Maui Tonics™ Turmeric Ginger Tonic contains hundreds of the most elegant compounds created by nature along with lots of loving nurture by our local farmers. No scientific lab can ever beat that! We bring that precious gift straight from nature directly to you…in the purest form possible. We believe in the power of nature and with that we strive to nourish everyone from the inside out.
We work directly with organic farmers, and using healthy practices we hand select our ingredients a few times a week to create the most nutritious and best tonics possible.
Food is taken for granted especially because of easy it is for us to access it. It’s easy to forget how much work goes into finding it, how much work goes into taking care of it and tending to it…how much time it takes for the plant itself to get the nutrients it needs to grow and be ready for you to eat it.
Turmeric is revered for its incredible anti inflammatory benefits due to its main active ingredient Curcumin, and has been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. More than 100 healthy components have been isolated from turmeric. The main component of turmeric root is a volatile oil, containing turmerone,, and there are other coloring agents called curcuminoids including Curcumin in turmeric.
The chemical analysis of ginger shows that it contains over 400 different healthy compounds. The major constituents in ginger rhizomes are carbohydrates (50-70%), lipids (3-8%), terpenes, and phenolic compounds.
Lemons contain numerous phytochemicals, including polyphenols, terpenes, and tannins. Lemon juice contains slightly more citric acid than lime juice, nearly twice the citric acid of grapefruit juice, and about 5 times the amount of citric acid found in orange juice. Lemons are one of the best sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, potassium + magnesium, all essential nutrients that protect the immune system, helping to relieve cold + flu symptoms as well as relieving acid reflux symptoms.
Black pepper contains the bioactive compound Piperine, which has been shown to improve the bioavailability of Curcumin, meaning that it’s more easily absorbed by your body. In fact, combining black pepper with turmeric increases Curcumin absorption by 2000%.
Elderberries have been found to reduce the length and severity of symptoms caused by the flu virus.
Tart Cherries have been shown to rid the body of uric acid which is the main cause of gout, muscle soreness and kidney stones. Tart Cherries can also help increase the body’s melatonin levels.
Tamarind has played an important role in traditional medicine. The polyphenols in tamarind have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which can protect against heart disease and diabetes.
The use of turmeric dates back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture in India, where it was used as a culinary spice and had some religious significance. It most likely reached China by 700AD, East Africa by 800AD, West Africa by 1200AD and Jamaica in the eighteenth century. It was one of the 2 dozen or so plants brought to Hawaii by early Polynesian settlers in their voyaging canoes. Ceremonially, the traditional use for `olena is as a purifier, containing much mana, spiritual power. Pieces of the crushed root mixed with sea water are sprinkled to remove negative influences from places, persons and things. Typically, when someone is ill, or when a home or other place is to be newly occupied and needing blessing, a ceremony is held. To sprinkle, a ti leaf is dipped into a calabash or bowl containing the `olena and sea water. The sprinkling is accompanied by prayers.
Our fresh Turmeric root contains one of the highest concentrations of Curcumin (its anti inflammatory compound) and is grown in the pristine mineral rich volcanic soil on Haleakala. Hand harvested, our turmeric root is cultivated at its peak potency to ensure optimal bioavailability and efficacy. When you start to understand the powerful benefits of turmeric you’ll find how important it is to make it a part of your everyday life. Our turmeric tonic is an easy + tasty way to get a daily dose of turmeric into your body. Depending on your lifestyle, it generally takes 4-6 weeks of daily consumption to notice a change. We are committed to providing you with the best nutrition so we will never heat treat or pasteurize our tonic.