Maqui berry

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Maqui berry or aristotelia chilensis is a traditional medicine used by the Mapuche people in Chile.[1][2] Maqui is a plant with many possible medical uses, and maqui extracts are commonly used as an antioxidant.[2]

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The supplement Longevis contains extracts of maqui cherry and reishi mushroom extract, plus other nutrients.[3]

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  1. "MAQUI: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews". Retrieved October 8, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Zúñiga, Gustavo E.; Tapia, Andrea; Arenas, Andrea; Contreras, Rodrigo A.; Zúñiga-Libano, Gustavo (October 1, 2017). "Phytochemistry and biological properties of Aristotelia chilensis a Chilean blackberry: a review". Phytochemistry Reviews. 16 (5): 1081–1094. doi:10.1007/s11101-017-9533-1. ISSN 1572-980X.
  3. "Maqui". Eneksia. Retrieved October 8, 2021.