Brown Rice Syrup
Brown rice syrup is obtained from fermentation by the help of enzymes. It is high in potassium and calcium and a great replacement for white sugars.
Theobroma, which translates as "food of the Gods", is native to the tropics of the Americas where it was used as currency and revered for it's medicinal qualities for centuries. Images of cocoa pods go as far back as 600 A.D. Raw cocoa is certainly very high in antioxidant flavanoids, sulfur and magnesium. It also contains essential fatty acids.
Related to the daisy, chamomile is indigenous to regions of Europe and western Asia. One type of the herb, German chamomile, is the type that is most often used as an herbal remedy. Chamomile had been used for centuries to treat many disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Chamomile is still used today.
Chamomile had been used by numerous ancient peoples, including Rome, Greece, and Egypt, who used chamomile to treat many maladies including fevers, stomach pain, and stroke. Chamomile is very popular in Germany, where it is called “the cure-all cure.” In America, chamomile is also very commonly used to soothe, relax, and aid sleep.
Every ingredient in our candies was carefully chosen for it's natural supportive properties. We use only organic, natural, non-GMO ingredients. Our ingredients are listed below.
Oranges are a great source of vitamin C, an average orange providing some 130% of the FDA’s recommended daily intake of this vitamin that’s absolutely vital to our health. It also provides 16% of the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber. Orange extract has been used as an anti-wrinkle, acne and skin treatment because of it's rich source of vitamin E.
The Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma which has a particularly clean aroma. Lavender is used for restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, and depression as well as a variety of digestive complaints.
Barley has been known to reduce blood sugar and cholesteral. Barley is rich in selenium and together with fiber it can help prevent colon and types of breast cancers. In 2005, the FDA announced that whole grain barley containing products are allowed to claim that they reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. It is a good source of vitamin B, which provides numerous protective actions against cardiovascular risk factors.
Dandelion is a common weed that grows widely throughout the northern hemisphere in pastures, meadows and lawns, mostly in temperate climates. The name “dandelion” means “lion’s tooth”—a reference to the jagged, tooth-like edges of the plant’s leaves.
Dandelion leaves, roots and flowers contain a number of biologically-active compounds: terpenes, sterols, polysaccharides, fatty acids and flavonoids. Dandelions are also rich sources of nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and other antioxidant phytochemicals
Aloe vera contains nine minerals, calcium, copper, chromium, selenium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, manganese and zinc. The minerals interact to boost enzyme metabolic pathways. It also containts bradykinase enzymes, which stimulate the immune system's functions.
Aloe also containts an anti-inflammatory glycoprotein called aprogen, which is responsible for healing internal wounds.
Calendula oil is still used medicinally. The oil of C. officinalis is used as an anti-inflammatory, an antitumor agent, and a remedy for healing wounds. Ancient cultures recognized and used the healing properties of calendula. In some of the earliest medical writings, calendula was recommended for treating ailments of the digestive tract. It was used to detoxify the liver and gall bladder. The flowers were applied to cuts and wounds to stop bleeding, prevent infection and speed healing. Calendula was also used for various women's ailments, and to treat a number of skin conditions. During the American Civil War, calendula flowers were used on the battlefields in open wounds as antihemorrhagic and antiseptic, and they were used in dressing wounds to promote healing. Calendula also was used in this way during World War I. Calendula has been historically significant in medicine in many cultures, and it is still important in alternative medicine today.
Honey has been used by countless cultures all around the world over the past 2,500 years. While the numerous health benefits of honey have made it an important element of traditional medicines such as Ayurvedic treatments, scientists are also researching the benefits of honey in relation to modern medicine, particularly in the healing of wounds.
Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease. It is also anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and has been known to reduce mouth and throat irritations. External application of honey has been shown to be as effective as conventional treatment with silver sulfadiazine. It is speculated that the drying effect of the simple sugars and honey’s antibacterial nature combine to create this effect.