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Latin name : EUTERPE OLERACEA
Part : Fruits
Country : Brazil
Amount : 100 g or 454 g (1lb)
Properties : This small exotic fruit is an excellent source of antioxidants (fight free radicals and slow down cellular aging). It is composed of oleic acid (monounsaturated fat-omega-9), linoleic acid (polyunsaturated fat-omega-6) and palmitic acid (saturated fat), vitamin E (an antioxidant) and vitamin B1 ( vitamin of happiness). The powder ofAcai is water -soluble.
Precaution: No known.
Plant powders' uses: In capsules, in food, in smoothie, in pastilles and energy balls, then externally (cosmetics, ointments, poultices). Unless exceptional, plant powders are not soluble in water, although several molecules they contain. For better results, it is preferable to extract these molecules in water, alcohol or in oil (certain molecules are fat -soluble). For more information, the Schools Flowers offers an introductory workshop and an à la carte course on the manufacture of therapeutic products.
We advise to consult a health professional before using medicinal plants, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medication.
Information on this website has not been assessed by Health Canada and does not replace the opinion of a health professional. She is only informative.