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The Benefits of Acai Fruit

What is Acai fruit good for?

Acai fruit is a type of berry that is native to the Amazon region. An intensely pigmented fruit, it has gained popularity globally due to its unique nutritional profile. 

The richness of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory polyphenolic compounds in Acai fruit improve cognitive function by lowering oxidative stress and inflammation. It promotes brain health, enhances and improves memory, and boosts blood circulation to the brain. Internal consumption of Acai fruit reduces the risk of heart attacks and protects from cancer cells due to the high content of anthocyanin. 

One interesting benefit of Acai fruit, which has made it all the rage, is its ability to assist in weight loss. Though evidence is only anecdotal, the high fiber and fatty acid content in Acai fruit is linked to an increase in metabolism and energy levels, and a decrease in appetite. While it may not be enough on its own to help lose and maintain a healthy weight, it can be beneficial as part of an overall healthy diet. 

Acai fruit used in beauty products

Acai fruit oil is a wonderful alternative to many other oils in beauty products. Even when it is processed and stored long-term, the antioxidant levels remain high. So what does this mean for skincare? Well, used topically, this powerful fruit oil fights off free radicals and delays signs of aging. It keeps age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles at bay. With regular use, you can heal damaged skin while protecting it from oxidative stress. 

Acai oil can reduce hyperpigmentation and lighten scars. This is useful for skin damaged by UV radiation or regular shaving which can lead to a darkening of patches on the skin. It is useful for scarring cause by acne or surgery. Its anti-inflammatory properties help ward off acne, breakouts, and other inflammatory skin conditions like eczema. 

Rich in fatty acids like Omegas 3, 6, and 9, Acai oil is a potent moisturizer. These fatty acids, along with the antioxidants, work to repair the barrier of skin cells, replenish the moisture content, and prevent moisture loss by sealing hydration in. This makes it an excellent ingredient, or even standalone oil, to protect lips from damage and chapping.  

Acai oil is great for strengthening hair and promoting hair growth. With a high content of folic acid and zinc, it can improve scalp health, boost circulation, and prevent hair loss by aiding the regeneration of hair cells. Its hydrating properties help it ward off conditions like dandruff and dryness, ensuring healthy hair by keeping the scalp healthy.  

FOR A RANGE OF OUR PRODUCTS THAT MAKES USE OF THIS WONDERFUL FRUIT, SEE BELOW!


GROWN ALCHEMIST MATTE BALANCING MOISTURIZER - ACAI-BERRY, BORAGO

A lightweight moisturizer that hydrates facial skin while balancing the skin’s oil levels, leaving skin with a matte finish and increased clarity.

  • Açaí berries rich in fatty acids, omega’s 3, 6, & 9, phytosterols and Vitamin C exhibit rich antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties.
  • Poylphenols from sesame seed reduce the appearance of excess sebum reducing shine and restoring balance.
  • Tomato and aloe vera abundantly rich in lycopene and polysaccharides give the skin a radiant and smooth appearance while also helping repair the appearance of skin damaged by uv induced oxidative stress. rice bran’s tocopherol antioxidant properties assist improving the skin appearance by reducing signs of aging and visibly removing blemishes.

100% PURE® FRUIT PIGMENTED® TINTED MOISTURIZER

Organic white tea, acai oil, pomegranate oil, vitamins, and antioxidants deliver vital nutrients that your skin deserves, for a truly healthy glow. This natural tinted moisturizer contains elements found in natural sunblock, and offer about 40% on the coverage scale.


100% PURE® ALL OVER GLOW

Made with nourishing, anti-aging super fruit oils and vitamins. With the ability to be used just about anywhere, this illuminator is great mixed in with foundation, body lotions, and oils and applied wherever a gorgeous glow is desired! Made with nourishing Organic Aloe, Acai, Pomegranate Seed Oil, Peaches,


GROWN ALCHEMIST INTENSIVE BODY CREAM

This intensive body cream is formulated to maximise hydration levels while increasing skin elasticity and firmness. Skin appears revitalised and feeling beautifully soft.

  • Pomegranate and Cupuaçu Butter: Rich in polyphenol antioxidants, nourish, soften and hydrate the skin.
  • Cold Pressed Sweet Orange Oil: Contains Antioxidants that leave the skin looking radiant and refreshed while providing uplifting aromatic properties.
  • Rosa Damascena and Açaí Berry: Abundant in essential fatty acids, omega 3 and 6, Phytosterols and Tocopherol antioxidants, assist moisturising, firming and soothing the skin's appearance while also helping repair the appearance of skin damaged by oxidative stress, noticeably increasing elasticity and smoothness.