Active ingredient lexicon
Dive into our little ABC and discover the power of our active ingredients and ingredients.
The acerola cherry is one of the vitamin C-richest plants in the world. Your natural vitamin C is optimally absorbed by the body. Secondary plant active ingredients such as carotenoids, pectins and flavonoids promote cell renewal, protect the cardiovascular system and counteract oxidative stress.
The pineapple not only seduces with its sweet, exotic taste, but also provides valuable vital substances. In addition to vitamin C and magnesium, it contains bromelain. This secondary plant ingredient supports protein absorption, has an anti-inflammatory effect and promotes regeneration after exercise.
The apple, the classic local fruit, is a real bomb of vital substances. In addition to vitamins, minerals and fiber, it also provides flavonoids and polyphenols. The apple peel is particularly rich in healthy ingredients.
The dark purple aronia berries with their delicately tart, sour taste are rich in vitamins and minerals and are characterized by a high content of antiviral anthocyanins.
The slightly sweet, bitter quality of valerian provides inner peace and allows you to consciously relax.
Baobab , the fruits of the baobab tree, are the African superfood! Its richness in potassium, iron, polyphenols and fiber has a positive effect on metabolism, intestinal health and blood sugar levels.
The pear contains vitamins A, B, C, E and has a favorable mineral composition. The minerals sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus are essential for the human organism.
The slightly spicy, aromatic and slightly bitter ocher-yellow seeds of fenugreek regulate and tone the entire digestive tract.
The delicately bitter, gently salty-sweet tasting deep green leaves of the nettle have a cleansing, purifying and protective effect at the same time.
Camu Camu is a shrub fruit native to the Amazon. Their high concentration of natural vitamin C and polyphenols makes them a real boost of vital nutrients. The secondary plant active ingredients it contains have antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties - perfect for strengthening the immune system.
Cashews are not nuts at all, but are stone fruits. They are rich in protein, unsaturated fatty acids and contain, among other things, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. What makes them particularly valuable is their tryptophan content. This essential amino acid is a precursor to serotonin – the happiness hormone.
The chili pepper offers more than the characteristic spicy taste. The capsaicin it contains has a metabolism-stimulating and anti-inflammatory effect. In addition, it can have positive effects on blood sugar and blood fat levels.
Cordyceps is probably the most famous medicinal mushroom in TCM. It contains valuable polysaccharides and other health-promoting ingredients that have a positive effect on heart health and blood sugar levels and can optimally support the organism.
The date is rich in the minerals potassium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus and in particular contains numerous B vitamins.
Echinacea – due to its antimicrobial effect, echinacea is often used for colds and to strengthen the immune system.
The aromatic, slightly bitter and spicy root of angelica tones and regulates digestive function and strengthens absorption.
The small, sweet, delicately bitter tasting seeds of fennel relax and move the energy in the stomach in a pleasant way.
The ginseng root increases the body's performance, concentration and resistance, strengthens the immune system, helps against fatigue and thus gives more strength and joy of life.
The antioxidant potential of the goji berry has made it known around the world as a superfood and anti-aging secret. Goji berries are rich in essential minerals, valuable nutrients and secondary plant ingredients.
Guarana , the caffeine-containing seed from the Amazon, is known for its invigorating and performance-enhancing effects. Tannins help the caffeine in the guarana seed to enter the body slowly and evenly. Guarana thus enables long-lasting activation and optimal performance of the body.
Oatmeal is a tasty and nutrient-rich filler. They provide proteins, zinc, iron, essential amino acids, B vitamins and plenty of fiber.
Rosehip – the bright red fruit has an extremely high vitamin C content, which can have an antioxidant and immune system-strengthening effect.
Blueberries provide vitamins A, C, E, carotene, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and important fiber. In addition, they are rich in secondary plant ingredients that have an anti-inflammatory effect and slow down the aging process of the skin.
Hericium , also known as hedgehog beard, is a popular edible and medicinal mushroom. Its anti-inflammatory ingredients protect the stomach and intestinal mucous membranes and promote the regeneration of nerve cells. It has positive effects on nervous digestive problems, leaky gut syndrome and strengthening the immune system.
Raspberries are real nutritional bombs. In particular, they contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant active ingredients, such as anthocyanins, phenolic acids and ellagitannins. Raspberries have a particularly positive effect on the intestinal flora, blood sugar levels and the cardiovascular system.
The dark purple elderberry is traditionally used to treat colds and flu. It contains anthocyanins, which can inhibit viruses and stimulate the immune system.
The tart, bitter taste and the cooling properties of the light green hop flowers soothe and calm the mind so that you can relax and switch off particularly well.
Ginger root contains more than 100 different ingredients and has numerous health-promoting properties, such as its warming, digestive and antioxidant effects.
The cocoa bean provides a real happiness effect! Its secondary plant active ingredients stimulate the release of endorphins, relax and increase well-being. It also provides valuable antioxidants, magnesium, calcium and iron.
The carrot contains important minerals and trace elements and is particularly rich in beta carotene, a precursor to vitamin A.
The caraway with its aromatic, warming and core-strengthening quality has a digestive, absorption-strengthening and antispasmodic effect.
The delicately nutty-tasting pumpkin seeds contain valuable proteins, fiber and the minerals zinc and magnesium. They are also a source of unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants and have a positive effect on heart health and the prostate.
