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Acai is known to have very high antioxidant properties. During a recent in vitro test the well known antioxidant phenols and anthocyanin chemicals were extracted from the fruit.
Acerola is well known for it high vitamin C content (up to 4.5% vitamin C per fruit compared to 0.05% found in a peeled orange).
Amla is helpful for a variety of digestive problems, regeneration of cells and is well known for its antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
The ORAC value of Aronia is one of the highest ever recorded. Its extremely rich antioxidant content may be beneficial for reducing oxidative stress to promote optimal health.
Ashwagandha is used for reducing swelling and a range of other applications, including reducing fevers and stimulating the immune system for general wellness.
Bacopa Monnieri is said to enhance learning, concentration, and healthy function of the nervous system, as well as having antioxidant properties which support cardiovascular health.
Bamboo plays an important role in the integrity of the skin, ligaments, tendons and bone, and is necessary for the body’s silica stores to be maintained to promote good health.
Bilberry is high in antioxidant rich flavanoid compounds called anthocyanidins, which have been shown to play a supporting role in maintaining good cardiovascular health and a strong immune system.
Black Cohosh properties may support gynecological health and overall well-being. Native Indians in America have used it for over two centuries to help improve sleep and mood.
Due to its high vitamin C content, Camu Camu has become a widely used ingredient in the dietary supplements and functional foods industries.
Indigenous to Brazil, the Cha de Bugre produces small red fruits that look like coffee beans which can be used to make a tea, as a coffee substitute.
Cranberry fruits contain proanthocyanidins which are believed to help promote healthy functioning of the urinary tract and kidneys.
Cupuacu fruits have a skin similar to kiwi, a creamy, uniquely fragrant pulp, and can be used as a healthy and delicious alternative to chocolate and products containing chocolate.
Elderberry is a tree that grows from 12 to 30 feet high (4-9 meters). The small white flowers produce tiny, juicy, purple-black berries.
Gac is a gourd shaped fruit about the size of a cantaloupe that grows on a perennial vine and is often referred to as the “fruit from heaven”.
The extract from Ginkgo leaves contains two types of chemicals (flavonoids and terpenoids) believed to have potent antioxidant properties.
The Goji berry has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Modern science has confirmed what traditional doctors have experienced through trial and error.
Belonging to the Buttercup family, Goldenseal is an herb that grows from 6 to 12 inches high with a perennial root.
The San Bushmen have been using the Hoodia plant for centuries to help ward off pain, hunger and thirst when they made long trips in the desert.
The Chinese people have used Lo Han for centuries because of its medicinal properties and its outstanding abilities as a natural sweetener.
Maca is mostly known for its outstanding stamina enhancing properties. It aids energy and endurance, helps to maintain a healthy immune system and re-mineralizes poorly nourished bodies.
Scientists in India and Japan began investigating Mangosteen in the 1990s and demonstrated that Mangosteen has powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Helpful in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels, Moringa has been used to help joint health, promote long lasting endurance and energy and also as a digestive aid.