Camu Camu Powder
Camu Camu Powder is being used to support many health challenges. Many consider it to be a pure healing food. It comes from an Amazonian Rainforest shrub. Such shrubs tend to be found in swampy or flooded areas of Columbia, Brazil, Venezuela and Peru. In those locales, the fruit and leaves are used as a remedy for a whole host of problems.
Some of the rest of the world are catching on to the type of health support offered by Camu Camu powder. For example, viral infections like herpes, cold sores and shingles seem to respond well to the powder. Troubling eye conditions like cataracts and glaucoma also have been documented as responding well to Camu Camu powder.
In addition, it has shown to be a great support for asthma sufferers, those who have hardening of the arteries, those with gum disease, headaches, chronic fatigue and a whole host of other ailments.
Often people eat it as a food, but it is also crushed into powder and consumed that way.
Some claim that it has a wealth of nutrients, including beta-carotene, fatty acids, protein, vitamin C and others.Many say that it has more Vitamin C than anything else in the world. To paint a clearer picture, when ½ of a teaspoon are taken, it provides more than 400 percent of the daily recommended intake of Vitamin C. Camu Camu seems to contain chemicals that have a positive impact on the body.
The shrub where this plant grows is low-growing. The fruit is about the size of a lemon, but is light orange or purplish on the outside with yellow pulp inside. This pulp, when made into powder or eaten as a food source; has emollient, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, astringent and nutritional assets.