Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia) is a tropical bush common in the South America and the Amazon rain forest regions.
Producing a red-purple fruit the size of a large grape, camu berries superhealth benefits lay within its clear pink flesh.
Camu berry has the highest Vitamin C of any botanical food source! A supremely full-spectrum Vit C that, ounce for ounce, has 30 times the Vit C of oranges!!
Because of its high concentration of this vitamin, it is also a valuable supply of antioxidants. Antioxidants help to super boost the immune system and protect the cells from free radical damage, which counteracts the effects of aging.
Coming in at 50,000ppm camu berry is the highest natural source of Vitamin C on the earth. Compared to oranges which are 1,000ppm. This phenomenal superfood berry is right up there with acai berry as a supreme antioxidant superfruit!
(Try camu berry in our goji berry lemonade for a refreshing drink!)
Most berries in general are great for the eyes, but camu ranks #1 superfood source for restoring and maintaining eyesight.
It holds exceptional qualities for protecting the retina and nerves within the eye. Its high Vit C content tones the eye muscles and has been known to increase vision soon after camu camu powder is consumed. It has been used successfully in cases of cataracts and may assist in helping even glaucoma.
Camu maintains protective effects on the nervous system, allowing the brain, eyes and all nerve endings to endure under stress, environmental toxins, and low quality foods.
Camu also heightens brain performance and shields against "brain fog", dementia and reduces and eliminates build up of plaque on brain nerves associated with Alzheimer's.
Camu camu has had amazing success with the herpes virus and is tremendously effective for treatment of cold sores, shingles, genital herpes, and Epstein-Barr.
There have been documented results with patients who dramatically reduced symptoms, experienced fast recovery or went into complete remission from taking camu.
In USDA studies by Dr. J. Duke, it was revealed that camu berry came in at #1 for treatment of:
Definitely worth adding to your superfood pantry and top 10 superfood list!
Camu berry provides clear, smooth skin and guards against the effects of aging. Through its ability to enhance collagen levels, it tightens and gives elasticity to skin, preserving a youthful glow and appearance. It is super effective when combined with MSM powder supplement for rejuvenating collagen.
Camu helps the body take in the benefits of sunlight, a necessary ingredient for health and happiness.
Camu berry is also loaded with other viable nutrients such as: potassium, phosphorus, bioflavanoids, anthocyanins, calcium, iron, beta carotene, amino acids (valine, leucine, serine), thiamine, niacine, riboflavin, and resveratrol (noted for its life extension properties).
Camu camu is mostly available worldwide in powder form. It only takes 1 teaspoon of this potent, dried, red-brown powder to provide you with a massive dose of this magic berry energy.
You can build up the dose over time if needed. When I really want to upload with Vit C, I take 1 Tbsp a day. If you take too much, diarrhea may occur, which is an indication to cut back on dosage amount.
I like to take it first thing in the morning in a shot glass of water. Some people don't mind the taste so much, but I prefer to drink it down quick. It can have an astringent aftertaste. It is quite delicious in some recipes, giving them a tartness, which is perfect for raw cheesecake, lemon bars, or smoothies.