Everyone knows about acai berries and goji berries.
But do you know about this new super food… Magui Berries?
Where it Grows - Magui trees are small and grow in the southern rainforests of South America (Chile and Argentina). The natives use magui berries for food, for staying healthy… and in rituals.
Powerful Antioxidant - Magui berries are powerful antioxidants that slow the ageing process, scavenge up free radicals, stop DNA damage, and help prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. Magui berries contain anthocyanins which are powerful reactive agent to oxidative stress also found in blue berries, goji, and acai berries.
Lots of Polyphenols - Magui berries contain lots of polyphenol compounds like that found in green tea - 50 times more than that found in red wine, 4 times more than acai berries, 4 times more than goji berries, 3 times more than mangosteen, and 8 times more than pomegranates.
Contains More - Magui contain more antioxidants than any other fruit in the world.
Anti-inflammatory - Magui berries are great for fighting off inflammation that causes disease such as arthritis, joint disease, heart disease, strokes, cancer, and immune problems.
Antibacterial - Magui berries have antibacterial actions thus are able to kill off disease causing bacteria.
Weight Loss - Magui berries are great for your diet because they are very low in calories, plus they tend to prevent the production of fat cells and improve metabolism so you lose weight… and thus are great for obesity.
Detoxing - Magui can detox the body of toxins and scavenge away free radicals.
Diabetes - Magui berries level out blood glucose by increasing insulin production… and thus prevent blood glucose spikes. Thus magui berries are good for those suffering from diabetes.
Cancer - All berries are great for preventing cancer because they contain lots of antioxidants… and magui berries are also great for cancer prevention.
Heart Disease - Magui helps to prevent buildup of cholesterol and thus help to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Studies also show that magui berries may be able to help damaged heart tissue regain blood supply.
Lower Blood Pressure - Being the most powerful antioxidant on the planet magui has the ability to help lower blood pressure.
Pain - Studies in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology with mice showed magui was able to reduce pain.
Cholesterol - Studies show that magui berries can help prevent LDL or bad cholesterol and lower cholesterol in general.
Boost Your Immune System - Magui can boost up your immune system and prevent disease.
Contains - Magui contains very high levels of Vitamin C a powerful antioxidant, potassium for water regulation, blood pressure, and heart health… plus calcium for strong bones.
Diarrhea - Magui berries are slightly astringent and thus works well for healing diarrhea.
Taste - Magui berries taste similar to blackberries, acai berries, and watermelon.
Food - Magui berries can be dried, made into powders, eaten fresh, made into jam, smoothies, desserts, puddings, and juice.
Plus they are used in the processing of some foods and beverages and they are used in dietary supplements. The leaves are full of antioxidants which might useful for supplements and tea.
Native Uses - The natives of South America use magui for diarrhea, sore throats, fevers, haemorrhoids, ulcers, and even childbirth.
Finding - Magui can be found on-line as powders, juices, and in capsules (Google “Buy Magui Berries” and products will come up)… or you can ask for it at your local health food store. Perhaps soon we will be able to buy fresh magui berries at grocery stores.
This article is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com - feel free to contact him any time.
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