Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

This natural sweetener is becoming popular as a natural and healthy alternative to refined sugar. It is made from the sap of maple trees. The sap is collected and boiled, leaving a thick, sweet syrup. This is then filtered to remove any impurities. Canada is the...
Garlic

Garlic

Garlic (allium sativum) is a member of the allium family, which also includes other relatives such as onions, leeks, shallots and chives. The most beneficial compounds found in garlic are allicin and diallyl sulphides. These are anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, and...
Beetroot

Beetroot

A beetroot is a vegetable with deep purple roots. These can be eaten raw or cooked, and the green leafy part of the beet is also edible. The beetroot contains a unique group of antioxidants called betacyanins, which help to give them their vibrant colour and medicinal...
Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth (also know as diatomite), is composed from the fossilized remains of microscopic, aquatic organisms that are called diatoms. Diatoms are a type of hard shelled algae, whose skeleton is made up of silica. They are over 30 million years old. Over...
Moringa

Moringa

Moringa (Moringa oleifera) is a flowering plant (tree) that is mainly found in parts of Africa, Asia and the tropics. It is also known as the Drumstick Tree or Indian Horseradish Tree – although there are many other local names for it too. The leaves contain an...
Cherries

Cherries

Cherries come in many varieties – such as Dark Red or Yellow cherries. Certain types may posses superfood qualities. Montmorency cherries are the ones that have the most medicinal value. They posses anti-inflammatory qualities, are very rich in antioxidants and...