Origin

Baobab {pronounced BEY-oh-Bab} is the common name for one of the 9 species of trees in the genus Adansonia, native to the Madagascar, Africa, and Australia regions. This tree bears a fruit that is unlike any other. The beobab fruit has a velvety outer shell and the inside is composed of a powdery white pulp. It is roughly the size of a small coconut and weighs about 3lbs. It’s tangy, citrusy flavor is often described to be “somewhere between grapefruit, pear, and vanilla.”

Baobab Powder - Nutritional Value

Antioxidants

Vitamin C Bioflavenoids Provitamin A

Prebiotics

Baobab fruit powder contains more than 50% fiber! This soluble fiber promotes the growth of healthy bacteria in your gut.

Great Source of Minerals!

Per 100/g dry baobab fruit powder: Calcium 169mg Magnesium 80mg Potassium 2.7g Zinc 1g Iron .9mg Baobab’s amazing nutritional SUPER POWERS cannot go unnoticed. It contains more Vitamin C, Potassium, Magnesium, and Iron than any other fruit powder on the market, weight for weight! In addition, results from Brunswick Laboratories tested baobab’s ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) levels which proved to be incredibly high at 1400 units/g! Just to put this into perspective, that’s more than six times the levels than that of cranberries, blueberries, and blackberries.

Benefits for Your Skin

Baobab in Your Diet

Antioxidants neutralize free radicals to help prevent premature aging and wrinkles. Vitamin C promotes the production of collagen and elastin necessary to keep the skin plump and maintain its elasticity.

Baobab Oil Applied Topically

Baobab oil extracted from the seeds contains vitamins A, D, & E, as well as Omegas 3, 6 & 9. Vitamin A – fights wrinkles and acne Vitamin D & E – these antioxidants prevent free radical damage Omega 3, 6, 9 – enhance the oil's absorption and helps transport other essential nutrients to your skin Now that you’ve discovered what baobab powder is, it should absolutely become a new favorite in your pantry! Try adding the powder to your yogurt or oatmeal for breakfast. It’s very easy to add to your diet and it will ensure you stay youthful-looking and healthy.