Nutraceutical products provide extra health benefits in addition to the basic nutrition obtained from fruits and vegetables that we consume daily. They help in combating various illnesses and conditions like obesity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes and cholesterol among others. These products provide vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, beneficial to the human body. These products are prepared from food and sold in the form of pills or powders.
Gooseberry / Amla
Cordyceps / Red Catterpillarclub
Matricaria chamomilla L
The nutrient of the fresh, sweet wheatgrass is locked by Freeze drying. It is high in antioxidants, boosts immunity and is a detoxifying agent. It aids metabolism and lows blood pressure. Wheatgrass has the wealth of chlorophyll which is known to have regenerative functions. This super food can be included in your diet- in salads, smoothies
Senna is an FDA-approved over-the-counter (OTC) laxative.
It has antibacterial & wound healing properties. The papain protein is beneficial foe digestion and pancreatic problems. It acts like a laxative to relieve constipation. Raw papaya is known to contain magnesium, potassium, Vit A,C, E and B.
With its sweet peppery taste, Basil is often referred to as ‘The King of Herbs’. It is a staple of Italian cooking and widely used in pasta, sauces, Pesto dips, marinades, pizzas and herbal teas. It is well known to aid digestion. Recently seen to be used in innovative products like chocolates, strawberry and lemon sorbets. Basil works will in flavors of Oregano and Rosemary
It has a major diuretic effect. It act as an antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cholagogue, demulcent, digestive, diuretic, emollient, purgative, refrigerant, resolvent, sedative, stomachic, and tonic. It is a folk remedy for abscesses, bilious conditions, cancer, cough, debility, dyspepsia, dysuria, fever, hangover, heart ailments, hypertension, neurosis, scurvy, and strangury. Hibiscus is also used in soap making and bath tea bags.
It is known to improve digestion with piperine present in pepper that increases the secretion of stomach juices. It reduces gas, helps fight bacterial growth and is high in iron, vitamin K and antioxidants. The freshness and bright green color of green pepper corn is retained due to freeze drying. The flavor is spicy and is used in French and Asian cuisines. They go well with creamy sauces.
Gooseberry / Amla
Rich in Iron & Vit C full of antioxidants that reduce the risk of disease. It is good for immunity boosting for wonderful hair. It purifies blood. It reduces the damage & risk of cancer. Dry gooseberry treats hyper acidity and stomach ulcer.
Rich in antioxidants, boosts immunity, prevents common infections, prevents recurrent fever and helps manage blood sugar levels. It helps reduce respiratory problem. It is a hepatoprotective, preventing damage to liver. It is used against jaundice, diabetes, arthritis and as a blood purifier.
Cordyceps / Red Catterpillarclub
Cordy militaris is being used for centuries to improve the immune system and boost energy levels. The mushroom’s adenosine levels help increase the body’s supply of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) which is a primary source of energy during physical activity. It contains 18 essential amino acids, vitamins E, K, B1, B2 and B12, sterols and antioxidants superoxide dismutase and glutathione. Cordycepin present in Cordyceps militaris is said to be an anti-cancer agent, apart from that it is an anti-fungal, anti-aging, neuro protective, liver protective substance/ medicine.
Mostly used as an infusion of tea. It is used as a tonic, stomachic, anodyne( relieves pain), and anti-spasmodic.
As a volatile oil it has an anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties which help relieve Chamomile has a powerful soothing and sedative effect which is harmless. It is used for agitation generated by too much mental activity and too little physical activity. Also used in insomnia, as it helps to promote sleep when changing time zone while traveling. inflamed and irritated conditions, tension and colicky pains.. Its strong antiseptic properties make it invaluable for reducing swelling of the face due to abscess or injury.. It is also used as a mouthwash for gingivitis.. The herb itself is an ingredient in many herb mixtures. The pure and gentle powdered herb is convenient for everyday use. The herb is also used for a lotion, for external application in toothache, earache, neuralgia, etc. .
It is filled with nutrients like iron vitamins folate, zinc, potassium. It helps reduce blood sugar levels, consumed when ailing with malaria or jaundice.
Indian Ayurvedic medicine Ashwagandha is known to reduce bloody sugar levels, reduce and treat stress related to cortisol levels & insomnia. It helps manage diabetes and regulate blood pressure. They contain alkaloids, steroidal lactones and saponins. It stimulates secretion of thyroid hormone.