Acai Berry Oil
The Acai Palm, also known as the Assai Palm, is a species of palm trees native to Brazil and other regions of South and Central America. The Acai Palm bears small, dark purple berries produced in branched clusters of 500 to 900 fruits. The local and indigenous river people in the Amazon forest have been consuming acai berries for hundreds of years and it can make up to 80% of their diet. With the flourishing popularity, the commerce of the fruit has become the main source of income for many families and most of the acai that comes from Brazil is wildharvested and fair traded.
The Acai fruit has a significant nutrient profile with an array of minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, and potassium, and essential amino acids. Also an impressive amount of omega-3, omega-6 and omega 9 essential fatty acids that support cellular structure, phytosterols, vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, E, and C. And saving the best for last. the Acai fruit is also rich in anthocyanins and phenols, which are powerful antioxidants.
Our Acai Berry Oil is produced from premium quality acai berries that are sustainably harvested. After meticulous harvesting, Acai Berry Oil is then carefully cold pressed, filtered, packaged and stored to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this nutritive, cold pressed oil.
REPORTED USES & BENEFITS
Acai Berry Oil is rich in phenolics, has a rich selection of nutritious fatty acids, has anti-inflammatory properties and is full of antioxidants, make it an incredibly effective cosmetic ingredient for skin care cosmetics; it is especially effective when used for its anti-aging benefits. As Acai Berry Oil acts as a powerful emollient, making it incredibly effective for moisturizing and repairing conditions related to dry and aging skin. It effectively restores the skin's elasticity levels and contains anti-bacterial properties, as well as being very easily absorbed by the skin.
Very large doses of acai might affect the results of MRI scans.If you are going to have an MRI test, it is important to let the doctor know if you have been eating acai berries.
Eating too many acai berries can increase bleeding and blood pressure.
The safety of acai berries during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unknown. Acai might not be suitable for cancer patients. The powerful antioxidant activity of acai compounds can interfere with chemotherapy drug actions and, therefore cancer patients should avoid acai berry products if you’re taking these medications.
Acai berry can also cause IBS like symptoms in certain individuals. It’s important to be wary of the quality of the acai berry or acai product you are consuming, as many acai drinks have large amounts of added sugar.
LATIN NAME- Euterpe oleracea Mart.
COMMON NAMES Cabbage Palm, Açaí Palm
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