Nordic countries have been long-renowned for their beautiful landscapes and  forests along with simple, healthy eating that naturally promotes a complete body cleanse. These everyday natural products and Ingredients aren't really classified as superfoods or super greens throughout these countries as they are quite common in Nordic diets. They have such a long history of being part of the Scandinavian diet and Nordic health. What makes them so ‘super’ is that they are generally known to be good for your health. Each of them is also truly a product of nature as they grow in the Nordic forests, from the bilberry benefits (Nordic blueberries) to the Chaga or hemp oil.

Nordic superfoods and super greens contain high levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, perfect for a detox cleanse or in a juice cleanse program. They are natures gift to us since they naturally promote health and clearer skin.

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Chaga mushroom

As wild and natural medicine is becoming more mainstream, we’re hearing more about this fungus called chaga and it’s apparent health benefits. Chaga is sometimes referred to as “Black Gold” or “The King of Herbs.”

Let’s dive in to a quick history of chaga’s health benefits. The Khanty people of Siberia commonly used the fungus back in the 16th century to cure ulcers and gastrointestinal pain. Chaga tea was also popular among hunters and gatherers in the region as it improved energy levels and alleviated hunger. In Japan, the Ainu people of Hokkaido have been drinking chaga tea to treat upset stomach and inflammation. Infusions were also used for the treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.

Chaga is a black fungus body that grows on white birch trees that favour cold weather. The purest and highest quality forms of Chaga mushroom can be in Northern European countries such as Estonia, Latvia and Scandinavia. Chaga on birch trees can take 5-7 years to grow.

High in antioxidant properties and beta-glucans, Chaga is traditionally used to stimulate the immune system, balance energy, increase physical endurance and reduce inflammation. Chaga mushroom is also known to help reduce fatigue and increase mental sharpness, making it a delicious coffee alternative or addition. In addition, some proponents claim that Chaga has anti-tumor activity and can help treat and/or prevent some forms of cancer. These are just a few of the many Chaga benefits.

Organic chaga powder 30g 

Chaga and Pinebud powder mix 30g

Chaga Elixir blend bottle

Pine bud

Pine Buds of the highest quality are found in the forests of Finland and Estonia within the buds of coniferous Scots pine trees

Pinebud powder is a strong antioxidant and has been shown to boost memory,  reduce depression, fight cancer, reduce inflammation and blood pressure.

Bacteria found inside pine buds are able to generate compounds that can effectively combat the toxic oxygen radicals that cause problems behind serious clinical conditions including Alzheimer’s disease and macular degeneration, an eye disease. Pinebud powder benefits are that they contain an incredible amount of vitamin C, as well as vitamin A, a slew of B vitamins, and several antioxidants. Pine bud have five times the vitamin C found in lemon juice, or eight times as much as orange juice. Perfect for those cold, harsh climates like the nordic regions.

Pinebud powder 30g

Pinebud and Chaga powder mix 30g

Bilberries

The bilberry plant, a low-growing shrub with flowers seen in red, blue and purple colours, is native to Northern Europe and found in cold nordic regions like Iceland, Sweden, Scandinavia, Finland and Estonia, but can also be found in northern Asia. Also known as Vaccinium Myrtillus L. In the medical world. It resembles a blueberry and tastes like it but the size of bilberries are much smaller, they are also softer and juicer then blueberries. The bilberry fruit has been used for centuries in medicine and food, most commonly to treat diarrhea, scurvy and eye infections. 

It was documented that during world war II, British fighter pilots had improved night vision after eating bilberry jam.

What is bilberry? Bilberry has been used for centuries to cure and prevent common problems such as eye conditions, poor circulation and cancer prevention. The bilberry leaf has also shown to help other conditions such as diabetes and is commonly used to make bilberry tea. The fruit of the bilberry plant is used to make extracts or can be eaten just like a blueberry. The 5 top Bilberry Benefits are Improved vision, in particular night vision. Helps eliminate circulation problems such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Improves bad cholesterol by strengthening blood vessels and preventing oxidation of LDL (bad) Cholesterol. Improve blood sugar in diabetics by reducing blood glucose response after eating high sugar meals. Bilberries have also shown to reduce the risk of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.

