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Raw Black Soap
Black soap is generally made from locally harvested African plants such as plantain, cocoa pods, palm tree leaves and shea tree bark. The ingredients are sun-dried and roasted, which is how it gets its deep colour. Water and oils such as coconut, palm, and shea butter are then added. The soap is then left to sit and “cure.” Nutritional Content The soap detoxifies and purifies the skin, but it does much more due to its powerful constituents. It works equally well on dry, oily, sensitive, and distressed skin, thanks to its bevvy of wholesome ingredients: Plantain skins have a high concentration of vitamin A, which increases...
Tiger Nut Powder
Tigernut powder or flour has a unique sweet taste and does not lose any of its nutritious properties in the milling process. It's a good alternative to wheat flour, gluten-free and considered a good flour or additive for the bakery industry. Made from our organic naked tiger nuts, which have been milled to a super fine powder, it tastes smooth and delicious. It can be used in so many ways and is absolutely perfect for adding to porridges and juices for a smoother prebiotic boost. Nutritional Content One ounce, or about 50 chickpea-size pieces of plain, raw tiger nuts, contains 120 calories, 10g of fibre (about 40% of your daily value), 9g of naturally occurring sugars,...
Shea Butter Oil
What is Shea Butter Oil- Shea oil is one of the byproducts of shea butter production, which is a popular nut butter derived from the nuts of the shea tree, scientifically known as Vitellaria paradoxa. While it contains many of the same nutrients and active compounds, the butter tends to have higher levels of stearic acid, which gives it some of the thickness and texture. Aside from stearic acid, the oil has many of the same fatty acids as shea butter, including capric, caprylic, lauric, palmitic, cinnamic, oleic, and linoleicacids. The oil also contains various vitamins and antioxidants that can have significant effects on the body. Nutritional Content Shea butter oil is rich in stearic, oleic acids and benefit-rich vitamin E and vitamin A. The shea tree is used as a source of vegetable oil containing about 45–50 percent oleic acid, 30–41 percent stearic acid, 5–9 percent palmitic acid and 4–5 percent linoleic acid. The best shea butter is extracted using...
Raw, West African Honey
Raw, African Honey is a pure, unfiltered and unpasteurized sweetener made by bees from the nectar of flowers. Most of the honey consumed today is processed honey that’s been heated and filtered since it was gathered from the hive. Unlike processed honey, raw honey does not get robbed of its incredible nutritional value and health powers. It can help with everything from low energy to sleep problems to seasonal allergies. Switching to raw honey may even help weight-loss efforts when compared to diets containing sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Nutritional Content Raw honey contains 22 amino acids, 27 minerals and 5,000 enzymes. Minerals include iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium...
What is Moringa Powder Native to Africa and Asia, the Moringa Tree, or Moringa Oleifera to use its scientific name, is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Moringa Powder is made from naturally-dried moringa leaves. It has a delicious spinachy green flavor and this amazing tree has the ability to grow in an array of conditions and its health benefits are absolutely astonishing. nutritional content The nutritional...
What is Baobab? Baobab is the common name of the Adansonia genus of trees, which grows in Madagascar, Africa, Australia and Arabia. The fruit is found inside hard pods that hang upside down from the tree and have a citrusy flavour. Nutritional breakdown of Baobab powder Baobab is said to have 10 times the fibre of apples, six times the vitamin C of oranges, two times the antioxidants of acai berries, two times the calcium of milk, four times the potassium of bananas, and five times the magnesium of avocados. Top Health Benefits of Organic Baobab Powder Baobab Fruit Powder Boosts Energy It also...