Medi-Herb to Food Research Product Equivalents


No two products are identical if made by different manufacturers and some are more “equivalent” than others. Unlike Nutri-West, Food Research products, for example, do not contain any isolated USP vitamins nor industrial mineral salt ‘nutrients.’ Also, Standard Process Laboratories sometimes uses porcine glandulars, USP vitamins, claimed mineral salts, and/or colors, whereas none of these are in Food Research International products. 

It should be noted that Standard Process uses its trademarked term “Protomorphogen” (which it abbreviates PMG) for some items and Food Research International uses the term Cytotrophin (the original term that Royal Lee received his patents with, but that Food Research International has permission to use), for some similar items.

As a general rule, products listed below as “Vegetarian” can take longer to notice efficacy in  some cases than those with glandulars. Because Food Research nutrients are ALWAYS 100% FOOD and the other brands are not, Food Research products are always better in that way to products that seem to be ‘equivalent.’ 

Medi-Herb (*) Food Research International Food Research Int’l Vegetarian
Adrenal Complex Vegetarian Adrenal Vegetarian Adrenal
Albizia Complex Aller-Lung Support Aller-Lung Support
Bacopa Complex Serious Brain Enhancer Vegetarian Tyrosine
Bilberry Complete Eye Health Herbal Antioxidant
Bone Complex Cal-Mag Complex Cal-Mag Complex
Boswellia Complex Uro-Kid Support Herbal Antioxidant
Broncafect Intracellular Cough Aller-Lung Support
Broncafect Phytosynergist Intracellular Cough Aller-Lung Support
Burdock Complex Para-Dysbio-Zyme Para-Dysbio-Zyme
Capsella Complex Phytosynergist Vegetarian Thyro and Simply Uterus Vegetarian Thyro and Magnesium Complex
Cat’s Claw Forte Aller-Lung Support Aller-Lung Support or Green Vegetable Alkalizer
Chaste Tree Le Feminine Advantage Vegetarian Thyro
ChelaCo Detox-N-Cleanse Detox-N-Cleanse
Colax GB Support Green Vegetable Alkalizer
Coleus Forte Metabolic Thyro Vegetarian Thyro
Cramplex Simply Thyroid Magnesium Complex
Cranberry Complex Arginase Bladder Vira-Bac-Yst
DermaCo Liva-DeTox & Support Detox-N-Cleanse
DiGest Digesti-Pan Pro-Enzymes
DiGest Phytosynergist Digesti-Pan Pro-Enzymes
Echinacea Premium Conga-Immune Vira-Bac-Yst and Zinc Complex
Eleuthero Anxie-Tone Vegetarian Tryptophan
Euphrasia Complex Thymo-Immune or Complete Eye Health Aller-Lung Support
Evening Primrose Oil Le Feminine Advantage Wheat Germ Oil E
Fe-Max Iron Tonic Phytosyn. Hematic Formula Hematic Formula
FemCo Le Feminine Advantage Libida-Life
Ganoderma & Shiitake Conga-Immune Vira-Bac-Yst and Zinc Complex
Garlic Forte Cholester-Right Cholester-Right
Ginkgo Forte Serious Brain Enhancer Vegetarian Tyrosine
Golden Seal Thymo-Immune Aller-Lung Support
Gotu Kola Complex Advanced Joint Complex Libida-Life
Gut Flora Complex Probio-Zyme-Yst Probio-Zyme-Yst
Gymnema Gluco-Sugar-Balance Gluco-Sugar-Balance
Hawthorn Co-Q10 Cardio Co-Q10 Cardio
Herbal Throat Spray Phytosyn. Conga-Immune Aller-Lung Support and Zinc Complex
HerbaVital Herbal Antioxidant or Libida-Life Herbal Antioxidant or Libida-Life
HiPep Digesti-Pan Pro-Enzymes
Horsechestnut Complex Metabolic Thyro Herbal Antioxidant
Kava Forte Restful Mind Support Vegetarian Tryptophan
LivCo Liva-DeTox & Support Pro-Enzymes, plus Green Vegetable Alkalizer
Livton Complex Liva-DeTox & Support Pro-Enzymes, plus Green Vegetable Alkalizer
Nervagenic Anxie-Tone or Restful Mind Support Vegetarian Tryptophan
Nevaton Anxie-Tone or Restful Mind Support Vegetarian Tryptophan
ProstaCo Prosta-Power Libida-Life
PulmaCo Aller-Lung Support or Simply Lung Aller-Lung Support
ResCo Intracellular Cough or Aller-Lung Sup. Aller-Lung Support
ResCo Phytosynergist Intracellular Cough or Aller-Lung Sup. Aller-Lung Support
Rhodiola & Ginseng Complex High Stress Adrenal Vegetarian Adrenal
Saligesic Inflam-Enzymes Inflam-Enzymes
Silymarin Liva-Detox & Support Herbal Antioxidant or Detox-N-Cleanse
St. John’s Wort Serious Brain Enhancer Vegetarian Tyrosine and/or Vegetarian Tryptophan
Thyroid Complex Metabolic Thyro or Migratrol Vegetarian Thyro
Tribulus Prosta-Power or Simply Ovary Libida-Life
UriCo Phytosynergist Arginase Bladder Vira-Bac-Yst
Valerian Complex Anxie-Tone or Restful Mind Support Vegetarian Tryptophan
Vitanox Herbal Antioxidant Herbal Antioxidant
Wild Yam Complex Le Feminine Advantage Libida-Life
Withania Complex Anxie-Tone or Restful Mind Support Vegetarian Tryptophan
Wormwood Complex Para-Dysbio-Zyme Para-Dysbio-Zyme
(*) Most of the product names are trademarks of the respective companies. ** Product contains 4x more wheat germ oil per capsule than SP’s version.

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