The incredible Tropical Acai berry tree produces a miricle berry fruit from the Acai Palm Tree, one of several species of the palm genus called Euterpe or Euterpe oleracea.
These trees are never mistaken for any other palm because they are very tall and have thin trunks, and can get as tall as 80 feet in height, and its frond as long as 9 feet.
Euterpe Oleracea, the true name for this palm, is highly nutritious for its superior hearts of palm as well as the berry.
What makes acai berries good? Acai berry benefits Berries from the acai palm tree contain antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and cardiovascular benefits. These properties of acai berry are better for you than red wine and 30 times greater than red grapes.
This means acai berries are more than 200% anti-oxidant than any other fruit and vegetable known, how amazing is that.
Acai berries provide a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin E. It also contain good amount of fiber that help promotes healthy digestive system and reduce the risks of developing some types of cancer. In Brazil, acai berries are used to treat digestive disorder and some skin condition.
This type grows mainly in swampy or flooded areas from places like the Amazons of Brazil, Peru, and South America.
Areas that don’t have freezing temperatures can possibly grow Acai Trees outside its natural habitat.
People living in other areas will need a greenhouse to provide the best conditions for their Acai Trees to grow but you’ll still have problems.
The trees grow very fast, also a healthy Acai tree can produce lots of fruit, more than you would actually need.
Health benefits of Acai berry...
Acai contains several substances called anthocyanins and flavonoids very important for the health of your body and immune system.
Anthocyanins are responsible for the red, purple, and blue hues in many fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
Foods that have the most anthocyanins are blueberries, red grapes, red wine, like the acai have similarities in color ranging from deep purple to black showing it is very rich with this nutrient.
By reducing free radicals with antioxidants this could help reduce the risk of some diseases, such as heart disease and cancer which is one of its big claims that I personally believe.
So thank goodness for the acai palm tree !!!
About me and my experience with this wonderful fruit
I have struggled with tumors, have had several surgeries but they are still attached to my spine. Dr.'s gave up on me and the pain it caused and I almost gave up my self, If it wasn’t for being a single mother of 4 boys I might have given up. They have really helped me through this and I love them all.
I started drinking Mona vie acai berry drink and honestly I feel so much better with the pain the fatigue and just all over. Now this is my personal testament re acai berry drink but I'm not going to question it! I wish I could grow my own tree.
I will keep you up dated on my experiences with growing an acai palm.
I hope this acai palm tree and acai berry information has been helpful.
These Tropical Fruits are packed with Omega 3, 6 and 9; are also found which contribute to low incidence of cardiovascular disease for people who consume these fantastic berries as part of their diet.
Some great reasons to grow an acai palm tree? I think so, good health is very important to me and my children.