Ingredient Glossary

 


Synergistically balanced to provide a full spectrum of perfect nutrition, The Ultimate Elixir by Live Ultimate contains over two dozen of the most nutrient-rich superfoods and supergreens on Earth.


ALKALIZING GREENS – 5,125mg per serving

Organic Wheatgrass


A highly detoxifying supergreen, Wheatgrass is extremely rich in chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals. Wheatgrass helps to alkalize the body and slows down the aging process by rejuvenating cells. The high levels of chlorophyll found in wheatgrass help support a healthy hormonal balance, improve digestion and immune system function, remove carcinogens, heavy metals, pesticides and radiation from the body and adds a youthful glow to hair, skin and nails. It even helps keep your waistline trim by removing the toxins from the body and aiding elimination. Recent research shows wheatgrass is beneficial for inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia.

 

Organic Barley Grass


The young green sprouts of this extremely alkalizing grass have a tremendous ability to absorb nutrients from the soil. When barley grass leaves are 12-14 inches high, they contain all the vitamins, minerals and amino acids necessary for the human diet plus chlorophyll and a large amounts of enzymes. Barley grass is said to have 30 times more vitamin B1 and 11 times more calcium than cow’s milk; 6.5 times the calcium and 5 times the iron content of spinach; 7 times the vitamin C of an orange; and when harvested is about 45 percent protein. It also helps detoxify the blood and organs, specifically the intestines of stored toxins. Barley grass is rich in enzymes and has one of the highest natural levels of enzyme SOD (superoxide dismutase), a powerful antioxidant which protect and heal cells from damage.

Spirulina

Spirulina is known by many as the “King of Superfoods.” This dark blue-green algae is a tremendous source of plant protein for muscle recovery and energy. Spirulina provides a healthy balance of growth hormone essential for aging and youthful energy. Spirulina contains many colorful pigments including carotenoids, beta carotene, chlorophyll, phycocyanin and SOD (superoxide dismutase) which are blue, green and orange in color. These pigments are strong anti-inflammatory compounds and also provide nutrients for optimal health.

Chlorella

Chorella is a blue-green algae native to Taiwan and Japan. Like it’s cousin Spirulina, Chlorella is considered one of the most nutrient rich superfoods in the world. Research demonstrates it to have powerful detoxifying effects in the body by removing heavy metals, pesticides, carcinogens and other toxins. Chlorella also provides large amounts of protein, chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals. Its deeply colored pigments help promote growth hormone production, which is a hallmark of healthy aging and youthful vitality. According to a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods, “chlorella intake resulted in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, serum total cholesterol and fasting blood glucose levels.”

Organic Alfalfa

The leaf of this highly nutritive green is rich in minerals which its deep roots pull from the black soil of the Midwest. It’s a great source of protein when dried and also contains many essential vitamins and iron. It is used as a nutritive tonic to help remove toxins from the body. Dietary fiber and compounds called saponins in alfalfa may slow cholesterol uptake into your blood, according to experts at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Evidence suggests it may also reduce the buildup of fatty deposits called plaque in arteries, possibly lowering risk of arteriosclerosis and heart disease.

Organic Kelp

Known as the new kale, Kelp is the king of sea vegetables and algae’s, growing in beautiful kelp forests throughout the world. Our organically grown kelp is rich in the minerals magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium along with vitamins A, C, E and niacin. Incredibly it also is a great source fro omega-3 fats, antioxidants, amino acids and phytonutrients (compounds found in plants that help protect its vitality). But the most remarkable quality of kelp is that it is Nature’s highest source of iodine, a nutrient essential to a healthy functioning thyroid gland and hormone production. Including kelp in our elixir helps to provide natural energy to combat fatigue, support the growth of strong hair and nails, gives a healthy glow to the skin and detoxifies the blood and body gently. Kelp also contains glutamic acid, which our bodies know as glutamate  and is vital to the central nervous system, brain function, learning, memory and aspects of cognition. Kelp is truly an ultimate supergreen for daily nourishment and vitality.

