FROM VINE TO FACE / Red Grapes + Über Antioxidant Resveratrol
Usually, this time of year, I transition my skin from daily sunscreen to lighter anti-oxidant oils like SUMMER WINE brimming with natural Resveratrol – a natural polyphenolic plant compound most abundant in the skin of red Grapes, and every Sun seeker's best friend with antioxidant efficiency far higher than Vitamin C and E.
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A fair few decades ago, most coffee coffee was produced naturally, as a ‘forest understory crop’ – grown under the shade of orchards, forests and trees, requiring minimal water and zero chemicals. It was small scale, environmentally sustainable and economically beneficial to the communities.

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WATTLE AND DMT / Australia's Green & Gold
When the Australian government picked the Golden Wattle (Acacia Pycnantha) back in 1988, they didn't know that all Acacias contain some levels of DMT (Dimethyltryptamine), a powerful hallucinogenic commonly associated with ayahuasca. A totally serious proposal to amend the federal Criminal Code Act in 2011 to make the national floral emblem illegal to grow in Australia was dropped due to “matters of practicality”, since the trees literally grow everywhere. Oh the circus of bureaucracy.
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