Yacon Leaf Powder

Yacon Leaf Powder

  • Yacon Leaf powder has a mild sweet taste and is naturally low glycemic.
  • 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...More Info

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Raw Yacon leaves contain a myriad of vitamins and minerals.

In South America, tea from the yacon leaf has long been used as an herbal remedy to support healthy blood sugar levels and healthy blood pressure levels. The yacon leaves oligofructose properties, which may act similar to insulin in the body and may support a healthy pancreas.

By supporting healthy circulation, yacon may support healthy blood pressure levels. It may also support healthy lipid levels, proper clotting formation, and the body's ability to break down fatty cells while supporting a healthy metabolic response. For this reason organic yacon leaf powder has gained increased popularity as a food.

raw yacon leaf powder

Yacon is a perennial herb native to the Andes Mountain Range in Central America at elevations of 900 to 3,000 meters. Dating back to the period of the Incas, it has been cultivated extensively around the region for consumption and medicinal purposes. The wonderful benefits of yacon then discovered by ancient Peruvians and confirmed by modern science have gained increased popularity in Japan, Europe and now the US.

Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Raw Yacon Leaf Powder may include:

  • May support healthy blood sugar levels

  • May support healthy blood pressure

  • May support bone health

  • Possible prebiotic and antioxidant properties

  • May help to nourish and support the liver

Constituents of Yacon Leaf include:

  • Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, Polyphenols, y-cadinene, caffeic-acid, 3-caffeoylquinic-acid, chlorogenic-acid, 2,4-dicaffeoylaltraric-acid, 2,5-dicaffeoylaltraric-acid, 3,5-dicaffeoylaltraric-acid, 3,5-dicaffeoylquinic-acid, enhydrin, ferulic-acid, fluctuanin, gallic-acid, gentisic-acid, inulin, melampolides, oligofructans, beta-pinene, protocatechuic-acid, rosmarinic-acid, sonchifolin, tryptophan, 2,3,5-tricaffeoylaltraric-acid, 2,4,5-tricaffeoylaltraric-acid, gallic acid, beta-sitosterol, behenic acid, Kaempferol, Quercetin, vanillic acid, hexadecanoic acid

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:

Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.

Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with yogurt, add to your favorite smoothie or infuse into a tea.

Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our organic premium acai powder.


Miscellaneous facts about our raw, organic Yacon leaf powder

Ingredients: Yacon Leaf.

Parts Used: Raw Yacon Leaf.

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.

Origin: Grown and dried in Ecuador. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

raw yacon leaf powder

How to Maintain Optimum Freshness

  • ZNaturalFoods.com offers our 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 yacon leaf powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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