Native to Australia and grown in both the Northern Territory and Western Australia, beauty food Kakadu Plum (also known as Murunga, Billy Goat Plum or Gubingee) is famous for its high Vitamin C content. It is light green and roundish in shape and was commonly used not only for bush tucker but also as a natural medicine to soothe aches and pains.
Vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, calcium, iron, copper, potassium, zinc, magnesium and fibre.
With one of the highest natural vitamin C contents in the world, it’s no wonder beauty food kakadu plum is becoming increasingly known and loved. The high content of vitamin C helps to fight premature ageing, smoothen your complexion and support your immune system. The fruit also contains antibacterial properties and is packed with phytonutrients to protect the body from nasty free radicals. Gallic acid in kakadu plum, is a fabulous antimicrobial nutrient as it stops the activity of bacteria so your body can then destroy it. It is also great for inflammation which means less puffy skin!
Beauty food kakadu plum fruits can be eaten raw and are often made into a delicious jam.
Although hard to find, online shopping makes searching for kakadu plum a lot easier. Try your local health food store or search online to find somewhere that will deliver them to you.
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