Considered one of nature's most potent sources of full-spectrum vitamin C, camu camu berries are compact, nutritious berries that grow in the Amazon rainforest. Known for their natural abundance of vitamin C, these superfruits have been traditionally used by the natives as a source of nutrition and natural remedies. Because the raw berries have a particularly sour taste, camu camu is often consumed in the form of a finely ground powder that can be added to other food items.
Derived from the fresh berries of the Myrciaria dubia plant grown in the rich soils of Peru, Groovy Bee® Organic Camu Camu Powder is a potent superfood rich in natural flavonoids, vitamin C, anthocyanins and other potent antioxidants. This premium powder has a slightly tangy flavor that tastes delicious in fruit smoothies, homemade ice creams and other snacks and beverages. Use it to support your body’s natural immune defenses and support healthy eyes, skin and digestion. It is vegan, non-GMO, non-China, certified organic and Kosher and is lab tested for glyphosate, heavy metals and microbiology. It contains no artificial flavors, sweeteners or added fillers.
Camu camu berries are the purple and yellow cherry-sized fruits of the Myrciaria dubia shrub grown in the rich soils of Peru. Also known as “camocamo” and “cacari,” the camu camu plant is related to the rumberry and the guavaberry. For generations, the Amazonian natives have used camu camu berries to create a variety of health-promoting poultices, tonics and other natural remedies.
Known for their natural abundance of vitamin C, camu camu berries are also used as a food source and turned into delicious jams, jellies, candies, ice creams, juices and other sweet snacks and beverages. In Japan, camu camu has even become a popular ingredient in sports drinks, energy drinks and multivitamins. You can incorporate camu camu powder into your daily routine to support healthy eyes, skin, digestion and immune health.
Now, you can experience the health benefits of this remarkable superfruit with Groovy Bee® Organic Camu Camu Powder. This amazing superfood is rich in natural flavonoids, vitamin C, anthocyanins and other potent antioxidants.
Vitamin C is one of the most important nutrients your body needs and is best known for its ability to support the healthy function of your immune system. As a potent antioxidant, vitamin C can also promote healthy cognitive and cardiovascular functions, as well as support healthy bones, skin and connective tissues. Since your body can't store vitamin C or produce it on its own, you need to regularly consume vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables every day or take vitamin C supplements to maintain effective levels of vitamin C in your body.
Whole food sources of vitamin C are generally superior to supplements, and no other whole food source comes even close to matching the levels of vitamin C found in organic camu camu powder. Camu camu is considered by many to be one of the best natural sources of vitamin C on the planet. In fact, this delicious superfood boasts 60x more vitamin C than oranges and 56x more vitamin C than lemons. Each serving of our Organic Camu Camu Powder contains over 330% daily value of vitamin C.
Aside from vitamin C, camu camu contains beneficial nutrients, such as fiber, protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, iron, bioflavonoids and B vitamins. When you consume just 100 g of organic camu camu, you get approximately:
With this wealth of nutrients, camu camu provides unmatched nutrition. Boost your intake of essential nutrients today by incorporating Groovy Bee® Organic Camu Camu Powder into your daily diet.
60xmorevitamin Cthan oranges
56x more vitamin C than lemons
30xmorevitamin Cthan kiwi fruits
10xmore ironthan oranges
3x theniacin contentof oranges
50%more phosphorusthan oranges
2x as much riboflavin
0.4 gof protein
2,145 mgof vitamin C (3,575% of the Daily Value)
2.1 mgof manganese (106% of the Daily Value)
1.2 mgof copper (10% of the Daily Value)
15.7 mgof calcium
83.8 mgof potassium
0.5 mgof iron
12.4 mgof magnesium
0.4 mgof zinc
355 mcgof carotenoids
Camu camu is also a rich source of carotenoids, including lutein, beta carotene and zeaxanthin, and essential acids, such as serine, leucine, and valine. When compared to oranges and other superfoods, gram for gram, camu camu contains:
Camu camu is nature's most potent source of full-spectrum vitamin C. Certified organic from the pristine soils of rural Peru, this camu camu has a slightly tangy taste. I love to use it in smoothies for some extra full-spectrum vitamin C. A little of this powder goes a long way, as it's highly concentrated.
