Camu (ka-moo) a berry, often called Camu Camu, that is the fruit of a low-growing shrub (Myrciaria Dubia), native to lush rainforest climates.

Camu Berries 

It’s small red Camu berry is most famous for its mega-C content, containing 30 to 60 times vitamin C than an orange. However, the camu berry also contains many other important nutritional elements such as a broad range of antioxidants, phytochemicals, amino acids, as well as many vitamins and minerals like beta-carotene and potassium.



Sprinkle it on or mix it into just about anything


Dr. Sal’s Thoughts:

Camu berries are mostly commonly found in a powder form.  It is an orangish powder that has a tart berry flavor.  If you are a big believer in Vitamin C supplementation to stave off colds then why not add some camu powder to your favorite smoothie. This natural, whole food form of vitamin C is more easily digested and utilized by the body over man-made pills and isolated forms of these nutrients. That is great point to remember next time you’re standing in front of the Walgreens or CVS looking for some vitamin C.

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