April 28, 2020


Tare, also known as Taya, whose scientific name is Caesalpinia spinosa, is a tree that belongs to the legume family. It is native to the Andes, used since pre-Hispanic times in folk or folk medicine. It is distributed from Venezuela to the north of Chile. In Peru it develops in forests and thickets of arid and semi-arid zones of coastal hills and of the inter-Andean valleys. It is distributed in almost all the coast, from Piura to Tacna, and in […]
August 28, 2019

Brazil Nuts Oil, benefits and contraindications

Brazil Nuts Oil Origin and History: The Brazil Nuts tree is one of the tallest trees in the Amazon (it reaches more than 50 meters high), is located in the region of Madre de Dios in Peru, Acre in Brazil and Pando in Bolivia; it is able to tell stories from over a thousand years of history. Undisputed king of the vegetation of the jungle, it has a treasure in the form of wooden capsules, where a wealth for the […]
July 18, 2019
copaiba oil

Copaiba Oil , usage, benefits and contraindications

COPAIBA OIL Origin: The copaifera officinalis is a tree of Amazonian origin, belonging to the family of the fabaceae, this tree can measure up to 100 feet tall and produces yellow flowers and reddish fruits, and for its various medicinal properties has been used throughout the years. years, as a natural remedy to combat ailments such as rhinitis, bronchitis, cough and flu.Among the innumerable natural medicinal products that the native populations of the Amazon have always used, the copaiba oil is, […]
July 18, 2019
dragon's blood resin

Dragon’s Blood Resin , usage, benefits and contraindications

Origin: The dragon’s blood or grad0’s blood resin, Croton lechleri is a product of Amazon rainforest, used by native ethnic groups and spread in various regions of Peru, as well as in other latitudes, it is a natural product that has crossed borders as an effective natural medicine . He is known in different ways, such as grade blood, drago blood or dragon blood; It is used curatively as a scar, applying it directly on the wound on the skin, […]
April 24, 2019

Amazon salt, pink rock salt from Peruvian rainforest

ORIGIN OF THE PINK AMAZON SALT Originally from the department of San Martin in the Peruvian amazon, in the valley of Mishquiyacu, a hidden treasure of the jungle is known: the salt of Pilluana. A complete mountainous system houses the pink rocks from which this mineral is extracted. The mine is located at the west of the province of Picota, at 235 m.s. and 20 km. of the locality of Pilluana. This salt mine, unlike the others of the conventional […]
May 14, 2018
maca chips

Maca chips, the new peruvian superfood, for snacks or ready to eat foods…

ORGANIC MACA CHIPS (Lepidium meyenii) MACA ORIGIN Maca is a product native to the central Andes of Peru, it is grown mainly in the plateau of Bombón in the department of Junín, between 3600 and 5000 masl, a region that has a harsh climate and low temperatures, is resistant to frost, hail, snowfall, climatological factors typical of the Andean Highlands, it is estimated that maca cultivation was started 2000 years ago by the Inca civilization, the maca was the food […]
August 11, 2017
cacao nibs raw

Organic cacao nibs from Peru

CACAO NIBS This superfood derived from cocoa beans has increased its position in the international market. Since the end of last quarter of 2016, Cacao nibs began to be aggressively demanded in Asia, mainly from South Korea. In Asian markets, this product is synonymous for antioxidant, anti-aging, superfood and energy. Therefore, this ready-to-eat food goes along with the lifestyle of the new generations of consumers in South Korea, where beauty and wellness predominates. There are two varieties with respect to […]
March 19, 2017
purple corn

Purple corn, grown organically in the Peruvian andes

The Peruvian mountains of the Andes have a great variety of corn such as purple corn(Zea mays L.). This crop and its effects on health have been represented in ceremonial ceramics in Peru and other Hispanic countries (Inca and Pre-Inca). Currently, in Peru a purple corn drink and stalls like chicha morada and purple mazamorra, respectively, are recognized as highly nutritious. Zea mays L. (purple waxy corn), a plant of the Poaceae family, is an important source of Anthocyanins. Previous studies […]
March 19, 2017
brazzilian nuts

Brazilian nuts, economic support for amazonian people

BRAZILIAN  NUTS, economis support for peruvian people Brazilian nut (Bertholletia excelsa) is one of the most economically important species, extracted almost entirely from the natural forests of the Amazon Basin. Among the thousands of species that exist in the western Amazon, Bertholletia excelsa (Humb and Bonpl., Lecythidaceae) is currently one of the most economically valuable, contributing substantially to the annual gross domestic product (GDP) of Peru , Brazil and Bolivia. In fact, it is one of the few tropical tree […]