Camu camu contains powerful phytochemicals with health benefits, including the amino acids serine, valine, and leucine, and more Vitamin C than any other known plant in the world. The dehydrated camu camu fruit powder contains 8 - 9% Vitamin C, which is 30 to 60 times more Vitamin C than an orange and 3 times more than acerola.
Camu Camu contains bioflavenoids, the amino acids, serine, valine, and leucine, as well as important amounts of thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. Camu-camu helps to promote healthy gums, eyes, and skin and supports the functions of the brain and heart.
Traditionally, native medicine practioners and herbalists have recommended camu-camu for strengthening the immune system, improving symptoms of herpes infections, including mouth blisters, genital blisters, shingles blisters and other viral infections, promoting energy and vitality of people with chronic immune dysfunction, strengthening the nervous system, supporting healthy levels of white blood cell formation, detoxifying the body, especially the liver, promoting health of upper respiratory organs, including lungs, sinuses, nasal passages, promoting a healthy heart and circulatory system.