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Botanica Perfect Protein Elevated Anti-Inflammatory is an organic plant protein blended with anti-inflammatory superfoods. With 20g of plant protein packed with naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre, and inflammation-reducing superfoods, Perfect Protein Elevated is an easy all-in-one approach. Take the guesswork out of what to eat when you need to reduce inflammation and pain.
Our herbal and superfood blend has been carefully chosen to complement our protein powder and offer extra anti-inflammatory benefits. These targeted herbs and superfoods are included in therapeutic and meaningful amounts to add to your daily protein supplement, no fairy dusting!
Our sustainably traded, organically-grown quinoa comes from the Andes mountains in Bolivia.
Our certified organic brown rice is sourced from exclusive crops across Asia, where it naturally grows. It is never exposed to pesticides or pesticide residue, meeting Prop 65 standards – strict non-contamination standards for California.
Our organic coconut is sourced from the South Pacific, from areas such as Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and the Philippines. We work with small family-based sustainable farms that are 50-75 years of age, and well cared for.
The coconuts are harvested in 3 traditional ways:
The coconuts are then pressed for milk, and the milk is further dehydrated into a powder.
Inflammation is the first step to healing. So why are anti-inflammatory herbs so popular? Because if the initial healing response is not resolved, then chronic inflammation can set in and that causes a lot of wear and tear on the body, often including pain. Perfect Protein Elevated Anti-inflammatory is formulated for these situations, when chronic inflammation has become a health concern and we need to calm the fires.
What is oxidative damage?
Think of a herd of wild horses running through your house… OK, just kidding, but not really.
Oxidative damage is caused by electrically charged free radicals that bang off of and react to all kinds of other molecules in our cells and tissues causing harm. Chronic inflammation is an important risk factor for this.
How can we help prevent this? One way is to increase our antioxidants and so we’ve packed our Perfect Protein Elevated Anti-inflammatory with lots of antioxidants.
Protein provides us with the building blocks to synthesize and repair body tissues, including muscles. Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), which are found in good concentrations in this formula, are of particular importance for this. This plant-based protein powder is helpful if you are wanting to maintain and even build healthy muscle mass.
Quinoa is an outstanding nutritional powerhouse. It has the highest protein content of all grains (although technically not a grain) and unlike most plant-based sources of protein, it provides a complete protein, which means it contains all the essential amino acids. Paired with Brown rice, we have a complete, well balanced protein for our everyday needs.
Botanica’s organic brown rice is treated with organic enzymes to support ease of digestion and to help break down some of the starch and fiber thereby naturally increasing the final protein content.
Coconut was chosen for this formula in part to support a balanced protein profile, and largely for its yummy goodness that gives the powder a smooth and creamy texture.
Anti-inflammatory • Relieves joint pain
Turmeric has a long and rich history of being used to help relieve pain and inflammation, and many modern studies have confirmed its efficacy . Much of turmeric’s medicinal benefits have been attributed to one key constituent called curcumin. Curcumin has proven its excellent ability to act as an anti-inflammatory as well as a wonderful antioxidant. However, curcumin is a compound that is difficult to absorb, which limits its efficacy when taken on its own. Taking the whole root, with all of its constituents, is proving to be the better way to go and is Botanica’s preferred approach.
Rich source of antioxidants
Moringa is a powerhouse of antioxidants  to help counter the effects of oxidative damage. As a result it is gaining popularity as a supportive aid for chronic inflammation . It is also a rich source of vitamins and minerals to nourish our tissues in need.
Pairs well with Turmeric • Aids digestion
Organic brown rice, organic quinoa, organic coconut milk powder, organic turmeric root, organic moringa, organic ginger root, organic vanilla flavour, organic acacia gum, organic monk fruit extract, organic black pepper.
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Mix one scoop (45 g) into your favourite smoothie recipe.
Add one scoop to your favourite ice-cold, alternative milk beverage.
Swap up to ½ the flour in your recipe for an added protein boost in your raw food dessert recipe for an added protein boost.
Safety information: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Can this formula replace some of my herbal supplements?
Yes, it contains therapeutic dosages and has been formulated with Naturopathic doctors & Herbalists. It is still always wise to follow up with your practitioner if needed.
Can this formula be taken if I’m on medication?
For the most part, yes, although it should be taken 2 hours away from your medications
Be cautious if on anti-coagulants.
Can I take this formula for an extended period of time?
Yes, these are superfood nutrients used traditionally for centuries and have a tonifying effect on the body.
What is organic monk fruit extract and why is it added?
Monk fruit is a sweet-tasting plant, also known as Luo Han Guo. Organic monk fruit extract enhances the flavour of our superfood beverages without the addition of sugar, stevia, or artificial flavours.
Why does Botanica Perfect Protein Elevated contain organic acacia gum, and is it difficult to digest?
We have made this recent addition to some of our formulas in order to improve the texture & blend-ability where needed. Our goal is always to deliver the best taste & texture experience to our customers, while ensuring that our products are Certified Organic and free of unwanted fillers. Organic acacia gum is known to be easy to digest and tolerated by even the most sensitive tummy.