Galanga, Alpina galangal, is well known throughout Thailand as “Kha “  for its distinctively sharp sweet taste and fragrance. Like Turmeric, Galanga is a member of the ginger family and this very popular culinary herb is used in soups and curries.

Galanga has a long history of use in various medicinal traditions.  In African-American folk medicine galanga is referred to as “chewing root” said to settle the stomach and aid digestion.  Traditional Chinese medicine prescribes galanga to relieve stomach pain, vomiting, hiccups and diarrhea.  Galanga is often to relieve motion sickness as well as morning sickness.

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Turmeric

Turmeric, (Curcuma longa), contains hundreds of chemical species including a variety of curcuminoids working together in synergy. Much if not all of the turmeric powder in the market will have been processed by boiling or steaming as a first step after washing. In Thai Freeze Dry’s ”Cellular Fraction-Line Technology   ” (CFL) the turmeric is not exposed to heat during any part of the process.  This is the “Thai Freeze Dry” difference.  In addition CFL activated turmeric powder is preserved to maintain the cellular and molecular structure of turmeric as it grows in nature with the highest levels of both bio-activity and bio-availability possible. Read more


New Product: Sacha inchi

We are proud to announce the addition of sacha inchi powder processed by our evolutionary and transitional Cellular Fraction-Line Technology TM.  Sacha inchi has been used for thousands of years and has now been classified as a super food.  It is an excellent source of plant-based protein with a strong amino acid profile.  It is also rich in omega fatty acids , antioxidants and Vitamins A and E.  Often referred to as a “nut” sacha inchi powder is actually made from the seed. Read more


Raw Material Specifications

Thai Freeze Dry processes those parts of the plants with the highest therapeutic values. Our moringa, jiaogulan and other herbal materials are not processed with stems which are mostly pulp. We will use only the leaves with the small capillary veins that hold the leaves together.

Yes, you can purchase 100% moringa that is 15% leaves and 85 % stems by weight. Leaves together with the stems can be thrown into an oven, cooked and then mechanically ground to powder. Yes, this is “100% moringa” but the health value is far from optimized. The stems do not contain high therapeutic value consisting primarily of pulp. Read more


Holy Basil

Holy basilOcimum sanctum / Ocimum tenuiflorum, has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes for thousands of years in India and S.E. Asia.  Its distinct cooling mellow “peppery” flavor distinguishes it from other varieties of basil.  The aroma is a blend of peppermint, cloves, licorice and lemon.  This flavor and aroma make holy basil an essential ingredient for Thai cooking.  In addition to its culinary use, holy basil is a medicinal herb in the category known as “adaptogens.”

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Gotu Kola

Gotu KolaCentella asiatica, is one of the most important regenerative Ayurvedic herbs. These leaves have been used for centuries by yogis to support deep meditation.  It is believed to develop the Crown Chakra, the energy center at the top of the head and balance the right and left hemispheres of the human brain.  In addition to its use in ancient India, China and Africa have traditionally used gotu kola for its  medicinal properties.

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