Terry Lemerond, founder and president of EuroMedica®, has 40 years of experience in the nutritional supplement industry. He has developed over 400 nutritional and botanical formulations that continue to be top selling products on the market today. Mr. Lemerond introduced the concept of botanical standardization to the United States, which revolutionized the natural products industry. He is also credited with introducing such firsts as glucosamine sulfate, St. Johns Wort, IP-6, standardized extracts and many others to the U.S. market. EuroMedica goes beyond regulations and takes the moral high ground to ensure sustainability. Ethically harvested: The optimal growing conditions for turmeric are found in the northeast areas of India. Specifically, the turmeric root used to create BCM-95 is grown in north east India, in the state of Assam, where the optimal growing conditions are found. It is grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals. Only natural fertilizers are applied, and after digging the turmeric roots and rhizomes, leaves, ash and organic matter are tilled back into the soil for better overall health. This is time-consuming work done almost entirely by hand, and the crops are carefully and sustainably tended. Vigorously tested: Incoming raw material is regularly analyzed for contaminants (including heavy metals), in addition to standardization parameters including curcumin content, moisture, and other factors. After extraction, micronization, and blending with turmeric essential oils the potency of the curcumin is verified. Committed to Fair Trade: EuroMedica is in the business of improving lives, and that includes the people who plant, tend, and harvest the turmeric crop for BCM-95. They are independent local farmers, who sell their crops through the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee a cooperative society that ensures they are paid reasonable and competitive prices. At OVitaminPro.com we are please to be able to work with EuroMedica to offer these excellent tools to help improve your health. Call us at 877-465-0844 if you have any questions.