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    Camu Camu:

    We used to use a fantastic Vitamin C source, a premium grade absorbic acid, but you'all spoke and we listened. Camu Camu contains some of the best food derived Vitamin C you can find.

     

    Camu Camu mostly grows in flooded areas of the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, where its fruits and leaves are used for medicinal purposes. Its fruits are about the same size as a lemon, but light orange in colour.

    Nutritionally, camu camu is one of the most concentrated natural food sources of vitamin C. The fruit’s pulp provides about 2,400,000 mg per 100g serving. For context, the recommended dietary intake (RDI) for vitamin C is 1000 mg a day.

    The processing of camu camu destroys some of its natural vitamin C, but even in a processed state, camu camu is an excellent source of this crucial nutrient. Because of its high vitamin C content, camu camu is also rich in antioxidants, which have anti-inflammatory properties. For example, a single teaspoon serving of camu camu powder provides 682 mg of vitamin C—more than 10 times the amount in a medium-size orange.

    • Vitamin C - more than in any other food (1/2 teaspoon of powder provides more than 400% the Daily Value)

    • Strengthens immune system.

    • High in antioxidants

    • Balances Mood - effective and safe antidepressant.

    • Supports optimal function of nervous system including eye and brain functions.

    • Provides arthritic protection by helping reduce inflammation.

    • Anti-viral

    • Anti-hepatitic - protects against liver disorders, including liver disease and liver cancer.

    • Effective against all forms of the Herpes virus (i.e. Epstein-Barr, Mononucleosis, cold sores, etc.)

     

    2.5g per serving (350mg Vit C)

     

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296744/