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Camu Camu is listed No. 1 out of hundreds of botanicals studied for fertility and pain relief and No. 2 for nutritional support for mood balancing.
Traditional uses now supported by scientific research: - Strengthens the immune system. - Supports energy and vitality.
Camu-Camu‚ a fruit which grows wild in the Amazon River Basin of Peru & Brazil has more Vitamin C than other fruit in the world.
Fruits / Mg. of Vitamin C per 100 g of fresh fruit Strawberries 57 mg Camu-Camu 2700 mg
You'd have to eat 10 lbs. of strawberries to get the same amount of Vitamin C contained in 1/4 lb of fresh Camu-Camu Berries.
Fruits / Mg. of Vitamin C per 100 g of dried fruit powder Acerola 4‚736 mg Camu-Camu 8‚000-10‚000 mg
Camu-Camu (Myrciaria dubia)
Camu-Camu (Myrciaria dubia) is the name of a bush which grows in the Amazonian rain forest of Peru. The Camu-Camu bush produces a fruit with the same name which contains powerful phytochemicals with health benefits‚ including the amino acids serine‚ valine‚ and leucine‚ and more Vitamin C than any other known plant in the world. The camu-camu fruit has a surprising range of therapeutic effects. Many people have stopped using large dosages of synthetic Vitamin C because they find that Camu-Camu is energizing‚ mood-lifting and highly effective in strengthening the immune system.
The Camu-Camu fruit is about the size of a large grape and has a purplish red skin with a yellow pulp. It grows wild‚ is harvested directly into a freezer boat‚ which travels down the river ways of the Amazon where the fruit is picked at the height of its ripeness and flash-frozen. It is then taken to a processing plant where it is thawed‚ peeled‚ liquefied and spray dried. The resulting powder is a pale pink to yellow beige with very potent effects.
Although the number of milligrams of Vitamin C‚ which Camu-Camu contains‚ is low compared to the milligrams in synthetically derived Vitamin C tablets‚ it has more natural Vitamin C than any known botanical on the planet‚ the effects on the human body are incomparable. Because of its food form‚ with bioflavanoids and other phytochemicals‚ clinical evidence suggests that it is far more effective‚ milligram for milligram‚ than synthetic Vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Many people report that just two capsules daily (1/3 tsp.) is sufficient to significantly increase their wellness.
Camu-Camu is very well known and prized in Japan but is almost unknown in the U.S. Nevertheless‚ the Peruvian government expects that it will become a major export when its amazing properties are discovered in the United States. It is preparing for the expected large increase in demand by making Camu-Camu seedlings available free of charge to communities of native people who are rain-forest dwellers for them to plant and to tend. It takes four to five years for the Camu-Camu bush to bear fruit. The growing popularity of this wild rainforest fruit is contributing to the sustainable development of the Amazon River basin and helping the forest dwellers to maintain their traditional way of life.
Some of the extraordinary medicinal properties of this Amazon rain forest fruit are described by Gary Null‚ Ph.D.‚ a nationally known nutritionist and researcher‚ (1996). The camu-camu fruit has a surprising range of health-promoting effects. Camu-Camu helps to strengthen the immune system‚ maintain healthy gums‚ eyes and skin. Some extraordinary properties of this Amazon rainforest fruit are described by Gary Null‚ Ph.D.‚ a nationally known nutritionist and researcher. In his Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Healing‚ (1998)‚ Null lists disease conditions and the herbs that have been found effective for their health promoting properties in reference to specific organ/system weaknesses and problems. In discussing the holistic treatment of mood-support‚ he lists 19 plants containing chemical compounds with mood-balancing properties‚ in order of potency. Camu-Camu is no. two on his list. Anecdotally and in clinical experience‚ Null’s assessment of Camu-Camu has proven to be correct although the Camu-Camu fruit as such has hardly been studied at all‚ apart from clinical experience there is only indirect inferential evidence from scientific studies on the effect of Vitamin C. it appears to provide nutritional support for the brain to optimize its own mood balancing chemistry. Additionally‚ published research suggests that Vitamin C supports an increased serotonin level in the brain. Some health care practitioners have reported that Camu-Camu has same day mood-balancing effects. There are no side effects‚ such as photo-sensitivity or gastrointestinal problems‚ and it can be used safely in combination with pharmaceutical antidepressants. There have been no reports of its interference with the effectiveness of any pharmaceutical drugs.
