Baobab: The Tree of Life


Baobab is a highly unique and natural dry super-fruit that grows across many parts of Africa. The Baobab tree is one of the oldest trees in the world, one having said to be carbon dated as 4,500 years old. In African culture it is known as ‘The tree of life‘ because of its many health properties. In many African folk tales it can be referred to as the upside down tree, because its branches look like roots.

Baobabs come in many wierd and wonderful shapes and sizes. They live deep in tradition and culture representing strengthwisdom & resilience. And if you have stil not heard of them, well it was also Home to Rafiki, the wise old monkey in Disney’s lion King – every family’s favourite!

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The Baobab fruit has been enjoyed throughout the millennia for its health and unique sherbety taste. Baobab packs a mouthful of flavours as vibrant as the African culture itself. Our African forefathers, and many sub-cultures to this day, believe the fruit is rich in goodness and can settle the stomach, relieve diarrhoea and constipation, and give energy and strength.

Western medicine/research is just catching up. Specifically taken by young children, pregnant women and the elderly for these many health benefits, it has also formed part of the natural diet. In The Gambia no party, wedding or baby naming ceremony is truly a celebration without it!

The Baobab fruit has been enjoyed throughout the millennia for its health and unique sherbety taste. Baobab packs a mouthful of flavours as vibrant as the African culture itself. Our African forefathers, and many sub-cultures to this day, believe the fruit is rich in goodness and can settle the stomach, relieve diarrhoea and constipation, and give energy and strength. Western medicine/research is just catching up. Specifically taken by young children, pregnant women and the elderly for these many health benefits, it has also formed part of the natural diet. In The Gambia no party, wedding or baby naming ceremony is truly a celebration without it!

Nature’s Gift


– Grows in dry arrid landscapes

– Examples of 4,500 Years Old

– Called ‘The Tree of Life’

– or ‘Upside Down Tree’

– Queen of the superfruits

– Iconic African shapes

– Fruits, leaves, roots, bark

– Multivitamins & Minerals

– Vitamin C, Antioxidants

– Potassium, Magnessium

– Calcium & Iron

– Drys naturally on the tree

– Tree, Pod, Powder, Juice

– Sweet cherbety zing!

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