Vanilla

The fragrance both of places far away and of home

Vanilla pods are an indispensable ingredience for flavouring chocolates, ice-creams and cakes. This spice was used in ancient times by the people of Mexico – Toltecs and Aztecs, who used it as an ingridient to prepare energy drinks from cocoa pods and also as a healinginstrument. It is a orchid varieties, which climbs on trees up to two metres. Its home is tropical America.

Health Benefits:

  • It improves heart functions and generally activatesthe organism and helps decrease fever.
  • It is a natural antidepressant that eases anxiety and relaxes the mind.
  • It helps with insomnia and anorexia.

Vitamins a minerals:Includes vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals such as manganese, calcium, iron, phosporuss, potassium, sodium, zinc and copper.

Country of origin:Mexico