The Camu-Camu fruit has a surprising range of medicinal effects as measured both by traditional use and by quantity of a variety of phytochemical compounds which experimentally have demonstrated therapeutic effects. Dr. James Duke retired chief botanist for the U.S.Dept.of Agriculture‚ pre-eminent New World tropical botanist‚ and author of many botanical books‚ including the popular Green Pharmacy‚ lists some of these effects in his Ethnobotanical website‚ based on amounts of various phytochemicals which Myrciaria dubia contains.
Why is Royal Camu o effective for Mood Balance?
Low mood and anxiety have been strongly linked to high levels of stress. Studies document that fact that Vitamin C destroys free radicals in the body. Mood balance can be quickly restored with high levels of anti-oxidants. Vitamin C from food sources is one of the most potent ways to destroy free radicals & restore mood balance. Food sources of vitamin C such as Royal Camu are more bioavailable than synthetic Vitamin C. Royal Camu is guaranteed to contain 10% Vitamin C as well as many other beneficial phytochemicals which aid mood balance.
Royal Camu for Hormone Balance: Studies show that an optimum amount of Vitamin C is needed to help the body produce adequate progesterone. A healthy balance of progesterone to estrogen is needed to conceive and bear children. It is also necessary to prevent estrogen-dominance in peri-menopause.
How to transition off Bioidentical hormones?. Use Royal Camu.
Most women eventually want to stop taking hormone replacement drugs. Royal Camu® is an effective hormone-balancing supplement which can be taken for 4 weeks after stopping HRT to make the transition to optimal natural hormone balance nearly seamless. One tsp. (5 capsules) of Royal Camu® taken 3 times daily away from food will usually reduce hot flashes by 60-70%. After the transition period is up‚ most women will choose to reduce their intake of Royal Camu® to a small amount suitable for immune support and start taking Royal Maca® for an almost completely symptom-free perimenopause and menopause.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving size: 2 capsules Servings per Container: 70
Amount per Serving / % Daily Value*
Total Carb. 150 mg / <1% Vitamin C 70 mg / 117% Camu-Camu 700 mg / ƚ
*Percent daily values are based on a 2‚000 calorie diet. ƚDaily value established.
Other Ingredients (Capsules): Gelatin‚ purified water‚ lecithin (dusted on capsules)‚ maltodextrine (starch) for spray drying purposes.
Gluten free. No pesticides or chemical fertilizer used. Our capsules are free of sodium laurel sulfate.
Royal Camu generally works just great as a mood balance if you are at the right dosage — for you. At 3 caps a day you are not taking even the smallest recommended dosage for mood balance support. So it doesn’t seem like a good idea to go running to another supplement. The minimum amount for most people is two caps (1/3) tsp. twice a day on an empty stomach – first thing in the morning and at about 3 or 4 p.m. Some people need 3 caps twice a day. Others need up to 5 caps (one tsp.) twice a day. Again‚ start small‚ and let how you feel be your guide.
For immediate and urgent use:
Take 3- 5 caps with cool water on empty stomach‚ every 1-3 hours.
Maintenance: Take 2-3 caps at least 30 min. before breakfast and 2-3 caps mid-afternoon at least 2 hours after eating. Others may prefer once a day dosage.
There are no side effects‚ such as photo-sensitivity or gastrointestinal problems‚ and it can be used safely in combination with pharmaceutical antidepressants. There have been no reports of its interference with the effectiveness of any pharmaceutical drugs.
This product is gluten-free.
Our capsules are SLS free and contain no flow agents‚ no fillers‚ no chemicals‚ no irradiation‚ and no fumigation.
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Domestic orders placed by 5 PM Eastern Time will be packed and shipped the same day, pending verification of billing information and the shipping method selected. Orders containing out-of-stock items or refrigerated items will be processed as quickly as possible, but won't necessarily be shipped out the same day.
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