Turmeric is rich in secondary plant ingredients. The best known, curcumin, has, among other things, blood-purifying, anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, anti-cancer, anti-diabetic and blood-lipid-lowering properties. Turmeric can stimulate bile flow, support liver function and metabolism.
Lentils taste delicious, fill you up, provide valuable proteins and contain vitamins A, B and E. They are also rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, nickel, selenium and zinc - important minerals for numerous metabolic processes.
Dandelion – the cooling and bitter quality of the roots and leaves has a purifying, detoxifying effect and particularly tones the tissue.
Mango, the tropical juicy temptation, provides vitamins A, C, E and many of the B group. The beta-carotenes it contains particularly strengthen the eyes, skin and hair. In addition, the mango fruit has a positive effect on the intestinal flora and blood sugar metabolism.
Chestnuts are healthy fillers. They are low in fat and contain B vitamins, vitamin C, folate, potassium and magnesium. What sets them apart is their fiber content and gluten-free nature. In addition to digestion, they can have a positive effect on blood pressure and blood lipid levels. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) they are often used to strengthen kidney strength.
Matcha contains the green leaf pigment chlorophyll and high-quality antioxidants. These make matcha powder a valuable health treasure. In Japan, matcha tea has been famous for centuries as a “life-extending” elixir. Matcha activates the body and mind and serves as a source of minerals and vitamins A, B, C and E.
The mulberry seduces the palate with its intense, juicy sweetness. The ripe, deep blue-violet, blackberry-like fruits are particularly rich in vitamins, minerals, numerous secondary plant substances and protein.
Moringa provides vital substances, vitamins and trace elements, including vitamin E and B2, which have antioxidant and cell-protecting effects.
Peppers are rich in vitamin C, potassium, fiber, beta-carotenes and flavonoids. Red peppers contain 3x as much vitamin C as oranges! It supports the microbiome, fat metabolism and has positive effects on blood sugar levels.
Passion flower herb
The magical violet-flowering passionflower herb calms the body and mind in a gentle and soothing way.
Parsnip contains folic acid, vitamins E and C and fiber. It also provides potassium – a central mineral for the nervous system.
Parsley is a real vitamin bomb. In addition, it is rich in vitamin A and the essential oils it contains optimally support digestion. When enjoyed fresh, it develops its best effect.
The aromatic, delicately spicy taste of the deep green leaves of peppermint refreshes and activates in a pleasant way.
Bitter orange - the peel of the bitter orange with its delicately bitter taste strengthens, moves and harmonizes the energy in the gastrointestinal tract.
Rosemary , the evergreen Mediterranean shrub, invigorates the spirit with its aroma, warms and activates the digestive function, stimulates the circulation and increases desire and joy of life.
Beetroot is rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamins and betaine and is traditionally used as a blood tonic.
The ripe, blue-black fruits of the saw palmetto , a shrub-like palm, are an integral part of natural medicine in North America. It is particularly valued for its strengthening effect on the sexual organs. The oily seeds contain valuable fatty acids that have a positive effect on male energy.
The tart cherry contains vitamins A, B1, B2, C and E. It is also rich in anthocyanins, which have anti-inflammatory properties and can have a positive effect on cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
Schisandra , the deep red berry, combines 5 flavors and is used as a sought-after medicinal plant in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It has a strengthening effect on the body and mind and is valued as a very special superfood due to its antioxidant effects.
Celery is an excellently nourishing summer and winter vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals and also strengthens the entire organism.
The nutty-tasting sunflower seeds of the bright yellow sunflower are a valuable power food. These are rich in unsaturated fatty acids and contain B vitamins, vitamin E and magnesium. The amino acid L-tryptophan ensures a good mood.
Spirulina, also known as blue-green algae, is a cyanobacterium. It is sought after due to its high content of chlorophyll, which has an antioxidant and detoxifying effect. Spirulina provides the organism with vital substances such as iron, magnesium and folic acid.
The tomato , formerly known as the love apple, contains valuable vitamins such as C, B9, K, the micronutrients potassium & copper and lycopene. This secondary plant active ingredient has a positive effect on cardiovascular function, bone metabolism and cell health.
The strengthening power of tragacanth root has been particularly valued in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for centuries. The tart, sweet root provides energy and supports the organism in a sustainable way.
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Wasabi or Japanese horseradish is a traditional spice in Japanese cuisine. The characteristic spiciness is provided by isothiocyanate components. These can bind free radicals, have an anti-cancer effect and protect the cardiovascular system - pleasant spiciness that makes you healthy!
Hawthorn - the gentle sweetness, a hint of bitterness and its nourishing power give the heart balance, calm and stability.
The young green shoots of wheat are called wheatgrass . These are particularly rich in the green leaf pigment chlorophyll. This has a detoxifying, cleansing and strengthening effect on the entire organism. In addition, the gluten-free superfood is a source of vitamins C, B12, valuable enzymes and minerals such as magnesium, iron and zinc.
The The delicate citrus-like, exotic aroma of lemongrass is reminiscent of its tropical origins. In addition to valuable bitter substances, lemongrass contains essential oils that are said to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
The cistus is a shrub that is popular as a traditional medicinal plant for bacterial and viral diseases.