Organic Acai Juice
The açai palm (Euterpe oleracea) is native to tropical Central and South America and suited to tropical conditions, growing along riverbeds and wetlands.
One tree can produce several fruiting clusters of deep purple berries, which are known as açai or Amazonian palm berries. The inner growing bud of the açai palm contains an exotic delicacy, known as palm hearts.
Packed with antioxidants, nutrients and phytochemicals, the açai berry is now classed as a ‘superfood.’
Organic açai berries have been grown naturally, without the use of any chemicals.
Açai berries have long been a traditional food source for the Brazilian tribes and they are loved by the rainforest wildlife.
Modern research suggests that drinking açai juice may act as an anti-inflammatory; it is recommended for people who suffer from conditions associated with chronic inflammation.
The açai was also used in Brazilian herbal medicine in several ways; an infusion made from the berries was used to treat skin problems.
Açai berries are popular in many foods and drinks. Outside of their native environment, they are sold as juice, concentrate, or in other processed forms because their fat content causes them to spoil soon after harvesting.
Açai berries contain anthocyanins - also found in red grapes and red wine - which act as powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants help to repair the skin damage caused by sunlight, pollution and the aging process.