Herbal extract candies
Candies with natural herb extracts are the new wager of Configirona for healthier products with added value, a steadily growing market. This assortment joins the sugar free family Geriolín, sweetened with Stevia, where we can already find the existing balsamic candiy “mentol extra fuerte” and “miel-limón con própolis” which contains real natural propolis powder.
Medicinal plants or herbs are those which contain one or various active principles with beneficial properties for human beings. Plants are milled, dried and concentrated for better application on different products such as candies, whilst still being able to absorb their nutrients.
Geriolín herbs assortment:
These natural herb extract candies contain no colourants and no gluten. The assortment is made up of five different flavours, each one with its own set of extract and active principles.
Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia).
The echinacea flower has electric and energetic violet petals that stand out in the plains and forests of North America. The regular consumption of Echinacea extract can reduce the risk of suffering repeated respiratory infections.
Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis).
Although having the origins in Asia, it can be found in Europe since many years ago. It is part of the group of medicinal plants in which both roots and leafs contain the active principles useful for the human organism. In this case, leafs have emollient properties, which relax inflammations and smoothen the skin; whilst in the roots there’s a high content of flavonoids and mucilage that allow to lightly heal internal inflammations, especially from stomach and respiratory tract.
This aromatic herb can be found frequently in the mediterranean cuisine. It is also known as a medicinal plant due to its high content in iron, which can be helpful in providing our body with this substance in some cases of deficiency.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale).
A tuber which is very aromatic, acid and spicy at the same time. It has many active principles, highlighting their effectiveness in nauseas, stomach aches and typical cold symptoms.
Green tea (Camellia sinensis).
The popular Green tea leaves are a good source of antioxidants, which help to prevent or slow down the oxidation of other molecules. So it is very interesting to maintain a stable level of antioxidants every day, and what other better way to do it than mixed with peppermint.