FAQs

Those burning questions you have…? We’ve normally heard them before – so we’ve tried to answer all we can here. We’re constantly updating this so come back from time to time. Can't find what you're looking for? Get in touch.

Why Organic?

Why is Pukka Organic?
What stance does Pukka take on the GMO (genetically modified organism) debate and the current Non-GMO project in the US?

Sustainability

Do Pukka Herbs do anything to offset their carbon production?
What is 1% for the planet?
What are your corporate social responsibility practices?

Fair for Life, Fairtrade & FairWild

What is Fairtrade?
What is Fair for Life?
What is FairWild?

Animal Testing

Where do Pukka stand on animal testing?

The Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive

What is Pukka doing about the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive?

Wholistic Extraction

What is a wholistic extract?
Why do the Pukka ‘Wholistic’ remedies contain silicon dioxide as an anti-caking agent?

Supplements: Safety, Dosage & Contraindications

Are Pukka supplements safe to take with pharmaceutical medication?
How long do I need to take Pukka Organic Wellbeing for?

Supplements: Packing & Manufacturing Queries

Why is there a silica sachet in my jar of powder?

Supplements: Ingredient Queries

How long is the juicy wheat grass grown before it is harvested to make the juice?
Why does the juicy wheat grass juice powder have such a high chlorophyll content?
What is ‘cracked cell’ Chlorella?
What is the curcumin content of Pukka Wholistic Turmeric capsules?
Is curcumin the same as turmeric?
What’s you recommended daily dosage of Wholistic Turmeric?
Can you overdose on turmeric?
Where is Pukka turmeric grown?
Is Golden Preserve OK for diabetics?
What’s the shelf life of Rosewater?

Pukka Aloe Vera

Does Pukka Aloe Vera contain Aloin?
Does Pukka Aloe Vera differ in colour, texture & taste?
The Aloe Vera juice tastes a bit bitter. Is it ok?
What’s the shelf life of Aloe Vera Juice?
Does the Aloe Vera Juice contain any latex?
Does Aloe Vera Juice deplete the body of potassium?

Pukka Castor Oil

Why can't Pukka Castor Oil be taken internally?
Does Castor Oil contain ricin?

Pukka Neem Oil

Storage Instructions for Neem Oil
Why does Neem oil solidify in cool temperatures?

Virgin Coconut Oil, Ghee & Hemp Seed Oil

Why are Pukka discontinuing Virgin Coconut Oil, Hempseed Oil and Ghee?
Storage Instructions for Virgin Coconut Oil
Is your coconut oil made from the coconut flesh or coconut milk?
How is your organic Ghee processed?
Does Ghee contain lactose?
Does Ghee contain casein?
What are the Ghee cows fed on?

Tea: Safety, Dosage & Contraindications

How many Pukka teas are safe to drink on a daily basis?
Is it safe for children to drink Pukka herbal teas?
Are Pukka teas vegetarian or vegan?
Are Pukka teas gluten free?
Are all Pukka teas caffeine free?

Tea: Packing & Manufacturing Queries

Are your teabag sachets recyclable?
Why are Pukka teabags wrapped in individual sachets?
What are your teabags made from?
Are your tea bags sealed using any forms of glue or heat?
Is there any epichlorohydrin in your tea bags?
Why do you not fill your tea boxes to the maximum capacity?
Why do you use packaging for your teas?
Do Pukka Herbs measure the levels of fluoride in their green tea?

Tea: Ingredient Queries

What is the ‘flavouring’ in Pukka tea made from and which teas is it in?
Some Pukka teas taste sweet, how are they sweetened?
Why do Pukka add Licorice to the tea blends?
Can I drink Pukka teas that contain licorice in if I have high blood pressure?
Is the amount of Licorice in Pukka teas safe to drink during pregnancy?
Why we love Cinnamon and is cinnamon safe?
What is ‘Whole Leaf’ Tea?
Serene Jasmine Green tea - is it jasmine flowers from a jasmine plant plus green tea OR a green jasmine plant?
What quality grade of Matcha powder do you use?
Why is there 2% matcha powder in the Pukka matcha green tea range?
What is the difference between matcha green tea and matcha green tea powder?
Why do Pukka not produce a pure matcha tea?
Will the Pukka Turmeric Gold tea stain my teeth?
Pukka Wholistic Turmeric is so powerful, why should I try the Turmeric Gold tea as well?
Does black pepper improve the absorption of curcumin?
Are the beneficial effects of honey reduced when it is immersed in hot water?

Finding a Medical Herbalist

Stockists, Shipping & Sampling Information

Which countries do Pukka ship to from the website?