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Our Ingredients & Their Nutritional Elements

Maple Syrup (Acer sacrum)*

  • Pure Maple syrup contains an abundant amount of naturally occurring nutrients and minerals such as calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, thiamin (B-1), iron and zinc.  Amino acids and vitamin B are present in trace amounts.  All are essential for supporting good health.
  • Researchers have found 54 antioxidants in pure maple syrup including some newly discovered ones specific to maple syrup.  Antioxidants have been shown to support the immune system.
  • Natural source of a variety of beneficial phenolic compounds, flavonoids, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-diabetic properties.
  • Polyphenols are present in maple syrup; a beneficial antioxidant compound that inhibits carbohydrate-hydrolyzing enzymes (interfere with the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar) which means it is a better sweetener for diabetics.  
  • The sugar maple is wounded when it is tapped for its sap; it then secretes phenolics as a defense mechanism and healing agent.
  • Various bio-activities of phenolic compounds are responsible for their chemo-preventive properties, e.g., antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic and anti-inflammatory effects.  
  • A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food showed that maple syrup could significantly slow and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells due to its active antioxidant substances.
  • Maple syrup also contains high levels of phytohormone and abscisic acid.  These compounds encourage the release of insulin through pancreatic cells and improve insulin sensitivity of fat cells, which helps to combat metabolic disorders such as diabetes.  
  • The main sugar in maple syrup is sucrose, a source of energy
  • Healthy, all natural, alternative sugar that will not cause gas and bloating.
  • Contains one of the lowest calorie levels, and has been shown to have healthy glycemic qualities, higher nutritional and mineral content compared to all other common sweeteners.
  • Maple syrup was the original natural sweetener.  Native Peoples in North America were the first to recognize 100% pure maple syrup as a source of nutrition and energy.

Apple Cider Vinegar*

  • Ancient remedy and most popular vinegar in the health community for a vast array of uses to promote optimal health and healing.
  • Traditionally used in weight management, digestion, detoxification, blood sugar balance aid. Supports cardiovascular health/blood pressure, alleviation of joint and fungus concerns.
  • Useful for leg cramps and pain, upset stomach, sore throats and sinus issues.
  • Acetic, malic, citric & lactic acids are the active ingredients and the main components in vinegar.  Also contains magnesium, sulphur, phosphorus, potassium, iron, copper, trace minerals, enzymes, amino acids, fiber and friendly bacteria.
  • Chromium content may beneficially support proper insulin levels.
  • Beta-carotene supports healthy response to free radicals and metabolic balance.
  • Antimicrobial, antiseptic and antioxidant qualities help to heal, clean and defend the body from impurities, infections, germs and unhealthy bacteria when taken internally or applied externally.
  • Contains vitamins B1, B2, B6 & C, biotin, folic acid and niacin.

JUNIPER BERRY BOTANICAL RELIEF

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Juniper Berries (junipers communis)*

  • Helps to intercept the build-up of uric acid.  Bitter diuretic and astringent.  
  • High in natural insulin & vitamin C.  Contains sulfur and copper, antioxidants, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties.


Catnip (nepeta cataria)*

  • High in vitamins A, C and B complex. Contains phosphorus, magnesium and manganese.
  • Volatile oils including citronella, geraniol and citral;  bitter principle and tannins.


Ginger (zingiber officinale)*

  • Contains protein, vitamins A, B-complex & C as well as calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium and magnesium.


Peppermint (menthe piperita)*

  • contains vitamin A and C as well as many nutrients such as magnesium, potassium, inositol, niacin, copper, iodine, silicon, iron and sulfur.


White Willow Bark (salix alba)*

  • Nature’s Aspirin!  Salicin, the active ingredient, changes to salicylic acid in the body.  The compound in aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid is derived from salicylic acid.
  • Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and analgesic immune boosting capabilities.

Lemon Grass (cymbopogan citrates)*

  • Antifungal, antibacterial, astringent, antimicrobial and antioxidant therapeutic properties.
  • Chemical component is citral; effective in inhibiting microorganisms.
  • High in vitamins A and C.

Feverfew (tanacetum parthemium)*

  •  Support for occasional headaches and migraines by increasing blood vessel tone.
  •  Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, bitter, emmenagogue, temperature regulation support and promotes relaxation.
  • The leaves contain a constituent called parthenolide, which appears to inhibit the release of the hormone serotonin, thought to trigger migraine.

ELDERBERRY IMMUNE ELIXIR

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Elderberries (sambucus nigra)*

  • Traditional medicine to stimulate the body’s immune system; contains vitamins A, B, C as well as dietary fiber, proteins, tannins, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, copper, iron, phosphorus and potassium.
  • Anthocyanin enhances the immune by boosting production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.

