Acai Berry

What is Acai?

Açaí is pronounce “Ass-Eye-Ee” and is found in the Pará region of the Amazon estuary, in the northern region of Brazil. It also grows in French Guyana, Panama, Ecuador, and Trinidad. The round, dark purple-to-black berries are harvested to make juice, ice pops, and supplements.

How it acts in the body

  • Protects from harmful toxins
  • Astringent

How It works

Protects from harmful toxins

Açaí may help protect the body from harmful toxins that we may be exposed to through the effects of smoking, pollution, and the sun’s rays. This can also help to prevent ailments such as premature ageing, the risk of heart disease and cancer.

Astringent

This is a chemical compound that tends to shrink or constrict body tissues. If you’re suffering from something like Diarrhoea then this would be useful.

What it works well with

  • Green Tea – Protecting the body from toxins
  • Aloe Vera Juice – To aid in symptoms associated with IBS
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