Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit (Kakadu Plum) Extract
What is it?
The kakadu plum is an Australian native plant found in the northwestern regions of the continent. Its scientific name is Terminalia ferdinandiana and it is locally known as gubinge, murunga, or Billygoat plum. It has been used by Indigenous Australian communities for centuries as an antiseptic, food, and a healing remedy.
The kakadu plum is a nutrient-rich, botanical powerhouse and one of Australia’s superfoods. Scientists believe it developed an efficient system to protect itself from the oxidative stress caused by constant exposure to harmful rays of the sun.
The kakadu plum contains the world’s highest concentration of nutrient-available vitamin C with up to 3000mg of vitamin C per 100g of fruit. This is 50 times the amount found in an orange. It’s full of antioxidants, anti-fungal, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties.
What are the benefits?
- Gives hair shine particularly for dry or lustreless hair. It maintains the level of collagen and elastin which revitalises the hair’s appearance and restores its natural gloss.
- Restores hair
- High in antioxidants
- Provides free radical protection from environmental damage improving the overall health of the hair and scalp