Camu camu. high content of vitamin C

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    Camu camu wholesale from Peru

    Camu camu wholesale in bulk, retail prices for importers and distribuitors. We are suppliers of the best raw material from Amazon Andean zone in Peru. We have organic certificate valid for USDA, EU, CANADA an JAS. FAcilities FDA certified.

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    Origin of camu camu

    The camu camu (Myrciaria dubia HBK) belongs to the Myrtaceae family, is a wild bush fruit of the Amazon, which grows on flooded riverbanks and old dark water lagoons and can remain completely submerged in water for four or five months. In Latin America on the banks of the Amazon, Ucayali, Marañón, Napo, Tiger, Curaray, Yavari and Tahuayo in Peru; Putumayo and Inírida in Colombia; and in the upper basin of the Orinoco in Venezuela. The greatest concentration and diversity of populations are in the Peruvian Amazon.

    The camu camu is a fruit with a high genetic diversity, which has a high content of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) whose values are between 2,000 and 2,994 milligrams per 10 gram (mg / g) of fresh pulp. Also in the language of the people Shipibos- Conibo know the Myrciaria dubia; as camo- camo; and uses its mature skin pigment for dyeing plant fibers Chambira (Astrocarium chambira).

    Camu camu was initially considered a natural source of vitamin C by Ferreyra in 1959 in his monthly report on Agricultural Experiment Station in  La Molina.

    The quality of our products reflect  the complete organic process; beginning with our growers in the amazon zone( Pucallpa and Iquitos)


    Camu camu powder supplier

    Camu camu powder supplier

    Traditional use of camu camu

    The berries of the camu camu tree have been used by Amazonian Indians(Peru and Brazil for hundreds of years. A highly nutritious food source rich in phytochemicals, it is also easily transportable. Traditional uses, besides food and to promote long life. It is traditionally used in Loreto, Peru.

    Recent studies categorized as 2,700 mg / 100 g pulp as an average, surpassing fifty times as much as traditionally recognized in orange and lemon. in addition the shell contains abundant natural dye which uses are only just emerging, and require much more research so as to utilize all of this fruit.

    Benefits of camu camu:

    Improves the body's immune defenses
    The camu camu improves the body's immune defenses. An antioxidant acid called Gallic acid is also present in the camu camu.
    Good for skin and collagen formation
    Vitamin C is an essential collagen nutrient formation, and plays an important role in wound healing. Collagen gives skin its elasticity and its degradation leads to wrinkles, vitamin C also helps to regenerate other antioxidants such as vitamin E, a favorable environmental dietary ingredient for healthy skin. Similarly, the content of beta-carotene camu camu helps protect the skin against sun damage.
    Antioxidant activity:
    Five researchers in the world have reported the determined antioxidant activity by two methods, one is PPO or (polyphenol oxidase enzyme inhibition) and the other is spectrophotometric and DPPH or (2,2-Diphenyl-1-picrilhidrazilo). The authors cited agree on the potential antioxidant activity of the extracts of the fruit. By the method of DPPH (2,2-Diphenyl-1-picrilhidrazilo reports a percentage of inhibition of 98.09% at a concentration of 50 ug / ml, disagreeing with Allerslev reports, RK (2007) and Sotiris, SV et al., 2009, that higher IC50 determined with 57.19 ± 5.61μ / mL and 167.67 ± 30.0 μ / mL at concentrations of 500μg / ml and 300 ug / ml respectively. For its part Muñoz, A .; et al., (2007) reports a 289.29 antiradical power, expressed as 1000 / EC50.Klinar BS; et al, 2009, for its part reports of 30.13 percent inhibition at a concentration of 100ug / ml using the method of PPO (polyphenoloxidase enzyme inhibition

    Side effects and contraindications of camu camu:


    There are no contraindications by adding camu camu to your diet.

    Too much vitamin C is not toxic, but prolonged use of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal disturbances or diarrhea. Anyone who has received the advice not to take too much vitamin C should exercise caution such people with kidney stones. For most people, to add a super food camu camu  to their diet,  is a good idea.

    How to Use camu camu:

     Ethnomedical Use:

    The correct taste of this fruit is bitter or sour; the indigenous Amazonian people believe they were utilizing these fruits qualities, for their people.

    Today, however, it is harvested locally from Amazonian communities and used as a reserve food, but a food of high nutritional value, dried for later or used fresh, it’s used to mix in recipes such as jams, jellies, desserts or drinks.

    As a home remedy the berries are known to be useful as an antiviral treatment used for a various infections.

    Apart from these local South American regions, the fruit of camu was essentially unknown internationally until 1950 when it was first nutritionally analyzed by the Institute of Nutrition and the Ministry of Public Health of Peru.

