Acai berries are a deep purple fruit harvested from acai palm trees which are located in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. This delicious berry has incredibly high levels of antioxidants and is also a source of beneficial flavonoids and polyphenols.
Indigenous Brazilian tribes have consumed Acai berries for thousands of years for their amazing nourishing properties. Legend has it that acai berries saved an indigenous Brazilian tribe from starvation during a time of severe drought. The leader of the tribe Chief Itaki sadly lost his daughter Iaca during the harsh times, but named the life-saving acai berry (Iaca spelt backwards) in her honour.
Our Organic Acai Berry Powder is freeze-dried to ensure all the flavour and vital nutrients contained within the fresh fruit are retained.
- Beauty food
- Immune support
Everyday more exciting discoveries are being made about the beneficial phytonutrients found in the amazing acai berry. Recent scientific analysis has found the acai berry to be abundant in numerous phytochemicals, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Freeze-dried acai berry powder is rich in a particular group of antioxidants called anthocyanins, which may help protect the body from free radicals, support the immune system and promote smooth and healthy skin.
Third-Party Acai Berry Research for Health Practitioners
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Adults: 1-2 teaspoons daily.
Children (12 and under): 1/4-1/2 teaspoon daily.
Add to smoothies, yoghurt, cereal and raw desserts or mix well in water or juice and consume all sediment.
Reseal pouch and store in a cool dry place or refrigerate for maximum shelf-life.
USDA organically grown freeze-dried acai berry powder. No preservatives or additives.
Packed in a facility that may have exposure to nuts and sesame seeds.
Brazil – Our Organic Acai Berry Powder is made from hand-picked organic acai berries, which have been freeze-dried to retain all of their delicate phytonutrients before being milled into a fine powder.
Q: Can Maqui and Acai berry make you lose weight? I see ads for these diets all the time on the internet and wondered how I should use them?
A: These berries have a huge number of different health supporting phytochemicals, however we are still discovering exactly how these different compounds benefit us. What is clear is that they have a high ORAC antioxidant score, so they are good for detoxing and may assist in removing toxins from the body. These berry powders will not by themselves facilitate weight loss but will definitely help keep you healthy when part of a balanced diet and exercise plan.