Yacon is a perennial herb native to the Andes Mountain Range in Central America at elevations of 900 to 3000 meters. Dating back to the period of the Incas, it has been cultivated extensively around the region. Yacon Leaf powder has a mild sweet taste and is naturally low glycemic.
Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with yogurt, add to your favorite smoothie or infuse into a tea.
Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifilius
Other Names: aricoma, arboloco, aricona, arikuma, colla, chiriguano, ipio, jacn, jicama, jiquima, jikima, jiquimilla, leafcup, llacon, llacoma, mexican potato, polaco, poire de terre, potato bean, puhe, shicama, taraca, yacn, yacuma, yacumpi
Ingredients: Yacon Leaf.
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Yacon Leaf powder is grown without chemicals and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalfoods.com offers raw Yacon Leaf powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your raw Yacon Leaf powder in a cool, dark, dry place.