Maqui berry supplement 400 mg 60 Capsules A great source of potent anthocyanin antioxidants
Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis) is an evergreen shrub or small tree that grows up to 15 feet tall. It is native to the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina. When Maqui berries are mature, they have an attractive deep purple or black color, usually growing to the size of large blueberries.
ContentsMaqui berries contain a high concentration of polyphenols and anthocyanins. The anthocyanin content is more than 10 grams per kilo. some of the specific compounds include anthocyanins, delphinidin, malvidin, petunidin, cumarins, triterpenes, flavonoids, and cyanidin.
Health claimsMany health claims have been made about its various benefits, but thus far we cannot find any human studies that back up these claims. Overall, berries have excellent health benefits and we believe it is a good idea to ingest a wide variety including acai berries, blueberries, blackberries, boysenberries, cranberries, strawberries, and maqui berries.
Supplement Facts:Serving size - 1 capsuleServings per Bottle: 60
Amount per Serving:Maqui Berry full range of all substances - 400 mg * (Aristotelia chilensis)
Suggested use: As a dietary supplement, take one to 3 capsules daily or as recommended by your health care provider. You may also consider alternating its use with other berry supplements such as acai, cranberry and bilberry.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), rice flour, magnesium stearate.
* Maqui berry supplement daily value not established.
Side effects and safetyNo such research is available at this time.
InformationAristotelia chilensis, also known as maqui, is a plant of the Elaeocarpaceae family that grows in central and southern Chile as well as southwestern Argentina. Infusions of its leaves have long been used in the traditional native herbal medicine to treat different ailments. Phytochemical studies of the plant's chemical composition of the plant indicate the presence of indolic alkaloids, flavonoids, cianidine glucosides, delfidine, malvidine, petunidine, cumarines and triterpenes. These compounds, particularly the flavonoids, have antioxidant properties. Int J Pharm. 2008 November.