Markets We Serve

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The FSIHS Research Center investigates botanical products, dietary ingredients, nutraceuticals, and dietary supplements for safety and efficacy. Our team conducts a wide range of human research studies, including clinical trials.

Consulting – from health claim substantiation to new drug applications
Scientific Research – literature reviews, meta-analysis, and epidemiological studies
Clinical Trials – from proof of concept to stage 4 trials Our researchers are trained in integrative medicine, providing unique expertise that enhances the results of your product’s studies.

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Vitamins & Minerals

The vitamin/mineral market is filled with growth opportunities. Our team can design the studies you need to substantiate these structure/function or drug claims for vitamin/mineral products.

Dietary Supplements – we can identify potential structure/function claim potential and confirm those actions in your product

Recognized Drugs – whether you are looking at OTC monographs or the NDA route, our team can conduct the required studies to unlock new marketing potential

Our vitamin and mineral studies are led by a RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist). Through this leadership, our team can identify new marketing potential, create a research strategy to unlock that potential, and provide results within your timeline–all while staying within your budget.

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

Essential oil products may be marketed as cosmetics, dietary supplements, or drugs. Research regulations are specific to the function, not the ingredient. Our team consists of professional aromatherapists who can help identify the best marketing route for your product based on its known actions.

  • Cosmetics – we conduct the necessary studies to substantiate cosmetic claims for FTC compliance

  • Dietary Supplements – we can identify potential structure/function claim potential and confirm those actions in your product

  • Recognized Drugs – whether you are looking at OTC monographs or the NDA route, our team can conduct the required studies to unlock new marketing potential

No other research firm has published more aromatherapy studies than our team. Whether you retail pure essential oils, formulate finished products, or supply oils to the market, our team can deliver the research you need to achieve your goals.

We’ve worked with some of the world’s leading companies and can help your products gain the attention they deserve.

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Herbal Products

Botanical ingredients have practically limitless potential in formulation formulation to achieve FDA-compliant product claims. Our team of researchers includes experienced herbalists who can identify marketing potential for your products and create a custom plan to boost your product’s success.

  • Personal Care Products – we conduct the necessary studies to substantiate cosmetic claims for FTC compliance

  • Dietary Supplements – we can identify potential structure/function claim potential and confirm those actions in your internal use products

  • Recognized Drugs – whether you are looking at OTC monographs or the NDA route, our team can conduct the required studies to unlock new marketing potential

Because the herbal products market is rapidly growing, it is critical that your product have clinical trial substantiation. This provides a competitive edge that enables it to stand out in the marketplace.

Clinical research provides substantiation that can’t be obtained by relying on traditional use. Our team provides the scientific and regulatory expertise to create plans that enable you to confirm your product’s safety, efficacy, and health-related claims.

Supplements & Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals enjoy market freedom thanks to the FDA’s dietary supplement classification. This allows you to make certain structure & function claims for your products, if you can substantiate those claims through clinical research. Our team consists of dietary supplement specialists who can help identify the best marketing route for your product based on its known actions.

  • Dietary Supplements – we can identify potential structure/function claim potential and confirm those actions in your product

  • OTC Monographs – we identify the potential for new claims based on existing FDA approvals

  • Recognized Drugs – if you are considering the FDA drug approval process, our team can conduct the required studies to unlock new marketing potential

Whether you are a family business selling a single product, or a multi-national corporation with thousands of SKUs, the regulatory requirements are the same: it is industry’s responsibility to ensure products comply with regulations for safety, quality, efficacy, and label claims.

See how our experts in botanical and natural ingredients can help your company stand out in this rapidly growing industry. We’ve worked with some of the world’s leading companies and can help your products gain the attention they deserve.

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