Wildcrafted Klamath Lake Blue Green Algae

Sourced from the primordial and pristine Upper Klamath Lake in Southern Oregon which is located at a high mountainous altitude, this blue-green algae is similar to spirulina but differs in that it prefers freshwater as opposed to brackish salty water. Classified as Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA), Lake Klamath blue-green algae draws nitrogen from the atmosphere to build a world-class protein. It is a wild food with a fantastic array of brain-specific phytochemicals, a huge selection of antioxidants, minerals (especially iron, zinc, selenium and magnesium), amino acids (it is a complete protein), vitamins, enzymes and many unique nutrients. Blue-green algae is one of the richest food sources of antioxidant compounds, including carotenoids (beta carotene, lycopene and lutein), chlorophyll and phycocyanin.



IMMUNE STRENGTHENING MUSHROOMS - 2,000mg per

Organic Cordyceps Mushroom

Cordyceps was traditionally only used by the royal families in China where it is grown at high altitudes. It is one of the most powerful immune system mushrooms on Earth. It has been shown in several studies to contain strong pro-sexual, steroidogenic and anti-fatigue compounds. Specifically, it increases the “T Killer” white blood cell count which helps fight off infection, disease and even cancer cells from forming. Cordyceps is clinically shown to support healthy adrenal glands and hormone production. It also helps produce and maintain constant energy levels. Athletes and active people report increased oxygen intake leading to better stamina, athletic performance and recovery. Our cordyceps is 100% pure mushroom. No starch, sugars, or any fillers.

Organic Reishi Mushroom


An edible and medicinal mushroom revered for its various healing and immune-strengthening benefits. Reishi is a very strong anti-inflammatory and tied to longevity. It also improves liver health and function as well as mental clarity. It contains powerful compounds including triterpines, beta-glucans and polysaccharides. Reishi has also been studied for its anticancer potential. Clinical studies have shown it to help improve plasma antioxidant capacity and enhanced immune responses in cancer patients.

Organic Shitake Mushroom

Shiitake is an edible and medicinal mushroom that helps promote health and longevity. In traditional Chinese medicine, shiitake is used to heal the skin, support the liver, enliven the blood, and boost qi, the life force. It fights obesity, supports immune function and research suggests that Shitake mushrooms helps fight cancer cells and heal chromosome damage done by anticancer treatments. Shitake further supports cardiovascular health and has antimicrobial properties, which support skin health and fights infectious disease internally. It is also a great source of B vitamins.

Organic Maitake Mushroom

Known as “Hen of the Woods”, Maitake is another powerful edible and medicinal mushrooms has to been shown to help prevent and treat cancer, manage diabetes, lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure, stimulate immune system function and help with weight management.

 



ADAPTOGENIC & TONIFYING HERBS – 2,100mg per serving

Organic Mesquite

Native to the southwestern United States, the powder from Mesquite’s pod-like seed is a rich source of protein and nutrients including calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc, and is rich in the amino acid lysine as well. Its low glycemic index helps maintain stable blood sugar levels a. It is used as a healthy natural sweetener.

 

Chia Seed


Chia is a “whole grain” food, naturally free of gluten. The tiny seeds are an incredible source of nutrition and are loaded with high levels of omega 3 fatty acids, protein, fiber and many other micronutrients. Aztec warriors have been known to survive on chia seeds alone during times of scarcity and it also gave them high energy and endurance. Just one spoonful of chia can sustain for 24 hours. Chia benefits include increased anti-inflammatory response throughout body, healthy hair skin and nails, healthy hair, skin and nails, builds stronger bones, supports the heart and digestive system. Organic Turmeric: This orange-colored root has extraordinary anti-inflammatory properties and also helps support a healthy immune system, pain-free joints and bones, encourages a healthy liver and its detoxification function, delivers powerful cardiovascular support for a healthy heart, supports healthy digestion and cognitive brain function.

Organic Maca


Sourced from an organic farm in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Maca root is an adaptogenic superfood that has been used for centuries to help the body cope with stress. It relieves symptoms of adrenal fatigue syndrome and supports a healthy hormonal balance along with providing a rich source of nutrients. Maca is famous for providing strength and virility for fertility support as well as boosting athletic performance and endurance.
 

