Maqui Berries have long been revered by the Mapuche, the indigenous people of Chile. They attributed their strength and longevity to this purple-black Maqui berry. Maqui was traditionally used in the diet, in the medicinal preparations and in the rejuvenating tonic known as chichi. Organic Traditions Freeze Dried Maqui Berry Powder is a source of Vitamin C and a host of antioxidants giving it an ORAC value of 2800 per serving! Flavonoids known as anthocyanins give Maqui its rich purple colour. Organic Traditions Maqui is freeze dried and cold milled with no fillers, flavours or added sweeteners.