Acerola berry vitamin 'c' powder

Starting at: $8.00

Also known as

Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry                        

The fruit of the Acerola is the richest known source of natural vitamin C in the world.

Fresh juice of the Acerola berry is spray dried into an organic maltodextrin carrier that is made from organic manioc root to achieve a minimum of a 17.5% natural vitamin C content. Contains antioxidants, iron, calcium, beta-carotenes and phosphorus.

Harvest Data
Origin: Brazil
Certified Organic
Powdered juice concentrate

Acerola powder can be used in place of vitamin c powder, either as a dietary health supplement or as an acid, drawing out the essence of an herb when making tea. Acerola in addition to it's high vitamin C content also contains antioxidants, iron, calcium, beta-carotenes and phosphorus that it supplies to the body in a readily absorbed form.

Malpighia glabra can be found growing from Texas and Florida to Brazil, and is believed to have been originated in the Yucatan. It is a fast growing shrub with white and pink flowers bearing oval shaped fruits with a tarty taste. The powder itself does not have the characteristic citrus taste of pure vitamin c, instead, Acerola has an earthy taste, with the citrus flavor resting in the background. It is a common belief amongst herbalists that whole herbs are better for the body than extracts. Acerola is a fine example of this, providing the body with numerous minerals and vitamins that assist the body in it's utilization of it's high vitamin C content.

Acerola can cause an allergic reaction to those who are sensitive to latex. As with all herbs, please speak to your doctor before use, especially so if you are pregnant or taking any other herbs, supplements or medications.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 02 November, 2011.

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