Organic Ginger


An exceptional root and spice that is warming and used to strengthen the immune system, improve digestion, reduce inflammation and stimulate metabolism. Studies have shown that it reduces inflammation markers in the joints up to 40% after exercise. It also protects the heart and other organs by stimulating blood flow and improving cell function and health. Ginger is a healthy stimulant known to energize and vitalize the body and is legendary as a digestive aid.

Organic Black Pepper

A small amount of black pepper is essential for the absorption of turmeric by the body. Black pepper also is a mildly stimulating digestive support and can help speed up metabolism and energy levels. Sourced from an organic farm in Sri Lanka.

 

 



PHYTONUTRIENTS & SUPERFRUIT ANTIOXIDANTS – 2,202mg per serving

Organic Lucuma

A superfruit from South America with a unique maple-like flavor, Lucuma is known as the “Sweet Gold of the Incas” and has been used and revered for thousands of years by indigenous people in South America. Lucuma is low on the glycemic index, making it an ideal choice for those looking to lower their sugar consumption. It also provides 14 essential trace minerals, a good source of antioxidants, dietary fiber, beta-carotene, vitamins and minerals and is a healthy, low-sugar alternative that is safe for diabetics.

 

 

Beet

Beet are high in immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium (essential for healthy nerve and muscle function) and manganese (which is good for your bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas). Beets also contain the B vitamin folate, which helps reduce the risk of birth defects. It is a favorite for athletes and active people to consume daily to increase cardiovascular function through its high level of nitrites, which help carry oxygen to the blood and increase endurance.

Camu Camu Berry

Sustainably wildcrafted from the flooded lowland rainforests of the Ecuadorian Amazon, Camu Camu is a tiny red berry bursting with essential amino and fatty acids that promote skin and immune health through its incredibly and highly potent Vitamin C levels. One tiny Camu Camu berry contains over 30 times the Vitamin C of an orange! It is a powerful antioxidant that scavenges free radicals throughout the body and strengthens the immune system to prevent disease and reverse effects of environmental pollution, pesticides and other toxins. It contains phenolic compounds with highly antimicrobial actions that kill microorganisms and viruses. The red pigments in Camu Camu are anthocyanins and provide phytonutrients and protective actions throughout the body.

Organic Acai

A popular Brazilian superfood rich in Omega 3’s, this dark-colored berry is also a great source of antioxidants known as anthocyanins. Studies have shown Acai helps to prevent heart disease as well as provide protective health benefits.

 

 

 

 

Organic Goji

A Chinese superfruit which contains high levels of antioxidants and nutrients and has anti-inflammatory properties. Goji has been shown to help improve immune function and prevent diseases, promote healthy skin, protect eye health, help stabilize blood sugar and detoxify the liver. The tiny red berries of Goji help to keep your energy and mood levels up and also are known to boost fertility.

Acerola Cherry

Sustainably wildcrafted from the Ecuadorian rainforests, these tiny red berries contain high amounts of Vitamin C and are a popular juice throughout Latin America. One cherry is equivalent in Vitamin C to 12 oranges. Acerola cherries also contain Vitamin A and flavanoids.

 

 

 

Shilajit


Wildcrafted from the high altitudes of the Himalayan mountains in Nepal, Shilajit is a highly valued mineral deposit. It has been reported to contain at least 85 minerals in ionic form, as well as triterpenes, humic acid and fulvic acid. Shilajit has been widely used in Ayerveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine, to combat weakness, improve virility, support skin, blood and bone health, provide energy and to reverse the aging process. Its high energy and bio-regenerative properties promotes cell regeneration and the proper maintenance of old cells.



NATURAL PLANT ENZYMES – 73mg per serving

Plant Enzyme Blend

Found throughout nature, enzymes are essential to maintain our health, digest our food and repair the body. The Ultimate Elixir contains a combination of 5 organically grown plant enzymes including papain from green papaya, bromelain from pineapple, amylase, lactase, protease, cellulase and alpha galactosidase. This unique enzyme profile helps maximize the digestion and assimilation of all The Ultimate Elixir’s valuable ingredients.