Super Food Camu Camu

Posted by Lisa Camilleri on

What superfood boosts immunity, is a powerful antioxidant, reduces inflammation & contains a higher naturally occurring vitamin C known content than any other food?

The Camu Camu berry!

Camu Camu is a low-growing shrub found throughout the Amazon rain forests of Peru and Brazil.  It produces a lemon sized, light orange to purplish red fruit with yellow pulp.  this fruit is packed with more natural vitamin C than any other food source recorded on the planet, in addition to beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorus protein, serine, thiamine, leucine, and valine.  These powerful phytochemical and amino acids have a surprising range of therapeutic effects.  Camu Camu has astringent, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, emollient and nutritional properties. 

Benefits of Camu Camu:
  • Vitamin C - more than any other food! (1/2 teaspoon of powder provided more than 400% the Daily Value!)
  • Strengthens immune system
  • High in anti-oxidants
  • 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 - protection 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.)

Camu Camu Powder is about 15% Vitamin C by weight.  In comparison to oranges, Camu Camu provides 30-50 times more vitamin C, ten times more iron, three times more niacin, twice as much riboflavin, and 50% more phosphorus.

Emotional & Mental Well Being
Camu Camu appears to provide nutritional support for the brain to optimise its own mood balancing chemistry.  Additionally, published research suggests that Vitamin C supports an increased serotonin level in the brain.  Some health care practitioners have reported that Camu Camu has same day mood-balancing effects.  There are no side effects, such as photo-sensitivity or gastrointestinal problems, and it can be used safely in combination with pharmaceutical antidepressants.

Other Health Conditions
Health care practitioners report that a premium quality Camu-Camu has provided very effective nutritional support for putting shingles into remission, cutting the expected time for reduction of symptoms in half, by supporting the body's natural defences.  Users report that "coldsores," resolve in one day, genital herpes will often resolve in 48 hours, and the Epstein-Barr type of chronic fatigue will show some improvement in one or two weeks.  Camu Camu may also be taken on daily basis to provide highly effective support the body's immune defences against the herpes virus when it  lies dormant in the body.

The Perfect supplement to have at home this winter!

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