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Tongkat Ali Powder (200:1 Extract) 25g
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Latin Name: Eurycoma longifolia

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  • Comes in 25g pouch
  • Herbal supplement with over 400 years of traditional use
  • Highly effective Pure Extract Powder 
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
£12.99
If you would like to order this item, please call us on (+44) 01458 831 447 as we can only accept telephone orders for this product.
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Indigo Herbs Tongkat Ali Extract Powder 200:1. An extremely effective pure extract powder made from premium quality Eurycoma longifolia root. Our Tongkat Ali extract powder can be added to a little liquid and taken daily.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: penawar pahit, penawar bias, bedara merah, bedara putih, lempedu pahit, payong ali, tongkat baginda, muntah bumi, petala bumi, bidara laut, babi kurus, tho nan.

Using Herbal and Superfood powders on a daily basis is simple, easy and can be really delicious. The simplest way is to rehydrate the powder in a little filtered water to make a shot, this can easily be prepared once, twice or three times per day if you are taking the herbs therapeutically. However sometimes the herbs can be bitter so the botanical powders can be added to a superfood smoothie instead of just water. The smoothie can be made with a base of nut milk, seed milk or non-dairy milk such as rice milk. Alternatively the main body of the smoothie can be created with fruit or vegetable juices. 

Additional superfood and herb powders can be added to fortify the smoothie with extra beneficial properties. The powders are largely dissolvable and can be scooped in and then blended, shaken or stirred until fully mixed with the liquid. Any true Superfood smoothie disciple would advise that the list of possibilities is endless with the goal to feel great and potentially replace a meal with this glass of super goodness. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Powders page.

Another option is to use a Capsule Machine that can be bought from the Indigo Herbs website. Filling capsules with your favourite herb has never been easier when you buy a Capsule machine. You can then be sure that the capsules you are taking are 100% pure ingredients without fillers added by some companies.

This herbal powder can be re-hydrated in water or fruit juice, it can be encapsulated or added to a herbal powder blend. Please consult the Herbal Materia Medica or Medical Herbalist for this botanical ingredients uses.

Serving:

300mg – 800mg (under one teaspoon) per day (taking a few days off every week).

1 teaspoon equals 3 grams (1 tsp = 3g)
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

When a tree has reached a maturity of 5 years or over then the root is ready to be harvested. At Indigo Herbs we have made sure that none of the Eurycoma longifolia trees used in our Tongkat Ali Extract Powder 200:1 comes from sources where the rainforest is in danger from deforestation. Our supplier only uses mature trees that are responsibly harvested and replaced with young saplings in a plantation environment. The site is completely free of any kind of industrial pollution and no pesticides are used during growth, harvest or production into an extract powder. After harvest of the mature tree the root is washed and cleaned before being dried for about a month. The root is then chipped using specialized electronic equipment and heated at 15 minute intervals in pure water for 48 hours. This soak water, with all the Tongkat Ali phytochemical constituents imbued within is then evaporated taking a further 72 hours. The evaporation process creates crystal dry flakes which are finely milled and stored in air tight containers finishing the process of phytochemical extraction. This powder is what Indigo Herbs then ships out as our Tongkat Ali Extract Powder 200:1

Please note that sometimes the colour of our Tongkat Ali Extract may change from batch to batch. This is because the root of the Eurycoma longifolia can vary from a darker to lighter hue and this is translated to the colour of the Tongkat Ali Extract Powder. The colour does not affect the very good quality of this extract. 

Do not take if pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take if under 18 yrs.

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4.6out of 5
4.6/ 5
20 reviews
5 out of 5by Dhari
15 December 2018
i have tried just twice ..so i am not sure but i do feel that this particular product is good
5 out of 5by Bruno S Musoke
21 November 2018
Have not received my product yet
5 out of 5by Nikolay Yanev
10 October 2018
Excellent Fast delivery and good quality products Recommend
5 out of 5by Daniel Goodwin
24 June 2018
Simply put , you're not going to find quality and service at that price anywhere. The only company I will ever use👍
5 out of 5by Cazé Marins Lyra
22 March 2018
This product is top notch quality and the best Tong kat Ali you can find.It is even better than the Tong kat Ali used in studies that is called Physta or LJ100 Tong kat Ali from Malayasia. I got increased muscle size,more strenght and more agression in the gym.It also makes your muscles looks fuller when combined with HGW 20% icariin.
5 out of 5by Nick
23 December 2017
I have tried a couple of rival products but they aren't as good and don't arrive as quickly. Thanks guys
5 out of 5by ROBIN ALLAN
19 August 2017
Very quick delivery. Tongkat Ali tastes "Orrible" so have to put in something with a bit of flavour in it to mask the taste!!! Too early to tell if it's having any effect.
1 out of 5by Yves Toubeau
23 May 2017
Long jack ne contient pas 25 g mes 20 g analyse par un expert contient moins d'5% de long jack.
5 out of 5by Michael Ekwam
24 April 2017
First time of using TongCat Ali after I came across it during my research on boosting testosterone. And this product has done the job to the T. top quality cause it has worked beyond my expectation. All the items arrived well packaged. Keep up the excellent services.
2 out of 5by Darren Marks
2 April 2017
The most revolting tasting food supplement I have ever tasted. Like grapefruit (which I like) but 100 times more sour. Even when mixed in with a smoothy, just couldn't keep it down. It may work well but I'll never know, I would recommend getting it in capsule form so you don't have to taste it.
5 out of 5by Matthias Reuter
15 February 2017
Good Quality. Its really working. Nice and fast delivery.
5 out of 5by Peder
13 February 2017
I feel that this product gives me increased vitality, alertness and energy.
5 out of 5by AdamZack Ash
13 November 2016
Great but $$$$$. Great service. Thanks
4 out of 5by Jerry Jefferies
21 September 2016
Tongkat Ali has some evidence suggesting that it's a good agent for increasing Testosterone levels through its Eurypeptide content, which increases activity of the CYP17 enzyme in the testes. However, test-results available online suggest that it may only have significant effect when increasing from low base-levels. There is a lot of anecdotal evidence of its beneficial effects on many ailments when used over time, but the evidence is sketchy and not yet well peer-reviewed as it hasn't been in widespread use in Western Europe long enough to attract extensive research. Long-term, low-level consumption may be beneficial to general health, but it's quite expensive stuff in extract form and there are less expensive, better researched alternatives for Testosterone increase.
5 out of 5by David Almeida
27 July 2016
Super fast delivery, came next day even though I only paid for standard delivery :)
5 out of 5by DOUGLAS GOODACRE
22 April 2016
Excellent , really works.
4 out of 5by Customer M W London
16 April 2016
I began taking this product as I was feeling rough after getting over a bad cold and have been feeling relatively good since taking it. I do seem to have more energy although I haven't yet noticed any of the proclaimed 'aphrodisiac' effects it is supposed to have. Mixed with water it tastes rather bitter but is fine when mixed with fruit juice.
5 out of 5by leslie butler
12 April 2016
I use this to improve gym performance. I have been using it for some years and it does work. I am very pleased with the extract as prior to this I bought capsules at a higher price.
5 out of 5by Altan Youroun
15 February 2016
Great product and organic
5 out of 5by Chris Trapp
28 December 2015
Top quality product. Thank you.
Organic Banana Powder 100g
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Latin Name: Musa acuminata

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  • Perfectly ripe organic Banana's milled into a fine powder
  • High in fibre - supports digestive health
  • Great source of B vitamins - brain boosting
  • Perfect addition to a breakfast smoothie
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Organic Raw Banana Powder from Indigo Herbs is derived from perfectly ripe Banana's.100% Raw, slow dried, full of vitamins, minerals and fibre and absolutely delicious. Organic Raw Banana Powder is versatile and very easy to use - perfect for morning smoothies, baking and raw cakes. 

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this superfruit powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

The mineral most famously associated with bananas is potassium – our Organic Banana Powder contains high amounts of this important mineral which is vital for the functioning of all living cells!  Potassium ions conduct electrical impulses along muscle and nerve cells making it essential to a healthy central nervous system.  Potassium is also important in maintaining normal blood pressure due to its vasodilating properties.

Also high in copper and manganese – these two minerals work in tandem to protect the body from free radical damage.  Copper also plays a beneficial role in immune function - it is necessary for healthy white blood cells, the cell type tasked with identifying and destroying pathogens.

With respectable amounts of vitamin A, B vitamins and magnesium, this delicious powder tastes great in smoothies or add to cakes, breads or flapjacks to give your baked goods a nutritional boost!

Our fruit and vegetable powders are slow-dried to preserve the nutritional content and are 100% natural with nothing added. This makes these powders a perfect choice for using as natural flavourings and colourings.

It’s simple and easy to benefit from the goodness of these superfood fruit and vegetable powders by adding them to smoothies for a superfood boost. However they can be used extensively in food preparation.

