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WAKU IS MADE WITH A BLEND OF
20 HERBS AND FLOWERS


Waku is based on a traditional recipe created centuries ago in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador. It’s locally known as “horchata lojana”, and it is consumed daily with a meal because of the digestive benefits and its great taste.


15 of the herbs have anti-inflammatory properties, 13 have digestive attributes, and 12 have analgesic benefits. Together, they help to prevent inflammation and soothe the digestive system, helping to bring balance to your gut and wellbeing to your body.


Read on to learn a bit more about each one of the 20 herbs and flowers that make up each of our tonics. All our herbs are organic and sourced directly from smallholder farmer communities in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador.


WHITE BASIL

White basil has historically been used to treat stomach issues, and can help with loss of appetite.  

BLACK BASIL

With anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, black basil can help tackle stress, anxiety, and inflammation all at once.

CHAMOMILE

Chamomile is known for its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, as it has been said to reduce acidity in the stomach and prevent nausea.

SPEARMINT

Similar to mint, spearmint has a bright flavor with calming and anti-inflammatory benefits to the body and the digestive system.


STARFLOWER

Star Flowers, also known as Borage, have been used to treat many gastrointestinal or even cardiovascular disorders.

APPLE GERANIUM

From the same family as white malva, apple geranium functions similarly, aiding in soothing irritation through its anti-inflammatory benefits.


FENNEL

Fennel is a great source of vitamin B-6, which can help in boosting energy & metabolism.

RED ROOT AMARANTH

Red root amaranth provides an amazing source of plant protein, anti-inflammatory benefits, and gives Waku its distinctive color!


SWEET OREGANO

Sweet oregano has been used for centuries both in cooking and for medicinal purposes, with active ingredients that have helped to treat infection.

LEMONGRASS

Lemongrass has active ingredients known to relieve pain and inflammation through their antioxidant properties.

ESCANCEL

Escancel has been used for centuries to fight various diseases, even wound healing, due to its anti-inflammatory properties.


LEMON VERBENA

Lemon Verbena has typically been used to treat many types of digestive disorders, joint pain, and even skin conditions. 

LEMON BALM

Did you know lemon balm is a member of the mint family? This anti-inflammatory herb can provide benefits not only to your digestive tract, but also to your nervous system and your liver.


CONGONA

Congona provides analgesic effects; used medicinally, it can soothe the digestive system.

MALVA ESCENSE

Malva essence is used to optimize digestive function, improve sleep, and even treat headaches with its anti-inflammatory properties.


WHITE MALVA

White malva also has anti-inflammatory benefits, has historically been used to treat irritation, and can benefit the stomach and the bladder.


FLAXSEED

Flaxseed contains multiple vitamins and minerals, and the anti-inflammatory benefits of the leaves of the plant help to improve your digestive health.


MINT

Mint is a soothing herb with a fresh flavor; it has been used to treat stomach inflammation for thousands of years.


ROSES, VIOLETS AND CARNATIONS

Roses, violets, and carnations are not only a beautiful addition to any bouquet: these flower petals bring anti-inflammatory benefits with a beautiful aroma.