The camu camu berry contains a rich amount of vitamins, amino acids and bioflavonoids. It’s extremely high in vitamin C, which makes it one of the latest of the Amazon’s natural wonders.

Health benefits:

  • The berry is rich in Vitamin C.
  • Contains minerals such as calcium, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, phosphorous, iron and beta carotene.
  • Raises the spirits.
  • Helps maintain healthy eyes and skin.
  • Strengthens the immune and nervous system.
  • Helps maintaining healthy levels of white blood cell formation and detoxifying the body.

Uses:

  • Direct consumption (water, juices, yogurt).
  • Chocolate bars.
  • The powder can be used to flavor other foods.
  • Camu camu flavoured ice creams and drinks are popular in Peru.