Bilberries Freeze Dried 30g

Lingonberries

Lingonberries grow best in harsh cold climates and can withstand temperatures down to -35°C. They are about 5–10 mm / 0.2–0.4 inches in diameter and grow on low dark evergreen shrubs. The highest quality lingon berry grows in the cold nordic forests of Scandinavia, Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Parts of Russia. The name lingonberry is the Swedish word for berry which translates to lingon. Lingonberries come with many other names such as puolukka, alpine cranberry, mirtillo rosso, foxberry, dry-ground cranberry, partridgeberry, airelle rouge, graines rouges, moss cranberry, mountain cranberry. Just as with the bilberry and other wild growing berries they are free to pick in Sweden and most nordic countries under The Right of Public Access. 

Lingonberries contain high levels of magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin C and a fairly high level of Fiber content. It naturally contains benzoic acid which is commonly added as a preservative to many other fruit and berry products. Lingon berry benefits have been shown to include reducing Inflammation in the body such as arthritis, prevent cancer cell growth due to the high content of antioxidants and vitamin C and help to reduce plaque buildup in the mouth.

Lingonberries freeze dried 30g

Birch Sap

The birch tree has been around for many centuries as a medicinal ingredient, however in the last couple of years birch water has gone mainstream due to its birch water benefits. Birch sap which comes out of the birch tree has been used as a traditional drink in most eastern and northern countries along with the baltic countries for many generations. Every year for only 2-3 weeks forests across the northern hemisphere fill with activity as hundreds of litres of sap are produced by the mature birch tree. Birch water can only be harvested 2-3 weeks of the year in early spring before any green leaves have appeared, as in late spring it becomes bitter

Birch sap is a highly nutrient dense and antioxidant drink. Birch water benefits are it helps lower cholesterol, increases weight loss efforts by eliminating excess salt and impurities from the body, supports liver health by helping to excrete toxins such as alcohol, pesticides and saturated fat. Clearer, brighter skin has been shown in almost all subjects as birch juice effectively eliminates toxins when drank or used directly on the skin to promote skin elasticity and skin protection from external stresses like UV rays and pollution. Joint pain relief is another birch sap benefit due to its anti- inflammatory properties.

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Hemp oil

Hemp oil is a great source of omegas and high-quality nutrients. It has a long history of use in northern and eastern culture as a multi purpose natural remedy. It’s association with marijuana has kept it from common use in the West until now where it is common in weight loss drinks along with other superfoods and super greens. Hemp protein and hemp seed oil has virtually no THC (the psychoactive element in cannabis). Hemp oil was used traditionally for generations throughout countries such as Norway, Scandinavia , Estonia, Latvia and other parts of the nordic and baltic states for its hemp oil benefits such as heart health, brain function, supporting healthy skin, hair and nails as well as helping to keep hormones balanced.

There are many hemp oil uses and benefits of hemp oil and hemp protein. Hemp oil benefits of taking hemp seed oil are promoting healthy skin, hair and nails and is often used as a moisturiser as it helps to decrease dryness and pollution damage to skin. Hemp oil has been recently used in weight loss drinks in addition to other super greens and superfoods ingredients due to its 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids which help reduce inflammation after exercise and another reason why many use hemp oil for pain. Hemp oil supports the Immune system due to its perfect fatty acid content and can help balance hormone levels naturally within the body.

Organic Hemp oil bottle 250ml / 500ml

Hemp protein Powder

Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. Hemp powder originated in the northern hemisphere, however the highest quality, organic hemp can be found in the nordic and baltic states due to the colder climate which helps to give good soil moisture and rainfall of at least 30 inches per year. Hemp protein and hemp seed oil are both made from seeds of the hemp plant and has a nutty flavour. Is hemp good for you? Yes! Hemp powder is one of nature’s best sources for plant-based protein. Hemp powder benefits go back generations, as locals use to take this organic protein powder due to its balance of omega fatty acids, high fibre content when food was scarce and its protein content as it contains 20 amino acids.

