Baobab is the fruit of the baobab tree, an iconic tree native to Africa, nicknamed the Tree of Life, and which lives for several thousand years.
This very special fruit with a slightly spicy flavor and also reminiscent of a delicious mixture of caramel with pear and grapefruit is rich in several important nutrients, and plays a vital role in feeding the populations of the savannah of Namibia and Botswana.
Baobab seems to be a gift from nature, as it covers a good part of the nutritional needs of these populations that have few options to choose from.
Baobab also obtains an excellent oil with antioxidant properties and an excellent balance of essential fatty acids and saturated fatty acids, with regenerating and moisturizing capacities for the skin, especially beneficial in dry skin and with eczema.
Baobab is very rich in antioxidants, having an approximate ORAC of 140,000 units per 100g.
It is also very rich in several Vitamins, including Vitamin C, B1, B3 and B6, it is also a fruit rich in minerals such as Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium.
Baobab kernels are also an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fibers, being also considered prebiotic and a good friend of the intestinal flora.
It can be mixed in smoothies, juices, desserts, cereals, ice cream, rice (milk) drink, soy, almond, hemp or simply with water.
Recommended daily dosage: 3g to 6g (1 to 2 teaspoons) per day.
Sample recipe with Baobab – Baobab Vitamin Shake:
2 teaspoons of Baobab powder,
1 ripe banana,
1 cup of frozen red fruits,
2 cups of almond, rice or soy drink, add coconut sugar or stevia to sweeten to your liking.
Mix all ingredients with a blender and beat until creamy.
To preserve the freshness of this product:
Avoid exposure to heat.
Avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
Remove all existing air before closing the package.
Close the bag securely after use.
Store in a cool and dry place.
This product should be consumed as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Much of the information and descriptions of products and their properties contained on this website have been collected from various databases and reports of traditional medicine and have not been submitted, evaluated or controlled by the medical or food authorities / EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). According to the law in force, natural products and food are not yet covered in the cure, diagnosis and prevention of diseases. If you are being medicated it is advisable to consult your doctor or therapist for more information about possible interactions with your medications.
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