We are proud to announce the addition of sacha inchi powder processed by our evolutionary and transitional Cellular Fraction-Line Technology . 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
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
Roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa L, has a long tradition of use as a health-supporting drink and food ingredient, and is well known and widely used around the planet. Thailand is know for superior quality roselle. We start with the high quality Hibiscus sabdariffa that grows and is processed fresh at our doorstep. Roselle is not a fruit or a flower. The edible parts used to make the juice or tea are the “calyces,” the red fleshy sepals that cover and enclose the flower’s seed pods. Read more
Holy basil, Ocimum 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.”
Gotu Kola, Centella 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.
Asian Pigeonwings (Blue butterfly pea), Clitoria ternatea, is noted for its bright blue edible flowers that have a shape similar to female genitalia from which it derives its scientific name. Aside from its many culinary uses, the Asian Pigeonwings (blue butterfly pea vine) has been used in Ayurveda as well as traditional Asian and Middle Eastern medicine and its health benefits are increasingly supported by modern science. Asian Pigeonwings (Blue butterfly pea) itself has a rich historical background with a multitude of health convenient properties.