Camu Camu is a native fruit of the Peruvian jungle. It grows on the banks of rivers and in floodplains. Red in color and with a very acid flavor. It has an incredible antioxidant profile, including more vitamin C than any other known food. It also contains bioactive compounds that could delay or prevent various cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
Its properties have been used as an antiviral and anti-flu fruit. As a booster of the immune system, it fights very effectively against cold sores, zoster, flu and cough.
Another of its great benefits of camu camu is to improve the digestive system, caused by having the serine component. It also complies with increasing the levels of ascorbic acid, calcium, iron, riboflavin, niacin, potassium and phosphorus, thus improving the functioning of the human body.
Camu camu improves the functioning of the heart, since, by eating 100 grams of this fruit, you will add 7.1 milligrams of potassium, because it is very important to consume this mineral because it improves hypertension and helps not retain fluids. Degenerative diseases of the brain will be blocked with the consumption of this superfood, improving concentration and avoiding possible “brain fogs”, and Alzheimer’s.