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Camu camu 100 g, organic

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SKU: 70300100
10,50 €
WHAT IS KAMU-KAMU? Camu-camu is a small bushy riverside tree from the Amazon rainforest in Peru, which grows to a height of 3–5 m and bears a red/purple cherry-like fruit. The high vitamin C content, on the order of 2–3% of fresh weight, is the most important property of the fruit. USEFUL PROPERTIES Camu vitamin C content is the second highest in the world. Camu kind of fruit color has made it a popular additive in juices, as well as ice cream and sweets. Sold as a dietary supplement is often camu dried fruit in the form of a powder or a capsule. In addition, the fruit also contains vitamin C. an amino acid, valine, flavanoids, beta-carotene, a fat, protein and other beneficial compounds. In folk medicine has been used in addition to the fruit of the tree leaves. Camu useful properties have been pronounced in virus infections including in the treatment of herpes and cold sores as well as it has been used in treatment of ophthalmic diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma treatment. It has been observed that camu relieving asthma, chronic fatigue, depression, diseases of the gum, headache, osteoarthritis, and atherosclerosis, as well as strengthening the walls of the arteries. Some people use camu to raise the energy level, maintain healthy gums, eyes and skin and strengthen the immune system activity. ITS USE TODAY Written sources kamu use are scarce. It is unlikely that the traditional Amazonian societies would then have been of great value as food. The fruit is very sour taste and becomes more enjoyable only in combination with other foods. For example, smoothies. It is recommended to add sugar. 100 g of product contains on average: Energy value 1416 kJ/ 333 kcal fats, 0,13 g of which -saturated fatty acids 0 g carbohydrates, 81,2 g of which sugars 19,15 g proteins 1,55 g salt 0,007 g