Try experimenting with the intense flavours in making raw chocolate, icecream, flapjacks, cakes, breads, biscuits, pancakes to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Fruit and Vegetable powders page.

This Superfruit powder can be added to a breakfast Smoothie, or as a natural flavoring in muesli, flapjack, yogurts, biscuits, cakes, raw food cakes and fruit breads.

Serving:

This banana powder can be utilized as much as you like. There are no standard servings.

1 teaspoon equals 4 gram (1 tsp = 4g)
HIGH IN
Dietary Fibre
HIGH IN
Potassium
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High in Potassium

Potassium, the third most abundant mineral in the human body, is an essential mineral whose ions are vital for the functioning of all living cells!  Potassium plays a role at both the cellular and electrical level – considered and electrolyte because it carries a tiny electrical charge – it is found in red blood cells, muscles and bones.  Our bodies use potassium ions to conduct electrical impulses along muscle and nerve cells, it helps to boost the efficiency of nerve reflexes that transmit messages from one body part to another, this in turn helps in muscle contraction to perform various activities without tiring quickly. 

Potassium also has vasodilating properties that work to relieve the tension of blood vessels which is one of the main causes of high blood pressure.  It is helpful in reversing the role of sodium in unbalancing normal blood pressure thus acting as a vital component that maintains the normality of blood pressure in the human body.  The importance of potassium should not be underestimated in your dietary plan, most famously found in bananas other rich sources of potassium include spinach, avocados and coconut water.

Potassium contributes to:

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         the maintenance of normal blood pressure

HIGH IN
Copper
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High in Copper

An essential trace mineral in the body, copper has long been known to play a role in human health – its use dates back to 400 BC when Hippocrates is said to have employed it as a treatment for a variety of disorders.  Playing a beneficial role in immune function, you need copper for healthy white blood cells – the cell type tasked with seeking out, identifying and destroying pathogens.  Low copper levels lower your white blood count leaving you vulnerable to infection. 

Copper is a vital element of the dark pigment melanin which imparts colouration to the hair and skin, intake of copper is said to protect greying hair.  Copper helps in the absorption of iron from the intestinal tract and releases it from its primary storage sites like the liver.  Also playing a significant role in the synthesis of haemoglobin, myelin and collagen, copper helps to protect the myelin sheath surrounding the nerves and is actively involved in the production of an element of connective tissue, elastin.  Functioning as a coenzyme for energy metabolism from the macronutrients in food we consume, copper enables a normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins.  Oxidative stress is a characteristic of copper deficiency, when obtained from dietary sources it acts as an antioxidant, getting rid of free radicals which can damage your cells and DNA.  For your body to use copper you need to have a balance of zinc and manganese which is why it is best to obtain your copper from dietary sources where it is already in bioavailable form.  Topping the chart as the best source of copper are oysters!  Closely followed by kale, shitake mushrooms, seeds, nuts and nut butters.

Copper Contributes to:

·         the maintenance of normal connective tissues

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal hair pigmentation

·         normal iron transport in the body

·         normal skin pigmentation

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

 

 

HIGH IN
Manganese
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High in Manganese

Derived from the Greek word for magic, manganese is a trace mineral that is present in tiny amounts in the body and is found mostly in the bones, liver, kidneys and pancreas.  It is essential for the proper and normal growth of the human bone structure and is a very effective mineral in aiding in the increase of the mineral density of spinal bone.  Manganese is also needed in the production and repair of connective tissue, its specific role is in the manufacture of mucopolysaccharides which are one of the main components of all connective tissues.  

Regulation of the body’s metabolism is another vital function of manganese with manganese activated enzymes helping in the metabolism of cholesterol, amino acids and carbohydrates.  Also a powerful contributor to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, manganese is a component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) which helps to fight free radicals.  Free radicals occur naturally in the body but can damage cell membranes and DNA, antioxidants such as SOD can help to neutralise free radicals.  Rich sources of manganese include; whole grains, nuts and nut butters and leafy vegetables.

Manganese contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the normal formation of connective tissue

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

SOURCE OF
Vitamin A
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Source of Vitamin A

Vitamin A is the name given to a group of fat-soluble antioxidant compounds.  Two different types of vitamin A are found in the diet; “preformed vitamin A” (also referred to as retinol or retinal) is found in animal products and “pro-vitamin A” is found in plant based foods - the most common type being beta-carotene.  It was the first fat soluble vitamin to be recognised and is sometimes referred to as the “anti-infective” vitamin due to its enhancement of the body’s immunity against infections by increasing the lymphatic responses against disease forming antigens.  It keeps the mucous membranes moist that line the mouth, respiratory passage and urinary tract and enhances the activity of white blood cells. 

Known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina in the eye, it enables your eyes to adjust to light changes, keeps the eyes moist and improves night vision.  It can also significantly reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.  Vitamin A helps to keep your body free from free radicals and toxins which might cause damage to your skin, helping to keep it soft and supple by ensuring moisture retention.  Vitamin A deficiency can impair iron metabolism which can lead to anaemia despite adequate iron intake.  Playing an important role in cells’ ability to adapt to perform specific functions in larger organs, the richest sources of preformed vitamin A are found in liver, kidney, butter and whole milk, whereas good sources of pro-vitamin A are dark green leafy vegetables and yellow-orange vegetables such as sweet potatoes and carrots.

Vitamin A contributes to:

·         normal iron metabolism

·         the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

·         the maintenance of normal skin

·         the maintenance of normal vision

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         Vitamin A has a role in the process of cell specialisation

SOURCE OF
Vitamin B1
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Source of Vitamin B1

Also known as thiamin, vitamin B1 is one of the eight water soluble vitamins in the vitamin B family.  It is a vital human nutrient playing an important role in how we convert our food into energy – when we consume our food it is broken down into simpler units such as carbohydrates, fats and amino acids, vitamin B1 plays a crucial role in utilising these units to produce energy.  This is especially true for cells in the brain where the energy demand is really high which is why it is also referred to as a “morale vitamin” for its positive effect on the nervous system and a healthy mental attitude! 

Promoting the health of the nervous system, vitamin B1 helps in the proper development of the myelin sheaths around nerves, improving the body’s ability to withstand stress, it is often called the “anti-stress” vitamin and is also reported to improve the memory and powers of concentration.  Thiamin is essential to the body’s cardiac heath, involved in blood formation and helping in the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine which is used to relay messages between the nerves and muscles to ensure proper cardiac function.  Brewer’s yeast and liver are the richest sources of vitamin B1, however, spirulina, linseeds, rye, wheat germ and kidney beans are also important sources of this vitamin.

Vitamin B1 contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal psychological function

·         the normal function of the heart

SOURCE OF
Vitamin B3
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Source of Vitamin B3

Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, is an essential nutrient that must be provided for in your diet. The health benefits of niacin are primarily derived from its use in producing a coenzyme called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide or NAD, with one of the most important health benefits being its role in producing energy from dietary carbohydrates and fats.  Vitamin B3 seems to have a particularly potent role in maintaining mental agility and is important for the proper functioning of all cells including the cells of the brain and the nervous system - it acts as a powerful antioxidant in brain cells.  When the nervous system is working properly symptoms such as anxiety and mood swings can be prevented, even a slight deficiency in vitamin B3 can cause physical and mental fatigue. 

The most common symptom of niacin deficiency involves the skin with a severe deficiency leading to dermatitis and a condition called “pellagra” where a thick scaly rash develops in areas exposed to sunlight.  If pellagra is left untreated it can perturb the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue making them red and swollen.  Vitamin B3 is found abundantly in chia seeds with just 100 grams providing approximately 55% of daily required levels.  Other good sources include sesame and sunflower seeds, nuts and nut butters, capers and brewer’s yeast.

Vitamin B3 contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal psychological function

·         the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

·         the maintenance of normal skin

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

SOURCE OF
Vitamin B6
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Source of Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, plays an essential role in human life and is the most versatile of all the B vitamins!  Working closely with the other B vitamins, vitamin B6 contributes to numerous functions in the body.  It plays an important role in refurbishing the immune system to the required functional level, this potential health benefit appears to be associated with its role in the metabolism of the amino acid tryptophan.  Also referred to as the “mood vitamin”, B6 is needed for proper brain development and function, preventing mental fatigue and helping the body make the feel good hormones serotonin and norepinephrine that relax and lift your spirits, along with melatonin, the hormone which regulates the body clock. 

Vitamin B6 is functional in working with a number of enzymatic systems to make these enzymes work in the desired manner, this association contributes to the proper functioning of the nervous system.  It is also involved at several steps in the metabolism of carbohydrates, in particular the enzyme that pulls carbohydrates out of storage in the cell - in the form of a molecule called glycogen – which requires vitamin B6 for its activity and it metabolises a number of other nutrients to extract energy.  Vitamin B6 is a key factor in the manufacture of haemoglobin – the oxygen carrying component of red blood cells – and has a role in preventing heart disease.  Without enough B6 a compound called homocysteine builds up in the body which can damage blood vessel linings, setting the stage for plaque build-up when the body tries to heal the damage.  Vitamin B6 prevents this build-up thereby reducing the risk of heart attack.  The availability of this important vitamin is highest in foods like spirulina, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, green beans, walnuts and wheat germ.

