Baobab fruit powder forms naturally inside the hard-shelled fruit of the African Baobab tree. The powder is pale in colour and has a unique tangy taste described as "caramel pear with subtle tones of grapefruit". Baobab fruit is exceptionally rich in antioxidants & essential minerals and has been used medicinally by traditional cultures for centuries.
An African Superfruit! Baobab fruit is exceptionally rich in antioxidants & essential minerals and has been used medicinally by traditional cultures for centuries. Baobab contains higher levels of dietary fibre than other fruits including apples, peaches, apricots and bananas. Pectin is the main source of fibre in baobab, and has been reported to have a role in reduction of total and LDL cholesterol, and enhances the prebiotic bacteria in the large intestine. Baobab contains higher levels of calcium than milk, and is far easier to absorb and digest.
Baobab fruit powder has more than double the antioxidants of pomegranates and cranberries, and more than three times more than blueberries. A major antioxidant present is Vitamin C, up to 10x more than in oranges. Baobab is also a significant source of Iron, Potassium and Magnesium, all important alkalising minerals to promote the correct body PH.