Essential for Women

Multivitamin 50+

The reimagined multivitamin for women post-menopause with nutrients to support healthy aging from within.*

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: Two (2) Vegan Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% DV
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol1) [from lichen (whole plant)]50 mcg (2000 IU)250%
Vitamin E (as alpha tocopherol from mixed tocopherols2) [from Brassica napus (seed)]10 mg67%
Folate (as 6S-5-methyltetrahydrofolate [Glucosamine Salt]4)200 mcg DFE50%
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)16 mcg667%
Magnesium (as dimagnesium malate)60 mg14%
Boron (as calcium fructoborate5)0.7 mg*
Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) [from Schizochytrium spp. (whole microalgae)6]330 mg*
Vitamin K2 (as Menaquinone-73)100 mcg*
* Daily Value (DV) not established.
Other ingredients: Beadlets (cellulose, Non-GMO corn zein), stomach acid-resistant vegan capsule (hypromellose, gellan gum), silica
¹Vitashine™ lichen, ²Tocomix® 70R, ³K2VITAL®, ⁴Quatrefolic®, ⁵FruiteX-B®, ⁶Algarithm™
Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Laboratories, Inc
Quatrefolic® is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A.
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Delayed-Release Capsule Design
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Vegan
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Gluten and Major Allergen Free
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Made Traceable®
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Non-GMO Project Verified
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No Artificial Colorants
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Smiling woman with 50+ multivitamin in between her teeth

Help Support Healthy Aging

Beauty isn’t skin deep, it’s cell deep. Help support foundational health with key nutrients.*

Normal Immune Function

Vegan-certified Vitamin D3 from lichen helps support normal immune function.*

Heart Health

Omega-3 DHA from microalgae supports heart health.*

Bone Support

Calcium-helper nutrients D3, K2, Magnesium, and Boron help maintain bone health.*

Muscle Function

Chelated Magnesium and Vitamin D3 contribute to normal muscle function.*

8 Traceable Ingredients

Essential for Women 50+ is Made Traceable® with a visible supply chain so you know what you’re putting in your body. Because not all ingredients are created equal.

Notice something missing? We left out Calcium and Vitamin C for a reason.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: Two (2) Vegan Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% DV
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol1) [from lichen (whole plant)]50 mcg (2000 IU)250%
Vitamin E (as alpha tocopherol from mixed tocopherols2) [from Brassica napus (seed)]10 mg67%
Folate (as 6S-5-methyltetrahydrofolate [Glucosamine Salt]4)200 mcg DFE50%
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)16 mcg667%
Magnesium (as dimagnesium malate)60 mg14%
Boron (as calcium fructoborate5)0.7 mg*
Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) [from Schizochytrium spp. (whole microalgae)6]330 mg*
Vitamin K2 (as Menaquinone-73)100 mcg*
* Daily Value (DV) not established.
Other ingredients: Beadlets (cellulose, Non-GMO corn zein), stomach acid-resistant vegan capsule (hypromellose, gellan gum), silica
¹Vitashine™ lichen, ²Tocomix® 70R, ³K2VITAL®, ⁴Quatrefolic®, ⁵FruiteX-B®, ⁶Algarithm™
Ferrochel® is a registered trademark of Albion Laboratories, Inc
Quatrefolic® is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A.

The Smart Capsule

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Delayed-Release Capsule Design

Delayed-release capsules are designed to dissolve in the small intestine, an ideal place to absorb nutrients.*
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Essenced With Mint

The mint tab in every bottle keeps things fresh, so taking your vitamins daily is a more enjoyable experience.
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All Together, Fewer Pills

Our innovative design combines oily and dry ingredients in one capsule. Get nutrients you need in just 2 daily pills.*
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We Want You to Ask Questions

Seriously. Our team of supplement experts and scientists has answers.

Essential for Women 50+ is ​​for women post-menopause with nutrients to support healthy aging from within.* If you’re not post-menopause, Essential for Women 50+ doesn’t contain iron, so Essential for Women 18+ should have your needs covered. That said, we’d suggest checking in with your physician first.*
Our products are purchased as a subscription. After your initial purchase, orders are automatically sent every 30 days to keep you on track. That said, it’s your Ritual: We’ll send you a notification each month a few days before we charge you and ship your next bottle. You’re free to rush or delay an order or cancel your subscription at any time, right from your account page.
Each batch of our multivitamins is tested for identity, purity, strength, and composition so we can be sure that what’s on the label is what’s in the capsules. We also complete third-party testing to help ensure our products are compliant with regulations and guidelines for heavy metals, microbes, and major allergens and to help assure the quality and safety of our products. Essential for Women 50+ has been independently certified for quality and purity. It is Non-GMO Project Verified.
The bottle for Essential for Women 50+ is made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and is made of #1 PET plastic, which is highly recyclable curbside. The caps on our multivitamin bottles are #5 and are made of polypropylene.