Vitamin B6 contributes to:

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal homocysteine metabolism

·         normal protein and glycogen metabolism

·         normal psychological function

·         normal red blood cell formation

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         the regulation of hormonal activity

·         normal cysteine synthesis

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

SOURCE OF
Magnesium
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Source of Magnesium

The importance of magnesium ions for all life itself, as well as for overall vibrant health, is hard to overstate.  Frequently referred to as the “miracle mineral”, magnesium is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions involving the creation of energy and its transport, the creation and synthesis of proteins and is involved in literally hundreds of enzymatic reactions - it activates the enzymes that make copies of DNA and RNA making it essential in the process of cell division. 

Roughly half of your body’s magnesium is stored in your bones and acts as a cofactor with calcium and vitamin D to maintain and strengthen the bone structure and teeth (your teeth can only form hard enamel from calcium if magnesium is available).  It also works, again in concert with calcium, to regulate electrical impulses in the cells.  Cellular calcium channels allow the mineral to enter the cell only as long as needed to conduct an impulse, it is ushered out immediately by magnesium once its task is fulfilled, operating as a natural calcium channel blocker and responsible for relaxation, magnesium is pivotally important to the functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system.  Both magnesium and calcium are intimately involved with muscle function (magnesium relaxes, calcium contracts) with frequent muscle cramps being a symptom of a deficiency in magnesium.  If magnesium is severely deficient, the brain is particularly affected as magnesium is crucial to the production of neurotransmitters and the integrity of the blood brain barrier and therefore is needed to maintain normal psychological function.  The best food sources of magnesium include; avocados, chia and hemp seeds, sesame seeds, raw cacao and raw chocolate, sprouted nuts/seeds, sea vegetables (such as kelp and nori), raw green vegetables and grass fed dairy products.

Magnesium contributes to:

·         a reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         electrolyte balance

·         normal energy yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         normal protein synthesis

·         normal psychological function

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the maintenance of normal teeth

·         Magnesium has a role in the process of cell division

Banana
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 5g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
5
 
Energy KJ/ Kcal
1520KJ/363Kcal
76KJ/18Kcal
0.91%
Fat
0.6g
0.03g
0.04%
of which saturates
0.1g
0.01g
 
Carbohydrate
81.5g
4.08g
1.57%
of which sugars
73.56g
3.68g
 
Protein
4g
0.2g
0.40%
Dietary Fibre
7.7g
0.39g
 
Salt
0.2mg
0.01mg
0.00%
Vitamin A
0.1488mg
0.01mg
0.93%
Vitamin B1
0.2mg
0.01mg
0.91%
Vitamin B3
2.8mg
0.14mg
0.88%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
0.02mg
1.43%
Potassium
1491mg
74.55mg
3.73%
Magnesium
108mg
5.4mg
1.44%
Copper
0.4mg
0.02mg
2.00%
Manganese
0.6mg
0.03mg
1.50%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult
  • Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation.
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

Every care and attention has been taken in ensuring that this premium quality powder comes to you in peak condition. There have been no chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers used in the production of this highly nutritional powder. After the bananas have been picked and skinned they undergo a very slow drying process, without high temperatures, to make sure that none of the nutritional content is lost. The dry bananas then go through a screening process ensuring the best examples go on to be powdered. Because of the absence of chemical additives in the growing of the Banana plants and the lack of heat processing, the resulting product can be classified as raw and organic. This tasty powder complies with GMP standards and is quality assured by Indigo Herbs. 

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3 out of 5by Eva Poku
3 January 2019
It is OK, but the product name doesn't say if it was green banana or ripe one.
1 out of 5by Olubukonla Leoso
20 October 2018
First time placing order with indigo herbs. Orders never came. Sent sevral email without response. Will NEVER order from them again even if they are the cheapeston the internet.
5 out of 5by Gail Beard
8 September 2016
Excellent product and service, therefore repeat buyer.
Organic Baobab Powder 250g
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Latin Name: Adansonia digitata

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  • Known as the "Tree of Life" in Africa
  • Fibre rich, delicious fruit powder - promotes optimum digestion
  • High in calcium and magnesium - supports healthy bones
  • High in immune boosting vitamin C 
  • Antioxidant rich
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Organic Baobab Powder from Indigo Herbs is highly nutritionally rich fruit powder with a delicious tangy and citrus flavour. It is exceptionally high in fibre to promote optimum digestion and is high in many other important nutrients. Organic Baobab Powder be added to fruit juice or breakfast smoothie, used in baking and raw dessert recipes. 

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this superfruit powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as “the Tree of Life”, “The Chemist Tree” and “the Monkey Bread Tree”, the baobab tree has long held high importance for humans (and animals) due to its high nutritional content.

It is naturally high in the potent anti-oxidant vitamin C – this is an essential nutrient for collagen production and a healthy immune system - disease fighting white blood cells contain 20 times the amount of vitamin C than any other cells.

Our Organic Baobab Powder is also high in the essential minerals; calcium, magnesium and potassium - these are vital for the functioning of all living cells!  Calcium and magnesium work together to support healthy bones and teeth, muscle contraction and relaxation and cell communication - magnesium alone is responsible for over 300 enzymatic processes in the body and is frequently referred to as the “miracle mineral”.

Add this delicious fruit pulp powder to give a nutritious boost to smoothies, fruit juice, milk or plant milks!

Baobab fruit pulp powder can be easily dissolved in water, or other liquids such as fruit juice or milk, rice milk, oat milk, coconut milk. It is delicious to taste and blends well to make a fortified drink for children and adults. Traditionally in Africa it is used by pregnant women and sometimes babies for nourishment.

Serving:

5-10 g of Fruit Pulp every day per person.

1 teaspoon equals 1 gram (1 tsp = 1g)
HIGH IN
Dietary Fibre
HIGH IN
Vitamin C
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High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C, a water soluble vitamin also known as ascorbic acid, is one of the safest and most effective vitamins whose benefits are many.  It is absolutely vital in collagen production – collagen is a simple protein and an essential part of our connective tissue – the very framework of our body.  All of the components that hold our bodies together such as skin, bones, blood vessels, teeth and gums, tendons and cartilage rely upon collagen.  Vitamin C is directly responsible for influencing collagen synthesis and helps to shield us from the symptoms of collagen deletion – most famously scurvy! 

A powerful antioxidant, vitamin C can protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals which are harmful by-products of digestion or foreign substances in the atmosphere.  Inside the body it changes form to a negatively charged compound called ascorbate which helps to protect nerve cells and improves psychological function.  It has been known as the antioxidant’s antioxidant because it functions to protect vitamin E from oxidation too, another vitamin that interacts with free radicals to prevent cell damage.  Vitamin C strongly enhances the absorption of iron - when they are consumed and digested together, vitamin C combines with the iron to form a compound that is more easily absorbed.  Crucial to the overall health of the body in its efforts to fight off infections – both bacterial and viral – white blood cells contain 20 times the amount of vitamin C than other cells and require constant replenishment to keep the immune system working to its optimum capacity, especially during and after intense physical exercise.    Whilst highly concentrated in citrus fruits, other rich sources of vitamin C are acerola cherries, leafy green vegetables, red peppers and potatoes.

Vitamin C contributes to:

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of gums

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal psychological function

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         maintain the normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E

·         Vitamin C increases iron absorption

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Potassium
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High in Potassium

Potassium, the third most abundant mineral in the human body, is an essential mineral whose ions are vital for the functioning of all living cells!  Potassium plays a role at both the cellular and electrical level – considered and electrolyte because it carries a tiny electrical charge – it is found in red blood cells, muscles and bones.  Our bodies use potassium ions to conduct electrical impulses along muscle and nerve cells, it helps to boost the efficiency of nerve reflexes that transmit messages from one body part to another, this in turn helps in muscle contraction to perform various activities without tiring quickly. 

Potassium also has vasodilating properties that work to relieve the tension of blood vessels which is one of the main causes of high blood pressure.  It is helpful in reversing the role of sodium in unbalancing normal blood pressure thus acting as a vital component that maintains the normality of blood pressure in the human body.  The importance of potassium should not be underestimated in your dietary plan, most famously found in bananas other rich sources of potassium include spinach, avocados and coconut water.

