Our desire was as much as possible to bring the benefits of using the best of nature - what nature actually saved for its new life - seeds to everyone. Alpha and omega, the beginning and the end in a perfect cycle, nature condenses into a tiny seed, a grain, a precious pupil of the sun. Life sprouts from it in an endless spiral of creation. She is the source of golden drops of oil - drops of vitality and renewal, of holy anointing in the world of religion - the first and last anointing.
Although Ivo Bačlija, the author of Matičnjak products, has been dealing with medicinal plants in some way all his life, he came to the real " elixir " of medicinal plants only when he started squeezing its seeds in order to obtain cold-pressed oils. We were looking for an appropriate and effective way to preserve nutrients from plants without excessive processing or applying aggressive methods and thus created products rich in original protective, active, nutrients.
That's why we decided on cold-pressed oils (in the pressing process we do not exceed a temperature of 28 C) and functional honeys , which, through careful production, best preserve the undeniably effective substances from the seeds contained in them.
The modern diet, which is dominated by refined food with numerous additives, flavor enhancers, artificial aromas, colors and sweeteners, preservatives and stabilizers, is poor in nutrients since it does not contain sufficient amounts of valuable and necessarily necessary substances for the body, the most important of which are essential fatty acids.
These are polyunsaturated fatty acids from which series of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are created. Their ratio, thanks to the bad eating habits of most people, is from 15:1 to even 25:1. Science claims that the measure of health is in the ratio of 3:1. Can we achieve this, maintain good health and protect ourselves from numerous, often very serious illnesses?
The best way to solve the lack of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids is to enrich the diet with foods that contain them, and the best choice is cold-pressed oils of hemp, black cumin, wild flax, sikava, grape seeds, walnuts and hazelnuts. In addition to being rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin E (also known as the vitamin of youth), each of these oils also contains specific ingredients that make it a special and effective remedy for certain health problems.
We at Matičnjak follow the path of science and scientific achievements, precious traditional experiences and our own curiosity and willingness to innovate. Countless scientific studies have proven to us that nature offers excellent solutions, we just have to know how to use them.
The amazing synergy of plant substances is currently not possible to achieve with artificially produced substances, and to believe that we could do without nature would be a big mistake. Plants have naturally developed a large number of phyto-protective substances or phytonutrients that help them overcome fungal and bacterial infections and enable them to overcome everyday stresses.
That is why it is advisable to eat plant-based food, consume certain active and protective micro and macro elements that play a significant role in the prevention of various types of diseases and health protection.