Additionally, your first month is shipped in a recyclable box, and recurring orders are shipped in mailers made from 100% recycled content (the paper used to make our mailers is 100% garbage-repurposed newsprint and plant fibers). Any collateral included is also made of 100% recycled materials.
Supporting your bone, heart, and brain health are what's important for the long term. While many people feel a difference, some don’t, and that’s okay. It’s what’s happening inside that counts. Calcium-helper nutrients Vitamin D, Magnesium and Boron help maintain bone health. While a combination of Omega-3 DHA from microalgae and methylated B12 help support brain health.*

More questions? Find answers on our FAQs page.

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Meet Our In-House Scientists and Expert Council

We work with a lot of exceptional and thoughtful people—like the scientists, nutritionists, and medical doctors on our Scientific Advisory Board, who help guide our product innovation and clinical research.

Dr. Nima Alamdari, PhD

Dr. Nima Alamdari, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer (Prev. Harvard Faculty)

Dr. Marie Caudill, PhD, RD

Dr. Marie Caudill, PhD, RD

Professor, Cornell University (Nutritional Sciences)

Dr. Robin Berzin, MD

Dr. Robin Berzin, MD

Doctor & CEO, Parsley Health (Functional Medicine)

Dr. Jordan Shlain, MD

Dr. Jordan Shlain, MD

Physician & Founder, Private Medical (Primary Care)

Dr. Michelle Davenport

Dr. Michelle Davenport

Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist

Dr. Jason Rothbart, MD, FACOG

Dr. Jason Rothbart, MD, FACOG

Physician, Cedars-Sinai (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Dr. Blanche Ip, PhD

Dr. Blanche Ip, PhD

Assistant Professor, Brown University (Nutritional Biochemistry)

Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD, CCN, CNS

Dr. Luke Bucci, PhD, CCN, CNS

Research and Technical Fellow

Dr. Mastaneh Sharafi, PhD, RD

Dr. Mastaneh Sharafi, PhD, RD

VP of Scientific Affairs at Ritual (Nutritional Sciences)

Dr. Dyan Hes, MD

Dr. Dyan Hes, MD

Medical Director, Gramercy Pediatrics

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Making Us Blush

Changed my supplement routine!

I’m on my 2nd month of ritual vitamins and love them! It has pared down all the supplements I used to take and I feel great!

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Keeping It Real

Too Early to Tell

I am unsure if this product is better than my previous vitamins. I will use them for a few more months before making any changes.

healthyish

Regina N.

Age 55+

8 months on Essential for Women 50+

My Truth

9/18/2023

I can tell a difference when I take them on a daily bases. Thank you Ritual!

Yes, I'd tell a friend to take this product.

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obsessed

Jana W.

Age 45 - 54

8 months on Essential for Women 50+

Feel great

9/16/2023

Finding more balance in my energy, increased HRV, and overall feeling of wellness.

Yes, I'd tell a friend to take this product.

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healthyish

Karla K.

Age 45 - 54

3 months on Essential for Women 50+

Great quality supplement

9/2/2023

I've been taking this for 3 months now and love it. Never upsets my stomach and I feel confident that I'm meeting my 50+ with a great quality product. I'm worth it!

Yes, I'd tell a friend to take this product.

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healthyish

Celia N.

Age 55+

10 months on Essential for Women 50+

Ingredients

8/25/2023

My experience has been good. Seeking a list of each ingredient amount so I can stop taking some of my separate vitamins. Haven’t found it on your website for the Ritual 50+ vitamins.

Yes, I'd tell a friend to take this product.

Ritual Response

1/1/1970

Thanks for your review! You can find the ingredients included in Essential for Women 50+ here: https://ritual.com/products/essential-multivitamin-for-women-over-50 Just click on the blue link (upper left hand side) that says "Supplement Facts"

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healthyish

LeeAnn M.

Age 55+

9 months on Essential for Women 50+

Daily ritual

8/24/2023

I start everyday with ritual vitamins. Love the minty flavor and no bad aftertaste.

Yes, I'd tell a friend to take this product.

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