Our Ingredient Story

Made From 100% Natural Ingredients

The ingredients in Biovanta are thoughtfully chosen and scientifically tested for maximum therapeutic benefit and minimal side effects. Even though it's a drug, all of the ingredients in Biovanta are 100% natural. This also differentiates Biovanta from homeopathic remedies, most of which are never scientifically tested and are not regulated by the FDA.
  • Natural Acetylsalicylic Acid
    found in various fruits and vegetables in nature. We derive acetylsalicylic acid sourced by natural ingredients through minimal processing.
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    Natural Acetylsalicylic Acid
    An organic compound found in many fruits, nuts and vegetables including broccoli, raisins, coffee, green tea, etc.  It has long been recognized throughout history for its medicinal properties, appearing in clay tablets from ancient Sumer to a trusted reference from Hippocrates.  By the 19th century it had earned a standard place in Western medicine for its noteworthy impact on fever, pain, and inflammation.
  • Natural Menthol
    compound found in peppermint
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    Natural Menthol
    First patented in 1762, it is the essence of peppermint and has become a staple of modern medicine.  Peppermint grows extensively across the Mediterranean, Europe, and the United States.  The wide range of pharmacological benefits of menthol include anesthetic and counter-irritant qualities, especially as relates to sore throats and other cold symptoms.
  • Lactoferrin
    protein found in cow’s milk, saliva and tears
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    Lactoferrin
    First isolated from bovine milk in 1939 and then recognized in 1960 as the main iron-bonding protein in human milk.  Widely present in saliva, mucus and tears, and one of the naturally existing components of the human body’s innate immune system, this is also an excipient used for consistency.
  • Lysozyme
    protein found in chicken eggs, saliva, tears, milk and mucus (ours is from eggs)
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    Lysozyme
    An excipient used as a preservative and a protein discovered by Alexander Fleming, the scientist who also discovered the world's first broadly effective antibiotic when he realized that his own nasal mucus inhibited bacterial growth on account of breaking apart bacterial cells in a petri dish.  Naturally occurring in saliva, mucus, milk, and egg whites, it is part of the human body’s natural innate immune system.
  • Aloe Vera
    evergreen perennial plant used for various therapeutic purposes for centuries
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    Aloe Vera
    One of the oldest plants mentioned in historical record for medicinal properties.  Alexander the Great was rumored to conquer an island to gain access to enough to ensure treatment of wounded soldiers.  Used to treat burns, wounds, and reduce fevers, modern medicines still look to this plant-based excipient for its soothing and anti-irritant properties.
  • Ethanol
    natural antiseptic and disinfectant derived from potato
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    Ethanol
    Recognized for its antiseptic and disinfectant properties, alcohol has been used since antiquity to help fight infection. Derived from potato, this solvent kills microorganisms like viruses by dissolving the membrane and destroying the proteins inside.
  • Honey
    recognized for its healing and antibacterial properties
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    Honey
    Found in our lozenges and recognized for its healing and anti-bacterial properties, this additive also acts as a natural binding agent. Used over centuries on account of its efficacy and wide availability, honey has long been a dietary and medicinal staple.
  • Isomalt
    natural sweetener derived from sugar beets
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    Isomalt
    Derived from sugar beets, isomalt is a naturally-occurring sugar substitute that does not increase blood sugar. Discovered in the 1960s, it acts as a humectant helping to preserve moisture and as an anticaking agent.
  • Stevia
    natural plant-derived sweetener
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    Stevia
    A plant native to Paraguay, it has been used since the 16th century as a natural sweetener for foods and medicines. With a sweetening power of up to 150 times more than sucrose, stevia has also been shown in studies to offer a number of health benefits including lowering blood pressure and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.
  • Natural Flavors
    100% natural extracts from lemons, cherries and green apples
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    Natural Flavors
    Our lozenges are flavored with 100% natural extracts from lemon, cherries, and green apples, and other natural flavors.
  • Glycerin
    from coconut oil
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    Glycerin
    Derived from coconuts, Glycerin helps mix the oil and water ingredients in Biovanta.
  • Propylene Glycol
    carbon-based compound found in nature as a byproduct of the fermentation of fruit juices.
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    Propylene Glycol
    Extracted from vegetable oils, this excipient acts as a solvent creating the environment in which our ingredients can coalesce into an on-the-go spray format. First isolated in 1859, propylene glycol has been in commercial use for nearly 100 years.
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