Potassium contributes to:

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         the maintenance of normal blood pressure

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Calcium
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High in Calcium

Forming 2% of total body weight in adults, calcium’s best known role is in bone and tooth health.  It forms a part of hydroxyapatite, the mineral complex that makes your bones and teeth hard and maintains bone density.  It is especially important that children consume an adequate amount of calcium to maximise their bone mass prior to adult years.  Also an important part of the blood clotting process, calcium works together with vitamin K and a protein called fibrinogen in the clotting cascade, without adequate levels of calcium and vitamin K the blood will take longer to clot.  Calcium helps your muscles contract in response to nerve stimulation, it activates a protein called calmodulin that your muscle cells need to provide the fuel they need to function.  Assisting in the transmission of neural impulses, the calcium in your body also aids other types of cell communication – it acts as a “second messenger” in your cells which means it responds to chemical signals from outside your cells and then triggers a response inside your cell. 

Calcium helps to activate several digestive enzymes and there is considerable evidence that calcium and vitamin D intake are influential in modulating energy metabolism in humans.  Like all minerals, calcium doesn’t work alone but in tandem with other nutrients such as magnesium and vitamin D, for this reason, obtaining our calcium from whole foods – foods whose nutrient profiles have been optimised by nature for superior absorption – is the best way to remain healthy!  Excellent natural calcium sources include; chia seeds, sesame seeds, seaweed (such as kelp and Kombu), dark leafy greens and dairy products (such as yoghurt, cheese and kefir).

Calcium contributes to:

·         normal blood clotting

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal muscle function

·         normal neurotransmission

·         the normal function of digestive enzymes

·         Calcium has a role in the process of cell division and specialisation

·         Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones

·         Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal teeth

·         Calcium is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children

 

HIGH IN
Magnesium
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High in Magnesium

The importance of magnesium ions for all life itself, as well as for overall vibrant health, is hard to overstate.  Frequently referred to as the “miracle mineral”, magnesium is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions involving the creation of energy and its transport, the creation and synthesis of proteins and is involved in literally hundreds of enzymatic reactions - it activates the enzymes that make copies of DNA and RNA making it essential in the process of cell division. 

Roughly half of your body’s magnesium is stored in your bones and acts as a cofactor with calcium and vitamin D to maintain and strengthen the bone structure and teeth (your teeth can only form hard enamel from calcium if magnesium is available).  It also works, again in concert with calcium, to regulate electrical impulses in the cells.  Cellular calcium channels allow the mineral to enter the cell only as long as needed to conduct an impulse, it is ushered out immediately by magnesium once its task is fulfilled, operating as a natural calcium channel blocker and responsible for relaxation, magnesium is pivotally important to the functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system.  Both magnesium and calcium are intimately involved with muscle function (magnesium relaxes, calcium contracts) with frequent muscle cramps being a symptom of a deficiency in magnesium.  If magnesium is severely deficient, the brain is particularly affected as magnesium is crucial to the production of neurotransmitters and the integrity of the blood brain barrier and therefore is needed to maintain normal psychological function.  The best food sources of magnesium include; avocados, chia and hemp seeds, sesame seeds, raw cacao and raw chocolate, sprouted nuts/seeds, sea vegetables (such as kelp and nori), raw green vegetables and grass fed dairy products.

Magnesium contributes to:

·         a reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         electrolyte balance

·         normal energy yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         normal protein synthesis

·         normal psychological function

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the maintenance of normal teeth

·         Magnesium has a role in the process of cell division

Baobab
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 5g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
5
 
Energy KJ/ Kcal
913KJ/218Kcal
46KJ/11Kcal
0.54%
Fat
0.2g
0.01g
0.01%
of which saturates
0.1g
0.01g
 
Carbohydrate
26.1g
1.31g
0.50%
of which sugars
14g
0.7g
 
Protein
3.6g
0.18g
0.36%
Dietary Fibre
49.2g
2.46g
 
Salt
1.85mg
0.09mg
0.00%
Vitamin C
104mg
5.2mg
6.50%
Potassium
2270mg
113.5mg
5.68%
Calcium
339mg
16.95mg
2.12%
Magnesium
148mg
7.4mg
1.97%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult
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  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

Because the pulp of the Baobab fruit is naturally dry the process of manufacture is a reasonably easy one. After the fruits are harvested the pulp is mechanically separated from the seed, milled, tested and made ready for shipping. There is no heat treatment of any sort because of the dryness of the pulp in its natural form. The Baobab fruit can be harvested from the tree and kept up to three months before the pulp starts to turn. The fruits used to make Indigo Herbs Organic Baobab Powder are grown on organically certified land, there have been no chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers used in the production of this highly nutritional powder.

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5 out of 5by Cedomir Stevcic
13 October 2018
Good product. Thank you.
4 out of 5by Maxine Carter
4 September 2018
This I bought for a gift for someone else as I know it's very good as I always buy it for myself from this company! Very fast despatch time and arrival time, if there's ever a delay it is most likely to be royal mail! I think they perhaps don't seem to put a replacement postman on where I live, when the postman is perhaps away on annual leave... Post has been terrible this week, luckily I ordered it about a week or so ago, and got it before this weeks postal delays by royal mail... Twice this week I have been charged first class delivery prices by other companies yet not received my items first class at all... This company is very good, always despatched immediately - highly recommendable company to order from :)
4 out of 5by Maxine Carter
4 September 2018
Excellent customer service - they responded to a query almost immediately! Very fast despatch time and arrival time, as usual, which was imperative on this occasion, as this is good to put in natural yoghurt and stir in with added fresh fruit, after having to take antibiotics! And excellent quality product as always :) Highly recommendable company to order from, I always order from here :)
5 out of 5by Janice
17 January 2018
Well packaged, quick delivery, good product.
4 out of 5by Maxine Carter
6 January 2018
Excellent quality product - I ordered organic baobab powder! Fast delivery, and good price! Highly recommend this company :)
4 out of 5by Maxine Carter
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Excellent product, I ordered baobab powder, fast delivery...
5 out of 5by Monique Duarte
14 September 2016
I am really impressed with the quality of this product. Delicious added to juices and other smoothies!
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LOVELY COLOUR, PERFECT TASTING AND QUALITY
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Latin Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius

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  • Fantastic Alternative to Sugar
  • Sweet malty taste similar to Caramalised Sugar
  • Thought to have Prebiotic Properties that help the intestine
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Organic Yacon Powder from Indigo Herbs is on of the finest premium Yacon Powder sweeteners available. The amazing thing about Yacon Powder is the way that the body processes the sweet tasting starches. The taste buds recognise the sweet Yacon Powder but the digestive system does not process the syrup like a normal sugar. This makes our Organic Yacon Powder a great low calorie sweetener that can be added to almost anything you'd like to sweeten.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this natural sweetner. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals

Also known as: Peruvian Ground Apple, Aicama, Jicama, Diet Potato, Yacon Potato

Our Yacon Powder is a fantastic dietary source of "fructooligosaccharides", sugar molecules connected in a way that makes them unrecognisable to the digestive system. They stimulate the taste buds but cannot be digested making this a great low carbohydrate and low GI alternative to sugar. It is pre-biotic, feeding the friendly bacteria in the digestive system. When the bacteria digest the fructooligosaccharides it produces short chain fatty acids which are thought to have anti-obesity effects.

Integrating Superfoods into your daily diet is simple and easy. Superfoods are particularly dense in nutrients, and free from any bulking agents or fillers. By adding superfoods to your daily diet you can fortify your food with super nutrition. Try replacing breakfast with a superfood smoothie. The smoothie can be made with a base of nut milk, seed milk or non-dairy milk such as rice milk, alternatively the main body of the smoothie can be created with fruit or vegetable juices.

Then additional superfood and herb powders can be added to fortify the smoothie with extra beneficial properties, the powders are largely dissolvable and can be scooped in and then blended or shaken until fully mixed in. Superfoods can be easily added to breakfast cereals such as porridge, muesli or granola. The powders, berries, grains, seeds and nuts can also be added to soups, salads, stews, curries, and used as toppings for any meal. Think about what you can replace in your daily diet with Superfoods. For full instructions go to our How to use Superfoods page.

You can use Indigo Herbs Organic Yacon Powder exactly how you would any other cane sugar but enjoy the benefits of a much lower GI. Some compare it so the taste of caramalised sugar. Organic Yacon Powder is a great sugar alternative in cooking.

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Indigo Herbs Organic Yacon Powder can be used as an alternative to cane sugar in cooking. You can use this sweetener exactly how you would sugar.

Organic Yacon Powder
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 5g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
5
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1528KJ/360Kcal
76KJ/18Kcal
0.91%
Fat
0.0g
0.0g
0.00%
of which saturates
0.0g
0.0g
 
Carbohydrate
86.7g
4.3g
1.67%
of which sugars
40.0g
2.0g
2.22%
Protein
0.0g
0.0g
0.00%
Dietary Fibre
6.7g
0.3g
 
Salt
250.00mg
12.50mg
0.21%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult

Indigo Herbs Organic Yacon Powder is grown and processed under strict organic standards. Just as the rainy season commences the Yacon roots are dug up and selected for quality. After being washed in citric water they are dried in their natural raw state so that very little moisture is left in the root. They are then milled into fine Organic Yacon Powder which is fully tested before being shipped. 

