Krill Oil (Antarctic)

Clean / Safe (Sustainably Sourced) Omega 3 EPA/DHA (Astaxanthin)
60 x 500mg (Softgels)

Our Krill Oil is sourced from Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) a small, shrimp-like crustacean (Animal with a hard shell and several pairs of legs) that exists in large swarms. The oil from these little underwater creatures boast a source of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which are types of potent Omega-3 Fats found solely in marine sources. They perform extreme important functions in our bodies and are rightfully linked to a variety of health-improving properties. In addition, Antarctic Krill Oil contains Astaxanthin, which is one of our planet’s most powerful antioxidants!

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Ancient Purity proudly presents clean, sustainable and effective Krill Oil Softgels. Krill Oil is a stand apart as it is an all-natural product rich in clean Omega-3s (EPA and DHA). Fish oil can’t even begin to compare with Krill Oil from the pristine Antarctic Waters. Fish Oil is often contaminated with mercury and other toxic heavy metals. Plus, because it is low in antioxidants, fish oil is highly susceptible to spoilage and can go rancid quickly. As said before, clean Krill Oil features unique antioxidants to essential Omega-3 Fats like DHA and EPA that slip across your body’s and brain’s cell membranes health-supporting phospholipids. Using Krill Oil as a simple 1-2 daily supplement can be life changing in natural health, why not find out and see what it could do for you? Especially for those people not consuming 8 weekly ounces of fresh seafood, it might be a very good idea to take Ancient Purity’s superior quality Antarctic Krill Oil Softgels.

Krill is the staple food of many mammals, fish and seabirds in the Southern Oceans. Krill Oil is a natural source of the red carotenoid astaxanthin, which is derived from the micro-algae food source of the Antarctic krill. Astaxanthin is responsible for the red colour of krill and other crustaceans such as lobster, shrimp, crab, and scallops. Much of the commercial fish farming industry unfortunately no longer use this natural carotenoid. Instead they use synthetic astaxanthin added to fish food to improve the (fresh) red colour of the fish. Krill is a Norwegian word which means ‘whale food’. Now let's explain what it is that’s so interesting about Krill Oil, in terms of Health and Well-Being. 

Antarctic Krill Oil – Information & Points to Research

  • Clean, Effective and Sustainably Sourced.
  • A Rich Source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids.
  • Better Absorbed by our Bodies than Fish Oil.
  • Krill Oil Fatty Acid.
  • Content can Help Lower Cholesterol.
  • Contains Astaxanthin - one of the most Powerful Antioxidants known to man.
  • Astaxanthin (a carotenoid) also provides Anti-Inflammatory Properties.
  • Contains Choline which is an Essential Neurotransmitter (Chemical Messenger), and one which is short in the Diet of many People in the Western World.
  • Choline also Helps Maintain normal Liver Function.
  • Antarctic Krill are natural sources of EPA, DHA (fatty acids), Astaxanthin, and Choline.
  • Ingredients in our Krill Oil are present in Naturally-Occurring Levels.
  • Each Softgel Provides 500mg of Krill Oil.
  • Suitable for the whole Family: Men, Women, Children.
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Krill Oil Gives   

Might Reduce Inflammatory Conditions…Persons with chronic inflammatory conditions might benefit from including Krill Oil Capsules to their diets, as the Omega 3 Fatty Acids present in the oil also contain potent anti-inflammatory agents. In addition, Krill Oil aids decrease aches and inflammation due to gout. People with heart issues or high blood pressure levels can benefit from the oil’s ability helping to prevent inflammation of blood vessels and the arteries. Supports a Healthy Heart… Scientific studies have found that Krill Oil, like other sources of Omega-3 fats, might be effective helping to improving blood lipid levels and other risk factors for heart issues. The beneficial effect has been noticed by taking a daily amount of 250mg of EPA and DHA.

