Stratum Nutrition

Stratum Nutrition


Stratum Nutrition®​, a business of ESM Technologies, LLC, is a trusted ingredient innovator and supplier to product formulators for human and pet health. Stratum offers a portfolio of research-supported ingredients and technology that stand out in their respective health categories as being progressive, safe, and effective, including: NEM®​ brand eggshell membrane – fast-acting for joint health, LBiome™ Lactobacillus ​LB postbiotic, Ahiflower®​ - a single plant source of optimally balanced omegas, BLIS K12®​ and BLIS M18®​ – oral microbiome probiotics, VitaSperse®​ ingredient delivery technology, Nataxtin™ – Chilean astaxanthin, Curcumin 95, and ESC®​ brand eggshell calcium. Stratum's name and the products we provide are trusted and relied upon by consumers internationally. Visit​ for more information.

Key Products:

NEM®​ is a food-sourced ingredient containing hyaluronic acid, glycosaminoglycans, collagen and other beneficial proteins that support joint health, and it is sustainably derived from eggshells. Clinical trials show that NEM helps support joint comfort and flexibility in a quick 4-7 days with only 500 mg per day. 

ESC®​ brand calcium from eggshells is a naturally pure calcium source compliant with FDA, USP, and California Proposition 65 limits for heavy metals at the full 1300 mg dose of elemental calcium per day. Eggshell calcium also contains transport proteins that improve absorption compared to mined calcium carbonate. ESC organic is available. 

Ahiflower®​ seed oil is a pure, plant-based oil that provides a uniquely balanced daily omega and an unparalleled combination of omega-3, 6, 9 fatty acids, essential for health, vitality and wellness.  Ahiflower is a regeneratively grown vegan alternative to fish and flax oils, providing health benefits backed by human clinical trials.  

LBiome™ is a human strain-derived, heat-treated postbiotic (Lactobacillus ​LB) that has been used as a digestive aid for over a century.  Researched in postbiotic form for over 100 years, LBiome is the “Pioneer in Postbiotics​,” with 12 published clinical studies showing digestive health support for both adult and pediatric populations. LBiome provides the digestive benefits of a probiotic and the formulation flexibility of a spore, with none of the stability or manufacturing concerns. 

VitaSperse®​ is a unique microemulsion technology that gets water-insoluble ingredients dispersed into water-based liquid applications. The VitaSperse technology allows for our customers to create unique formulations that help consumers take their health-boosting ingredients with them on-the-go, no pill box required. 

BLIS K12™, a proprietary strain of Streptococcus salivarius​, is an advanced probiotic for oral cavity and upper respiratory tract health while acting to maintain fresh breath. Clinical studies show that BLIS K12 supports ear and throat health in both children and adults. 

BLIS M18™, also developed from a S. salivarius​ strain, is an oral probiotic that can be used in conjunction with regular oral hygiene practices to establish a healthy balance of natural bacteria in the mouth supporting healthy teeth and gums, therein overall health.

curQ+™ is a proprietary formulation combining 95% curcumin with non-GMO refined coconut oil and an emulsifier to produce a unique high-absorption curcumin.

Curcumin 95 is 95% curcumin from a natural source, Curcuma longa​. 95% curcumin has been researched for its antioxidant capabilities as well as for promoting a healthy inflammatory response.

NatAxtin™, is a branded astaxanthin produced from Haematococcus pluvialis​grown in a pristine desert environment. Striving for sustainable and natural harvesting, a proprietary process harvests atmospheric CO2 to support H. pluvialis​ metabolism. In conjunction with the highest solar irradiance on the planet, the algae are able to produce pure, high-quality astaxanthin, which is extracted via energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly supercritical CO2 extraction. 

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Adding Life to a Stagnant Joint Health Category

Content provided by Stratum Nutrition | 28-Jun-2017 | White Paper

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Content provided by Stratum Nutrition | 08-Nov-2016 | White Paper

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Content provided by Stratum Nutrition | 01-Sep-2016 | White Paper

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