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Aguaje Fruit Health Benefits

Aguaje also known as Buriti in Peru is a fruit grown on a tree called the Mauritia Flexuosa, also known as the moriche palm an oval-shaped fruit no larger than the average fig.


The natives in Amazon named this incredible fruit aguaje as the “tree of life” due to its incredible health benefits.


Aguaje is believed by the locals to refresh and nourish the body, as well as balance hormones.


Menopausal women eat the fruit to control hot flashes and restore oestrogen values.


Some sources say the fruit can even restore fertility and the Amazonian locals go so far as to warn against eating too much of the fruit.


It is reasoned to be that Aguaje contributes to beauty and exuberance of the women in the Peruvian jungle, those who consume it regularly.


However this has no effects on the male consumer, and does not alter your hormone levels, the plant hormones, are recognized only by specific hormone receptors which abundant in the female tissues, but quite rare in males.


Aguaje can be found in the form as supplements as well, as with any supplement around, there is typically no difference between pills or powder.


Aguaje pills are essentially just aguaje powder encapsulated in something that dissolves easily, like rice powder gelatin.


The water source is the edible fruit that contains the highest concentration of beta-carotene (vitamin A).


Compared to carrot and spinach (both known to have a high content of vitamin A) aguaje fruit contains five more times.


The Aguaje fruit high in vitamin A makes it an unrivalled source diet for children and pregnant women as it helps form and maintains healthy teeth, bones and soft tissue, mucous membranes and skin.


As we all know fruits must be a part of our everyday lives because it is essential to our well being.

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