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Ingredients for every day health and wellness are listed below.

Acerola Berry Extract - The Barbados Cherry tree grows up to 10 feet in height and produces a bright red, very juicy fruit. It is very rich in vitamin C; one single berry has 1500 to 4600 milligram vitamin C. It is the major source of commercial vitamin C. Vitamin C is perhaps the most popular vitamin among the common nutrients and biochemicals. Because the vitamin is water-soluble, it must be regularly replenished. Our Acerola Berry Extract Powder is 25% Vitamin C. Acerola is also rich in vitamin A, iron and calcium.

Acerola berry extract is used for the following: Anti-oxidant and free radical scavenger and an antiviral agent.

Vitamin C - Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is stored in the adrenal glands and many tissues throughout the body. We must depend on our diet as the source of this vitamin C. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is easily absorbed from the small intestine.

The primary function of vitamin C is to assist in the production of collagen, although it is rapidly becoming identified as a key player in detoxifying the body from foreign substances.


Amaranth - Amaranth has been touted as a miracle grain, a super grain, and the grain of the future: A dietary staple of the Aztec empire, this ancient crop was "lost" for hundreds of years, and only since the 1960s, following its rediscovery, has it been grown in the U.S.

Amaranth, which has a pronounced earthy sweetness, is not a true grain, which is a nutritional plus: Unlike wheat or barley, amaranth is not deficient in the essential amino acid lysine. These tiny seeds of a weed like plant are also a very rich source of iron, and supply copper and magnesium. And amaranth is well supplied with dietary fiber.

Astragalus - Astragalus is known for its immune-enhancing and adaptogenie properties. It is one of the most important herbs in Chinese medicine, Its yellow root contains compounds that stimulate and boost the immune system.

Barely Grass - Barley grass is one of the best sources of nutrients for the body’s needs. It assists in growth, tissue repair and well-being. Some experts call it the closest thing on this planet to the perfect food. The use of barley as food and medicine dates back thousands of years. Barley grass is high in chlorophyll, flavonoids, beta carotene, enzymes, all the essential amino acids, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, folic acid, and pantothenic acid. Barley also contains glucan; a fiber found in oat bran and reported to reduce cholesterol levels. Green barley juice contains 11 times the calcium in cows' milk, nearly 5 times the iron in spinach and 7 times the vitamin C in oranges.

Barley grass is very high in organic sodium. People who have a tendency towards dehydration need more organic sodium. Organic sodium keeps calcium in solution in the bloodstream and also dissolves calcium deposited on the joints. It also replenishes organic sodium in the lining of the stomach.

Besides chlorophyll and a myriad of vitamins, minerals and enzymes, barley grass is said to have (1):

30 times as much vitamin B1 as in milk
3.3 times as much vitamin C
6.5 times as much carotene as in spinach
11 times the amount of calcium in cow's milk
5 times the iron content of spinach
7 times the vitamin C in oranges
4 times the vitamin B1 in whole wheat flour
80 micrograms of vitamin B12 per 100 grams of dried barley plant juice.

Chlorella - Chlorella is a green, single-cell, fresh-water Micro-Algae. Chlorella is a whole food that is high in chlorophyll, proteins, enzymes, minerals, beta-carotene, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. Chlorell has Vitamin C and E, Folic Acid, Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium and Copper.

Chlorella is a green, single-cell, fresh-water Micro-Algae which has been at the base of the planetary food chain for over 2.5 billion years. The nutritional value of China Chlorella sets it apart from all other foods. It contains 60% protein, 19 amino acids including all the essential ones plus at least 12 important vitamins and 11 minerals.


Cranberry - Cranberry fruit juice is recommended for individuals with urinary tract infections.

Dandelion Root - Dandelion is a food source and medicinal agent. Dandelion is a diuretic, laxative.


Flaxseed - Flaxseed oil is a source of the essential fatty acids approximately 50-60% of the omega-3, 18-20% of the omega-6 essential fatty acid. Omega fatty acids are a necessary component of cell walls and regulate the metabolism of cholesterol and triglycerides.

Ginger - Ginger has been used for motion sickness, nausea, as an aid in digestion and its anti-rheumatic and anti-inflammatory effects.

Things you should know:

If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before use. Do not use in children under 2 years of age unless recommended by a physician.

Ginger is a quality treatment for morning sickness where severe dehydration may have occurred due to excessive vomiting. Ginger has reported antioxidant value, has reported anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.


Ginkgo - Ginkgo benefits are reported in improving circulation.