Maintenance of normal Liver Function... Research shows Krill Oil could benefit our Liver Health, counteracting hepatic steatosis (or fatty liver) and also improving insulin sensitivity. A recent scientific study published in the journal Nutrients (Sistilli et al, Nutrients, 2021) showed this. Krill Oil actually showed to be more effective than omega 3 alone. Researchers explain this effective action with the presence, in krill oil, of other healthy substances, such as alkaloids and other types of fatty acids, not just EPA & DHA, such as palmitoleic acid, capable of improving the metabolism of fats and sugars. Aids Digestion… Daily taking a clean and high-quality Antarctic Krill Oil supplement can assist offset indigestion symptoms. The oil’s anti-inflammatory properties aid eliminating symptoms of heartburn, upset stomach, constipation and even haemorrhoids. Regarding these inconveniences, Krill Oil is a preventative remedy; it’s unlikely to be helpful if consumed when the symptoms start.

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Krill Oil Keeps Giving

Might Improve Mood…Whether you are just feeling down in the dumps every now and then or have chronic ,low mood, taking some Krill Oil daily might assist to help enhance your mood due to Antarctic Krill Oil’s potential as a natural antidepressant. Krill Oil’s Omega 3 Fatty Acids can have a positive effect on episodes of restlessness. Helps with Dry Eyes…We all know the experience of sometimes getting dry or gritty eyes. Taking a quality Krill Oil supplement could aid prevent these inconveniences. Our Antarctic Krill Oil is high in nutrients which assist preventing macular degeneration as well as several other eye problems. Check with your eye care specialist first about using Krill Oil to aid staving off vision loss.

Helps to Reduce Gastrointestinal Issues …Most of the time, persons with gastrointestinal disorders such as colitis find relief through healthy and maybe limiting diet choices alone. It isn’t hard to wander off the beaten path and eat certain food that triggers symptoms. This is where Ancient Purity’s Antarctic Krill Oil comes in. The oil’s protective compounds assist relieving inflammation and sores in the gastrointestinal tract. Can Help Infants with their Neurological Development… It isn’t uncommon for health care practitioners to advise pregnant females taking Krill Oil. The Omega 3 Fatty Acids in the oil assist to develop the brain, eyes, and central nervous system of an unborn child. This is particularly pivotal for pregnant ladies who might not be getting sufficient Fatty Acids through their diets. After childbirth, Omega 3s are still essential for continued healthy neurological development. There are even more Krill Oil health benefits such as weight control and blood glucose. Therefore Ancient Purity would like to encourage you doing your own scientific research. 

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Components Present in Krill Oil

Phospholipids & Omega-3... Krill Omega-3 Fatty Acids are bound to phospholipids (Phospholipids help by preventing the accumulation of fats in the liver. It plays a major role in the transportation and removal of cholesterol from the cells) It forms the structural components of the cell membrane with the association of proteins where it is considered that they are more efficiently absorbed via the small intestines with the phospholipid complex readily absorbed into the cell membranes. Other sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids are bound to triglycerides, which are insoluble and require bile salts for their emulsification and absorption via the lymphatic system. A study of the metabolic effects of Krill and fish oil found comparable dietary sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids when assessing plasma concentrations. Despite the lower levels of EPA and DHA in Krill, researchers found no statistical significance in levels with their findings, indicating an increased bio-availability of Krill to that of fish oil.

Phosphatidyl Choline... Krill phospholipids contain choline, an essential nutrient, and neurotransmitter precursor important to brain and muscle tissue. Phosphatidylcholine (Alternatively referred to as marine lecithin) participates in fatty acid transport in the blood and across membranes. Choline intake is important, starting in early life during foetal development and continuing where a deficiency of choline is linked to areas of dysfunction, including elevated homocysteine, memory, growth and hepatic disorders. Dietary intake of Choline may be low in many people. Major food sources are liver, eggs and wheat germ.

Astaxanthin... Astaxanthin is a carotenoid molecule with powerful antioxidant activity found in Krill Oil. It is profoundly protective to the endothelium of all blood vessels and also to the tissue of the retina. Researchers have identified a number of other health benefits from the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Astaxanthin.

