BOTANICAL EXTRACTS

  Product Product Code Characteristic Source and location Traditional use* ACHIOTE Bixa orellana ACLX10 ACLX4 Spray-dried extract 10:1, 4:1 Dried leaves Peruvian Amazon rainforest Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic. Specially indicated in prostate and urogenital ailments. CAMU CAMU Myrciaria dubia CCFX8 Spray-dried extract 8:1 Fresh fruits Peruvian lowland Amazon river tributaries High vitamin C content (L-Ascorbic acid). ...

PURPLE CORN

Botanical name: Zea mays Common name: Purple Corn – Maiz morado Source: Dried cobs of purple variety of Zea mays, a native crop grown in the Peruvian Andes at 2000 to 3000 meters above sea level. TRADITIONAL USE Native to Peru, purple corn is consumed daily in a very popular beverage called Chicha morada and in desserts like Mazamorra morada. Anthocyanins are potent natural antioxidants, up to 4 times more powerful than Vitamin E. They may i...

MACA

Pure energy Botanical name: Lepidium meyenii (Brassicaceae) Common name: Maca Source: Sun-dried hypocotils of Lepidium meyenii, a native crop grown under organic (Bio) standards in the Peruvian Central Andean plateau at 4000 meters above sea level. TRADITIONAL USE Cooked fresh hypocotils are part of the daily diet in native Andean communities. Also fresh Maca is used to make energy juices. Due to its high energy properties, it is associat