Top Ingredients Of 2021

Christopher R. 11/15/2021

The year is almost over and there's only so much time left until 2022. As we prepare for the future here at Ecuadorian Rainforest, we want to take a look at our past to see what you loved about our products this year and find out the top 10 ingredients of 2021.

As ingredient wholesalers, we know the value of industry data and its impact on future trends. We love to see these rainforests’ products grow in popularity, and we love to help you make informed choices. Our favorite time of year is digging through the numbers to reveal our most popular ingredients. 

The Top Ingredients for 2021 are:

  1. Slippery Elm Bark Powder 

Or Ulmus rubra, is a tree known to reach heights up 60-80 ft. and is native to the central and eastern United States and Ontario, Canada. Slippery Elm Bark contains mucilage which is popular in respiratory support and digestive health formulations.


  1. Moringa Leaf Powder


Also known as Moringa oleifera, this is a tree native to North India. Moringa leaves are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals including Iron as well as Vitamins C and A. 


  1. Elderberry Fruit Powder 



Elderberries are low in calories but packed with antioxidants.They are rich in vitamin C, dietary fiber and antioxidants in the form of phenolic acids, flavonols, and anthocyanins. 


  1. Aloe Vera Powder


Aloe Vera is a rich source of a variety of nutrients. When it comes to antioxidants, aloe vera is known to contain vitamins A, C, and E along with the nutrients folate and vitamin B-12. Aloe vera also contains a number of minerals including calcium, potassium, and magnesium.


  1. Gigartina Red Marine Algae Powder  

This marine algae is a plentiful source of protein, vitamins, trace minerals, and fiber. Gigartina is also high in antioxidants which may support overall immune system health.


  1. Turkey Tail Mushroom Powder


Turkey Tail Mushrooms are commonly found in North America. They get their name from their caps, which resemble the feathers on a turkey’s tail. It is known for its antioxidants and being full of phenols and flavonoids. 



  1. Chanca Piedra Powder 


Chanca piedra is a rich source of several plant chemicals. Inside chanca piedra you will find alkaloids, astragalin, brevifolin, flavonoids, and phenylpropanoids, just to name a few of the plant chemicals. 


  1. Rice Bran Powder


Rice bran oil is a good source of unsaturated fats, vitamin E. Rice bran contains  antioxidants and its active compounds include oryzanol, tocotrienols.

  1. Mastic Gum Powder

Mastic gum is the resin of the Pistacia lentiscus tree. It is used in the oral care industry and seen in digestive supplements.


  1. Irish Moss Powder


Also known as Chondrus crispus, it is a species of seaweed primarily found on the Atlantic coasts of Ireland, Europe and the United States. Irish Moss is rich in potassium chloride and is known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. It offers a variety of vitamins and minerals and is a good source of iodine and antioxidants.



We look forward to reviewing our anticipated ingredients for 2022!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


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