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Krill Oil - Superior to typical Fish Oil

Since the launch of Ancient Purity (back in 2011/12) we have looked at many types of Fish Oil and numerous other Animal Omega Supplements. We came to the conclusion that Krill Oil is the most effective one to take. I personally consume Krill Oil and I know people that I highly-respect like, Dr Mercola, taking Krill Oil as well. It's trusted, it gets results and if you are vegan, you can use our Vegan Omega Supplement A Vegan Omega DHA EPAs. Oil from the Marine Alga Schizochytrium, fully absorbable with natural pineapple flavouring. 

You can take 1/5 the dose – two small capsules rather than 10 large ones. The phospholipid binding increases the bioavailability of the Omega-3s, improves the Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio and supports healthy cell membrane functioning. Krill are at the bottom of the food chain far away from pollution in the pristine seas surrounding Antarctica. So you don't have to worry about unsafe accumulations of mercury, PCBs, heavy metals or other toxins that low-quality fish oil products may contain. Fish oil consumption often leads to side effects of fishy aftertaste, reflux or belching of fish flavours, this doesn’t occur with Krill Oil. Both Krill Oil and fish oil are not suitable for those with a shellfish or seafood allergy. Anyone with a blood coagulation disorder or taking blood thinners should also avoid Krill or fish oil.

Our Krill Oil Suppliers Commitment

Krill Oil is mostly used for the same aims as fish oil: to fight inflammation and to improve heart health. Compared to fish oil, premier quality Krill Oil contains higher amounts of astaxanthin, which is a carotenoid pigment providing Antarctic Krill and many other crustaceans their vibrant red-pink colour.

Krill Oil & Ocean Sustainability

Krill are small crustaceans of the order Euphausia and are found in all the world's oceans. There is an open debate about the environmental sustainability of Krill. We see some real positives with its harvesting. However it needs attention and for you to make your own choice, we must all vote with our money. The fact is Ancient Purity believes this to be a superior Omega 3 EPA/DHA product. Therefore clearly, some attention is needed to how and when it is harvested but there is no doubt to us on the powerful positive effects of Krill Oil and there's no reason not to use it, providing it's sensibly collected. Our suppliers are committed to maintaining the sustainability of Krill within the strict guidelines of CCAMLR (The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources).

Renewable Food Source /Sustainability... Krill represent a renewable, sustainable and environmentally positive nutrition source. They are the largest biomass in the ocean and there is simply no risk of causing them to perish from over-harvesting.

Pollution-Free... The tiny Krill Fish are at the bottom of the food chain and collected far from pollution in the pristine seas surrounding Antarctica. So you don't have to worry about unsafe accumulations of mercury, PCBs, heavy metals or other toxins that low-quality fish oil products may contain.

Stability... Krill Oil is more stable and more resistant to rancidity than conventional fish oils. This means it will last longer. It will last for TWO years at room temperature. (There is no need to refrigerate.)

Krill Oil is a Sustainable Omega 3,EPA/DHA Supplement

Our Krill Oil is sourced from Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba)

Words on Krill Oil

'I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Krill Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease. - Author: Bill Toomey''

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Krill Oil… Closing Thoughts

Krill Oil comes from a small, shrimp-like creature. Whale sharks, baleen whales and mantas eat primarily krill. In Norwegian Language, "Krill" means "Whale Food." This oil is good source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids. A small Scandinavian research found that Krill Oil supplements increase levels of DHA and EPA more effectively as fish oil supplements. And Krill Oil has been revealed reduce blood fats in laboratory animals. However, research and more evidence in support of krill oil are continuing. Scientists are convinced that Krill Oil has several advantages over fish oil. Because Krill are at the food chain’s bottom and the ocean’s bottom, they aren’t likely to contain heavy metals such as mercury which may have a negative effect on the nervous system of young kids and unborn babies. Krill Oil contains about the same quantity of DHA as oily fish, but it contains much more EPA.

