History of medicinal plants and mapuches
The Mapuche Community and the “Country of Apples”
The forest landscape of the Andean humid strip of land, the Mapuche Comoé, “Country of Apples” had and has everything: shelter for men and livestock, hunting and fishing, forests and wood, water and prime land for crops and wild fruits. This was the reality of Comoé. The richness and fertility of the land made its people rich. There was never food shortage.
The area of the Mapuche country was rich in medicinal plants and this enabled these people to get to know these plants healing secrets. Maqui is one of the three sacred trees of Mapuches. Together with Canelo (Drimys winteri) and Laura (Schinus patagonicus) form the Rehue, i.e. the “sacred tree” of rogations. It is also a peace symbol and it is widely used in the native natural medicine.
The Maqui Berry is a small, intense purple and sweet fruit that grows wild in the Andean Patagonia. It has a variety of biological effects: analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, which make it a supplementary approach for chronic processes.
Today, science tells us about the properties of the Maqui plant. However, during thousands of years Mapuches have used it as a natural remedy. Only until a few years has Maqui Berry reached the “Superfruit” status for its beneficial and proven properties for our health.
PURE, NATURAL AND ORGANIC MAQUI BERRY EXTRACT.
Without preservatives or additives - 100% natural. MAQUI FNO is the most powerful antioxidant in the world, ORAC 47600 value. The Maqui Berry contains anthocyanin, called delphinidin, which is known for its high antioxidant activity.
It also contains iron, Vitamin C, calcium, potassium and fiber, which provide numerous benefits:
Maqui Berry powder is obtained through the most natural way possible. It is harvested manually in the Patagonian Forests, processed in low temperatures, vacuum- dehydrated and turned into standardized Maqui Berry extract through lab techniques to maintain its nutritional properties and taste intact. Thanks to its quality and safety, Maqui Berry extract can be used in both food and cosmetics industries.