INGREDIENT 101: Kakadu Plum

brightening kakadu plum

Vitamin C For Your Skin

Brighten your skin with Kakadu plum

Did you know that Kakadu plum contains the highest amount of vitamin C of any food in the world? This superfood measures up to 7000mg/100g DW, which is up to 100 times the vitamin C content as compared to oranges. It aids in fading dark spots, acne scars and hyperpigmentation for a more even skin tone. This ingredient is amazing for glowing skin!

What is kakadu plum?

Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) is a tiny, pale green fruit that has been traditionally used to treat symptoms such as the flu and cold. It is rich in phytochemicals including Vitamin C, a strong antioxidant that is an amazing brightening agent for the skin. It also brings many health benefits when ingested such as boosts your immunity, iron absorption and collagen synthesis just to name a few. It is no wonder why people add Kakadu plum powder to their smoothies, salads and even iced tea!

 fresh smoothie for glowing skin

What makes this superfood so special?

Kakadu plum grows in harsh and remote areas across Northern Australia allowing this fruit to develop a unique antioxidant profile as a means of protection from the harsh environment.

It also contains amazing organic acids such as gallic and ellagic acids. Gallic acid acts as an antioxidant that protects your skin from environmental stressors such as pollution and sun exposure whereas ellagic acid helps reduces fine lines and wrinkles to promote youthful skin.

Why is kakadu plum good for your skin?

We’ve broken it down for you. In summary: 

  • Helps to brighten your skin and reduce hyperpigmentation or scar appearances

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Rich in antioxidants that help protects your skin from environmental stressors
  • Has antibacterial properties to calm irritated stressed skin


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