Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as sleeping berry or Indian ginseng, is native to the arid regions of India. The root, containing withanolides, has been used for over 1,000 years.
Berberine is an alkaloid found in high concentrations in the roots of the barberry (Berberis aristata). Barberry is a shrub native to India, Pakistan and Bhutan. It has a long tradition of use in Indian, Chinese and European herbalism and has been the focus of research for several years due to its diverse range of effects.
Turmeric is one of the most well-researched plants due to its wealth of valuable phytochemicals. Turmeric's effects result from its special plant compounds, the well-known curcuminoids, which work in tandem with other bioactive root compounds such as turmerosaccharides and essential oils. To maintain this synergy, we combine our premium turmeric extract with turmeric powder. All our ingredients are 100% fresh, sourced directly from India, and cultivated without pesticides.
Saffron, which has had a firm place in the traditional botany of many cultures for hundreds of years, is considered the most aromatic and precious spice in the world. The phytochemical composition of saffron is now well studied — so far the plant has been shown to harbour over 150 different phytochemicals. The most important active compounds are safranal and crocine.
Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum; Ocimum sanctum; holy basil) is one of the most well-known herbs in Indian botany and is revered as a sacred plant in India due to its diverse range of effects. The plant contains high concentrations of potent ingredients including tannins, essential oils, polysaccharides, terpenoids and flavonoids.
In India, liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is considered to be one of the most important natural remedies. The root contains over 400 bioactive substances, including more than 20 triterpene saponins and over 300 flavonoids. In 2012, liquorice was voted medicinal plant of the year by a committee from the University of Würzburg. One of the most important ingredients of liquorice is glycyrrhizin, a saponin that is currently under extensive research.
Our 100% pure, organic Ceylon cinnamon powder is made from the dried inner bark of the "true" cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, also Cinnamomun verum). Known both as Ceylon cinnamon and true cinnamon, the bark of the tree produces the most exquisite and aromatic type of cinnamon, and is rich in nutrients and pleasantly sweet.
Andrographis paniculata is a plant native to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. In Nepali, its name is "king of bitters" because, according to Ayurveda, its bitter properties balance all other flavours harmoniously. Andrographis contains a wide range of special phytochemicals.