The Camu Camu 40% Vitamin C - Pink that we provide meets
all nutraceutical benefits of yerba mate along with the advantages of
a product of the highest quality and purity.
Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia) is a small tree from Amazon rainforest. The fruits are red cherries with high vitamin C content. Camu Camu is a source of minerals, such calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, sodium, and copper. Also, Camu Camu contains protein, carbohydrates, and fiber. This fruit has several traditional uses in Amazonian, and now it is being used in the food industry due its excellent nutritional properties and exquisite flavor and aroma
Recently, several studies have found in Camu Camu fruits amino acids, and a variety of phytochemicals, such as flavonoids, tannins, stilbenes, phenolic acids, anthocyanin, and lignans.
In vivo studies have shown potential benefits of Camu Camu to the strengthening of immune system, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory effects, antiobesity action, liver protection, promoting weight loss and improving cholesterol level. Currently, studies are conducted to evaluate potential benefits arising from its phytochemical profile.
The new Camu Camu presentation by The Green Labs is 40% standardized in Vitamin C and features a delicate natural pink colour specially designed for the food and beverage industries.
Our Camu Camu 40% Vitamin C – Pink Powder is a product entirely originating from Brazil, cultivated in the most climate and soil appropriate to ensure the best quality product.
- Paul C. Langley et al. Antioxidant and Associated Capacities of Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia): A Systematic Review. J Altern Complement Med. 2015 Jan 1; 21(1): 8–14.
- Akter MS et al. Nutritional compositions and health promoting phytochemicals of camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia) fruit: a review. Food Res Int2011;44:1728–1732.
- Nascimento OV et al. Effects of diet supplementation with Camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia HBK McVaugh) fruit in a rat model of diet-induced obesity. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2013 Mar;85(1):355-63. Epub 2013 Mar 1.