Rio Amazon FAQ
The sachets/teabags used for all teas in the Rio Amazon range of teas are unbleached and made from a mixture of abaca and cellulose. No plastics are used in producing the teabags, nor to seal them.
Can maca be used in pregnancy?
A maximum of 4 Rio Amazon maca capsules may be used in the last trimester of pregnancy. Always check with your healthcare provider if this is suitable for you.
Does Maca have to be taken before food?
It is okay to take food just after taking maca. It can also be taken after or with food. It may have more effect before food as it would be assimilated without interference by digestive processes.
Are Rio Amazon Pau d’Arco capsules gluten-free, dairy-free and gelatine-free?
Yes, Rio Amazon Pau d’Arco vegicaps are gluten-free, dairy-free and gelatine-free.
On the packaging of the Rio Amazon Pau d’Arco vegicaps it says 5:1 extract. What does this mean?
Several of our South American botanical capsules are 5:1 extracts. This means that it would take 5 times the fresh herb to make the resulting 1 part of finished product in the capsule. So, in this case the 500 mg content of capsule is the equivalent of 2500 mg of fresh herb as harvested.