Maqui

Maqui

ARISTOTELIA CHILENSIS

A cherished staple of the Mapuche Indigenous Peoples of South America, maqui berry is one of the most antioxidant-rich foods in the world. As far back as 600 B.C, the Mapuche have utilized maqui berries as a strength and endurance tonic, as well as remedy for numerous ailments. Modern science has validated the vast diversity and efficacy of the antioxidant activity in organic maqui berries to combat oxidative stress and its potential impacts on the body.*

Anti-inflammatory
Antioxidant
Certified Organic
SOURCE

Chile

PRESERVATION

Freeze-dried

maqui powder
maqui berries illustration
FUN FACT

The Mapuche created a potent drink with maqui berries named "chicha" that was consumed before and after expeditions and battles for both increased performance and recovery.

Skin Health - Energetic Vitality - Protective Health

 

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Scientific Reviews & Studies

“...the phenolics (anthocyanins, flavonoids, and organic acids) as the fractions and mixtures may provide a potential therapeutic approach for inflammation associated disorders and therefore might be used as antagonizing agents to ameliorate the effects of oxidative stress.”

- The Chilean Superfruit Black-Berry Aristotelia Chilensis, Maqui as Mediator in Inflammation-Associated Disorders

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“...These superfruits having numerous phytochemicals (phenolic acids, flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, iridoids, coumarins, hydrolysable tannins, carotenoids, and anthocyanins) together with their corresponding antioxidant activities.. can be considered as a valuable source of functional foods due to the phytochemical compositions and their corresponding antioxidant activities. The phytochemicals from superfruits are bioaccessible and bioavailable in humans with promising health benefits.”

- Superfruits: Phytochemicals, Antioxidant Efficacies, and Health Effects - A Comprehensive Review

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“...The fruit constituents show strong antioxidant and inhibitory effect towards enzymes associated with metabolic syndrome… Some berry constituents exert anti-inflammatory effects in vitro. The phytochemicals identified include a wide array of phenolics of different structural skeletons… Patagonian berries are a relevant source of bioactive compounds with several health promoting properties.”

- Patagonian Berries as Native Food and Medicine

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