Ransom Naturals Ltd


About Ransom Naturals

With 175 years of experience in the field of natural products, Ransom Naturals Ltd (RNL) is a leading developer and manufacturer of botanical extracts for the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Personal Care and Food & Beverage industries.

Our product portfolio includes active botanical pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and excipients, and our facility is a GMP compliant site approved by the Regulatory Authority of the United Kingdom.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience behind us, we are strong in product, process and method development, from laboratory initiation through scale up to full commercial production, and are perfectly positioned to deliver customer specific project solutions. In addition, we also standardise APIs to the exacting requirements of a wide range of pharmacopeial and/or customer in house specifications and offer a full regulatory support service.

Our products are available in liquid, soft and powdered formats to satisfy the needs of different markets and we have an ambitious plan to produce dry powder extracts in the future.


  • GMP Certified
    GMP Certified
  • Halal Certified
    Halal Certified
  • Kosher Certified
    Kosher Certified


Ransom Naturals Ltd (RNL) is a leading developer and manufacturer of natural products and extracts to the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Cosmetic and Food & Drinks industries.

Common Name Part used Available Form Typical Use / Indication
Aniseed, Star Anise Oil Concentrated Water Indigestion, dyspepsia, flatulence. Use as a flavouring. 
Arnica (Mexican) Flower Soft extract  Stimulant and aid to healing bruising and muscle pain.
Arnica Flower Tincture Stimulant and aid to healing bruising and muscle pain.
Belladonna Herb Tincture Antispasmodic.
Benzoin (Sumatra) Exudate Soft Extracts / Tincture Antiseptic in topical products, used in oral cough/sore throat products.
Boldo Leaf Dry Extract Cholagogue and Choleretic.
Capsicum/Chilli  Fruit Oleoresins & Tincture Counter-irritant, analgesic, antirheumatic. Ingredient in cough/cold products.
Cardamom Oil Tincture Stomach cramps, flatulence, digestive aid
Chamomile (German) Flower Tincture Gastrointestinal spasms, skin & mucous inflammations.
Cinchona Bark Tincture Antimalarial, febrifuge, tonic, orexigenic, spasmolytic and astringent.
Cocillana, Guapi Bark Bark Liquid Extract Expectorant in cough preparations.
Fig Fruit Soft Extract  Ingredient in laxative products.
Euphorbia, Asthma Weed Herb Soft & Liquid Extract  Anti-asthmatic. Used in cough preparations. 
Gentian Root Soft Extract / Infusion / Tincture Tonic for digestive complaints, bitter, appetite stimulant. 
Ginger Root Soft Extract / Infusion / Tincture Carminative, antiemetic, spasmolytic, antiflattulent, antitussive. 
Ipecac Root Soft Extract / Infusion / Tincture Expectorant in cough preparations.
Liquorice Root and stolons Liquid Extract Demulcent, antiinflammatory, expectorant, antitussive, spasmolytic.
Myrrh Exudate Tinctures Stimulant, expectorant, antiseptic, antiinflammatory, antispasmodic, carminative.
Opium Poppy Latex Tinctures Antitussive.
Orange Peel Soft Extract / Tincture Carminative, aromatic, stomachic
Passionflower Herb Dry Extract Sedative, hypnotic, antispasmodic, hypotensive. Mild anxiety, sleep disorders. 
Quassia, Bitter Wood * Wood Soft & Liquid Extract Tonic, bitter, anthelmintic.
Rhatany Root Tincture Astringent.
Rhubarb Root Soft & Liquid Extracts / Tincture  Astringent, aperient, tonic, stomachic.
Senega (Chinese) Root Infusion / Soft & Liquid Extract / Tincture Expectorant.
Senega, Snake Root Root Liquid Extract Expectorant.
Slippery Elm Bark Soft Extract Demulcent, emollient, antitussive.
Soap Bark Bark Soft & Liquid Extract / Tincture Expectorant.
Squill (Indian)  Bulb Elixir / Vinega Expectorant, diuretic, cardiac tonic. 
Squill Bulb Soft & Liquid extract/ Tincture/ Oxymel/ Vinegar Expectorant, diuretic, cardiac tonic. 
Tolu Balsam Exudate Solution Expectorant, stimulant, antiseptic.
Uva Ursi, Bearberry Leaf Dry Extract Urinary antiseptic and diuretic.
Valerian Root Soft, Liquid & Dry Extract / Tincture Sedative, hypnotic, hypotensive. Mild anxiety, sleep disorders.
White Horehound Herb Soft & Liquid Extract Expectorant, bitter tonic, antiseptic. Use in acute bronchitis.
White Pine Bark  Bark Soft extract  Used in cough preparations.
Wild Cherry Bark Syrup Antitussive, sedative, astringent.


Common Name  Product type Available Form  Typical Use / Indication 
Flexible Collodion BP Methylated (CO/44)  Collodion Liquid Skin protectant for minor cuts and bruises; carrier of actives for treatment of warts.
Strong Ammonium Acetate Solution BP (AM/04) Pharma Liquid Liquid Active in cough preparations.
Tolu Flavour Solution BP (TO/08)  Pharma Liquid Liquid Flavour in cough preparations.


Common Name Part used Form Typical Use / Indication
Peru Balsam  Balsam Balsam Stimulant, expectorant, antiseptic.
Amica Flowers Tincture pain Stimulant and aid to healing bruising and muscle.
Belladonna Herb Tincture Antispasmodic
Squill Bulb Tincture Expectorant, diuretic, cardiac tonic.
Ginger Root Tincture Carminative, anti-emetic, spasmolytic, anti-flatulent.
Ipecac Root Liquid Extract Expectorant in cough preparations.
Liquorice Root and stolons Liquid Extract Demulcent, anti-inflammatory, expectorant.
Capsicum Fruit Soft Extract Counter-irritant, analgesic, antirheumatic.


Common Name Part used Planned Form Typical Use / Indication
Elder Flower Liquid Extract Alterative, diuretic, anti-inflamatory.
Hawthorn Leaf & Flower Liquid & Dry Extract Cardiotonic, hypotensive, antiarhythmic.
Hops Strobile Liquid & Dry Extract Sedative, hypnotic, tonic, aromatic bitter.
Horse Chestnut Seed Liquid & Dry Extract Anti-inflamatory, venotonic, astringent.
Olive, Europea Leaf Dry Extract Hypoglycaemic, hypotensive, vasodilatory.
Ribwort Plantain Leaf Liquid & Dry Extract Anti-inflamatory, analgesic, diuretic.
Lemon Balm, Balm, Melissa Herb Liquid & Dry Extract Carminative, sedative, diaphoretic, febrifuge. 
Willow Bark Bark Liquid & Dry Extract / Tincture Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, febrifuge, tonic.
Grapevine Leaf Liquid & Dry Extract  Venous insufficiency, varicose veins.
Thyme Leaf & Flower Liquid & Dry Extract Carminative, antiseptic, antitussive, expectorant.

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Ransom Naturals Ltd
53 Burymead Road, Hitchin.
Hertfordshire. SG5 1RT
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