Naturally cultivated from Himalayan water-fed marine microalgae, chlorella is part of a 100% carbon neutral food system (algae). It contains over forty nutrients, including potassium, all of the B vitamins, magnesium, zinc and iron, eighteen amino acids, beta carotene, lutein, and chlorophyll.
why it's in gem: detox
Also known as astaxanthin, red algae is a powerful antioxidant that gives salmon & shrimp their coral color. It's 6000x stronger than vitamin C and 550x stronger than vitamin E.
Why it's in Gem: Anti-Aging
Iron only coming from red meat is a myth! We derive our iron from whole curry leaves. Unlike synthetically derived iron, when your body consumes curry leaves it has all the additional compounds and organic co-nutrients to help fully absorb and digest the iron.
Why it's in Gem: Energy
A friend to your body and a friend to the earth, chickpeas are powerful nitrogen fixing legumes that contribute to soil health. They were the cleanest source of K2 we could find, and also come packed with fiber, protein, and several key vitamins and minerals.
Why it's in Gem: Strength
Green pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are the naked version of the white seeds that you hull out while carving a pumpkin. They contain a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein, and zinc.
Why it's in Gem: Daily Boost
The Sanskrit translation of ashwagandha is “the smell of a horse,” which, thankfully, is not literal. The term is meant to indicate that the herb will give one the vigor and strength of a stallion. Ashwagandha is valued for its cortisol regulating, neuro-protective, anti-anxiety, and anti-inflammatory properties
Why it's in Gem: Emotional Resilience
Not only is spirulina a complete protein (which means it contains all essential amino acids), it's also made up of 65% protein—3x the percentage of beef! Plus, it's rich in iron, vitamins A, K, B complex, and omegas.
Why it's in Gem: Stamina
Mushrooms are more closely related in DNA to humans than to plants. In addition being a great source of not just Vitamin D, but also protein, fiber, calcium, minerals, and selenium.
Why it's in Gem: Mood
This 6,000 year old pseudo-grain was a sacred staple of the Inca diet. Quinoa is especially rich in vitamin Bs.
Why it's in Gem: Brain Power
Botanically speaking, coconut is actually a seed, not a nut. It's a good source of omega 3, calcium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and vitamins B3, B1 and B6.
Why it's in Gem: Metabolism
A dose of seawater from the Irish Coast, full of 72 marine minerals and algae bits specifically concentrated in magnesium. Magnesium is a critical mineral in regulating an array of endocrine imbalances (like PMS, PCOS, thyroid, perimenopause, anxiety, and adrenal fatigue) common among many women.
Why it's in Gem: Hormone Health
Dates contain essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. They also pack in vitamins such as A, K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and folate.
Why it's in Gem: Energy
Chia seeds are high linoleic acid, a fatty acid that helps the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. They also pack quite a punch with 8x more omega 3s than salmon, 3x more antioxidants than blueberries, and 15x more magnesium than broccoli.