Astragalus (astragalus membranaceus)*

  • Traditionally used to increase energy and strengthen the immune system.
  • Anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial properties, polysaccharides and flavonoids.

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea)*

  • Traditional popular herb for alleviating colds and flu, excellent immune booster.
  • Anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibiotic and detoxifier.  Helps to keep glands in clean working order.
  • Polysaccharides are responsible for its immune boosting properties. Contains vitamins A, C & E, iron, iodine, copper, potassium and sulfur.


Ginger (zingiber officinale)*

  • Best known as a digestive aid helpful for upset stomach and indigestion, stimulant and anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic herb.  Also compared to aspirin for pain relief.
  • Contains protein, vitamins A, B-complex & C as well as calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium and magnesium.


Nettles (urtica dioica)*

  • Bitter herb, also known as stinging nettles, has been used for centuries to intercept and alleviate allergy symptoms.  
  • Leaf is used as a diuretic, tonic, astringent and rubefacient to strengthen and support the whole body.
  • Nettles sting because the hairs are filled with formic acid, histamine, acetylcholine, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine).
  • High in vitamins A & C.  Contains alkaloids, vitamins B complex, D, E, F & P and protein, calcium, copper, chromium, manganese, iron, sulfur and zinc.


Usnea (usnea lichen)*

  • A valuable herbal antibiotic (using acid), immune system tonic.  
  • Lichen is an organism that has characteristics of a fungus and algae.
  • Aids Immune System, Bladder Function and Kidney Function.

BLUEBERRY ENERGY ALCHEMY

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Blueberries (vaccinium corymbosum)*

  • Antioxidant powerhouse contains a special group of carotenoids and is abundant in vitamins A, C & E as well as flavonoids, fiber, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc.
  • Anthocyanins boost the immune by aiding the production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.


Ashwagandha (withania somnifera)*

  • "Indian Ginseng", adaptogenic herb, withanokides, glucosides, alkaloids.
  •  Adaptogen with a reputation as a general balancing, normalizing and disease-defense tonic used to increase vitality.
  • Rich in antioxidants, free radical fighters support the ability to handle physical and emotional energy.


Eleuthero (eleutherococcus senticosus)*

  • Contains a group of constituents known as triterpenoid saponins, polysaccharides and glycans.


Gingko (gingko biloba)*

  • Gingko-flavone glycosides and terpene lactones consisting of guercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin gingolides A, B, C, J and bilobalide.


Ginseng (panax ginseng)*

  • Adaptogen qualities help to balance energy.
  • Contains vitamins A, E & B12 as well as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, riboflavin, thiamin and sulfur.

Rhodiola (rhodiola rosea)*

  • Potent adaptogen used to strengthen the nervous system and protect the body a balancing and endurance enhancing affect on the body.  

WILDBERRY RESPIRATORY REMEDY

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Blueberries (vaccinium corymbosum)*

  • Antioxidant powerhouse contains a special group of carotenoids and is abundant in vitamins A, C & E as well as flavonoids, fiber, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc.
  • Anthocyanin enhances the immune by boosting production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.


Raspberries (rubus idaeus)*

  • Antioxidant phytochemical, anthocyanin and anti-inflammatory health benefits.
  • Anthocyanin enhances the immune by boosting production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.
  • Packed with nutritional value including high levels of folate, vitamin C, calcium, fiber magnesium, manganese and potassium.
  • Contains elegiac acid, a phenolic compound.


Elderberries (sambucus nigra)*

  • Traditional medicine to support the body’s immune system; contains vitamins A, B, C as well as dietary fiber, proteins, tannins, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, copper, iron, phosphorus and potassium.
  • Anthocyanin boosts the immune by promoting the production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.


Elecampane (innula helenium)*

  • Premier treatment for acute or chronic disorders of the upper respiratory tract; loosens phlegm.
  • Used as a cough medicine, demulcent, antitussive and expectorant for respiratory support.
  • Mildly bitter, antiseptic, highly nutritive.  Rich source of natural insulin.


Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)*

  • Contains citronellal, geraniol, citral, flavonoids, polyphenolic compounds such as rosmarinic acid, momoterpene glycosides and aldehydes.  
  • Supports immune system, nervous system, sleep, brain function, digestive function and stress.


Mullein (verbascum thapsus)*

  • Anti-inflammatory and demulcent properties help to soothe the throat and ease coughs.
  • High in iron, magnesium, potassium and sulfur; contains vitamins A, D and B complex.


Wild Cherry Bark (prunus serotina)*

  • Cyanogenic glycosides, flavonoids, benzaldehyde, volatile oils, plant acids, tannins, calcium, potassium and iron.
  • Supports bronchial function.
  • Encourages the ability to calm bronchial and respiratory muscle tension.


