package weight/size Fee, we offer USPS Priority International, UPS Worldwide Saver and UPS Worldwide Expedited Our store is tied directly to UPS
and USPS to determine our shipping costs for our boxes of product
based on weight of product and minimum shipping box size based on order.
Any orders being made for 2nd day or 3rd day shipping is not guaranteed to be shipped out the same day as order is placed. Ordering times for second- and third-day shipping are Monday through Friday by 1 pm MST.
Our company does not have a same day shipment option or evening shipment option. All orders placed after 1 pm Monday through Friday will count as next business day, since that is when our delivery pickups happen. ONETHEFUEL is not responsible for Freight or Parcel Company not meeting their delivery schedule.
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If product is returned for product quality issues, please detail product's problem in a written document accompanying the returned product for ONETHEFUEL to investigate and review. If product is being returned for product credit or replacement, returned product must be received by ONETHEFUEL unbroken and unopened and within expiration date to be accepted. No product credit will be issued for product that is past the expiration date on the label.
20% restocking fee will be applied, (unless product is returned for Product Quality Issues). No cash refunds and/or credit card charge backs will be given for returned merchandise. Product Name, Size, Lot Number, Expiration Date, date and reason for customer return.
Returns for PRODUCT QUALITY ISSUES must be returned to ONETHEFUEL. Request for credit on Returns must be received by ONETHEFUEL within the month of the return.
We want you to be happy with your purchases from ONETHEFUEL,
and your satisfaction as a customer is important to us and we will
do our best to resolve any problems as quickly and easily as possible.
If you are not satisfied, you can return the product with proof of purchase for a replacement or product credit.
Because of the nature of sourcing natural herbs and materials for ONETHEFUEL products, price changes do occasionally happen and prices are subject to change without notice. Prices posted do not include shipping charges, special handling, or taxes.
ABOUT All Information from our manufacturing Company
Over a number of decades has developed a number of proprietary and trade secret manufacturing & processing technologies as well as all of our unique and original category defining formula blend recipes. The following list shows those proprietary and trade-secret technologies with the first two being the most used technologies for making our products.
We process over three hundred 100% alcohol-free herbs that are inherently gluten-free, FDA inspected in a cGMP compliant facility and operation. Micro-biological screening for contaminants include, but is not limited to: e-coli; coliform; salmonella; and yeast/mold actives. We are Kosher-certified, Halal-compliant, Vegan certified and GMO-free. We have clinically-based in-house stock and/or custom formulas. We are the originators of the first alcohol-free glycerite of stabilized mono-element triiodide of 'Nascent' iodine, still the most stable nascent iodine available, and are an Earth-friendly operation.
Our proprietary glycerite processing technologies are cutting edge and firsts ever in the industry, including being Intrinsically 'steric protected' and very stable, no refrigeration necessary, even after opening, low REDOX, and preservative and additive-free Liquids are concentrated, potent, highly absorbable and efficiently bio-utilized products.
Our specialty formulas lines, such as children's, pets, and equine herbal products, mixes well with juices, energy drinks/shots and other products. We offer limited offerings of products containing nutraceuticals that tastes great.
First developed over 35+ years ago by our founder, a clinical & formulary herbalist of many decades, Its kind ever serialized multi-step manufacturing process for totally alcohol-free liquid herbs using glycerin instead of alcohol. The TincTract process is now entering its 11th generation of proprietary improvements and enhancements, evidenced by the stronger, more potent and higher quality products than of earlier generational iterations
All Products are great tasting, potent, effective, non-toxic, and 100% alcohol-free, (and they're free of additional sweeteners, colors, flavors, dairy-free, GMO-free, and gluten-free) from start to finish.
Original and innovative liquid herbal formulas are developed utilizing a multiplex approach that includes but is not limited to: phyto pharmacognosy; phytopharmacology; clinical herbalism; applied alchemy; pH factoring; mineral signatures; the intrinsic 'energetic' qualities of herbs, etc. And FDA cGMP inspected, Kosher certified, Halal compliant and Vegan certified, maintaining a clean and modern facility whose operations are well documented.
Why use alcohol to extract something if that something is negatively altered by alcohol? We learned many years ago that ethanol alcohol denatures and renders many of an herb's properties inert. We don't use alcohol, ever! That also assures our products meet Halal dietary standards and are totally Gluten-Free!
Our liquid herbs taste remarkably like the 'fresh' harvested botanical itself. The 'Genuine TincTract Made' process retains an herbs primary, secondary and tertiary compounds in their ratio/synergy-intact state, indicated by the true-to-herb taste of our finished products.
What is a TincTract?
More than a tincture, more than an extract, TincTract is the flagship technology. The technology incorporates multiple techniques, utilized singly and alone in other technologies, into one proprietary multi-step (serialized) processing technology. The process is 100% true alcohol-free and utilizes a glycerin-based extractive medium that retains the full effectiveness and flavor of the herbs.
Multiplex Formulating Approach
Our multiplex approach to formulating herbal products includes: Clinical herbalism and its considerations; Constituent based compatibility factors (including phyto-pharmacognosy); Mineral 'signature' profiles; pH factoring; Organoleptics (i.e tactile, sensory & smell/taste considerations); Herbal energetics (varying physiological effects on tissues - i.e. heat/cold, moist/drying, hardening/ softening, etc.); Palatability (flavor) – since our products are often true to the aroma and taste of a freshly harvested herb.
The TincTract Process Summarized
•Stabilize the raw material so that it is in a state that it can be submitted to a liquid process.
•Process to extract the heat sensitive components.
