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Red Dulse

This nutrient-rich form of alga has been a food source for more than a thousand years around the world. This little food from the sea has major nutritional benefits! Rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, and iron, dulse promotes healthy bone density. Also high in potassium, which contributes to healthy blood pressure. Red dulse also boasts vitamins A and C, both vital antioxidants that help the body fight free radical …

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Matcha

Matcha is the whole, powdered leaf of carefully selected, specially grown green tea plants. Rich in catechins and antioxidants, matcha has a long history of traditional use in China and Japan. Because matcha is made with the whole leaf, it offers the more nutritional value than standard, steeped green tea. Matcha is also a great source of the compound L-theanine, which is known to work synergistically with the caffeine naturally …

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Marshmallow Root

Marshmallow has been used for over 2000 years as both a food and a medicine. Marshmallow root contains a gummy substance called “mucilage.” When mixed with water, mucilage forms a soothing gel that coats the throat and stomach. Other beneficial nutrients found in marshmallow include flavonoids, antioxidants, pectin, proteins, coumarin, and quercetin.

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Cacao

Although similar in name and flavor, there is a BIG difference between the cacao we use and the cocoa powder you know from hot chocolate packets! Cacao has an incredible amount of antioxidants, with an ORAC score of 98,000. It is also the highest plant-based source of iron, with nearly three times more iron than beef (plus more calcium than cow’s milk)! Cacao is also a good source of magnesium, …

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Cordyceps

Fun fact: Cordyceps are entomopathogenic fungi – not technically a mushroom, since, in the wild, they grow as parasites on insects! In ancient China, Cordyceps were used as both a nutritional super food and a tonic drink among the affluent. Ancient Chinese and Tibetan cultures have also used Cordyceps for thousands of years to help debilitated patients recover from ailments. Cordyceps had a moment in the spotlight in 1993 when the …

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Reishi

Reishi mushroom has been valued in traditional Eastern medicine for thousands of years, earning itself the  nickname “the mushroom of immortality.” Traditionally used for general wellness and longevity, Reishi is a powerful adaptogenic (helps the body deal with stress) and also provides immune-support. While edible, reishi mushrooms are tough and bitter – our Boku shroom blend is a great way to get the benefits of reishi in a much more …

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Vermont Maple Syrup

Vermont Maple Syrup

This underappreciated natural sweetener includes a host of vitamins and minerals, as well as some powerful antioxidants. Among maple syrup’s various compounds is a newly identified one named Quebecol, which is a compound uniquely created when Maple tree sap is boiled and turned into syrup. 

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Goji Berry

Goji Berry

Goji berries have been used for centuries in China for their incredibly diverse health benefits, boasting immune-boosting polysaccharides and antioxidants. Goji berries – or gou qi zi – are used often in traditional Chinese medicine for longevity, as a tonic to clean the liver and kidneys, and for countless other nourishing purposes.

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Fine Vanilla Bean

Fine Vanilla Bean

There have been multiple studies showing that a mere whiff of vanilla bean boosts feelings of joy, relaxation, and general emotional well-being. However, few know that fine vanilla bean is also a superfood! Boasting calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, vitamin B6 and many other vital nutrients. Vanilla isn’t so plain after all!

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Maca Root

Maca Root

The maca root is a delicious, butterscotch-flavored adaptogen. Peruvian natives are familiar with its many health boosting properties and have consumed it regularly as a medicine and food for thousands of years! Maca has demonstrated the ability to promote vitality, energy and stamina. In fact Incan runners and warriors would consume this root vegetable before battle and long distance runs. Maca is not only one of the worlds most powerful …

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