FAQ's

Q: Can you take it if allergic to shellfish?
A: No. Krill are crustaceans.

Q: Is Krill gluten free?
A: Yes.

Q: Where is the proof that it is free of contamination?
A: MSC Certification. See website for full details.

Q: Can you take if you are on blood thinning medication?
A: No. Omega 3 is contraindicated with blood thinning medications.

Q: Who cannot take Krill oil?
A: There are a few key contraindications such as during pregnancy, anybody with a shellfish allergy and those on anti-coagulant medication. Omega 3 whether it’s from fish or seed will naturally thin the blood and this is not advisable whilst taking blood thinning (anti-coagulant) medications. Always check with your GP or pharmacist if you’re on any prescribed medication, before taking any types of food supplements.

Q: Why does the female Krill smell so much stronger than the regular Krill Oil?
A: There are a lot of extra ingredients in the female Krill product- especially vitamin B1, B2, and B6 which do add to the smell. But it won’t repeat like some fish oils do.

Q: What kinds of conditions will Krill Oil help with?
A: Cleanmarine® Krill oil is 100% pure, sustainable, well absorbed form of Omega 3, which people take to supplement their diet. There are lots of well documented studies on omega 3 for conditions such as – arthritis, inflammation, high cholesterol, improving memory, improving blood pressure and PMS.

Q: Can you take more than 2 capsules a day?
A: We would recommend taking two capsules a day for treatment of a condition and one capsule a day for maintenance. Some studies have looked at taking four capsules a day, this would be for example high inflammatory conditions or high cholesterol, in conjunction with advice from your Nutritional Therapist or GP.

Q: Do whales eat Krill? So therefore aren’t you messing up the food chain by harvesting Krill?
A: Whales and other fish do eat a lot of Krill, they are nature’s best source of EPA and DHA. Only 0.0375% of the worlds Krill is harvested annually. Krill are only harvested for a few weeks of the year and once their quota is reached they stop. There are also independent representatives from the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living (CCAMLR) onboard each vessel making sure no other species are harmed. Cleanmarine® Krill Oil comes from the only Krill fishery that has been certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard. An independent study carried out by Accenture found the MSC eco-label to rate the highest in compliance to criteria stipulated by this eco-label at 96%. Cleanmarine® Krill Oil is also approved by the WWF due to its sustainability and ethical fishing.

Q: Is Cleanmarine® for Women safe in pregnancy and breastfeeding?
A: No. Rosemary is contraindicated with pregnancy as it can cause uterine contractions and could potentially induce miscarriage. Please consult your GP before taking any nutritional supplements.

Q: What is the benefit of the Rosemary Oil?
A: Rosemary Oil scientifically known as Rosmarinus officinalis Linn – a native of the Mediterranean coastlines. It contains two important ingredients, caffeic acid and rosemarinic acid, both of these acids are potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents.

Q: Is it safe to take Rosemary with epilepsy?
A: Please consult your GP before taking any nutritional supplements.

Q: Will Cleanmarine® for Women interfere with the contraceptive pill?
A: No.

Q: Can children take the Original/Adult Krill?
A: Yes, if they are happy to swallow the 500mg capsules. We have a specific Cleanmarine® Krill Oil for kids product in the range, with smaller kids sized, easy to swallow capsules as well as the worlds first Krill liquid orange burst for kids.