A. The Miracle Berry (Synsepalum dulcificum) is a fruit native to West Africa. It
is also known as Miracle Fruit or Miraculous Fruit. The berry is red in color and
has a subtle tart flavor. Miracle berries contain the glycoprotein, Miraculin, within
the pulp of the fruit and miraculin plays an active role in altering how the mind
perceives tastes. The glycoprotein coats the taste buds, temporarily changing their
shape, which causes the taste receptors to interpret certain flavors differently.
Q. What are differences between fresh miracle berries and miracle berry fruits tablets?
A. For one, cost. fresh miracle berries cost on average $3- $5, whereas, tablets
are $12-$15 for a pack of 10, which is roughly $1.20-$1.50 each. In addition, each
miracle berry tablet is created from the juice of three miracle berries. Furthermore,
the method of consumption also differs. For the miracle berries themselves, you
must suck on the berry to remove the skin and pulpy interior and swish the pulp
around your mouth for about a minute. Then, spit out the seed. Throughout this process
you must be careful not to bite into the seed because it will reverse the effects
of Miraculin. The tablet, on the other hand, is very convenient and portable, requiring
only that you place it in your mouth and swish it over your tongue until it dissolves.
The fresh berry and the tablets produce similar effects but the length and strength
of each vary from person to person. According to the L.A. times, one user felt the
effects of each strongly for up to one and a half hours and maintained residual
effects for two to three hours afterward. Another user found the effect to be mild
and lasted less than an hour. Lots more information
Q. Can we ship Miracle Berries to other countries?
A. Miracle berry's taste altering properties are being explored to enhance the flavors
of food for cancer patients whose chemotherapy treatments have dulled their taste
buds. On CNN Dr. Mike Cusnir, lead researcher and oncologist at Mount Sinai Medical
Center, explains: "What happens in patients is the food tastes so metallic and bland,
it becomes repulsive. Most of the patients undergoing chemotherapy have weight loss.
Then they cut further into their diet and then this furthers the weight loss. It
causes malnutrition, decreased function of the body and electrolyte imbalance."
Tests have shown, however, that most cancer patients responded positively to the
effects of miracle berry. learn more Furthermore, for people who consume dietary
supplements such as aloe vera juice, miracle berry has been reported to wash away
the bitter taste of aloe that usually remains afterward. Diabetics and dieters can
also incorporate the fruit into their diet to enhance the flavor of fruits without
the use of natural or artificial sweeteners. Miracle fruit contains almost no calories
and, unlike artificial sweeteners, it is all-natural making, it ideal for any kind
Q. Are miracle berry fruit tablets safe?
A. mberry tablets are 100% natural. High quality cornstarch is the only
besides miracle berries and is only used as a binding agent and not as a filler.
There have been no reports of any adverse side effects of miracle fruit or miracle
fruit tablets. Be aware there are cheap imitations claiming their tablets are 100%
natural, yet mberry tablets are the only brand that provides the full
list of ingredients
online and on the actual package. For both your convenience and safety, please remember
to ask to see the ingredient information before purchasing.
Q. Is miracle berry legal?
A.It is completely legal to grow, sell, and consume miracle berries in the United
States. If you are located outside the US, we ask that you please check with your
local laws before ordering. This precaution is to ensure you receive your order
and that it is not held by customs. Currently, Miraculin, the active glycoprotein
in miracle berry, has not been approved for use as a food additive in the United
States, restricting some of its applications. Other countries, such as Taiwan, Korea,
and Japan, however, have already approved miracle berry as a sweetener.
Q. How long do I have to wait for my order of mberry tablets?
A. We are fully stocked and ready to ship out your order of tablets once your payment
has been processed. Your order will always be dispatched within 12 hours depending
on the time of your order.
Q. How much will shipping be for my order?
A. All standard shipping for miracle berry tablets will be at a flat rate of $1.99.
for USPS Priority. If you need it expedited, the cost will reflect the service.
The average delivery time for Priority mail is 3 to 4 day anywhere in the US.
Q. What is the refund policy?
A. Due to the perishable nature of our food product, a 20% restocking fee will be
charged. Shipping is also not included.