Camu Camu richest source of vitamin C

Camu Camu – a vitamin C bomb!

Camu Camu – a vitamin C bomb!

Whether you are looking for a way to make your lifestyle healthier, boost your immune system or natural ways to help your body fight diseases and oncological issues, one of the best options is a powerful superfood called the Camu Camu (lat. Mytciaria dubia).

Camu Camu fruit has a long list of healing properties. It only grows in rainforests by rivers, just like Graviola, its super-cousin primarily known for anti-cancer properties. 

Indigenous people in the Amazon have used Camu Camu fruits and leaves for a long time as a medicine. It has recently become popular in the West in powdered form, which makes it easy to add it to different foods, in this way drastically increasing the amount of Vitamin C and essential minerals in any dish of your liking.

The Richest Source Of Natural Vitamin C

Camu Camu has the largest natural concentration of vitamin C of all foods on the planet! 

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and a necessary component for normal bodily functions. You would need to eat 60 oranges to match the amount of Vitamin C in just a teaspoon of our organic Camu Camu powder!

This information is very useful to those with a certain health condition proven to be bettered with large amounts of vitamin C, as you can get an incredible amount in only one teaspoon of this powder.

For example, vitamin C is known as a strong anti-oxidant that can help recover and ease symptoms of the flue, cold, viruses, but also in more serious health conditions like cancer, protecting the further spreading to healthy cells or even curing the cancer condition itself.   

Importance Of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a critical component of a functioning body.

It is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues, not to mention it’s involvement in forming collagen, absorbing iron, wound healing, functioning of the immune system, and maintaining your teeth, bones and cartilage.

Many people do not consume the daily recommended intake of vitamin C and Camu Camu powder can help compensate for the lack of this vitamin in the most natural way, being a bioavailable source of vitamin C.

Using only ¼ of a teaspoon of our organic Camu Camu powder is enough to get your daily recommended dose! In case of any health condition, you can increase this up to 1 full teaspoon 3 times a day. 


In case you take too big of a dose of Camu Camu, your body will naturally filter out excess of vitamin C, but consuming too much still may upset your digestive system. 

Studies have found that having a healthy amount of vitamin C makes stress more tolerable for the body, stops colds and diseases from developing into heavier conditions, lowers the probability of getting a stroke, gives your body the necessary resources to help fight oncological problems and slows ageing.  

Studies have found that having a healthy amount of vitamin C makes stress more tolerable for the body, stops colds and diseases from developing into heavier conditions, lowers the probability of getting a stroke, gives your body the necessary resources to help fight oncological problems and slows ageing.

Full Of Antioxidants! 

Camu Camu is rich in antioxidants like vitamin C and flavonoids that fight free radicals and oxidative stress which can be the cause of many health conditions.

Regular use of Camu Camu can act as a natural prevention for all kinds of illnesses!

Why are antioxidants so important? Antioxidants severely reduce and prevent inflammation, which is a surprisingly common problem that often goes undiagnosed. It is often caused by unstable molecules called free radicals, which end up in our organism due to stress, unbalanced diets, pollution and disease.

Prickly free radicals cause oxidative stress which has been linked to diabetesheart disease and cancer. Antioxidants fight these molecules, removing them and their effects from the organism. This is one of the many reasons why people have said that they feel much better after starting to regularly add Camu Camu powder to their foods. 

Other Healthy Components Of Camu Camu

Camu Camu has a lot of beneficial properties as it is full of nutrients, antioxidants, essential amino acids, minerals and vitamins.

Minerals include Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Copper and Potassium, all necessary components for a healthy body, strengthening muscles and bones, regulating the nervous system, and contributing to the production of hormones and proteins

The Camu Camu fruit contains several amino acids as wellvaline is important for muscles, nerves and cognitive abilities, leucine for tissues and growth hormones, and ellagic acid has an anti-cancer and anti-diabetic effect. 

Camu Camu Benefits:

There are many ways Camu Camu may affect your body. Here are a few that have been implied by research and reported by regular people that have added it to their diets. 

  • Improves blood sugar regulation and energizes. One thing that many have noticed is feeling less drowsiness after eating a high-carb meal. One of the many reasons why the fruit is a great energizer. 
  • Good for lowering high blood pressure. Camu Camu promotes dilation of blood vessels, people with high blood pressure have said that blood tests show healthier results after adding it to their diet.  
  • Enhances mental performance. Access the flow state easier, all the brainfood makes your thoughts quicker, making memorizing and analysing better. It increases productivity at work and school!
  • Heals your mind. Camu Camu boosts natural serotonin production in the brain, bringing a better mood for the whole day. For some, it helps reduce anxiety and depression, just as some medical drugs would. 
  • Makes your skin beautiful. The various minerals and vitamins help form collagen, making your skin naturally shine. You can even make your own Camu Camu face mask by adding water to a teaspoon of powder and mixing it into a fine paste. It pampers your skin inside and outside!
  • Helps against a variety of diseases. The berries affect various ailments and are antimicrobial. It has been reported that it helps against herpes, the common cold and shingles. It also boosts the immune system – some have said that after starting to use Camu Camu they have never fallen sick. Let us know what your experience is! 
  • Good for your digestive system. Tests have shown that Camu Camu boosts metabolism and evokes healthy changes in the gut biome by reducing the amount of harmful microflora. 
Powerful combinations: 

Camu Camu + Graviola = Good Immunity

Camu Camu + Spirulina = Increases red blood cell (RBC) count, fights anemia

High amounts of natural vitamin C in Camu Camu can help enhance Graviola properties. 

Spirulina is a very rich source of iron, and Camu Camu is the richest source of vitamin C. Vitamin C has been shown to increase iron absorption, so if you have iron deficiency and anemia, make sure to add Spirulina and Camu Camu to your daily diet.


Adding just a pinch of Camu Camu powder to your foods has such an amazing amount of benefits. No matter if you are healthy or have health issues, the amount of nutrients in this superfood will have a notable effect on your body. When the flue season is starting, it is especially good to give a much-needed boost to your immune system with this naturally available vitamin C source – no need to buy synthetic pills from the pharmacy. 

Consult with a health professional if you are already on supplements or drugs that are related to C-vitamin or iron.

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