Acai Berry Powder

This herb is BULK DISCOUNTED in our 10 lb & 25 lb bulk packs.

Acai Berry Powder - Botanical -- Approximately 600 mg. each capsule. 1/2 teaspoon of powder is about equal to one capsule. Acai berry powder can be consumed by sprinkling it over your food or mixing it with a syrup such as maple or chocolate. You could also mix it with orange juice. The citric acid in the orange juice will help to mask any unpleasant powder tastes.

Other common names: Asai, Ashai, Assai, Cabbage Palm, Cansin, Jicara, Manac, Pinot, Wapoe Highly nutritious Açaí Fruit is sometimes called the Amazon's perfect ''super berry'' and is believed to be an exceptional antioxidant, which helps to build the body's natural defenses against infection and disease and protect the body from free radicals that can attack and destroy cells. Its fatty acids are believed to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels, improve blood circulation and reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis, stroke and heart attack. Often referred to as the ''Fountain of Youth,'' Acai Fruit is reputed to restore the stamina and vitality of our younger days.

We use only 100% Gluten-free, Vegetable Cellulose ''00'' capsules for all of our encapsulated products. We offer both bulk powder and capsules. Obviously our bulk bottles are bulk powder, not capsules, but the capsule weight is included to give you a way of judging the recommended dosage.

Acai Berry (Euterpe oleracea) Powder 1 lb bottle: HE

Acai Berry (Euterpe oleracea) Powder 1 lb bottle: HE

History behind the Acai Berry Powder:

Acai Fruit is a small, deep-purple berry that grows on the tall, slender Acai palm tree, which is a very common native of the Brazilian Rainforest. Acai palm is a member of the genus, Euterpe, which contains seven species of palms that are native to tropical Central and South America from Belize southward to Brazil and Peru, growing mainly in floodplains and swamps. The botanical genus is named in honor of the muse, Euterpe, of Greek mythology. The Acai palm may reach one hundred feet in height and has adapted to survive in waterlogged soil in the lowland flood areas along the rivers of northern South America, where it forms large groves. The palm family encompasses over twelve hundred species and is one of the most useful plants for the inhabitants of the rainforest as a vital resource for food, beverages, oils, building materials, tools and weapons. Apart from its berries as food, the Acai palm has other purposes. Leaves may be used for making hats, mats, baskets, brooms and roof thatch for homes; and trunk wood, resistant to pests, is important in building construction. The Acai has been used for thousands of years by the indigenous tribes of the area for its extraordinary nutritional and healing qualities, and Brazilians call it ''Tree of Life.'' A study of the Coboclo populations in the Amazon region of Brazil revealed that Acai was the most important plant species because the fruit makes up such a major component

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