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Latin Name: Chenopodium quinoa

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  • Quinoa Popped like popcorn
  • Unique Texture & subtle nutty flavour
  • High in Minerals & a source of Protein
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Organic Puffed Quinoa from Indigo Herbs are a crunchy nutty nutritious treat made from popped Quinoa. Quinoa Puffs can be eaten as a breakfast cereal or prepared as a fantastic salad mixer. Organic Puffed Quinoa has a great deal of Nutrition and will be a fantastic addition to any diet. Why not try Quinoa Puffs for breakfast with figs.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality Wholefoods. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this wholefood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals and Superfoods.

These highly nutritious seeds are an extremely rich source of many important nutrients. Vitamins B1, B2 and Folate (B9) work together to ensure optimum digestion, Vitamin B1 is essential to the production of hydrochloric acid – without which we would be unable to digest food consumed. It also exerts a positive effect on the brain and central nervous system – B1 assists the proper development of the myelin sheaths surrounding nerves, improving the body’s ability to withstand stress. B2 is a powerful brain antioxidant, serving as a component of glutathione – an important antioxidant serving in cellular defence, allowing the body to prevent and fight infections and disease. It is also reliant on a plentiful supply of Selenium and Vitamin E to function properly within the body, Quinoa is a source of these two antioxidant nutrients.

Also a fabulous source of many minerals, Quinoa is high in Magnesium – a crucial mineral for overall vibrant health. It is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions including the creation and transport of energy and the creation and synthesis of proteins. It is also high in Phosphorus, the most abundant mineral in the body and essential for strong bones and teeth. Zinc, Copper and Manganese work together to keep the immune system working to optimum capacity, involved in various processes including the production of T-cells – white blood cells that are deployed to fight off foreign invaders in the bloodstream.

Although it is only a source of Protein, Quinoa is one of the few plants that is a complete protein, providing all of the amino acids our bodies cannot make. Meaning “of prime importance” in Greek, Proteins participate in every cellular process occurring in the body. They are the main building blocks of the body used to make muscles, tendons, organs and skin. One 50g serving of Quinoa will provide you with around 7g of high quality plant protein. 

Our Wholefoods are 100% pure and unprocessed with nothing added. They are simple and easy to integrate into your daily diet. Seeds can be roasted or soaked and sprouted. Nuts can be made into nut milk, nut butter or snacked upon. Fruits can flavour a cake, bread or biscuits, or make a great topping to breakfast cereal.

Nuts, seeds and dried fruit all make great ingredients for a superfood snack trail mix, and can supply essential daily nutrients whilst being delicious and satisfying. For full instructions go to our How to use Wholefoods page.

Puffed Quinoa can be used in a multitude of different ways - sprinkled on salads, as a breakfast cereal, as a substitute for puffed rice and used in baking and bread making.

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Use as required.

HIGH IN
Dietary Fibre
HIGH IN
Vitamin B1
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High in Vitamin B1

Also known as thiamin, vitamin B1 is one of the eight water soluble vitamins in the vitamin B family.  It is a vital human nutrient playing an important role in how we convert our food into energy – when we consume our food it is broken down into simpler units such as carbohydrates, fats and amino acids, vitamin B1 plays a crucial role in utilising these units to produce energy.  This is especially true for cells in the brain where the energy demand is really high which is why it is also referred to as a “morale vitamin” for its positive effect on the nervous system and a healthy mental attitude! 

Promoting the health of the nervous system, vitamin B1 helps in the proper development of the myelin sheaths around nerves, improving the body’s ability to withstand stress, it is often called the “anti-stress” vitamin and is also reported to improve the memory and powers of concentration.  Thiamin is essential to the body’s cardiac heath, involved in blood formation and helping in the production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine which is used to relay messages between the nerves and muscles to ensure proper cardiac function.  Brewer’s yeast and liver are the richest sources of vitamin B1, however, spirulina, linseeds, rye, wheat germ and kidney beans are also important sources of this vitamin.

Vitamin B1 contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal psychological function

·         the normal function of the heart

HIGH IN
Folate
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High in Folate

Folate – the naturally occurring vitamin B9 – is often confused with folic acid.  Folic acid is a synthetically derived molecule created in a German laboratory in the 1940s and does not occur naturally in food.  Needless to say, folate metabolizes faster in the body and any excess is excreted through the urine whereas folic acid can accumulate in the blood and may adversely affect immune cell function.  Nature knows best when it comes to nutrition!  Folate is probably the vitamin whose essential role in pregnancy is most widely known.  It is necessary for the production of new DNA which is needed for the production of new cells – the growing life within the womb engages in constant cell division and the mother must expand her blood supply with the production of new red blood cells – these activities demand a generous supply of folate. 

Folate works to convert the amino acid homocysteine into methionine - a deficiency allows homocysteine levels to accumulate in the body.  High levels of homocysteine are associated with heart disease and stroke and can block blood and other nutrients from reaching the brain, interfering with the production of the feel good hormones serotonin and dopamine which regulate mood.  Within the body, folate is an activator – it has an influence on “natural killer” cells of the immune system which are in charge of fighting infections and malignant cells.  Romaine lettuce, spinach and asparagus are especially high in folate; other good sources include egg yolks, legumes and lentils.

Folate contributes to:

  • maternal tissue growth during pregnancy
  • normal amino acid synthesis
  • normal blood formation
  • normal homocysteine metabolism
  • normal psychological function
  • the normal function of the immune system
  • the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Folate has a role in the process of cell division
HIGH IN
Phosphorus
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High in Phosphorus

Next to calcium, phosphorus is the most abundant mineral in the body.  In order to be properly utilised it must be in proper balance with calcium and magnesium in the blood, these are the two minerals it works in tandem with to create strong bones and teeth, also helping to lay the foundation of a strong skeletal structure.  It is an essential part of our diet - especially as children when the most bone growth and development occurs.  Both DNA and RNA contain phosphorus which make it important for cellular reproduction. 

Phosphorus also contributes to the repair process and maintenance of various body cells which suffer from daily wear and tear, it makes up part of the phospholipids that surround cells - phospholipids help to protect and regulate what goes in and out of each cell.  Phosphorus plays an essential role in how the body stores and uses energy, it aids in the process of energy extraction by stimulating the process of metabolism of different nutrients including niacin(B3) and riboflavin(B2), helping to maximise the uptake of these two vitamins in particular.  The best sources for this mineral are chlorella, dairy, whole grains, legumes and nuts.

Phosphorus contributes to:

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the maintenance of normal teeth

·         the normal growth and development of bone in children

·         the normal function of cell membranes

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

HIGH IN
Magnesium
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High in Magnesium

The importance of magnesium ions for all life itself, as well as for overall vibrant health, is hard to overstate.  Frequently referred to as the “miracle mineral”, magnesium is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions involving the creation of energy and its transport, the creation and synthesis of proteins and is involved in literally hundreds of enzymatic reactions - it activates the enzymes that make copies of DNA and RNA making it essential in the process of cell division. 

Roughly half of your body’s magnesium is stored in your bones and acts as a cofactor with calcium and vitamin D to maintain and strengthen the bone structure and teeth (your teeth can only form hard enamel from calcium if magnesium is available).  It also works, again in concert with calcium, to regulate electrical impulses in the cells.  Cellular calcium channels allow the mineral to enter the cell only as long as needed to conduct an impulse, it is ushered out immediately by magnesium once its task is fulfilled, operating as a natural calcium channel blocker and responsible for relaxation, magnesium is pivotally important to the functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system.  Both magnesium and calcium are intimately involved with muscle function (magnesium relaxes, calcium contracts) with frequent muscle cramps being a symptom of a deficiency in magnesium.  If magnesium is severely deficient, the brain is particularly affected as magnesium is crucial to the production of neurotransmitters and the integrity of the blood brain barrier and therefore is needed to maintain normal psychological function.  The best food sources of magnesium include; avocados, chia and hemp seeds, sesame seeds, raw cacao and raw chocolate, sprouted nuts/seeds, sea vegetables (such as kelp and nori), raw green vegetables and grass fed dairy products.

Magnesium contributes to:

·         a reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         electrolyte balance

·         normal energy yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         normal protein synthesis

·         normal psychological function

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the maintenance of normal teeth

·         Magnesium has a role in the process of cell division

HIGH IN
Iron
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High in Iron

Iron is needed for a number of highly complex processes that continuously take place in the body on a molecular level and that are indispensable to human life.  Formation of haemoglobin is the chief function of this mineral – this is the primary protein found in red blood cells and represents about two thirds of the body’s iron.  Haemoglobin binds to the oxygen molecules that you breathe in from the air and releases them into your tissues.  The brain receives around 20% of the blood oxygen and a proper flow of blood to the brain can stimulate cognitive activity and help to create new neural pathways, it is especially important that children consume enough iron in their diet – iron deficiency in the first two years of a child’s life is associated with delayed cognitive and psychomotor development.  

