Monk Fruit

Why Monk fruit? Unlike most fruits, whose sweetness comes from fructose, Monk Fruit’s sweetness comes from natural mogrosides that are much sweeter than sugar. Monk fruit, a rare fruit prized for [...]

Rose Hips

Rosa Canina, commonly known as Dog-Rose, is a member of the Rosaceae family, native to Europe, Northern Africa, and Asia. The flowers are usually pale-pink in color, and this plant has a habit of [...]

Cloves

Syzygium aromaticum, a member of the Myrtaceae family, is native to the Molucca Islands of Indonesia, also referred to as the “Spice islands”. This small island chain was the epicenter of the [...]

Lemon Myrtle

Backhousia citriodora, a member of the Myrtaceae family indigenous to the sub-tropical rainforests of Central and Southeastern Australia, has been used by Aboriginal people both as a food and [...]

Lemon Juice

The many health benefits of lemons have been known for centuries, among them its use as a digestive aid. Lemons contain many substances–notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, [...]

Schisandra berry

Schisandra chinensis, a member of the schisandraceae family, is a woody vine native to the forests of Northern China and Eastern Russia. In China it is called Wu We Zi, meaning the five- flavored [...]

Coriander

Coriandrum Sativum, a member of the Apiaceae or Carrot family, is native to the Mediterranean and Asia, and has been used as a medicinal spice for at least 7,000 years. Recently, seeds were even [...]

Lemon Verbena

Aloysia citrodora is a fragrant plant in the Verbenaceae family native to Western South America where it continues to grow in the wild. It is a staple grassroots herb in South America used for [...]

Lime Juice

Like lemon juice, Lime juice also contains vitamin c and many trace elements. In addition to vitamin-C, lime contains special compounds called Flavonoids (Limonoids such as Limonin Glucoside) [...]

Spearmint

Mentha Spicata, a member of the Lamiaceae family, is native to Europe and Asia, and is now on the loose just about everywhere else. Spearmint is most famous, perhaps, for lending its fragrance [...]