•Process to extract the harder to extract compounds
•Clarifying process that removes the compounds that are tightly bound in the cellulose matrix of the plant material
Our proprietary serialized processing technology starts out with stabilizing the intrinsic biological activity of a botanical's constituents to stop REDOX activity so that the raw botanical can be effectively and thoroughly liquid processed.
A low impact process that varies as to number of days or weeks (depending on the herb or herb part used) extracts the heat sensitive constituents and preserves their biological viability, including enzyme potential, vitamins/co-factors, fragile high note aromatics and the important subtle energetic profiles unique to each herb.
A dynamic extractive step removes and captures heavier aromatic components, resinoids, oleoresins, high density polysaccharides, sterols (lipids and waxes), etc., all in their synergistic ratio-intact poly-constituent state.
The herb is subject to clarification that concentrates trace compounds and bitter elements that are hardest to remove from a plant's cellulosic and protein fixed matrix structure.
Our multi-step TincTract process is time-consuming and extracts more of an herb's Individual primary, secondary and tertiary compounds, and allows us to create a stable single finished ingredient and add it to a complex formula or other products later.
The TincTract process is referred to as a 'Ratio-Intact Synergy Sparing Poly-Constituent' based process that aims for ratios of an herb's constituents to remain intact in the final product. This is the basis and practice of 'traditional' herbalism at its best!
Glycerin Versus Alcohol
Regarding safety and purity of a liquid herbal product, Glycerin possesses a bacteriostatic action (i.e. deprives bacteria/spores of moisture – dehydrates them) that has a sterile effect without denaturing or rendering other compounds inert. Glycerin possesses no denaturing or inert rendering properties like ethanol alcohol possesses. Our high glycerin-to-water extractive bases possess unique microencapsulating qualities that encapsulate many extracted constituents and compounds in the glycerin/water matrix. This reduces ingredient inversion and precipitation, arrests components chemically complexifying and retards REDOX (i.e. Reducto-Oxidative reactions), resulting in a remarkably stable product.
FROM FDA HQ...
Sometimes on dietary supplement websites you’ll see the disclaimer: “These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.” To the untrained eye, this statement might look a little suspect. But it’s actually perfectly normal and required by the FDA in certain instances. So what exactly is the FDA’s role in the supplement industry, and what do those two little sentences even mean? Let’s dive in.
First things first: what is the FDA?
The FDA or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency responsible for regulating products that impact public health, such as food products, pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and even tobacco products. The FDA plays an important part in ensuring the safety of the products we use every day, but does not give pre-approval for every industry that it oversees. More on that in a minute.
What does the FDA have to do with supplements?
In the dietary supplement industry, the FDA acts as an enforcement and regulatory agency. This includes defining and enforcing the types of claims supplement companies can make about their products.
To ensure public safety, the FDA has defined Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) that it enforces through inspections, and has the authority to prosecute, seize and remove dangerous products from the marketplace. The FDA can also determine if a product is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) after reviewing evidence.
How were the FDA’s rules and regulations determined?
Up until the late 1930s, the food and drug industry was relatively unregulated, except for a piece of legislation from 1906 that prohibited misbranded and adulterated food and drugs.
In the early part of the 20th century, many people died from using consumer products that were not safe for human consumption—sparking public outrage and political pressure. In response, congress passed the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in 1938.
Under the rules of the FD&C Act, foods are treated separately from drugs. Drugs, which are defined as products used for medical purposes, come under stricter regulation. Foods, defined as products used for nutritional purposes, follow other regulations. This line in the sand—medical (drug) vs. nutritional (food)—is important because under the FD&C Act, vitamins and other supplements are treated as a subset of food products rather than drug products.
What’s the difference between a drug and a supplement?
According to the FDA, drugs are for treating, preventing, mitigating, diagnosing or curing diseases. Drugs are heavily regulated. Clinical trials on human subjects must show that a pharmaceutical drug is safe and effective for its intended use. Then, the drug must be manufactured under controlled conditions and packaged to meet strict labeling standards before it’s pre-approved by the FDA for consumer use.
Unlike drugs, the FDA says that supplements are for nutritional purposes only. Because supplements are not considered drugs, they are not monitored in the same way. While the FDA has regulations for manufacturing and labeling, dietary supplements have different guidelines for testing, safety, and efficacy than pharmaceutical drugs. Unlike drugs, supplements do not require pre-approval by the FDA before they are released for sale to the consumer.
How does this affect what supplements are allowed to claim?
The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) defined the role of supplements and outlined what dietary supplement companies can legally say about their products. The act dictates that because supplements are not drugs, supplement companies cannot imply, insinuate or state that their product diagnoses, treats, cures, or prevents disease of any kind.
The FDA has further interpreted some normal conditions as disease precursors or markers. This is why you may see some vague wording about what a supplement does—it’s done to comply with FDA’s guidelines on approved dietary supplement claims.
The disclaimer shown above is mandatory for dietary supplements if they make any claims about affecting the structure and/or function of the human body—and the FDA enforces claims to make sure they are following approved guidelines for dietary supplement allowable claims.
Are any supplements approved by the FDA?
No. The FDA does not “approve” dietary supplements because it does not approve foods. The FDA only approves pharmaceutical drug products.
The FDA does monitor supplement manufacturing and labeling, and regularly inspects companies to ensure that they are complying with all regulations. If a supplement company does not comply with FDA regulations, the FDA can ban them from selling their product.
The FDA’s Role in the Supplement Industry
By law, the FDA does not pre-approve dietary supplements.
The FDA treats dietary supplements as a subset of food products rather than drugs.
Because supplements are not treated like drugs, they must follow specific dietary supplement regulations, including the types of allowable claims.