Ensuring that women’s health issues get the attention and support they deserve can sometimes be a struggle, but Emerita is working to make this often overlooked topic a top priority. Offering an impressive line of naturally formulated feminine care and wellness products, this trailblazing brand refuses to let women’s wellness take a backseat. Not only does the nearly 40-year-old company advocate for women’s health issues and education, but it works to deliver effective products that are made with safe, eco-friendly ingredients. From helping to navigate cycle changes to improving sex lives, here’s how Emerita is encouraging women everywhere to take charge of their health.
The History of Emerita
Emerita emerged as a leader in natural women’s wellness products back in 1978. The women-operated brand was originally marketed through catalogs placed in physicians’ offices. Then in the 1990s, the brand’s beloved progesterone cream hit natural food stores, launching a whole category of natural wellness products for mature women. Since then, Emerita has expanded its offerings to include intimacy, feminine care, and health supplements. Its products are now found in natural food stores throughout the country as well as via online retailers.
Emerita Company Mission
Emerita’s mission is to improve the health and lives of women—but not at the expense of the planet. As the brand says on their website, “We understand that our business affects the environment, and we believe it's our responsibility to care for the health and balance of the planet, just as we have been caring for the health and balance of women for the past 35 years.” Emerita is also committed to tracking ongoing scientific and technological discoveries so they can always source the healthiest, most effective ingredients.
Benefits of Emerita
There are so many reasons to choose Emerita products, not least of which is the company’s long history of advocating for women’s health needs. In addition, you won’t have to worry about harsh chemicals. The brand uses plant- and mineral-derived ingredients whenever possible and even consults sources such as the European Union, Environmental Working Group, the Breast Cancer Fund and others for recommendations on the safest stabilizing chemicals available to produce the highest-quality products.
Here are a few more benefits you can expect:
- Products do not contain mineral oil, petroleum, phthalates, or sodium lauryl sulfate
- No animal testing
- Certified Organic ingredients
- Recyclable materials in packaging
- Soy-based inks on packaging
- All marketing and promotional materials printed on recycled paper
Top Emerita Products
These brand favorites are medicine cabinet must-haves.
Spice things up without glycerin, fragrances, GMOs, parabens, or petrochemicals with this natural lubricant of coconut oil, olive oil, and skin-nourishing cocoa butter.
Maintain freshness throughout the day with this post-shower spray, which includes cornstarch and baking soda to ward off wetness along with calendula, chamomile, organic jojoba, and lavender oil to address odor while nourishing the skin.
This natural cream works to provide menopausal support through hormonal replacement therapy using pure USP progesterone that’s harvested from Mexican wild yams. Each container provides 450 mg of USP progesterone per ounce.
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