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Camu Camu Fruit Powder - Certified Organic

Also Known As –Myrciaria dubia, Cacari, Camocamo, and Camucamu

Origin: Peru

Overview - Camu camu is used for viral infections including herpes, cold sores, shingles, and the common cold. It is also used for eye conditions including cataracts and glaucoma. Other uses include treatment of asthma, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, gum disease (gingivitis), headaches, and osteoarthritis.

  • Some people use camu camu to increase energy and maintain healthy gums, eyes, and skin; and as an antioxidant and immune system stimulant.
  • This bushy tree is native to the riversides of the Amazon, and produces a reddish purple cherry-like fruit that is becoming widely known for its high amounts of Vitamin C. This super fruit is traditionally harvested via canoe, and one wild tree can produce up to 25 pounds of fruit a year.

Parts Used - Fruit

Preparations - Teas, smoothies or other drinks, and baked goods; the powder may also be encapsulated.

Medicinal - Camu camu fruit contains many nutrients including vitamin C, beta-carotene, fatty acids, protein, and others. It also contains other chemicals that might have an effect on the body. 

  • The high amount of Vitamin C found in the Camu Camu fruit is attracting the attention of naturopaths and nutritionists alike. The combination of Vitamin C and the other nutrients in this super fruit is becoming known as a general health boosting essential. The powdered form can be easily added to smoothies or encapsulated. As the fruit naturally ripens and sweetens the Vitamin C content decreases. Because of this the fruit is harvested early resulting in a highly acidic flavor which can be easily sweetened to taste.
  • Camu camu is used for viral infections including herpescold soresshingles, and the common cold. It is also used for eye conditions including cataracts and glaucoma. Other uses include treatment of asthma, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis),chronic fatigue syndrome, depressiongum disease (gingivitis), headaches, andosteoarthritis.
  • Some people use camu camu to increase energy and maintain healthy gums, eyes, and skin; and as an antioxidant and immune system stimulant.
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 gram), daily * Do not exceed the recommended daily dose (2.5 grams daily) 

Precautions - Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of camu camu during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Disclaimer -These products are dietary supplements and are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner. 

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  1. 1st time user turned regular user 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Apr 2017

    Calming effects noticeable within first few days of using.

  2. Awesome 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Feb 2015

    Awesome packaging, and great product. Will definitely buy again.

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