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.

About Pukka

Do Pukka Herbs do anything to offset their carbon production?
What are your corporate social responsibility practices?
Which countries do Pukka ship to from the website?
What stance does Pukka take on the GMO (genetically modified organism) debate and the current Non-GMO project in the US?
Where do Pukka stand on animal testing?
What is 1% for the planet?
What date do I need to place my order in order to receive it in time for Christmas?

Organic, Fairtrade, Fair for Life and FairWild

Why is Pukka Organic?
What is Fairtrade?
What is Fair for Life?
What is FairWild?

The Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive

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

Pukka Herbal Remedies

What is a wholistic extract?
Why do the Pukka ‘Wholistic’ remedies contain silicon dioxide as an anti-caking agent?
Can I take several of the Pukka supplements together?
Are Pukka supplements safe to take with pharmaceutical medication?
How long do I need to take Pukka Organic Wellbeing for?
Why is there a silica sachet in my jar of powder?
How long is the juicy wheat grass grown before it is harvested to make the juice?
What is ‘cracked cell’ Chlorella?
What is the curcumin content of Pukka Wholistic Turmeric capsules?
Why does the juicy wheat grass juice powder have such a high chlorophyll content?
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?

Pukka Teas

What are your teabags made from?
Why are Pukka teabags wrapped in individual sachets?
Is there any epichlorohydrin in your tea bags?
Are your tea bags sealed using any forms of glue or heat?
Are your teabag sachets recyclable?
Why do you not fill your tea boxes to the maximum capacity?
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 gluten free?
Are all Pukka teas caffeine free?
Do Pukka Herbs measure the levels of fluoride in their green tea?
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?
Why do you use packaging for your teas?
Are Pukka teas vegetarian or vegan?
Will the Pukka Turmeric Gold tea stain my teeth?
Why has there been a price increase in the Pukka green tea range
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?

Pukka Aloe Vera, Foods and Oils

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?
Why can't Pukka Castor Oil be taken internally?
Does Castor Oil contain ricin?
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?
Is Golden Preserve OK for diabetics?
Storage Instructions for Neem Oil
Why does Neem oil solidify in cool temperatures?
What’s the shelf life of Rosewater?