Herbal Extracts

(all as powders, some as olio-resins)

Acacia mearnsii / black wattle extract: used in the leather tanning industry, and also as an antioxidant in the production of cosmetics and toiletries.

Adansonia digitata (Baobab) extract: used in neutraceutical and cosmetic applications as it is a potent antioxidant.

Agathosma betulina / crenulata (buchu) extract: commonly used for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Aloe ferox gel extract: typically used in cosmetic applications as it is well known for its skin healing properties.

Aloe vera: typically used in toiletries and cosmetics to soothe and moisturise.

Aspalathus linearis (Rooibos tea in fermented or unfermented form), polyphenol extract: an antioxidant with a high ORAC value.

Astaxanthan, 5% carotenoid extract in olio-resin form, powder form, or capsule form.

Bulbine natalensis extract: used to boost testosterone levels and decrease oestrogen levels.

Camellia sinensis (green tea), 50% polyphenol extract: an antioxidant with 9750 ORAC value.

Capsicum (chilli pepper), 6% to 10% capsaicin extract: can be used as a pest deterrent, or in self-defence products, weight loss products or natural anti-depressants.

Cinnamomum spp. (cinnamon), 20% polyphenol extract: an antioxidant with 3000 ORAC value. Cinnamon extract is also known for its blood sugar regulating and antiviral properties.

Cyclopia spp. (honey bush) tea, 25% polyphenol extract: an antioxidant with 7250 ORAC value

Griffonia simplicifolia, 12.5% or 40% 5HTP extract: 5HTP is an amino acid used to synthesize serotonin. 5HTP extract reduces anxiety and depression, stimulates natural sleep patterns and assists with weight loss.

Harpagophytum procumbens (devil’s claw) extract, 2%, 3% or 5% harpagoside extract: a potent anti-inflammatory used in the treatment of arthritis and lower back pain.

Hoodia gordonii, P57 glycoside extract: used as an appetite suppressant and to boost energy

Irvingia gabonensis, 10% protein extract: assists with weight loss by reducing the conversion of carbohydrates into fat.

Kigelia Africana (Sausage tree) extract: used in skin care products and cosmetics due to its regenerating and skin tightening characteristics. Kigelia Africana extract is also known to offer antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Linum usitatissimum (flax seed or linseed), 40% essential fatty acid extract

Pelargonium sidoides, 0.15% umckalin extract: for the treatment of upper respiratory ailments including the common cold, bronchitis, sinusitis and tonsillitis.

Piper nigrum (black pepper), 40% chavicine extract: a highly effective bioavailability enhancer.

Rosa canina (rose hip) extract: an extremely potent source of vitamin C.

Salvia officinalis (sage),10% polyphenol extract: an antioxidant with a high ORAC value, commonly used for the treatment of disorders of the respiratory tract, mouth, gastrointestinal tract, and skin.

Sceletium tortuosum / kanna, 3% alkaloid extract: a mood enhancer, energy booster and natural anti-depressant. It can also be used to reduce stress and anxiety

Sutherlandia frutescens (cancer bush) extract: known as an adaptogen that assists the body in counteracting stress.

Syzygium aromaticum / clove, 15% eugenol extract: commonly used as an antiseptic and / or anaesthetic.

Vitis vinifera seed / Grape seed, polyphenol extract: a powerful antioxidant most commonly known for its proanthocyanidin content

Zingiber officinale (ginger), 0.8% gingerol extract