|Bezwecken is the German word for "to aim at, to achieve". It was chosen as the name of the company because it embodies our mission: Achieve excellence in the dietary supplement industry by providing healthcare professionals reliable and effective products at an affordable price. For the past 20+ years, Bezwecken has accomplished just that.|
We manufacture and distribute a range of products that have been scientifically researched, formulated and developed by the owner, Dr. David K. Shefrin, ND. Dr. Shefrin is a well respected leader in the dietary supplement industry.
David K. Shefrin, N.D., owner 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.
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).
- To use the highest quality ingredients in all of our products to assure you and your patients reliable and consistent results.
- To use independent laboratories to ensure every lot of dietary supplements contain the correct potency, purity and quality you and your patients expect.
- To continue to protect the patient-practitioner relationship. We take active measures to limit our sales only to practitioners that agree to our terms and conditions.
- To be readily available to support you and your clinic when you would like to place an order or have a product question or concern. A customer service representative, located at our facility, is ready to answer your call.
- To be responsive and incorporate your suggestions wherever possible.
What sets Bezwecken apart is in our small size. We are a privately owned, small company that focuses on what we do best: providing reliable products for women’s healthcare needs. Because of our size, it is easy for us to practice accountability in all facets of our business. We are intimate with our products, manufacturing and packaging them with exceptional care. We take 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, we have 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 our competitors, Bezwecken tests every lot number of our dietary supplements for microbial contamination, heavy metals and potency. We do not practice skip lot testing. This ensures that every dietary supplement your patient receives will be safe and deliver consistent results.
Vitamin and Health Care Products Specially Formulated For A Woman's Needs
| AVI Creme, Bezwecken (2 oz/56 g) - Treat acute vaginal yeast infection|
Gin Yam, Bezwecken (240 Pellets) - Supplies DHEA: 4mg per pellet from the fermentation of wild yam
IsoCort, Bezwecken (240 Pellets) - To address adrenal fatigue and reduced cortisol levels
Melatonin, Bezwecken (240 Pellets) - Bezwecken Melatonin
OstaDerm, Bezwecken (2 oz/56 g) - Moisture Treatment Creme
OstaDerm-V Vulva Creme, Bezwecken (2 oz/56 g) - Atrophy vaginitis
PhytoB, Bezwecken (240 Pellets) - Hormonal balance for hot flashes, cold sweats, vaginal dryness, mood swings
ProgonB, Bezwecken (240 Pellets) - A natural plant-derived progesterone supplement
Progonol, Bezwecken (2 oz/56 g) - Moisture Treatment Creme