Tasmanian Mountain Pepper Berry
Aussie Superfood - four times the antioxidants of blueberries Full of antioxidant rich pepperberries. Spicy, deeply moisturizing and invigorating. Bleeds a brightly colour purple tone to your product. Medicinal properties: Traditional treatment for toothaches or sore gums and a variety of illnesses from stomach aches and colic, to skin disorders and venereal diseases. Antiviral properties. The berry inhibits the growth of many pathogenic bacteria, protozoa and also has some limited antiviral activity. It also has good anti-cancer activity against multiple cancer cell lines. Antimicrobial properties: Naturally inhibit the growth of food poisoning bacteria and prevent food spoilage.
Australian Lemon Myrtle
Known as Queen of Lemon Herbs
Powerful antioxidant with high minerals content like calcium, zinc and magnesium. It is the world’s richest known natural source of Citral (90 - 98%) * – the oil that gives “lemon” its characteristic flavour and its antimicrobial & anti-fungal properties. * for comparison - Lemon Verbena 30-35%; Lemon Tea Tree 70-80%; Lemongrass 65-86% Applications: Natural remedy for cold & flu and assist in the treatment of skin infections, help boost immune system. Used as an antiseptic, disinfectant and expectorant. More powerful than Tea Tree Therapeutic benefits: Fresh scent and uplifting to your emotions & senses with the ability to help you soothe and relax. An intense aromatic blend of kaffier lime, lemon verbena & lemongrass with a slight eucalyptus tone. The leaf is often used as dried flakes, or in the form of an encapsulated flavour essence for enhanced shelf-life. The dried leaf has free radical scavenging ability. Becoming a valued element for its beneficial values in hair and skin care for mature or oily skin. It works as an astringent to help tighten pores and reduce irritations, with its antibacterial properties, can assist will skin infections, wounds and acne. Incorporated into cosmetics its skin whitening and anti-fatigue antioxidants help to strengthen capillaries and minimise dark circles under the eye. Note: Put lemon myrtle only in recipes that cook for a short time, never subjecting it to extreme temperatures for more than 10 to 15 minutes. The reason for this caution is that when too much lemon myrtle is used, or when it is cooked for too long, the flavor-giving volatile oils will be destroyed and a sharp, possibly unpleasant eucalyptus flavor will dominate.
Available in Whole Sticks/ Quills or Fine milled powder
The Ceylon Cinnamon referred to as “sweet cinnamon” and “true cinnamon” is considered the finest quality pure cinnamon available in the world, native grown in Sri Lanka. Due to its exquisite sweet & delicate aroma, premium quality, numerous health benefits and ultra-low coumarin value, Ceylon Cinnamon is recognized as the best in the global market. It is loaded with highly potent polyphenol antioxidants and cinnamaldehyde responsible for most health benefits. Contains anti-inflammatory properties, benefits skin health and more... Can be used as a natural food preservative. Cinnamon is stimulating and naturally antibacterial. Adds a beautiful colour – with a golden tone
Benefits of Quinoa
Quinoa is rich in fiber and boasting a high amount of antioxidants that could be beneficial in reducing the risk of disease. It is a complex carbohydrate with a low glycemic index, contains all nine essential amino acids required by our body, making it a complete source of protein. It is also an excellent source of calcium, folate, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, manganese and vitamins B & E. It is rich in monounsaturated fats, has small amounts of omega-3 fats and is high in anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Naturally gluten free, it is an ideal source of nutrition for those with celiac disease and other gluten-intolerence conditions. Helps with weight loss, increases stamina and energy levels, maintain cholesterol levels, tissue repair and can help regulate blood sugar. Quinoa is often classified based on the colour and the most common variety is the white quinoa. The colour of quinoa grain varies depending on the Saponin (a chemical compound) content in it. Each has different uses due to texture but all share the same nutritional profile. Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) Energy 1,539 kJ (368 kcal) Carbohydrates 64 g Starch 52 g Dietary fibre 7 g Fat 6 g Polyunsaturated 3.3 g Protein 12 g