The Kakadu Plum has been known for centuries as a source of the vitamin which protects against colds and other infections. The local indigenous people who use it according to its season have never judged the fruit by its scientific category, Vitamin C. They’ve simply known by instinct and trial and error that it keeps them healthy in their bush ways of life. In truth, biochemists have identified the Kakadu Plum as having the highest Vitamin C content of any fruit in the world, a concentration that is fifty times higher than is found in oranges.
I was eager to know more about the fabled Kakadu Plum, the reason I had travelled to this remote outback station by rail, road, and on foot. I had heard of the great sages of India who were in such deep harmony with nature and all its elements that they knew the past, present and future. I suppose the wise men of every village community around the world hold the secrets to such knowledge.
‘The bush might seem hard, but it is fair,’ said the old man. ‘It does not lie.’
BARÉ has also recognized the reputation of the Kakadu Plum as an antiseptic and healing remedy in incorporating the essence of the fruit into its range of skin care products.
Sourced from the Northern territory [check only there, our ingredient is grown organically to the most stringent standards. It is used for all facial skin types: Dry/Sensitive – Oily – Normal – Combination.
The plum means many things to many peoples of the world. To the Japanese the fruit brings happiness and good fortune, to the Chinese it symbolizes virginity and beauty. The European plum is a symbol of royalty and to the indigenous people of Australia, the Kakadu Plum brings the sweetness of taste and healing to the body.
We welcome you to try the lasting benefits of this botanical extract on your skin. Grown organically, it has been produced in as natural a form as you will ever find, with no synthetic fragrances, GMO, animal products or artificial colouring ever used in any our range.