Caigua Powder (ER62)
Wholesale Caigua Powder from Ecuadorian Rainforest, LLC. Inquire about quality tested and competitively priced nutraceutical ingredients.
The price above is for a 1 kg. (2.2 lbs.) R&D sample (smaller samples available upon request).
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Common Name: Caigua
Botanical Name: Cyclanthera Pedata
Origin: South America
Caigua is an herbaceous vine typically grown in South America for its fruit, which is hollow with a thin outer skin and a taste similar to cucumber. Caigua has a rich history in Peruvian culture as there is evidence of the fruit being consumed for centuries. Caigua is often used for presentation in several local dishes.
Caigua Nutrients & Applications
As stated before, caigua has a rich and colorful history in Peru both for rituals and for cuisine. It is one of their most important foods. Caigua contains a number of plant chemicals including alkaloids, ascorbic acid, coumarins, diosgenin, flavonoids, and many more.
Caigua has a vast nutrient profile. Although caigua is mostly known for its fiber, it contains other essential nutrients such as vitamin A, thiamin, riboflavin, and more.
Try adding caigua in functional foods to give it a great taste, encapsulate for easy-to-go nutrition, or any other formulation your creative heart can come up with. Interested? Don’t forget to ask for a sample of caigua today.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.