Ribonucleic reductase is an iron dependant enzyme that is required for DNA synthesis (cell division), thus iron is required for a number of functions including healing and immune function - red blood cells are necessary for providing oxygen to damaged tissues, organs and cells.  Iron is also involved in food metabolism and is a cofactor and activator for some enzymes which play key roles in energy production and metabolism.  If iron stores are low symptoms can include tiredness, fatigue and dizziness.  Dietary iron has two forms, heme (animal based) and non-heme (plant based), important sources are; grass fed beef, oysters, spinach, lentils and beans.

Iron contributes to:

·         normal cognitive function

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin

·         normal oxygen transport in the body

·         normal function of the immune system

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         normal cognitive development of children

·         Iron has a role in the process of cell division

HIGH IN
Zinc
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High in Zinc

Zinc is a metal that functions as an essential nutrient in the body, it is found in every cell and has been used since ancient times, with Ayurvedic texts dating as far back as the 14th century recommending its application in various forms.  Although only required in limited amounts, zinc supports important bodily processes like strengthening the immune system – your body needs zinc to make T-cells, a type of white blood cell that fights off foreign invaders in your bloodstream.  With antioxidant properties, zinc helps to protect the cells in the body from damage by free radicals and supports the catalytic activity of various enzymes essential in DNA synthesis and cell division.  In males, zinc assists in spermatogenesis (the production of mature spermatozoa) and is a critical mineral for robust testosterone levels, in females it aids in all the reproductive phases including the birth and lactation stages. 

Zinc is an essential component of over 300 enzymes participating in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fatty acids, proteins and other macronutrients and has a regulatory role in vitamin A transport mediated through protein synthesis.  The intake of zinc has a positive influence on bone mass, it is an important cofactor in the stimulation of bone building osteoblasts (cells that synthesize bone), it accelerates the renewal of skin cells and it is essential for healthy nails and shiny hair.  Zinc is vital for vision with high concentrations found in the retina and may also protect from night blindness and prevent the development of cataracts.  This super nutrient also plays a crucial role in memory formation and cognitive stability, ensuring a proper intake of zinc is an important step towards optimal brain function.  Topping the list of zinc rich foods are oysters, however seeds such as chia, sunflower, hemp and pumpkin are also rich sources of this important mineral.

Zinc contributes to:

·         normal DNA synthesis

·         normal acid-base metabolism

·         normal carbohydrate metabolism

·         normal cognitive function

·         normal fertility and reproduction

·         normal macronutrient metabolism

·         normal metabolism of fatty acids

·         normal metabolism of Vitamin A

·         normal protein synthesis

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the maintenance of normal hair

·         the maintenance of normal nails

HIGH IN
Copper
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High in Copper

An essential trace mineral in the body, copper has long been known to play a role in human health – its use dates back to 400 BC when Hippocrates is said to have employed it as a treatment for a variety of disorders.  Playing a beneficial role in immune function, you need copper for healthy white blood cells – the cell type tasked with seeking out, identifying and destroying pathogens.  Low copper levels lower your white blood count leaving you vulnerable to infection. 

Copper is a vital element of the dark pigment melanin which imparts colouration to the hair and skin, intake of copper is said to protect greying hair.  Copper helps in the absorption of iron from the intestinal tract and releases it from its primary storage sites like the liver.  Also playing a significant role in the synthesis of haemoglobin, myelin and collagen, copper helps to protect the myelin sheath surrounding the nerves and is actively involved in the production of an element of connective tissue, elastin.  Functioning as a coenzyme for energy metabolism from the macronutrients in food we consume, copper enables a normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins.  Oxidative stress is a characteristic of copper deficiency, when obtained from dietary sources it acts as an antioxidant, getting rid of free radicals which can damage your cells and DNA.  For your body to use copper you need to have a balance of zinc and manganese which is why it is best to obtain your copper from dietary sources where it is already in bioavailable form.  Topping the chart as the best source of copper are oysters!  Closely followed by kale, shitake mushrooms, seeds, nuts and nut butters.

Copper Contributes to:

·         the maintenance of normal connective tissues

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal hair pigmentation

·         normal iron transport in the body

·         normal skin pigmentation

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

 

 

HIGH IN
Manganese
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High in Manganese

Derived from the Greek word for magic, manganese is a trace mineral that is present in tiny amounts in the body and is found mostly in the bones, liver, kidneys and pancreas.  It is essential for the proper and normal growth of the human bone structure and is a very effective mineral in aiding in the increase of the mineral density of spinal bone.  Manganese is also needed in the production and repair of connective tissue, its specific role is in the manufacture of mucopolysaccharides which are one of the main components of all connective tissues.  

Regulation of the body’s metabolism is another vital function of manganese with manganese activated enzymes helping in the metabolism of cholesterol, amino acids and carbohydrates.  Also a powerful contributor to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, manganese is a component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) which helps to fight free radicals.  Free radicals occur naturally in the body but can damage cell membranes and DNA, antioxidants such as SOD can help to neutralise free radicals.  Rich sources of manganese include; whole grains, nuts and nut butters and leafy vegetables.

Manganese contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the normal formation of connective tissue

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

SOURCE OF
Protein
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Source of Protein

Proteins are a group of biological compounds which are present in every live cell, organ and tissue of the body.  Meaning “first” or “of prime importance” in Greek, proteins participate in every cellular process occurring in the body.  Proteins are made up of structures called amino acids, there are a total of 21 amino acids, 9 are essential, the rest are nonessential – you must consume the essential amino acids in your diet because your body cannot make them. 

Dietary protein supports bone health in three main ways: by supplying the raw material required to construct soft bone matrix, by increasing plasma IGF1 and by promoting muscle growth and retention.  IGF1 is a growth hormone that stimulates and increases the activity of osteoblasts (cells which secrete the substance of bone).  It is especially important to ensure that children get enough protein since they are still developing and it is necessary to ensure their growth is unimpaired.  Proteins play an important role in muscle contraction and coordination, they are present in the muscle tissues in the form of many microfilaments and provide muscle structure.  Muscle growth depends on the adequacy of proteins in the body.  Proteins function as building blocks for muscles, bones and cartilage, opt for a variety of whole foods to meet your protein needs including; grass fed meat and poultry, eggs, dairy, seeds, beans and nuts.

Protein contributes to:

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         a growth in muscle mass

·         the maintenance of muscle mass

·         Protein is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children.

SOURCE OF
Vitamin E
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Source of Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an umbrella term for a group of eight fat soluble compounds (tocopherols) that are found in a wide variety of wholefoods.  These compounds, of which alpha-tocopherol is the most biologically active, have a number of functions in the body. 

Vitamin E is an important antioxidant whose primary role in the body is to scavenge free radicals – these are rogue atoms or atomic groups that have lost at least one electron, forcing them to steal electrons from neighbouring molecules in the hope of stabilizing themselves.  Whilst unsurprisingly this can cause havoc in the body, vitamin E has the ability to neutralize these free radicals thus protecting the cells from oxidative stress.  Vitamin E deficiency is rare due to its ability, whilst working in concert with a number of other compounds (including vitamin C), to restore reduced levels of vitamin E in the body.  The richest source of vitamin E is wheat germ, other foods that contain significant amounts include eggs, nuts, sunflower seeds, cold-pressed vegetable oils and avocados.

Vitamin E contributes to:

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

·         the regeneration of the reduced form of Vitamin E

SOURCE OF
Vitamin B2
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Source of Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is a water soluble vitamin.  It is one of the eight B vitamins that are essential for human health and is found in a variety of foods, both plant based and animal based, and is not lost in cooking like many of the other vitamins.  Vitamin B2 is critical to the breakdown of dietary carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy that you can use.  Without adequate riboflavin in the diet the enzymes involved in energy production do not function optimally which can lead to tiredness and stress. 

Working in tandem with other B vitamins, vitamin B2 helps to protect the nervous system and plays an important role in saving your body from oxidative stress caused by free radicals, serving as a component of the enzyme glutathione reductase which helps to neutralize free radicals.  Essential for the formation of fresh red blood cells, vitamin B2 also interacts with iron which is used to synthesize haemoglobin, allowing your body to get the oxygen rich blood needed to perform the daily functions of life.   Along with vitamin A, riboflavin also helps to maintain the mucous membranes in the digestive system.  Playing a major role in ensuring healthy corneas, perfect vision and radiant skin, vitamin B2 is best consumed as nature intended!  Dietary sources rich in this important vitamin include; dark leafy green vegetables, barleygrass, mushrooms, avocados, dairy products and wild rice.

