Often found in powdered form, camu camu berries are native to the Amazon, South America. They are tiny grape like berries, bursting with phytonutrients and are reddish in colour.
Phytonutrients such as anthocyanins, and ellagic acid, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese and amino acids including valine, leucine and serine.
BEAUTY BENEFITS OF CAMU CAMU:
Camu camu berries contain one of the highest levels of vitamin C, second to kakadu plum. This means they are perfect for protecting against signs of early ageing! Camu camu works to enhance collagen production in which vitamin C is a co-factor to create firm, youthful skin, warding off wrinkles and sagging. It also supports the immune system, keeping you feeling and looking your best! The presence of amino acids aids muscle growth and recovery keeping you energised after a long week.
Camu camu is sold in powdered or tablet form. Try adding it in to dishes to give them some gorgeous berry like flavour such as smoothies, yoghurts and desserts.
Look for beauty products containing camu camu, either online or at your local beauty store. It is a gorgeous natural food ingredient and its high vitamin C content will really make a difference!
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