Sage (salvia officinalis)*

  • Anti-spasmodic, antiseptic qualities.
  • Contains vitamins A, C and B complex, calcium, potassium, phosphorus silicon and sulfur.


Thyme (thymus vulgaris)*

  • Strong antiseptic, anti-microbial and astringent.
  • Contains vitamins A, B complex & C, iodine, silicon and sulfur.

SCHIZANDRA BERRY BLISS POTION

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Schizandra Berry (schizandra chinesis)*

  • Traditional Chinese tonic known as the ‘five flavor berry’; salty, sweet, bitter, hot and sour.
  • Ability to tonify all three treasures (jing, shen, chi), calm the heart and quiet the spirit.
  • Powerful adaptogen and antioxidant protection from free radicals and environmental toxins.  High in vitamin C.


Passionflower (passiflora incarnata)*

  • Antispasmodic herb supports the nervous system, sleep and occasional stress.
  • Contains alkaloids and bioflavonoids.


Saint Johnswort (hypericum perforatum)*

  • flavonoids such as hypericin, hyperforin and antioxidants ruin, quercetin and lutein.
  • Supports mood, occasional stress and nervous system.


Skullcap (scutellaria laterifolia)*

  • High in calcium, magnesium and potassium.  Also contains vitamins C & E, iron and zinc.


Chamomile (matricaria recutita)*

  • Calming, supportive, mild sedative and anti-inflammatory actions.
  • Contains vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, iron & zinc.


Hops (humulus lupulus)*

  • Antimicrobial properties and strong bitter tonic features.  Sedative nerving properties.
  • Rich in vitamin B complex and contains copper, magnesium, manganese, iron, zinc and traces of iodine.

VERMONT MAPLE FIRE TONIC

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Garlic (allium sativum)*

  •  natural antibiotic with anti fungal, antibacterial and antioxidant. 
  • The essential oil is an expectorant, antiseptic, antifungal, anticoagulant and has analgesic properties.  
  • Allicin, one of the active principles of freshly crushed garlic homogenates, has a variety of antimicrobial activities.
  • Contains vitamins A, B & C.  Rich in calcium and has copper, phosphoric acid, potassium, sulfur and zinc.


Cayenne Chili Pepper (capsicum annuum)*

  • Capsaicin (main heat producing chemical) is responsible for most of the peppers health benefits, a useful systemic stimulant. 
  • Contains Vitamin A, C & B complex as well as calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and sulfur.

Ginger (zingiber officinale)*

  • Best known as a digestive aid helpful for upset stomach and indigestion, stimulant and anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic herb.  
  • Contains protein, vitamins A, B-complex & C as well as calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium and magnesium.

Horseradish (armoacia rusticana)*

  • A bitter herb shown to be antimicrobial with high sulphur content, it acts against a variety of bacteria.
  • Very effective expectorant.


Lemon (citrus limon)*

  • Contains many health improvement properties known for high vitamin C content and various other vitamins and minerals.
  • Juice has citric acid which has antibacterial qualities.
  • Antimicrobial and astringent effects.


Onion (allii cepae bulb)*

  • Antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic, antispasmodic & expectorant qualities.
  • Contains vitamin C & B and high amounts of quercetin that protect against degenerative diseases.  Also includes dietary fiber, iron, folic acid, calcium, manganese, potassium and sulfur.


Parsley (petroselinum crispum)*

  • Source of nutrition including high levels of vitamin A, B12 and C, chlorophyll, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, riboflavin, thiamine, folic acid, silicon and sulfur.  Flavonoids are present in the volatile oil.
  • Effective diuretic, emanogogue and carminative.

Turmeric (curcuma longa)*

  • Volatile oils of terpene, curcumin, albumen, potassium and vitamin C.
  • Contains important healing properties.  Curcuma, the primary ingredient, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities.
  • Detoxification qualities promote healthy digestion and aid in weight management.

CRANBERRY CLEANSE SOLUTION

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Cranberries (vaccinium macrocarpon)*

  • Rich in phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins B-6, C, E, K and salicylic acid
  • Anthocyanin supports the immune by boosting production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response and defend against disease.
  • Contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium and zinc.


Burdock (arctium lappa)*

  • Loaded with beneficial vitamins such as A, C, B complex & E as well as minerals such as calcium, iron and potassium.


Milk Thistle Seed (silybum marianum)*

  • Active ingredient is silymarin, which has a unique ability to protect the liver.
  • Supports digestive function, kidney and liver function.

Oregon Grape Root (mahonia aquifolium)*

  • Valuable digestive tonic incorporating the triple functions of bitter tonic, antibacterial agents and mild stimulant.
  • Contains minerals such as copper, manganese, silicon and zinc.