 

Vitamin B2 contributes to:

·         normal energy yielding metabolism

·         the normal functioning of the nervous system

·         the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

·         the maintenance of normal red blood cells

·         the maintenance of normal skin

SOURCE OF
Potassium
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Source of Potassium

Potassium, the third most abundant mineral in the human body, is an essential mineral whose ions are vital for the functioning of all living cells!  Potassium plays a role at both the cellular and electrical level – considered and electrolyte because it carries a tiny electrical charge – it is found in red blood cells, muscles and bones.  Our bodies use potassium ions to conduct electrical impulses along muscle and nerve cells, it helps to boost the efficiency of nerve reflexes that transmit messages from one body part to another, this in turn helps in muscle contraction to perform various activities without tiring quickly. 

Potassium also has vasodilating properties that work to relieve the tension of blood vessels which is one of the main causes of high blood pressure.  It is helpful in reversing the role of sodium in unbalancing normal blood pressure thus acting as a vital component that maintains the normality of blood pressure in the human body.  The importance of potassium should not be underestimated in your dietary plan, most famously found in bananas other rich sources of potassium include spinach, avocados and coconut water.

Potassium contributes to:

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal muscle function

·         the maintenance of normal blood pressure

SOURCE OF
Selenium
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Source of Selenium

Selenium is an essential trace element that plays an important role in a number of physiological processes in humans.  It is a key element in spermatogenesis (the production or development of mature spermatozoa) and male fertility.  Selenium has also been shown to support the immune system by promoting the production of killer T-cells (a type of white blood cell), which engulf and destroy harmful foreign substances that enter the body and could otherwise cause disease and infection.  Selenium works in close conjunction with vitamin E as an antioxidant to prevent the formation of free radicals which can weaken and damage cells in every organ system. 

In addition, research has shown that selenium is an essential component of the thyroid gland’s functions, helping to regulate the amount of the thyroid hormone T3 that is produced within the body – without selenium the T3 hormone cannot be produced which can be catastrophic to a wide variety of your body’s systems.  It is believed that good selenium intake can help to prevent hair loss and promote shiny hair and healthy nail growthBrazil nuts are the richest source of selenium discovered so far, also found in mushrooms, shellfish, garlic, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, selenium is destroyed when foods are refined or processed so eating a variety of whole, unprocessed foods is the best way to get selenium into your diet.

Selenium contributes to:

·         normal spermatogenesis

·         the maintenance of normal hair

·         the maintenance of normal nails

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         normal thyroid function

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

Organic Puffed Quinoa
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 25g
Serving%RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
25
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1541KJ/364Kcal
385KJ/91Kcal
4.6%
Fat
6.0g
1.5g
2.1%
of which saturates
1.0g
0.3g
 
Carbohydrate
58.0g
14.5g
5.6%
of which sugars
3.0g
0.8g
0.8%
Protein
15.0g
3.8g
7.5%
Dietary Fibre
7.0g
1.8g
 
Salt
0.00mg
0.00mg
0.0%
Vitamin E
2.44mg
0.61mg
5.1%
Vitamin B1
0.36mg
0.09mg
8.2%
Vitamin B2
0.32mg
0.08mg
5.7%
Folate
0.18mg
0.05mg
22.5%
Potassium
563.00mg
140.75mg
7.0%
Phosphorus
457.00mg
114.25mg
16.3%
Magnesium
197.00mg
49.25mg
13.1%
Iron
4.57mg
1.14mg
8.2%
Zinc
3.10mg
0.78mg
7.8%
Copper
0.59mg
0.15mg
14.8%
Manganese
2.00mg
0.50mg
25.0%
Selenium
0.01mg
0.00mg
4.5%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult

Puffed Quinoa from Indigo Herbs is made only from the highest grade Organic Quinoa popped and expanded. The process of making Puffed Quinoa is very simple; whole seed Quinoa is gently heated until each seed expands and pops much like popcorn. The Organic Puffed Qunioa is then left to cool before it is packaged. 

There are some reports of people being allergic to Quinoa and it causing stomach upset.

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5 out of 5by Herbie Shine
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Nice slightly nutty flavour. Would have liked it to be a little crisper but nothing wrong with it
5 out of 5by Christine Yearley
9 August 2017
Excellent service and product
5 out of 5by LARA HORVAT
30 May 2017
I just absolutely love this! I eat it when I want to have a cheat day and have a naughty breakfast cereal except this is not naughty at all and it tastes delicious with some vanilla soy milk! :)
Buy Organic Mango Slices (Dried) 125g from Indigo Herbs
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Latin Name: Mangifera indica

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  • Certified Organic.
  • Tasty, chewy and delicious
  • Full of essential vitamins and minerals
  • Great for adding to muesli or trail mix.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
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Organic Mango Slices from Indigo Herbs are a nourishing and tasty dried treat that can be eaten any time. Organic, premium quality dried Mango Slices are a delicious dried fruit and is the traditional fruit of India. A chewy, sweet natural Mango treat.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this wholefood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Our Wholefoods are 100% pure and unprocessed with nothing added. They are simple and easy to integrate into your daily diet. Seeds can be roasted or soaked and sprouted. Nuts can be made into nut milk, nut butter or snacked upon. Fruits can flavour a cake, bread or biscuits, or make a great topping to breakfast cereal.

Nuts, seeds and dried fruit all make great ingredients for a superfood snack trail mix, and can supply essential daily nutrients whilst being delicious and satisfying. For full instructions go to our How to use Wholefoods page.

These Organic Mango Slices can be eaten whole or cut up and used as a topping for a superfood breakfast muesli. Alternatively they can be used in all types of baking and cooking.

Serving:

Eat as you see fit. Mango is incredibly rich and if you over indulge it can cause upset stomach.

HIGH IN
Vitamin A
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High in Vitamin A

Vitamin A is the name given to a group of fat-soluble antioxidant compounds.  Two different types of vitamin A are found in the diet; “preformed vitamin A” (also referred to as retinol or retinal) is found in animal products and “pro-vitamin A” is found in plant based foods - the most common type being beta-carotene.  It was the first fat soluble vitamin to be recognised and is sometimes referred to as the “anti-infective” vitamin due to its enhancement of the body’s immunity against infections by increasing the lymphatic responses against disease forming antigens.  It keeps the mucous membranes moist that line the mouth, respiratory passage and urinary tract and enhances the activity of white blood cells. 

Known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina in the eye, it enables your eyes to adjust to light changes, keeps the eyes moist and improves night vision.  It can also significantly reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.  Vitamin A helps to keep your body free from free radicals and toxins which might cause damage to your skin, helping to keep it soft and supple by ensuring moisture retention.  Vitamin A deficiency can impair iron metabolism which can lead to anaemia despite adequate iron intake.  Playing an important role in cells’ ability to adapt to perform specific functions in larger organs, the richest sources of preformed vitamin A are found in liver, kidney, butter and whole milk, whereas good sources of pro-vitamin A are dark green leafy vegetables and yellow-orange vegetables such as sweet potatoes and carrots.

Vitamin A contributes to:

·         normal iron metabolism

·         the maintenance of normal mucous membranes

·         the maintenance of normal skin

·         the maintenance of normal vision

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         Vitamin A has a role in the process of cell specialisation

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Vitamin C
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High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C, a water soluble vitamin also known as ascorbic acid, is one of the safest and most effective vitamins whose benefits are many.  It is absolutely vital in collagen production – collagen is a simple protein and an essential part of our connective tissue – the very framework of our body.  All of the components that hold our bodies together such as skin, bones, blood vessels, teeth and gums, tendons and cartilage rely upon collagen.  Vitamin C is directly responsible for influencing collagen synthesis and helps to shield us from the symptoms of collagen deletion – most famously scurvy! 

A powerful antioxidant, vitamin C can protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals which are harmful by-products of digestion or foreign substances in the atmosphere.  Inside the body it changes form to a negatively charged compound called ascorbate which helps to protect nerve cells and improves psychological function.  It has been known as the antioxidant’s antioxidant because it functions to protect vitamin E from oxidation too, another vitamin that interacts with free radicals to prevent cell damage.  Vitamin C strongly enhances the absorption of iron - when they are consumed and digested together, vitamin C combines with the iron to form a compound that is more easily absorbed.  Crucial to the overall health of the body in its efforts to fight off infections – both bacterial and viral – white blood cells contain 20 times the amount of vitamin C than other cells and require constant replenishment to keep the immune system working to its optimum capacity, especially during and after intense physical exercise.    Whilst highly concentrated in citrus fruits, other rich sources of vitamin C are acerola cherries, leafy green vegetables, red peppers and potatoes.