This nutritional powerhouse is an excellent source of various vitamins, minerals, amino acids and bioflavonoids that can help you achieve optimal health. Adding just a teaspoon to your favorite daily smoothie can provide these remarkable health benefits:
Camu camu is a rich source of antioxidant anthocyanins and other flavonoids that can help protect your eyes from oxidative stress. The berry also contains an abundance of carotenoids like lutein, beta carotene and zeaxanthin, which further supports healthy eye function.
Promotes healthy vision
Studies have shown that antioxidants can help protect your heart against damage caused by harmful free radicals. Camu camu happens to be the world’s best plant-based sources of vitamin C, and one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants.
Maintains a healthy cardiovascular system
Aside from vitamin C, camu camu provides a multitude of other nutrients, including calcium, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, phosphorus, iron, beta carotene, potassium, protein, dietary fiber and B vitamins.
Loaded with essential nutrients
Camu camu's combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals can promote healthy liver function and combat oxidative stress. The Amazonian natives also used camu camu to support the body’s natural ability to eliminate toxins.
Supports healthy liver function
Not only is camu camu bursting with vitamin C, it also contains high levels of flavonoids, a plant compound that can have a positive impact on your mood.
Uplifts and elevates your mood
With 50 times more vitamin C than an orange and 56 times more than a lemon, camu camu's nutritional content is off the charts. As a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C supports the healthy function of your immune system by protecting your body against external threats and harmful free radicals.
Supports a healthy immune system
Camu camu powder provides a significant amount of amino acids, such as serine, that can support healthy digestive function. The high vitamin C content of camu camu also supports healthy gut flora.
Promotes healthy digestion
The high vitamin C content of camu camu powder provides potent antioxidant properties that can support healthy glowing skin. Camu camu also contains other antioxidants that can further protect your skin from oxidative stress and promote its overall health.
Blend all the ingredients until you reach your desired consistency.
Pour your smoothie into a cup and enjoy!
You can incorporate camu camu powder into your daily routine to support healthy eyes, skin, digestion and your body’s natural immune defenses. This premium powder has a slightly tangy flavor that tastes delicious in fruit smoothies, homemade ice creams and other snacks and beverages. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
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ORGANIC CAMU CAMU POWDER*
Health tip:The vitamin C in camu camu powder is sensitive to extremely high temperature. Avoid adding the powder to hot drinks or foods to retain the maximum potency of the vitamin C.
Camu camu powder can support healthy energy levels so adding it to your favorite smoothies can help maximize your workout.
Add it to pre-workout smoothies and slushies
Even plain yogurt tastes great when topped with frozen mango cubes and a little camu camu powder.
Add it to frozen yogurt
Simply add your desired amount of camu camu powder to your breakfast porridge and top with a handful of fruits and nuts.
Add it to porridge
All you need for this recipe is a sliced banana or two and some camu camu powder. Freeze the banana for at least 3 hours then blend it with the camu camu powder until you get a creamy consistency. Serve chilled.
Make vegan ice cream
Give your regular ice cream a flavorful twist by adding just a pinch of camu camu powder.
Make frozen desserts
Make your regular fruit juices and lemonades taste extra special with just a hint of camu camu powder.
Make camu camu fusion juices and lemonades
Upgrade your homemade energy bars with a little camu camu powder for a potent vitamin C boost.
Make energy bars
The somewhat acidic flavor of camu camu powder perfectly complements most strong-flavored spices and herbs in many sauces.
Add it to sauces
Add a bit of camu camu powder to your favorite salad dressing to boost your intake of potent phytochemicals.
Add it to salad dressings
Tired of regular fruity or herbal iced teas? You can liven things up a little with a dash of camu camu powder.
Groovy Bee Organic Camu Camu Powder offers the world’s best source of vitamin C in a convenient powder form. With 60x more vitamin C than oranges and 56x more than lemons, our lab-verified camu camu powder is the perfect way to load up on vitamin C. Every pack of our 100% pure camu camu powder is lab tested for glyphosate, heavy metals and microbiology. It is also vegan, non-GMO, non-China and certified organic and Kosher.