The Miracle Maqui Berries
Here we are with another “miracle” food that claims to have the answers that ail us. But can this be the one? Is this the actual one fruit that can out do the others when we are trying to stay healthy? The Maqui berry is not a household name, yet experts in the field of scientific research on foods that possess healthy properties we all need in order to stay healthy, report great things this little berry contains.
Sure, there are many others that claim the same things, and in most cases, it is factual information. But as the studies have found so far, is that the Maqui berry has the same properties, but on a much larger scale.
The Maqui Berry is a dark purple berry that is native to the Patagonia region which is located from the South of Chile to Antarctica. That area is considered one of the cleanest parts on this earth. Some of the Benefits of Maqui Berries are that they protect the low density lipoproteins from oxidation, act as an anti-inflammatory agent and protect the cells from oxidation.
These berries have been used for centuries by the Mapachus Indian for many purposes. They have used them as cures or just as an aid to certain ailments such as a sore throat, fever, ulcers, diarrhea, tumors and other ailments. Maqui berries even help with aiding in the birthing process. With its dark purple color, it is also used as a dye for objects and clothing as well as a colorant in some foods and in wine.
This little berry has so many quality properties; it’s a wonder why it’s not more available to the public. There is good reason for this. For one, the availability of the berry is not an easy task. Being from the Patagonia region and no other place, the ability for people to get the berries and transport them in enough quantity to satisfy the consumer demand is virtually impossible. It is however harvested in smaller quantities and can be found in many new healthy foods and vitamin supplement products that can be found with a simple search online.
Scientists work hard every day looking for the next best cure for all kinds of diseases, ailments and sicknesses, but there are so many new plants being found every year, work can be a slow process. When a little fruit is found to have great healing properties, we simply need to count our blessings and be thankful.