Gingko may improve circulation and inhibit platelet-formation. Gingko protects the cells in the nervous system and may help regenerate damage in your cells for this reason it is widely accepted as an alternative way of treating symptoms and disorders associated with aging.

Things you should know:

Ginkgo is safe and side effects are extremely rare. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before use. Do not use in children under 2 years of age unless recommended by a physician.


Ginseng - is one of the most popular healing herbs used today throughout the world. In the Ginseng family there are American, Korean, Chinese and Siberian ginseng. A Chinese text dating from the First Century A.D. describes ginseng as “enlightening to the mind and increasing the wisdom.” Today, Ginseng is believed to enhance physical and mental endurance, increase energy, support adrenal function, reduce stress, and regulate blood sugar.

The ginseng plant requires 5-7 years to mature from seed. Ginseng has a sweetly aromatic flavor. Its root has long been regarded by the Chinese as a panacea for illness, though it was usually used by them in a prophylactic (preventive) rather than a curative manner.


Hawthorn - Hawthorn was used for the treatment of congestive heart failure. Hawthorn is used for peripheral vascular diseases where circulation is impaired. Hawthorn does not effect heart rate or blood pressure at rest.


Hemp Protein - 20 known amino acids, including the 10 essential amino acids, Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 9 EFA's Hemp seed is one of nature's perfect foods – a Super food. For natural bodybuilders, this is one of the most potent foods available, supporting optimal health and well being, for life. Analysis indicates that Hemp proteins are unmatched in nature for their balance of all required proteins, all essential fats and most vitamins. Hemp seed protein contains all 20 known amino acids, including the 10 essential amino acids, the building blocks of protein, and essential fatty acids necessary for muscle repair. Analysis also indicates that these beneficial nutrients are concentrated with minimal quantities of carbohydrates, saturated fats and sugar. A whole food, containing essential fatty acids (EFA's), protein, fiber, carbohydrates, natural vitamins and minerals but no cholesterol. The ratio of Omega 3 and Omega 6 EFA’s in the oil component is in perfect balance for human health.


Hemp protein is used for the following: Increased and sustained energy, Rapid recovery from disease or injury.

Kelp - Kelp has been used for thousands of years, traditional healers in China and other parts of the world have looked to the water for healing remedies. Spirulina and kelp were two key finds.


Spirulina is a small, single-celled microorganism that's rich in chlorophyll, a plant pigment that gives so many lakes and ponds their dark blue-green color. Kelp, in contrast, is a brown algae that grows only in the sea. The name refers to any of the numerous long-stemmed seaweeds that belong to the order Laminariales or Fucales. Health Benefits Both spirulina and kelp have been touted as miracle cures.

Licorice - Licorice root is has been used for the following: Adrenal Support, ulcers, inflammation, bacterial infections, viral infections, coughs and bronchial complaints.

Maca is a root grown in the mountains of Peru Maca’s benefits have been long valued, and has recently been popularized as a supplement and food ingredient. There are no serious known side effects of maca, but like any other supplement it should not be taken in large amounts.

1. Maca is rich in vitamin B vitamins, C, and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids.


2. Sexual function
Maca is widely thought to promote sexual function of both men and women. It serves as a boost to your libido and increases endurance. At the same time it balances your hormones and increases fertility.


3. Women’s health and mood
Maca is thought to relieve menstrual issues and menopause. It alleviates cramps, body pain, hot flashes, anxiety, mood swings, and depression. If you are pregnant or lactating you should avoid taking maca.


4. Energy
Within days of using maca your energy level may increase. It is also known for increasing stamina. Many athletes take maca for peak performance. If you find yourself tired most of the time, experiment with maca to see if it helps. Just a small amount could be exactly what you need for a boost.


5. General health
Maca is thought to help your overall health in a number of ways. It supplies iron and helps restore red blood cells, which aids anemia and cardiovascular diseases. Maca is thought to keep your bones and teeth healthy and allows you to heal from wounds more quickly. When used in conjunction with a good workout regime you will notice an increase in muscle mass.


6. Skin
Many people take maca for skin issues, as for some people it helps to clear acne and blemishes. Another benefit for your skin is that is decreases sensitivity. In hot or cold weather, maca may help your skin withstand extreme temperatures.


7. Mood balance
If you find yourself overcome with anxiety, stress, depression or mood swings, maca may help alleviate these symptoms, though the evidence is anecdotal. Some have reported an increase in mental energy and focus.


