Raw Organic Lucuma Powder From Oxapampa, Peru. An excellent source of carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and minerals.e and delicious ingredient and a source of Vitamins B1, B2 and C, fibre and Calcium.
Researched to be one the highest antioxidant fruits on the planet, Loving Earth’s Maqui is a deep purple berry wild harvested in the pristine conditions of Southern Chile. The harsh climate of the Patagonian region is credited with increasing the anthocyanin level of fruits and berries grown in that area, and this is seen in the Maqui berry. Our Loving Earth Maqui Berry Powder has an ORAC score of approximately 70,000µmol per 100g.
Maqui is a native South America evergreen shrub that grows in dense thickets from 3–5 m in height and which reaches maturity between December and March. It is a dioecious plant that belongs to the family Elaeocarpaceae and produces small edible purple berries, about 6 mm in diameter, that are eaten fresh or used for juice, jams or wine-making. The plant prefers slightly acidic, moderately fertile and well-drained soils. It grows rapidly with adequate moisture and readily colonises abandoned, burned or over-exploited soils, thus protecting them from erosion. The intense red colour of the aqueous extract of its fruit is due to the presence of anthocyanin pigments causing it to be used as a natural dye. The leaves and fruits are astringent and have been used in Chilean folk medicine as anti-diarrhoeic, anti-inflammatory, anti-haemorrhagic and febrifuge.
The Mapuche Indian tribe is the only tribe in the Americas (northern and southerncontinents) that were not conquered by any European Countries. According to the Conquistadors, the Mapuche warriors ate very little solid food and drank a fermented beverage made from Maqui Berries several times a day, which may have contributed to the extraordinary strength and stamina that the warriors exhibited. The Mapuche Indians have used Maqui Berry leaves, stems, fruits and wine medicinally for thousands of years. Maqui Berries has been traditionally used by the Mapache Indians for sore throat, diarrhea, ulcers, haemorrhoids, birth-delivery, fever, tumors and other ailments.
Organic Virgin Cacao Butter made from fairly traded criollo cacao from Satipo in Peru. This cacao butter is made by pressing the Raw Cacao Nibs to preserve the full vitality of the raw cacao.
Loving Earth’s Raw Organic Red Kale Chips are created with a gourmet combination of lively barbeque spices. Our Raw Kale Chips are a tasty way to get your dose of greens! Our certified organic kale is a source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium as well as Vitamin C and Vitamin A. We source farm fresh kale from our local organic growers. Our Red Kale Chips are mixed with raw cashews, carrot and our special barbeque spice blend before they are slowly dehydrated at low temperatures (less than 40°C) to create a versatile snack with a satisfying crunch! It takes 4kg of fresh kale to make 1kg of our Kale Chips.
An energising and revitalising superfood of the Incas. Jam packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and all the essential amino acids. Grown at 4,000m above sea level in the Andean district of Junin by the Pumpush people who have been cultivating and consuming Maca as a staple food for thousands of years. Contains unique alkaloids, which help stimulate the master glands that in turn may help optimise and balance the entire endocrine system.
We are often asked why our Maca costs so much less than other brands. We buy our 100% certified organic Maca powder directly from a grower association in Junin, Peru. We pay them a premium price for it and then we put the same markup on the maca as all of the other products we sell and that is how we arrive at the price.
As you can see Australian certified organic have audited the whole production and packaging process assuring you the consumer that our Maca is 100% pure, organic and of the highest quality.
If you are receiving treatment for any hormonal issues or you are pregnant or breastfeeding, there are certain contraindications for Maca. Maca affects the hormonal system so we recommend you consult your naturopath or medical practitioner before taking.