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The camu camu tree grows slowly along the rivers of the Peruvian Amazon, and after some years puts forth a small purplish fruit prized by the local inhabitants for its immune system boosting properties. It’s considered especially effective in combating viral infections, and it’s also said to be beneficial to the brain, heart, skin, eyes and gums.
The fruit is traditionally enjoyed as a juice, and you can do the same by reconstituting a teaspoon of Loving Earth’s Camu Camu Powder in a glass of water. With a flavour reminiscent of citrus, it also finds use in cooking and baking as a unique addition to citrus-based dishes and desserts.
- 12% + vitamin C content
- Good source of the amino acids serine, valine, and leucine
- High in thiamine, riboflavin and niacin
- No gluten
- Low glycaemic index
- Fair trade
Package size: 50g
Ingredients: camu camu
About the brand...
Founded in 2007, Loving Earth is a Melbourne-based sustainably-minded business that works with small communities to produce the finest in organic foods. With strong fair trade beliefs, the company works with a number of Indigenous communities around the world to source the finest in raw ingredients for their range of chocolate bars, teas, spreads and superfood snacks.
ISBN: 9339709004011 SKU: CAMUP50