Millet - Hulled Millet has gained in popularity over the last decade because it has a good nutritional profile—it is rich in amino acids, phosphorus, and B vitamins and high in protein. Very easy to digest, this healing grain is highly alkaline and can help an acidic system become alkaline (Acid conditions have been linked to diseases as common as the flu and as chronic as arthritis).


Parsley Leaf - Medicinally, the two-year-old roots are employed, also the leaves, dried, for making Parsley Tea, and the seeds, for the extraction of an oil called Apiol, which is of considerable curative value.

The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Parsley, consisting of the fresh or dried plant [and] Parsley root, consisting of the dried root' for 'flushing out the efferent urinary tract in disorders of the same and in prevention and treatment of kidney gravel.'


Quinoa - Nutritionally, quinoa might be considered a super grain–although it is not really a grain, but the seed of a leafy plant that's distantly related to spinach. Quinoa has excellent reserves of protein, and unlike other grains, is not missing the amino aicd lysine, so the protein is more complete (a trait it shares with other "non-true" grains such as buckwheat and amaranth). The World Health Organization has rated the quality of protein in quinoa at least equivalent to that in milk. Quinoa offers more iron than other grains and contains high levels of potassium and riboflavin, as well as other B vitamins: B6, niacin, and thiamine. It is also a good source of magnesium, zinc, copper, and manganese, and has some foliate (folic acid).


Rosemary Leaf - Rosemary’s traditional role in herbal medicine is confirmed by modern research. Eucalyptol (cineole) is a potent antibacterial that relaxes the lung's smooth muscles. Carnosol inhibits cancer formation. Rosmarinic acid is only one of Rosemary's many proven antioxidants.

'Antioxidant' also helps to explain Rosemary's traditional use for headache and depression. Rosemary's memory enhancing properties have long been appreciated. The neurotransmitter acetylcholine, an important element of memory, seems to be protected from breakdown by Rosemary.

The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Rosemary leaf for 'Internal: Dyspeptic complaints. External: Supportive therapy for rheumatic diseases, circulatory problems.'

Stevia - Stevia is also known as Sweetleaf or Candyleaf. Stevia is a safe, all-natural alternative to artificial sweeteners and refined sugar in the diet. It has neither calories nor carbohydrates, is suitable for diabetics, doesn't cause tooth decay, and has been shown to reduce hypertension.

Stevia is about 300 times sweeter than sugar in its natural state, and much more so when processed.

Slippery Elm - A strengthening, soothing demulcent herb, ideal for sore, inflamed, ulcerated mucous membranes and wasting disease.

Spirulina - Spirulina is an algae containing 65 – 70% protein. It contains iron, phosphorous, niacin, vitamin B12 and has 26 times the calcium found in milk. It contains the most remarkable concentration of nutrients known in any food, plant, grain or herb. It is the highest protein food- over 60% digestible vegetable protein. It has the highest concentration of beta carotene, vitamin B-12, iron and trace minerals and the rare essential fatty acid GLA. These make spirulina a great whole food alternative to isolated vitamin and minerals.

Spirulina is the richest Beta Carotene food, with a full spectrum of ten mixed carotenoids. About half are orange carotenes: alpha, beta and gamma and half are yellow xanthophylls. They work synergistically at different sites in our body to enhance antioxidant protection.

It is a food source of GLA, especially for women.

Pregnant women can use spirulina's vegetable protein and bioavailable iron. In India and Vietnam, doctors prescribe spirulina for pregnant and nursing mothers and their infants.

Spirulina is an ideal anti-aging food: concentrated nutrient value, easily digested and loaded with antioxidants. Beta Carotene is good for healthy eyes and vision.


White Willow Bark - White Willow Bark contains salicin, which the body converts to salicylic acid and has the same effect on the body as aspirin. White Willow Bark was the basis for the synthesis of aspirin. History of usage of White Willow Bark goes back as far as 500 BC when ancient Chinese healers began using it to control pain. Native Americans also discovered the value of the Willow tree for relieving pain from headaches and rheumatism and reducing fevers.


Wheat Grass - Triticum aestivum, wheat grass, a highly concentrated vegetable that contains calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, potassium, and all 8 essential amino acids. One ounce of wheat grass juice is equivalent in nutrients to 2 lbs. of vegetables and has less than 11 calories.

It is a complete food and one of the richest natural sources of vitamin A and C, and exceptionally rich in B vitamins. Wheat grass contains the best form of chlorophyll. It is 70% chlorophyll. Wheat grass is considered by many to be one of the most cleansing foods.



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