Krill Oil is mostly used for the same aims as fish oil: to fight inflammation and to improve heart health. Compared to fish oil, premier quality Krill Oil contains higher amounts of astaxanthin, which is a carotenoid pigment providing Antarctic Krill and many other crustaceans their vibrant red-pink colour. Unlike numerous other antioxidant components, preliminary scientific research has found that this particular carotenoid pigment may cross the blood-brain barrier and helps the central nervous system and the brain from free radical damage.

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Ancient Purity proudly presents clean, sustainable and effective Krill Oil Softgels. Krill Oil is a stand apart as it is an all-natural product rich in clean Omega-3s (EPA and DHA). Fish oil can’t even begin to compare with Krill Oil from the pristine Antarctic Waters. Fish Oil is often contaminated with mercury and other toxic heavy metals.
  • Krill Oil 500mg per capsule.
Which Provides: 
  • Vitamin A 100.0iu 2%
  • Phospholipids (Omega-3 rich) 420.0mg
  • EPA 150.0mg
  • DHA 90.0mg
  • Astaxanthin 1.5mg

Non-Active Ingredients:
Non-GMO & Free From: 
Wheat; yeast, starch, gluten; lactose; added colourings, sweeteners & preservatives.

  • Take 1-2 capsules daily, or take as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
  • (No need to refrigerate.)

WARNING: If you are allergic to shellfish, have a blood coagulation disorder, or are taking anticoagulants such as Warfarin (Coumadin), do not use Krill Oil. Also, Krill Oil is very stable and will last up to 2 years. However, do not store it in the freezer or refrigerator; extended exposure to temperatures higher than 100 degrees or lower than 50 degrees diminish the effectiveness of the phospholipid ingredients. 

If there is any deficiency of the liver, or if you are on antithrombotic medicine please consult a doctor first and take no more than 1 capsule per day. This product is derived from shellfish and therefore should not be taken by people with sensitivities to shellfish or fish. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the omega-3 fatty acids found in Krill Oil might interact with certain medications, including blood-thinning medications, cholesterol-lowering medications and cyclosporine.

  • Brand: Ancient Purity.
  • Capsule Size: 500mg.
  • Quantity: 60.
  • Container: Miron Dark Violet Glass.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 2 years.
  • Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children. 

Scientific Articles

National Institutes of Health- Effects of Antarctic krill oil on lipid and glucose metabolism in C57BL/6J mice fed with high fat diet

Wikipedia - Antarctic krill

MDPI - Antarctic Krill Oil Diet Protects against Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Oxidative Stress, Neuroinflammation and Cognitive Impairment

Supporting Scientific Research

  1. Ghasemifard S, Turchini GM, Sinclair AJ. Omega-3 long chain fatty acid "bioavailability": a review of evidence and methodological considerations. Prog Lipid Res. 2014;56:92–108. doi: 10.1016/j.plipres.2014.09.001.
  2. Aune D, Keum N, Giovannucci E, Fadnes LT, Boffetta P, Greenwood DC, Tonstad S, Vatten LJ, Riboli E, Norat T. Nut consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer, all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective studies. BMC Med. 2016;14:207. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0730-3.
  3. Sun D, Cao C, Li B, Chen H, Cao P, Li J, Liu Y. Study on combined heat pump drying with freeze-drying of Antarctic krill and its effects on the lipids. J Food Process Eng. 2017; DOI:10.1111/jfpe.12577.
  4. Albert BB, Derraik JG, Brennan CM, Biggs JB, Garg ML, Cameron-Smith D, Hofman PL, Cutfield WS. Supplementation with a blend of krill and salmon oil is associated with increased metabolic risk in overweight men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015;102:49–57. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.103028.
  5. Mellouk Z, Agustina M, Ramirez M, Pena K, Arivalo J. The therapeutic effects of dietary krill oil (Euphausia superba) supplementation on oxidative stress and DNA damages markers in cafeteria diet-overfed rats. Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 2016;65:223–228. doi: 10.1016/j.ancard.2016.04.008.
  6. Buchholz, Friedrich (June 1996). "A field study on the physiology of digestion in the Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, with special regard to chitinolytic enzymes". Journal of Plankton Research. 18 (6): 895–906.


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