Is the Native Australian Lilly Pilly a Superfood? – Kadee Botanicals

Is the Native Australian Lilly Pilly a Superfood?

There’s a new group of superfoods in town and the best bit is that they are home grown!  The Lilly Pilly is one of the top four, Australian Indigenous Super Fruits, along with Kakadu Plums, Lemon Myrtle and Quandongs.


Research shows that certain Indigenous Australian bush fruits are classed as Super Fruits due to their incredibly high levels of vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, fruit acids, phytosterols and essential fatty acids which aid to naturally enrich, moisturise and protect the skin.


Being aware of the ingredients you apply to your skin is crucial. Most people would agree that ‘we are what we eat’, so nourishing your skin with natural ingredients is vital if you are wanting to maintain your body health.


So what exactly is Lilly Pilly

The Lilly Pilly (Syzygium luehmannii) is a bush native shrub with small exotic fruits that emit a clove-like fragrance. Common names include Riberry, small leaved Lilly Pilly, cherry satinash, cherry alder, or clove Lilli Pilli.


For thousands of years, Indigenous Australians have used Lilly Pilly to for its anti bacterial and healing properties. More than just shading in your garden, there are many benefits to Australian Lilly Pilly. 


This super food berry has great anti-ageing and astringent properties. It contains vitamin C and fruit acids making it an excellent promoter of the production of collagen and elastin in the skin to help improve the firmness of the skin.


Skincare Benefits of Lilly Pilly Fruit

The Lilly Pilly berry provides numerous skin care benefits:


  • High on vitamin C and fruit acids
  • Anti-aging, anti-inflammatory
  • Brightens the skin
  • Potent anti-aging active
  • Promote a skin cell rejuvenation
  • Improves collagen production.
  • Provides protection against the adverse effects of UVB radiation
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles


Lilly Pilly is available in all Kadee Botanicals skincare products: eye cream, hydrating day and night cream and body lotion .


Kadee Botanicals skincare is made in Australia from the finest Australian botanical ingredients. Our products are full of vitamins, anti-oxidants and nutrients from the Australian Kakadu Plum, Lilly Pilly and Jojoba plants.


Experience the luxury of Australian Native Botanicals with Kadee Botanicals skincare products.