Hemp flour has 50% protein content and 20% fiber content per 100g. What is the best hemp protein powder and what are the hemp powder benefits? Well hemp protein is arguably one of the best vegan protein powder alternatives available due to its full 20 amino acids content profile. It is high in omega rich fatty acids, and is commonly used in weight loss drinks or as part of a new cleanse diet or juice cleanse. Organic hemp has been shown to decrease osteoporosis  due to its high omega-6 content. Hemp seeds are high in fibre and naturally cleanse the colon and help to reduce constipation and toxins in the body. Hemp powder helps to reduce sugar cravings due to its high nutrient content and immune boosting properties.

Hemp protein powder 1kg / 300g pack

Hemp Seeds

Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. Hemp seeds originated in the northern hemisphere, however the highest quality, organic hemp can be found in the nordic and baltic states due to the colder climate which helps to give good soil moisture and rainfall of at least 30 inches per year. Hemp protein and hemp seed oil are both made from seeds of the hemp plant and has a nutty flavour. Is hemp good for you? Yes! Hemp powder is one of nature’s best sources for plant-based protein. Hemp powder benefits go back generations, as locals use to take this organic protein powder due to its balance of omega fatty acids, high fibre content when food was scarce and its protein content as it contains 20 amino acids.

Hemp seeds have 30% protein content and 10% fiber content per 100g. Hemp seeds are high in hemp protein and are arguably one of the best vegan protein powder alternatives available due to its full 20 amino acids content profile. It is high in omega rich fatty acids, and is commonly used in weight loss drinks or as part of a new cleanse diet or juice cleanse. Organic hemp has been shown to decrease osteoporosis  due to its high omega-6 content. Hemp seeds are high in fibre and naturally cleanse the colon and help to reduce constipation and toxins in the body. Hemp powder helps to reduce sugar cravings due to its high nutrient content and immune boosting properties.

Hemp seeds 1kg / 300g pack

Spruce tip

Spruce tips and spruce buds have been used as a food source by native people for many generations in eastern and nordic countries, providing sustenance in the harsh cold months of winter. They contain high amounts of vitamin C, helpful for keeping your immune support performing at its best during cold and flu season. Spruce tea was used to prevent scurvy by locals and soldiers during the early 1900’s when nutritious foods were scarce. Spruce needles contain many other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Making spruce tea was often made as a remedy for respiratory ailments as they contain large amounts of Shikimic acid, a common compound used to make the flu-fighting ingredient found in most immune defence remedies today.

There are many spruce tips benefits and reasons why you should incorporate spruce buds in to your diet, especially during the winter months as spruce tea is a natural remedy used for generations against immune deficiencies.

Spruce needles are exceptionally high in Vitamin C, in particular frozen spruce tip as the nutrients last longer.

Spruce teas contain carotenoids and are highly rich in minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Spruce needle tea and tips contain plenty of chlorophyll, which contributes to healing tissues, controlling cravings and transporting oxygen to cells. However it is advisable that pregnant woman avoid spruce tea due to the potency of herb.

Spruce tip freeze dried powder 30g

Black garlic

Black garlic has been used medicinally for generations, throughout Northern and Eastern Europe along with Asia, despite only recently gaining widespread popularity. It was believed to grant immortality according to Chinese mythology. Fermented black garlic has also been used for its health-promoting properties where it is added to a range of products, including energy drinks, weight loss drinks, superfoods and many new juice cleanse diets. Black garlic benefits have only garnered international attention in recent years, and has become a highly sought after ingredient being found in top restaurants today. Black garlic supplements are becoming more mainstream, however its best to buy black garlic raw for its delicious flavour and extensive health benefits.

