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Maqui Berry: The Super Berry for Natural Health Benefits

written by: AlyssaAst • edited by: Lisa Lambson • updated: 10/30/2010

The Maqui Berry one the most powerful antioxidant source currently known. It is even more powerful than Acai Berry and Goji Berries. This super food has been used for centuries by the natives of Chile to increase overall health and stamina.

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    Maqui Berry

    Recently, a small purple berry, known as Maqui Berry, has found its way into the news because of the numerous health benefits it can produce. This berry has the highest levels of antioxidants than any other known fruit in the world, including Acai Berry and Goji Berry.

    The plants Maqui Berries grow on thrive in harsh climates, like those of the Patagonia region of Chile. Although this berry is relatively new to most, it has been used in Chile for centuries. The Mapuche Indians are first known to have used this berry for the numerous health benefits it produces. They used the berry to naturally increase strength, promote a healthy Immune System, and boost stamina.

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    Nutritional Benefits

    The Maqui Berry is packed full of many nutritional benefits. The Super berry contains very high anthocyanins and polyphenols levels. This berry contains 10 times the levels of polyphenols than what is found in red wine. Compared to red wine, there are 100 times the anthocyanins levels in the Maqui Berry. The high levels of anthocyanins and polyphenols allow the berry to produce numerous health benefits. Maqui Berry is also a good source of vitamin C, calcium, potassium, and iron.

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    Health Benefits

    The high levels of antioxidants in the Maqui Berry can promote overall health. This super fruit is commonly used to promote healthy aging and is believed to provide the skin with extra protection from the sun. Like with the Mapuche Indians, Maqui Berry is used to increase stamina and strength.

    Damage from free radicals is believed to be linked to health imbalances. The Maqui Berry can stop free radicals from damaging the body before they have even caused any harm. The Super berry neutralizes free radicals when affecting the body. Maqui Berry is believed to rejuvenate the body’s cells as well as protect them from oxidative stress.

    Maqui Berry contains anti-inflammatory properties, which can benefit the body’s bones and joints when affected by painful arthritic conditions. When used, this berry promotes health to multiple systems within the body and promotes healthy body functions. Maqui Berry can support the Immune System and guard it from environmental stress factors. The Super berry promotes healthy cardiovascular functions, such as increased blood flow.

    Although it is just now becoming widely known about the benefits of the Maqui Berry, the Mapuche Indians have used it to treat many health aliments. The benefits of Maqui Berry are unlike those of any other super food currently known and current studies are ongoing to determine how vast the benefits truly are. Maquisuperberry.com has a spokesman discussing the numerous benefits of the berry and other great information about this super food.

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    Disclaimer

    The information in this article should not be considered medical advice. The information in this article is not meant to treat, diagnose, prescribe or cure any ailment. Always check with your physician before taking any products or following any advice you have read on Brighthub.com. Always consult your doctor before you start, stop or change anything that has been previously prescribed. Certain herbs and holistic remedies are unsuitable to take if you are pregnant or nursing and must always be cleared by your doctor before use.

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    References

    “Maqui Berry Super food” 2009 maquisuperberry.com

    “Maqui-Super berry Super Fruit” bblmedia.com