Facts about Acai Berry: Amino acids o Acai berry contains 19 out of 20 different amino acids, for which 9 of them are essential fatty acids (body cannot produce) Vitamins o Vitamin C is very sensitive to light, heat and easily oxidised. Thus the first 48 hours after picking the berries is very crucial, need to quickly go through “Cold press” process to lock in the nutrients within the fruit. o Healthy Care Acai berry Lip Balm uses “cold press technique” within the first 48 hours to lock in more than 90% of the nutrients within the fruit itself. ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) o An index that measures the level of anti-oxidant capacities, higher the number the better. Acai berry has ORAC of 102700TE/100g (versus Rasberry 9400TE/100g), hence it has a very powerful antioxidant properties! Omega 3, 6, 9 o Naturally present in Acai berry; however oleic acid and linoleic acid also exist in Acai berry, for which is an essential component for making EPA and DHA. Active Ingredient: Seed oil (Sunflower, Cocoa Butter and Beeswax), Acai Fruit Oil. Ricinus Communis (Castor Seed) Oil, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (cocoa) Seed Butter, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Hydrogenated castor oil , Euterpe oleracea (Acai)Fruit Oil, Acai Berry Flavour.
- An ultra hydrating lip Balm contains the powerful Acai Berry oil which is cold-pressed from the seeds of the Acai Berry.
- This Deep purple berry grows in the Brazilian Rainforests and is rich in free radical fighting antioxidants, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, C and E as well as healthy Omegas 3, 6 and 9.
- This natural lip balm also moisturises lips with ingredients like ultra-emollient butters and oils as Shea butter, Cocoa butter, castor oil and sunflower oil, and seals in hydration with beeswax.