Natava SuperFoods Maqui Berry Powder is a high quality, raw and certified organic superfood. Natava SuperFoods take great pride in sourcing the most pure ingredients to ensure that you receive the maximum health benefits from their products.Macqui berry is a small purple berry native to the pristine rainforests of Chile and is known locally as the Chilean Wineberry. It was a staple food in this area for thousands of years and it symbolised goodwill to the Mapuche Indians.Maqui berry is a fantastic berry bursting with antioxidants and health benefits, making it a fantastic addition to your daily diet.Health Benefits of Maqui Berry: They are one of the richest sources of anti-oxidants and are particularly high in the antioxidant Anthocyanin - which gives it the rich purple colour. Antioxidants assist with the repair of free radical damage. This helps to reduce the effects of aging and the damage from UV, toxins and pollution, while regenerating and strengthening our bodies. They contain an abundance of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, Iron and Potassium. They may support the cardiovascular system and may also help to lower cholesterol through their high vitamin C content and antioxidant action in the blood vessels. They may help support the immune system through both their antioxidant content and through the nutrients they contain, such as vitamin C. These nutrients support the cells of the immune system, giving them that added boost to ward off any unwanted bacteria in the body. They have antimicrobial properties. It has long been used by the indigenous communities of Chile to dress wounds. This is because it is astringent and also antimicrobial. They assist detoxification through neutralising harmful free radicals and toxins so that they can be safely eliminated from the body.