One Can of BAYJOO is Filled with Good Stuff Only
Mauby bark is native to the Caribbean Islands, and
is more than just a delicious ingredient in our Bayjoo recipes. Boiled for consumption, it's a potential source of bioactive compounds that have amazing health benefits. These compounds, called saponins, have anti-inflammatory and anti-lipidemic properties that can help with high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Caribbean folks have been using mauby bark for generations as a folk remedy or traditional medicine. They swear by its cooling and relaxing effects, making it the perfect drink to chill out and unwind with after a long day!
One of the world’s most well-known and useful plants, ginger has been used for centuries as a spice for flavoring food and as a medicinal plant. Ginger contains a diverse array of important vitamins and minerals. It contains gingerol, a compound with potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that has been linked to many unique health benefits (reducing hypertension, inflammation, blood sugar regulation, gastrointestinal relief, and more).
Cinnamon is an aromatic and delicious spice made from the inner bark of trees known as Cinnamomum. Loaded with powerful antioxidants, cinnamon is so powerful that it can even be used as a natural food preservative. We add it in our recipes for its aroma, taste, and benefits for you!
Did you know that cloves are more than just a spice that add flavor to your food? These sweet and aromatic flower buds of the clove tree, Syzygium aromaticum, are believed to have magical healing powers in traditional Chinese medicine. They're associated with the spleen, stomach, and kidney meridians, and can help dispel cold, warm up your digestive system, and push rebellious energy out of your body! And if that's not enough, cloves can even warm up your kidney yang, which is like the foundation of your body's vital force. Who knew that these little spice buds could be such a powerhouse of goodness?
MONK FRUIT SWEETENER
Lo Han Guo or Monk fruit is native to Southern China and named after the monks who first cultivated it centuries ago. Monk fruit sweetener is made from extract derived from dried fruit. The extract is 100x sweeter than table sugar, has zero calories and carbs, does not raise blood glucose levels (perfect for diabetics!) and it's filled with anti-inflammatory properties.
Other ingredients: organic lemon juice concentrate, fair trade organic hibiscus extract, organic lavender extract, organic black tea extract, organic spearmint extract.