    These studies revealed an exceptionally high amount of vitamin C in the Berries, the results documented were, and 2800-3000 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 grams of pulp, from these findings, the camu camu has been rated as one of the highest natural plant-based sources of this important antioxidant.

    Recommended Use:                                                                                           

    It is recommended to consume an average of ¼ or ½ teaspoon daily of  camu camu powder or 3 capsules or tablets x 600 mg per day, these doses provide 80% of the daily dose of vitamin C necessary.

    Because it tends to have a slightly astringent bitter taste that is often mixed in fruit smoothies, juices and sweet foods or desserts. It is an excellent addition to lemonade, ice cream, kefir and sweet tart citrus flavor, like our recipe lemon bar.

    However, camu camu, being considered a nutraceutical, does not require a prescription, and the demonstrated safety of camu camu easy to use. It is Still yet to be developed in clinical studies to better standardize the extraction technique, the preparation of the final product, and the optimum dose to achieve for the desired effect.


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    1. luisa pete says:

      How interesting it is that nature is given priority because it has greater benefits, I have more faith in natural medicines than in the doctors themselves, it would be very important to have this product at home since it contains vitamin C and antioxidants.

    2. sandra says:

      Anything to promote long life I am game and it is what Camu camu is promoting. Highly nutritious and helps in giving long life. This is highly recommendable.

    3. Janine Bocateja says:

      This is my first time to hear and read abotu Camu Camu and I’am amazed and impressed with all the benefits. Ladies would lvoe this product to enchance their collagen and also an anti oxidant and its good for the skin and body.

    4. Ben says:

      I think camu camu will be needed at a time like this that we need a lot of vitamin since It is a natural source of vitamin C

    5. Wilson Jake says:

      Camu Camu benefits really got me thinking. It’s like going all in to using organics is the best now. The skin just start glowing and healthy

    6. Janelli S says:

      I have never heard of Camu Camu before but it is interesting to know about its benefits and nutrition. Good read though.

    7. Oyeyipo Oladele says:

      Whaoo, Camu Camu must be a very productive one following the traditional use and benefits. Tell me why I should delay the grab to the use of Camu Camu.

    8. Prince says:

      Wow, Camu Camu improves the body’s immune which helps the body fight against diseases. And like we all know, that’s what we preaching world wide now about the virus outbreak. God help us

    9. Andrew says:

      Amazing.This is the first time i have heard about camu camu. Its benefits are are really nice and anything traditional never goes wrong because they normally have few side effects.Should really try it out.

    10. Mark Janeo says:

      Awesome fruit, this is my first time reading about Camu Camu. Amazing benefits to the body, another wonder fruit.

    11. Kendi says:

      It’s great to hear that camu camu can prolong life. No wonder these people live for so long.

    12. Alex says:

      Immune defense? We all need that right now!!! In a lighter note though these herbs sure have weird names huh? Well Nature has secrets yet to be revealed and these products prove that.

    13. Erika says:

      Maybe I should take the Camu Camu to improve my inmume defense, I get sick many times a year and Im not sure why. This products could be very helpful .

    14. Amanda Putri says:

      Never heard of this before. Camu-Camu. And with this Corona thingy, I think all of us need Camu-Camu.

    15. Meldred Judith says:

      One of my coworker is very using this. She said that this camu-camu is really effective.

    16. Maury Cheskes says:

      Cool camu products. I like that they’re so transportable with lots of vitamin C and good for your immune system. Always good to learn more about healthy remedies and ingredients to add to your diet.

    17. Roy says:

      I usually like any product that boosts the immune system. Camu camu is no exception!

    18. Meg W says:

      Your array of products is very varied and impressive. Keep up the amazing job friends 🙂

    19. Patricia says:

      I have learnt so much about camu camu from this article. I had no idea they were so useful!!

    20. Oliver says:

      I am happy to see that camu camu has no side effects. That makes it a very magical fruit!

    21. Daphne says:

      I have never tried the camu camu fruit before. However, after reading this I can’t wait to try it for myself.

    22. Teddy says:

      It’s good that you offer camu camu in so many forms. There is something for everyone’s preference.

    23. Louis says:

      The Amazon has so much to offer in terms of medicinally beneficial plant life. The camu camu is just but one of the many.

    24. Shantel says:

      I like the different flavored packages so much. There is so much to choose from which is always good.

    25. Anderson says:

      I am most interested in the organic camu camu extract. I have heard so many positive reviews about it.

    26. Storm says:

      Camu camu is very rich in vitamin C. As such it is very effective in preventing scurvy.

    27. Sylvia says:

      Which is the best form to consume camu camu? Is it as a powder, capsule or an extract?

      • Amazon Andes says:

        Hi Sylvia, as a extract, if you just want to consume its secondary metabolites, in powder and capsule you consume all the fruit but dry and ground

    28. Like!! Great article post.Really thank you! Really Cool.

    29. Brenda Hawkins says:


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