Gubinge - Fast Facts
The fruit is wild harvested on the remote, pristine Kimberley Coast by Indigenous harvesters who assess it for quality and ripeness.
Used as a fresh staple in the Wet Season, collected straight from the tree or dried and mixed with water as a drink in dry times. The bark and gum was also used for its medicinal values.
Known as Gubinge, Madoorr or Madoorroo by the Bardi people of the West Kimberley Coast, often called the Kakadu Plum, the fruit is the highest natural source of Vitamin C on Planet Earth. In the plant kingdom it is known by the Latin name Terminalia Ferdinandiana.
Our people have valued Gubinge trees and fruit as a natural resource and friend to our people for thousands of years. Used as a fresh staple in the Wet Season, collected straight from the tree or dried and mixed with water as a drink in dry times.The bark and gum was also used for its medicinal values.
There are some things the human body needs on a daily basis. Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins in maintaining the body. A daily intake is required because the body cannot store Vitamin C. You need vitamin C for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It helps the body make collagen, an important protein used to make skin, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. Vitamin C is needed for healing wounds, and for repairing and maintaining bones and teeth.
There are many synthetic Vitamin C products on the market , but the cleanest and most easily absorbed by the human body is natural Vitamin C and here at KWG we have the worlds finest natural Vitamin C in our Gubinge powder. Additionally the Vitamin C naturally teams with the high antioxidants and fibre giving it the Superfood status.
KWG Gubinge Powder has 12000mg of Vitamin C per 100grams and extremely high antioxidant values (ORAC) value is 100.2mmol per 100grams. Another superfood value is the fibre content which is 40.2grams per 100grams. KWG Powder also has Omega 3 and 6 Oils (100mg and 300mg respectively per 100grams) Note: all values are subject to seasonal variations.
Scientific studies have proven that the antioxidants in the Gubinge are especially powerful with Gallic and Ellagic acid in a form easily taken up by the body and known for their anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.