Help, Good Quality Supplements: NAC, Vit D3, Melatonin, Molybdenum - iHerb Brands?

Hipsman

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Hi, I've always bought supplements from Now Foods brand since it was the cheapest, but I heard quality concerns over this particular brand, so witch brands have you found out to be good quality that are sold on iHerb?

I use iHerb becouse it is the only place that has free shipping to my country. Here is a list of supplements I want to buy:

- N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)
- vitamin D3 (preferably 10000UI)
- Molybdenum
- Melatonin
 

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I use iHerb becouse it is the only place that has free shipping to my country
I use iherb because they have everything available, of which some wasn't even available resonably within the EU untill recently. However, though iherb usually is not charging for shipping, to my country, they do limit any order to about 80,- €. And even with addtional discounts - as recently more than 20% - import tax and handling fee for Austrian customs (20% of purchase + €10,- handling fee) eats up all discounts and lacking shipping fee to less than naught again. Additionally Austrian customs confiscates anything already sold in prescribtion meds (like Melatonin or DHEA..) and fines it heavily.

Only alternative was https://www.lifeextensioneurope.com/ , where for a small yearly membership fee (~€15) shipping becomes free. And with an addtional 4% discount after every purchase. However, except during special sales (actually now till end of January) many things they carry are almost unaffortable to me. (has NAC, vitamin D drops and Melatonin; all excellent quality and these are reasonably priced).

Or https://swansoneurope.com/ (Bulgaria), which charges only about 5,- for shipping. (has NAC, vitamin D softgels and Melatonin; good quality too)

Guess https://www.healthmonthly.co.uk/ with Brexit nowwill incure custom charges too. (has all on your list, but shipping may take ages)

Now there is a new provider in Germany with very good quality: https://www.sunday.de/ which inexpensively has most formely unavailable in Europe in stock (except Melatonin from your list). Don't know about Ukraine, but to Austria they ship orders above €80,- for free. In your case there would be addtional custom charges again though.

Only drawback in quality with this lattest company is, that they ship items with short expiry-date without warning (Also healthmonthly.co.uk did that repeatedly). For example their vitamin D3 1000 drops 5000 IU expires already this July. However, they constantly add new items to their shop, and those have a sufficient expiry date. Molybdenum, vitamin D 10.000 IU pills and NAC powder have all been within the last month added.
 

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@pamojja I saw that free shipping is only available for orders below 100usd, from 100usd and up there is a import tax of like 20% in my country. If your order below 100usd, then it skips customs, at least that's how I think it works in my country. Strict customs are a nightmare, I hope things improve in future!