- Camu supreme (Myrciaria dubia) is a berry that grows in the Amazon rainforest. It is considered a superfood and is the second most concentrated source of vitamin C found in any fruit, a great source of dietary antioxidants including anthocyanins, d-limonene, and catechins. It is considered an effective antiviral, very useful for gingivitis and periodontal disease, asthma, hepatitis, atherosclerosis, infertility, cataracts, migraine and cluster headaches, colds, osteoarthritis, depression, oedema and Parkinson’s disease. Camu has anti-inflammatory properties and may be helpful in a cardiovascular protocol.
- Camu is also high in phenolic compounds and carotenoids, is a good source of potassium, iron, calcium, phosphorous and various amino acids including serine, valine and leucine. It also contains betulinic acid, which has antiretroviral, antimalarial, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. It is also helpful for hay fever and allergic rhinitis.