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Chia Seed, Neal's Yard Remedies

Chia Seed

PLU 3384

Description

Salvia hispanica

Cultivated by the Aztecs 4,000 years ago to give greater endurance and wellbeing.

In Mayan, Chia means 'strength' and these clever seeds are rich in energy -giving glucose and easily digested protein, key for the body's repair and regeneration.

Chia has 8 times more omega-3 than wild Atlantic salmon, twice as much calcium as milk and four times the iron of spinach!

Taste: Mildly nutty

Top Tip: chia is easy to use; sprinkle over your cereal or yoghurt for some natural get up and go!

Benefits:

  • Energy tonic
  • Nutritive demulcent (soothes internal tissue)

How to use:

Up to two teaspoons daily in water or juice.  Sprinkle the seeds into cereals, yoghurt, smoothies, salads, porridge, trail mix, Amaze Balls, cakes and desserts.

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