Very simply, there are 14 active ingredients within this supplement. This consists of:
- Organic Wheatgrass
- Organic Barleygrass
- Organic Alfalfa & Organic Spirulina
- Organic Flax Seed
- Organic Sesame Seeds
Organic Sunflower Seeds, Organic Tulsi, Organic Ashwagandha, Organic Turmeric, Organic Amla, Organic Pippali, Organic Methi Seeds (Fenugreek) & Organic Ajwain.
But, why on earth have we chosen 14 ingredients?
1) Organic Wheatgrass:
Wheat grass is the freshly sprouted leaves of the wheat plant, which is commonly used in food, drink or dietary supplements.
Like most plants, Wheatgrass contains minerals, vitamins, chlorophyll, amino acids and enzymes.
2) Organic Barley grass:
Barley Grass is the sprout of the barley plant and just like the Wheatgrass, it is a member of the grass family. It is commonly known as an ingredient in cereals worldwide. Barley was also one of the first cultivated grains.
Like most plants, Barley contains a significant amount of vitamins, such as: vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C and E. Alongside that, it consists of various minerals too; Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Copper, Phosperous, Manganese and Zinc.
3) Organic Alfalfa:
Alfalfa is an herb, its leaves, sprouts and seeds are used for medicinal purposes.
This herb is taken by people as a source of vitamins A, C, E and K4. It also contains minerals such as Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorous and Iron.
4) Organic Spirulina:
Spirulina is a very interesting ingredient, which will be explained later on in our blogs.
However, it is one of the oldest life forms on Earth. The reason for this is that, this blue-green microalga is the creator of the oxygen on the planets atmosphere, which allowed planets life forms to develop millions and billion years ago!
This is why it is known as the worlds most nutrient-rich foods.
5) Organic Flax Seeds:
Flax seed, also known as common flax or linseed, is a food and fibre crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world.
This small seed has been around for centuries and it is found in all types of foods today – from oatmeal, to crackers and waffles!
It contains omega-3 essential fatty acids (‘body-friendly’ fats) , lignans (which means it has estrogen and antioxidant qualities) and fiber.
6) Organic Sesame seeds:
Sesame seeds was one of the first oil seeds known to mankind. Today, it is used for its nutrive, curative and preventive properties for the body. However, it is also an essential oil used within various types of foods.
It contains ‘phytonutrients’ such as omega-6 fatty acids, anti-oxidants, vitamins and fiber!
7) Organic Sunflower seeds:
This specific seed originates in the beautiful sunflower, which has rays of bright yellow petals and seed-studded centre.
The nutritional value is incredibly high – it contains: Vitamin E, B1, B6 and B3 alongside Copper, Selenium, phosphorus, manganese, Magnesium, folate!
8) Organic Tulsi:
Tulsi, also known as the Holy Basil, is found within various types of foods, especially a steaming bowl of Pho (a thai dish).
Yet, it has hidden curative properties, and a long history within Ayurvedic medince. From the seeds to the leaves, Tulsi is known to be a ‘refresher’ for the body.
The reasons behind this is due to its high nutrional value, it contains: Vitamins A and C, Calcium, Zinc, Iron and of course… Chlorophyll.
9) Organic Ashwaghanda:
If you are not aware of this medicinal herb, visit our ‘Ashwaghanda’ blog on the website and be enlightend!
This herb has been important within Ayurveda for around 3,000 years and it has helped relax the mind and body, improve concentration and increase energy.
Extracts or the powder itself is usually used to treat various conditions. Please click here to find out more…
10) Organic Turmeric:
Have you checked out our Turmeric blog, if not please click here to find out about this incredible herb!
Tumeric contains composites, which are called curcuminoids – this is the active ingredient.
Once again, it has been used for years within Ayurvedic medince. It is a very strong antioxidant and has powerful anti- inflammatory effects!
11) Organic Amla:
What is Amla? Amla is also known as ‘indian gooseberry’ and its benefits are endless!
Most people are unware of gooseberries as they are easily missed out on the extensive list of exotic fruits worldwide.
However, they are set apart due to its incredibly lengthy list of health benefits and medicinal properties.
A few examples include lowering cholesterol levels and blocking cancer growth. Now that this fruit is becoming well-known, more research is being carried out, which we will share with you soon!
12) Organic Pippali:
‘’Sorry, what did I just read?’’ Yes, you read right! Pippali or long pepper, comes from the same family as the well-known black and white pepper.
However, Pippali has a few but more benefits then its family…
A few examples of where it is used is, to improve digestion, diarrhea, heartburn, indigestion, stomach-aches and cholera. However, there is an immensely extensive list of this plant!
13) Organic Fenugreek:
Again, this herb has numerous benefits for the health and well-being, as it has been used for its medicinal properties.
It has been used to treat skin conditions and various other diseases. However today, it known as a ‘thickening agent’ for foods and can also be found in soaps and shampoos!
A tablespoon contains around 35 calories alongside nutrients such as: fibre, protein, carbohydrates, fat, iron, manganese and magnesium!
14) Organic Ajwain (carom seeds):
This tiny seed has endless amount of health benefits. From curing a stomach ache, to kidney disorder, to mouth problems to Eczema!
Its nutrional value is just as surprising; it contains protein, fat, minerals, fibre and carbohydrates. It also contrains, phosophorus, riboflavin, calcium and thiamine!