Vitamin C contributes to:

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of gums

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin

·         normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         normal functioning of the nervous system

·         normal psychological function

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         maintain the normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

·         the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

·         the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E

·         Vitamin C increases iron absorption

Mango Slices
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 20g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
20
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1273KJ/304Kcal
255KJ/61Kcal
3.04%
Fat
0.6g
0.1g
0.17%
of which saturates
0.1g
0.0g
 
Carbohydrate
71.2g
14.2g
5.48%
of which sugars
41.1g
8.2g
9.13%
Protein
2.6g
0.5g
1.04%
Dietary Fibre
2.8g
0.6g
 
Salt
0.1mg
0.02mg
0.00%
Vitamin A
0.46mg
0.09mg
11.50%
Vitamin C
27.70mg
5.54mg
6.93%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult
  • Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation.
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

These succulent and delicious Organic Mango Slices have been grown under strict organic conditions. Every aspect of growth of the Mangifera indica trees is inspected at regular intervals to ensure the fruits are growing to a high standard. When the season is nearing a close the mangos are carefully handpicked and inspected for damage before being cleaned and screened. When the best mangoes have been selected they are mechanically peeled and cut from the large inner kernel. The fleshy juicy strips are then dried in special dehumidifiers to slowly take all the moisture out of the flesh. Once the drying process has finished the mango strips are tested for pollutants and other heavy metals before being made ready for shipping. The whole process is certified organic, complies with GMP standards and is quality assured by Indigo Herbs.    

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4 out of 5by susie tinson
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My son loved these as his healthy snack treat over christmas when others were eating chocolate etc.
5 out of 5by Keith Mudd
6 June 2017
Excellent product as described. Great taste!
5 out of 5by jockel2007
1 December 2016
Sehr gute Qualität! Schneller Versand und sehr freundlicher Service!
Buy Oat Grass Powder Organic 100g from Indigo Herbs
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Latin Name: Avena Sativa

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  • Certified Organic
  • High Quality Oat Grass Powder
  • High in Protein & Fibre
  • Rich in Chlorophyll
  • Resealable Airtight Pouch
  • 100% Pure Botanical Ingredients - Absolutely Nothing Added
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Oat Grass Powder is a fully organic green powder from Indigo Herbs. Organic Oat Grass Powder is loaded with vitamins, minerals and enzymes and is similar to wheatgrass powder. Why not try the supercharged green powder in your daily smoothie or encapsulate them to take during the week.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this Organic Oat Grass Powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this Powder. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Oat Grass

Organic Oat Grass Powder can be re-hydrated in water or fruit juice, added to a smoothie, it can be encapsulated or added to a herbal powder blend. Please consult the Herbal Materia Medica or Medical Herbalist for this botanical ingredients uses.

Serving:

1g - 2g up to 3 times per day

HIGH IN
Protein
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High in Protein

Proteins are a group of biological compounds which are present in every live cell, organ and tissue of the body.  Meaning “first” or “of prime importance” in Greek, proteins participate in every cellular process occurring in the body.  Proteins are made up of structures called amino acids, there are a total of 21 amino acids, 9 are essential, the rest are nonessential – you must consume the essential amino acids in your diet because your body cannot make them. 

Dietary protein supports bone health in three main ways: by supplying the raw material required to construct soft bone matrix, by increasing plasma IGF1 and by promoting muscle growth and retention.  IGF1 is a growth hormone that stimulates and increases the activity of osteoblasts (cells which secrete the substance of bone).  It is especially important to ensure that children get enough protein since they are still developing and it is necessary to ensure their growth is unimpaired.  Proteins play an important role in muscle contraction and coordination, they are present in the muscle tissues in the form of many microfilaments and provide muscle structure.  Muscle growth depends on the adequacy of proteins in the body.  Proteins function as building blocks for muscles, bones and cartilage, opt for a variety of whole foods to meet your protein needs including; grass fed meat and poultry, eggs, dairy, seeds, beans and nuts.

Protein contributes to:

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         a growth in muscle mass

·         the maintenance of muscle mass

·         Protein is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children.

HIGH IN
Dietary Fibre
Organic Oat Grass Powder
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 5g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
5
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1547KJ/368Kcal
77KJ/18Kcal
0.92%
Fat
5.0g
0.3g
0.36%
of which saturates
0.3g
0.0g
 
Carbohydrate
48.3g
2.4g
0.93%
of which sugars
2.0g
0.1g
0.11%
Protein
21.0g
1.1g
2.10%
Dietary Fibre
23.0g
1.2g
 
Salt
0.01mg
0.00mg
0.00%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult

Our Organic Oat Grass Powder is harvested when the tender shoots are at the peak of their nutritional potency, enzymatic activity and chlorophyll content. The plants are washed, with a selection of only the finest shoots to be made into powder. The selected shoots are then briefly blanched to prevent loss of colour, flavour and as a method of killing any unwanted bacteria. They are then specially dehydrated and stone ground into a fine powder. Absolutely no chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers are used for this premium organic product. This whole process complies with GMP standards and is quality assured by Indigo Herbs.

Can irritate the digestive tract. If this happens, reduce the dosage and build up gradually. Always consult your healthcare professional if taking any medications. 

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5 out of 5by Dina Haifawi
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Wonderful taste. Hard to find. Will order again.
Weleda Almond Facial Oil 50ml
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  • Almond Soothing Facial Oil is a mild, soothing oil for sensitive and unbalanced skin
  • Perfect for extremely dry skin to use daily, morning and evening, or as extra protection when the skin is exposed to wind and cold weather
  • Can also be used for removing eye make up
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Weleda Almond Facial Oil 50ml contains high quality organic almond oil and plum kernel oil, to make the skin soft and supple whilst strengthening its natural protection. A transluscent whisper of pure, fragrance-free oil on your skin - indulgent, soothing and restorative.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Prunus Domestica Seed Oil, Prunus Spinosa Flower Extract
Meridian Peanut Butter Crunchy (with Salt) 1kg
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  • Roasted organic peanuts in their natural skins, then crushed with a touch of sea salt for a perfect crunchy texture
  • Celery Free, Crustaceans free, Dairy Free, Egg free, Fish free, Gluten Free, Lupin free, Mollusc free, Mustard Free, Soybeans free, Sulphur dioxide and sulphites free.
  • Free from added artificial colourings, flavourings and preservatives, Free from GMOs (genetically modified organisms), Free from refined sugars, Free from trans fats and hydrogenated oils, Organic, Suitable for vegans, Suitable for vegetarians,
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Meridian Peanut Butter Crunchy (with Salt) 1kg. We roast organic peanuts in their natural skins, then crush them with a touch of sea salt for a perfect crunchy texture.

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Organic Roasted Peanuts Whole Skin On (99%), Sea Salt* (1%). Organically grown unless asterisked. 
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  • Not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
  • Not suitable for Vegans
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Bio Health Cassilax (60 Tablets) Cassilax is a traditional herbal product used for the short term relief of occasional constipation and bloating, based on traditional use only. Bio Health products are totally additive-free supplements of medicinal quality and are totally free also from ingredients that have been genetically modified. Adults and the elderly: Take 1 or 2 tablets at night when required. Not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age. Use for more than 1-2 weeks requires medical supervision. If there is no bowel movement after 3 days a doctor should be consulted. If laxatives are needed every day, or abdominal pain persists, a doctor should be consulted. If the symptoms persist during the use of the product, a doctor or a pharmacist should be consulted.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Senna Leaf (Cassia senna L): 90 mg , Aloes (Cape aloes; Aloe ferox Miller and its hybrids): 15 mg, Cascara bark (Rhamnus purshianus D.C.): 30 mg, Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale Weber ex Wigg.): 30 mg, Sucrose: 102 mg
Green People No Scent Deodorant 75ml
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  • Fragrance-free, ultra-gentle natural deodorant for sensitive skin. Gentle and effective roll-on deo for sensitive skin. Contains Alum to reduce bacterial growth. Contains Prebiotics to support the skin's good flora.
  • Does not prevent the essential process of perspiration. Free from irritating alcohol, pore-clogging aluminium and other potential irritants. On average, lasts 2 months.
  • Organic Aloe Vera, Prebiotics, Alum & Zinc ricinoleate
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Green People No Scent Deodorant 75ml An effective, ultra-gentle deodorant for sensitive skin. Fragrance-free, ultra-gentle natural deodorant for sensitive skin.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

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Wise Owl Blood Sugar Support 60 Capsules
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  • Blood Sugar Support Formula contains nutrients that are known to help balance blood sugar levels
  • A Food State supplement - uniquely provides nutrients in the same form as those in food.
  • Along with GTF Chromium, there are 9 additional vitamins & beneficial antioxidants & 5 beneficial minerals. No known allergic reactions to ingredients in this formula.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Not suitable for Vegans
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Wise Owl Blood Sugar Support (60 Tablets). A special combination of vitamins & minerals providing nutrients that impact on blood glucose metabolism & antioxidants that contribute to cell protection. Made made using high quality, whole food ingredients in a food state matrix, providing optimal absorption & utilisation. Suitable for vegetarians.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Vitamin C incorporated in citrus pulp with bioflavonoids; yeast concentrate providing: niacin, calcium, magnesium, thiamine, zinc, manganese, GTF chromium, selenium, biotin, copper, folic acid; vitamin E combined in yellow pea; vitamin D and vitamin B12; vegetable stearic acid, vegetable magnesium stearate, vegetable cellulose, silica.

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