Purella Camu Camu BIO (21g)
Camu camu berries (Myrciaria dubia) growing on small shrubs in the Amazon basin of Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela are red-purple fruits that resemble cherries. Their properties have already been appreciated by the indigenous people, but only in recent years have the fruit started to gain popularity in the West. Camu camu are especially popular in Japan. The fruit is quite sour and tastes like a combination of cherries and lime. In Peru, camu camu berries are used to prepare ice cream or drinks with this flavor. In countries where the fruit does not grow, it is eaten in powdered form. Country of origin: Peru.
- Camu camu berries are high in vitamin C, which helps in the proper production of collagen to ensure the proper functioning of cartilage, gums, skin and teeth. They also contain calcium and iron. Calcium helps in the proper functioning of digestive enzymes and the proper functioning of muscles.
- The antioxidants contained in camu camu include ellagic acid, which can protect against some chronic diseases, ellagitanins that care for blood vessels and proanthocyanidins. The latter compounds also protect blood vessels and positively affect the appearance of the skin, eye health and joint flexibility. They also show anti-inflammatory and antiallergic potential and prevent the effects of UV radiation.
- Camu camu berries contain essential amino acids that the body needs to function properly. The fruit contains valine - an amino acid essential for the nervous system and cognitive functions, and it also prevents the breakdown of muscle tissue. In camu camu there is also leucine used for the growth of muscles and bones and essential in the production of growth hormone, and serine - an amino acid needed for digestion.
Directions for use:
Powdered camu camu berries can be added to juices, cocktails, or added to porridge or yoghurt. They can be added to homemade ice cream or other desserts. Suitable for vegans, naturally gluten-free.
The recommended daily intake is 3 g.
Store in a dry, cool place. Protect from light.
Pregnant and lactating women should refrain from consuming powdered blueberries due to too little information about their effects.
Inci: Powdered fruit of camu camu (Myrciaria dubia) bio.