Surprising benefits of the Kakadu Plum for your baby’s skin

You may not have heard of the Kakadu Plum, but this unique wild-growing native tree holds the world’s richest source of vitamin C. It has more than 100 times the vitamin C oranges and five times the antioxidants of blueberries. It’s considered one of the world’s super fruits.

The Kakadu Plum is – native to the Top End of Australia and has been used for thousands of years by the Indigenous Australians, as both a food source and medicine. It was traditionally for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, as it can reduce swelling, redness and help keep skin healthy.

The super fruit contains a plethora of antioxidants and phytochemicals (plant derived compounds), as well as bioactives and minerals.

The benefits of antioxidants, bioactives, phytochemicals and minerals for your baby’s skin

1. Antioxidants

The antioxidants in the Kakadu Plum protect your baby’s skin from free radicals such as UV rays and pollutants, and can help reduce inflammation from conditions such as eczema.

The dominant antioxidant in the Kakadu Plum is vitamin C, which is essential for the growth and repair of healthy skin. It’s also proven to increase collagen production.

2. Bioactives

The Kakadu Plum also contains bioactives – compounds with health promoting benefits, such as reducing inflammation, skin regeneration and repair.

3. Phytochemcials

The Kakadu Plum also offers potent phytochemicals such as gallic acid, a proven anti-inflammatory.

4. Minerals

The Kakadu Plum also contains minerals such as zinc, iron, calcium and magnesium, all of which help fight free radical damage and are essential in skin repair and maintenance.

By the way the Kakadu Plum is an edible fruit. By including the Kakadu Plum as part of your baby’s skincare and diet, you can keep your baby and toddler healthy both inside and out.

For more information on our Lovekins range of skincare products containing the Kakadu Plum, please email us on or complete our online enquiry form.

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