As consumers, it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly where products are coming from or how exactly they are made. Many consumers are especially concerned about the quality of the ingredients and components that make up the items they consume, whether it’s their food, drinks, supplements, or medications. Many are savvy consumers who see warnings about the quality of off the shelf vitamins and supplements and turn to encapsulating to be certain that they know exactly what they are consuming.
For many consumer’s diet, culture, and personal preference make vegetarian capsules their only encapsulating solution. It is essential that any capsule options they consider take their particular requirements into consideration.
If you are unfamiliar with the pharmaceutical industry, the capsule sizing system that you see on our website might seem counter intuitive. After all, most consumers are used to thinking of things numerically increasing as they get larger. Size 8 loafers are larger than size 6, which are larger than a size 4. A size 10 pant is bigger than a size 9.
Gelatin capsules are a trusted medical delivery system that most people are familiar with. They can be used to encapsulate liquids, powders, granules, oils, extracts, and herbs in precise dosages. The versatility and familiarity of gelatin capsules make them a popular option for individuals who are interested in encapsulating their own supplements and medications.
When looking for the right gelatin capsules for your needs, however, there are a lot of options to consider. Should you go for colored capsules or clear? Flavored? What size?
So, how do you choose the right gelatin capsules? One place to begin your decision-making process is to consider who will be taking the capsules. Sometimes the recipient will help you narrow down your gelatin capsule decision.
What are Enteric Capsules?
Enteric capsules are designed to withstand the acidic environment of the human stomach during the digestive process until they reach the next step of digestion.
Understanding The Capsule Sizing System
One of the most common questions our customers ask is about capsule sizing. The capsule sizing system is a little complicated, and confusing at times, so we’ve written this guide to help you understand the ins-and-outs of capsule sizing.
See our chart below, we’ll refer back to it throughout this piece.
Capsuline is proud to partner with the National Breast Cancer Foundation in the effort to rasie awareness about the fight against the desease.
According to the NBCF, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
During the month of October, Capsuline will donate a portion of the sale of any pink capsule to help support the NBCF's fight against this disease. Read more for the terms of the promotion.
Caring for your pet can be challenging, but it's always worth it. You love them, but it's a struggle to do what is best for them if it's something they don't want to do...like taking yucky-tasting medicines. Capsuline created PETcaps so your pet can have a more tasty option for taking their pills, oils, herbs, or powders. Watch this free tutorial on a low-stress method to giving your dog a capsule. [VIDEO BELOW]
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