Bezwecken OstaDerm-V Moisture Treatment Cream - 2 oz. (56 grams)
Bezwecken's Osta Derm-V Moisture Treatment Cream is commonly used to treat vaginal dryness and atrophy vaginitis associated with menopause.
Bezwecken’s product line includes:
- dietary supplements
- cosmetic crèmes & ointments
- powder formulas
Bezwecken provides full ingredient disclosure on all of their products so what you see on the label is what you get. To ensure the effectiveness and shelf life stability, it is necessary to use some standard excipients in the formula to prevent the breakdown of the formula itself. Bezwecken strives to use only plant and mineral derived ingredients whenever possible for these excipients.
Bezwecken incorporates only the highest quality herbs and plant materials available on the market. To ensure the quality, Bezwecken independently test every incoming lot of plant materials. Bezwecken does not make a claim that their products are all-natural or 100% organic. However, they guarantee that their products will contain the highest quality ingredients, including natural and organic ingredients.
For that matter, Bezwecken, Inc. makes little label claims at all. Bezwecken knows, as their practitioners recognize, product applications and product results will differ for every patient. Bezwecken chose not to make label claims for this very reason. Bezwecken abides by the regulations set forth by the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) and do not make any unsubstantiated label claim. In order to provide the practitioner with the support and information they need, the founder and formulator of Bezwecken's products, Dr. David Shefrin is available for patient specific questions or simply general product guidelines.
In addition, Bezwecken's products do not contain parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium laurel sulfate or soy. Their fermented plant derived progesterone and estrogens are derived from wild yam. Bezwecken's products are soon to be all vegetarian, and have never been tested on animals.
Bezwecken's products are primarily gluten free. There is a small trace amount of gluten in Bezwecken's crème topical formulas.
Bezwecken's products are generally lactose-tolerant. Lactose is administered with lactase so it is easily digestible even for those patients that are lactose-intolerant.
Bezwecken is committed to its practitioners. Bezwecken's loyal healthcare professionals are the backbone of their business and they are dedicated to providing you with unparalleled service.
What sets Bezwecken apart is in their small size. Bezwecken is a privately owned, small company that focuses on what they do best: providing reliable products for women’s healthcare needs. Because of their size, it is easy for Bezwecken to practice accountability in all facets of their business. Bezwecken is intimate with their products, manufacturing and packaging them with exceptional care. Bezwecken takes the time to guarantee that the materials are verified and independently tested to ensure the purity and quality of the finished product.
Good Manufacturing Practices:
Bezwecken has long practiced the mantra of “accountability”. Long before the release of the Food and Drug Administration’s published guidelines for current Good Manufacturing Practices, Bezwecken has focused on quality in all aspects of manufacturing and packaging.
Quality is an integral part of every step in Bezwecken’s manufacturing process. Quality Control operations are employed to ensure that the dietary supplement products conform to standards of purity, potency, quality and composition, and that packaging materials are safe and intended for their purpose. Compliance with Bezwecken’s quality systems provide the assurance that every raw material used in a product meets set specifications, as well as the assurance that every product shipped to customers meets safety and quality standards set forth in Bezwecken’s good manufacturing practices. Good manufacturing practices govern everything from raw material handling, testing, manufacturing, product labeling, packaging and storing.
Unlike some of their competitors, Bezwecken tests every lot number of their dietary supplements for microbial contamination, heavy metals and potency. Bezwecken does not practice skip lot testing. This ensures that every dietary supplement your patient receives will be safe and deliver consistent results.
About the founder and formulator, Dr. Shefrin:
David K. Shefrin, N.D., founder of Bezwecken, Inc., is a respected professor, lecturer, practitioner and formulator who has helped many healthcare professionals become more knowledgeable and confident in treating women’s healthcare needs.
With 35 years of experience in natural medicine, Dr. Shefrin has developed effective formulas that deliver consistent results for your patients. David K. Shefrin, N.D. earned his naturopathic medical degree from the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon in 1975 after completing his premed studies at the University of California at Davis. Following graduation from NCNM, Dr. Shefrin furthered his postgraduate studies at Instituto Politecnico Nacional where he honed his knowledge of homeopathic medicine. From 1988-1994, Dr. Shefrin was an instructor at NCNM. He also owned a private clinic where he practiced natural medicine.
In 1989, Dr. Shefrin completed his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York at Albany. In 1991, after many years of successful practice, Dr. Shefrin established Bezwecken, Inc., in order to provide patients with herbal supplements that would provide effective and consistent results. Bezwecken’s herbal supplements are unmatched in the industry and have established a loyal following. For this reason, Bezwecken is now celebrating 20+ years of excellence in the industry.
Awards and Recognition:
Bezwecken was awarded the first “2001 Corporation of the Year” Award by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians in Tucson, Arizona. Bezwecken is a current partner of “1,000 Friends of NCNM” and a sponsor of NCNM’s Residency Program.
Dr. Shefrin is a member of the Founder’s Club of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and served as Vice President of the Board of Directors, for the Arizona Association of Naturopathic Physicians from 1985-1988. In 1996, he was awarded the Presidential Award and presidential citation from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Shefrin served as the Chairman of the Board for the Arizona based Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences. In 2001 was awarded, one of only three, National College of Naturopathic Medicine Presidential Medallion by Dr. Clyde Jensen for heroic leadership and philanthropy in naturopathic medicine, education and entrepreneurism. In 2005, Dr. Shefrin was awarded the 3rd honorary doctorate given in over 50 years from the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM).