Camu Camu

camu camu

There is currently a lack of clinical trials testing the health effects of camu camu. However, preliminary research suggests that camu camu may offer certain health benefits. Here's a look at some key study findings: Camu camu  provides immune system support

Helps maintain good eyesight Reduces inflammation Supports collagen, tendons, and ligaments Helps fend off viral infection Improves respiratory health Helps maintain clarity of mind during stress

Helps brain function Suggested use: 1 teaspoon one or more times daily mixed in water, juice or smoothies.

It is believed to have the highest vitamin C content of any naturally occurring food, more than 30  times more than oranges according to SunFood.  Due to its potent vitamin C content, camu camu is a powerful antioxidant, meaning that it can help your body effectively combat free radicals. Free radicals can contribute to premature aging, and therefore premature breakdown of elastin and collagen.

The Camu camu has a strong acidic taste. It is more readily available in a powdered form that can be stirred into food or drinks.

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