Red Clover Blossom (trifolium pratense)*

  • Rich source of isoflavone, calcium, iron, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, thiamine, vitamin B complex & C.  A valuable tonic herb.

Uva Ursi (arctostaphylos uva-ursi)*

  • Astringent, antimicrobial, diuretic and antiseptic properties affect the membranes of the urinary system by soothing, toning and strengthening them.
  • Glycosides arbutus and methylarbutin, tannins, hydroquinone and allantoin.
  • Supports bladder function, immune system, kidney function and urinary tract.

Raspberry Diet Catalyst

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Raspberries (Rubus Idaeus)*

  • Antioxidant phytochemical, anthocyanin and anti-inflammatory health benefits.
  • Anthocyanin aids the immune by boosting production of cytokines; unique proteins that help regulate immune response.
  • Packed with nutritional value including high levels of folate, vitamin C, calcium, fiber magnesium, manganese and potassium.
  • Contains elegiac acid, a phenolic compound. citric and malice acid, vitamins A, B, C, E, pectin, volatile oil, iron, calcium and phosphorus.
  • Phenolic compound ketones provide metabolism support.

Bladderwrack Leaf (Fucus Vesiculosis)*

  • Rich in bitter principles, mannite, kelp, align and mannitol, carotene, vitamin B12.  Zeaxantin, iodine, bromine are present.
  • Contains  iron, magnesium and potassium.

Dandelion Leaf & Root (Taraxacum Officinale)*

  • High in vitamins and minerals including calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamin A, and C.  
  • bitter principle taraxacin, triterpenes, sterols, inulin, pectin, glycosides, choline, lutein, violaxan, carotenoids.

Black Pepper Fruit (Piper Nigrum Piperacea)*

  • Phytonutrients, antioxidant , thermogenesis properties are present along with vitamin A, C, flavonoids and carotenes.
  • Becomes and herbal activator when combined with herbal formulations.

Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, C Cassia)*

  • Carminative astringent, aromatic and stimulant properties.
  • Contains volatile oils, eugenol, tannins, resin, mucilage, trace coumarin.

Green Tea Leaf (Camelia Sinesis)*

  • Provides amino acid l-theanine, caffeine, catechin polyphenols, epigallocatechin gallate, oxalates, natural fluoride and tannins.


Rhodiola Leaf (Rhodiola Rosea)*


  • Rosalyn, rosin ,rosaria and slaidroside adaptogens.


Cayenne Pepper Fruit (Capsicum Annuum)*


  • Stimulant, carminative, tonic, sialogogue, rebefacient, anti-catarrhal, anti-emetic, anti-microbial and diaphoretic.

Blackberry Sleep Synergy

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Blackberries (Rubus Subgenus Eubatus)*

  • Contains vitamins C, K, tannins, organic acids and flavonoids.  
  • High levels of anthocyans, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium.

California Poppy Flower (Eschscholzia California)*

  • Alkaloids similar to opiod poppy, flavone glucosides.
  • Anti-spasmodic properties.

Valerian Root (Valeriana Officinalis)*

  • Includes volatile oils such as valerian acid, isovalerianic acid, boreal, pinene, camphene, volatile alkaloids.
  • Acetic acid, ascorbic acid, beta-ionone, calcium, caffein acid, magnesium, manganese and quercitin.

Ashwagandha Root (Withania Somnifera)*

  • "Indian Ginseng", adaptogenic herb, withanokides, glucosides, alkaloids.
  • An adaptogen with a reputation as a general balancing, normalizing and disease-defense tonic used to increase vitality.
  • Rich in antioxidants, free radical fighters support the ability to handle physical and emotional energy.

Lemon Balm Leaf (Melissa Officinalis)*

  • Rich in essential oil containing citral, citronellal, geraniol, linalol, eugenol acetate and bitter principles.
  • Contains flavones, polyphenols, tannin, flavonoids, rosmarinic acid triterpenoids.

Skullcap Leaf & Flower (Scutellaria Lateriflora)*

  • Flavonoid glycoside including scutellarin and scutellarein, trace of volatile oil, bitter ascorbic acid, calcium, lignin, magnesium, potassium, scutellarin, tannins and zinc.


Wood Betony Leaf (Stachys Officialis)*

  • Alkaloids including betoniane, stachydrene and trigonalline.
  • Betaine, caffein acid, chlorogenic acid, harpagide, rosmarinic acid, stachydrine and tannins.


Turmeric Root (Curcuma Longa L.)*

  • Volatile oils of terpene, curcumin, albumen, potassium and vitamin C.
  • Includes important healing properties.  Curcuma, the primary ingredient, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities.
  • Detoxification qualities promote healthy digestion and aid in weight management.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult healthcare provider before using. This information is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide toxicity levels or possible interactions with prescription drugs or affects on pregnancy or nursing.


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