The Baobab, a fruit that is indigenous to Africa, is one of the most nutrient-dense wholefoods on the planet. A single serving can have about 50% of your vitamin C requirement. It is also packed with Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Calcium & Fiber. It has the highest antioxidant content of any fruit supporting a wide range of benefits. It provides important minerals and helps in boosting energy levels, aids in liver detoxification, cleansing and detoxifying, reduces anxiety, strengthens the immune system, and also exhibits anti-aging properties
The demand for Baobab powder and the knowledge of this fruit has been increasing over the years. In UK alone, its sales have increased by over 1,600% in some areas as commodity experts suggest that it is set to become a new western super-food.
In US, baobab sales have increased 208% in all natural sales channels from June 2014 to 2015 & 267% in supplements.
The mighty Baobab tree is known as ‘the tree of life’ & rightly so given the number of uses it has. Traditionally, this fruit is still used to treat a number of illnesses (including asthma, fever, asthma, fever, diarrhea, malaria, smallpox & to curb inflammation). Additionally, it is sometimes used as an ingredient in skincare, hair-care and body-care products. Baobab oil is extracted from the seeds of Baobab tree & used in certain personal-care products.
A single tree can live up to 2500 years & can take anywhere between 15 to 20 years to fruit! An old Baobab tree can create its own ecosystem, as it supports the life of countless creatures, from large mammals to thousands of tiny creatures moving in & out of its crevices.
We have recently added Baobab Fruit pulp powder to the list of products we supply.
If you’re wondering how you would use the powder, you can:
Sprinkle it on to your salads, yogurt, smoothies or juices
Stir them into soups, dips, sauces and stews
Mix it into desserts & baked goods
Add it to water & dressing.