Black garlic benefits include being loaded with antioxidants that help reduce coronary heart disease and other disease-fighting antioxidants. Black garlic has been shown to help fight cancer growth and is one of the top cancer-fighting foods around today. Fermented black garlic is well known for boosting heart health and protecting it from free radicals along with boosting immunity. Black garlic vs raw garlic have both shown to preserve cognitive function and aid conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Black garlic supplements are also available if you want to experience black garlic nutrition or just buy black garlic raw and create exciting, health boosting black garlic recipes.

Certified Organic black garlic (peeled)

Certified Organic black garlic (Bulbs)

apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar or in short ACV has been used for centuries, and the health benefits of apple cider vinegar date back as far as 5,000 B.C. It is believed that in Ancient Greece, Hippocrates prescribed an apple cider vinegar diet mixed with honey to help cure coughs and colds for for the locals and the village soldiers. Throughout the nordic and baltic states for generations families have used apple cider for its immunity boosting benefits during the harsh cold winters that they face.

There are many apple cider vinegar benefits such as regulating blood sugar levels which have been well studied with all variants of apple cider vinegar with mother products. Weight loss diets and juice cleanse programs often incorporate ACV due to its dramatic weight loss effects. Apple cider vinegar helps to lower cholesterol , by keeping bad LDL cholesterol down. Reduced blood pressure and improved skin health have also been proven with apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar bottle

Hemp Flour

Hemp flour is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. Hemp flour originated in the northern hemisphere, however the highest quality, organic hemp can be found in the nordic and baltic states due to the colder climate which helps to give good soil moisture and rainfall of at least 30 inches per year. Hemp protein and hemp seed oil are both made from seeds of the hemp plant and has a nutty flavour. Is hemp good for you? Yes! Hemp powder is one of nature’s best sources for plant-based protein. Hemp powder benefits go back generations, as locals use to take this organic protein powder due to its balance of omega fatty acids, high fibre content when food was scarce and its protein content as it contains 20 amino acids.

Hemp flour has 50% fiber content and 20% protein content per 100g. You may be wondering what is the best hemp protein powder and what are the hemp powder benefits? Well hemp protein is arguably one of the best vegan protein powder alternatives available due to its full 20 amino acids content profile. It is high in omega rich fatty acids, and is commonly used in weight loss drinks or as part of a new cleanse diet or juice cleanse. Organic hemp has been shown to decrease osteoporosis  due to its high omega-6 content. Hemp seeds are high in fibre and naturally cleanse the colon and help to reduce constipation and toxins in the body. Hemp powder helps to reduce sugar cravings due to its high nutrient content and immune boosting properties.

Hemp flour 1kg / 300g

Birch Syrup

The birch syrups are made by concentrating sap with the help of the evaporation technologies. The colour and taste of the birch syrup depend partly on the degree to which the syrup is concentrated and caramelised and the period of sap collection. 

The birch tree has been around for many centuries as a medicinal ingredient, however in the last couple of years birch water has gone mainstream due to its birch water benefits. Birch sap which comes out of the birch tree has been used as a traditional drink in most eastern and northern countries along with the baltic countries for many generations. Every year for only 2-3 weeks forests across the northern hemisphere fill with activity as hundreds of litres of sap are produced by the mature birch tree. Birch water can only be harvested 2-3 weeks of the year in early spring before any green leaves have appeared, as in late spring it becomes bitter

Birch Syrup is a highly nutrient dense and antioxidant syrup and has a distinct flavour unlike maple syrup which is used to add sweetness.

Birch sap benefits are it helps lower cholesterol, increases weight loss efforts by eliminating excess salt and impurities from the body, supports liver health by helping to excrete toxins such as alcohol, pesticides and saturated fat. Clearer, brighter skin has been shown in almost all subjects as birch juice effectively eliminates toxins when drank or used directly on the skin in the form of birch sap water to promote skin elasticity and skin protection from external stresses like UV rays and pollution. Joint pain relief is another birch sap benefit due to its anti- inflammatory properties.

Birch Tree birch syrup - multiple flavours