Our 100% pure Wildcrafted Organic Freeze Dried Acerola Cherry powder is the most naturally potent form of Acerola available. The freeze drying process is optimal to retain and preserve the nutrients in organic acerola. We take the skin and pulp of the acerola cherry and dry at -20 degrees °C in a vacuum. Compare our freshly freeze dried organic acerola cherry powder with any other on the market and you will see it can't be beat. Absolutely 100% pure - no coloring, citric acid or synthetic ascorbic acid added, just pure optimally preserved raw acerola cherry.
The Acerola cherry is well known for its exceptionally high vitamin C content. The vitamin C content of one tiny cherry is 65 times higher than what is found in an orange. In other words, the vitamin C found in one cherry is equal to the minimum daily requirement needed by the body. The vitamin C prevalent in acerola can help boost the immune system, strengthen the liver, improve skin and improve your body's ability to regenerate tissue. It also may help boost your bodies immune system which can help prevent colds, infections, hair loss and dental problems. The free radical scavenging benefits of Acerola are also useful for preventing abnormal growths and fighting cellular aging.
Organic raw wild acerola cherries are an excellent source of powerful antioxidants, carotenoids and flavonoids. They are rich in protein and mineral salts especially iron, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium. And also have marked anti-fungal activity. Acerola also contains high levels of Vitamin A, potassium and folate. Vitamin A is beneficial for eye health and neutralizing free radicals in the body. The potassium helps regulate blood pressure and heart function and can even elevate mood. Folate is essential for cellular growth, protecting against heart disease and for the proper development of fetuses during pregnancy.
In folk medicine, acerola cherry's were eaten to reduce headaches. Recent research done at Michigan State University suggests that the folk medicine practitioners may have been on to something. Researchers point to the anthocyanins found in acerola cherries as the main reason why they have been used to relieve headaches. Anthocyanins have anti inflammatory properties that can help reduce pain and swelling. Acerola has also been traditionally used to help relieve sore throats, fever, constipation, scurvy, diarrhea and liver disorders.
Some possible benefits of our Wildcrafted Raw Organic Freeze Dried Acerola Cherry powder may include:
● Enhancing immune system.
● Helping the growth & repair of tissue
● Aiding in the production of anti-stress hormones
● May help your body fight cellular mutations
● Protecting against infection
● Increasing the absorption of iron
● Helping normalize cholesterol levels
● Regulating blood pressure
● May be beneficial in preventing atherosclerosis
● Aiding in collagen formation
● Protecting against blood clotting & bruising
● Promoting the healing of wounds & burns
Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with juice, yogurt, or add to your favorite smoothie.
Botanical Name: Malpighia Glabra L.
Other Names: Barbados Cherry, Antilles Cherry, Sour Cherry, West Indian Cherry, Wild Crape Myrtle, Puerto Rican Cherry
Origin: Brazil - Certified Organic - Wildcrafted
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Freeze Dried Acerola Cherry powder is wildcrafted and certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers wild organic raw Freeze Dried Acerola Cherry powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your organic wildcrafted raw Freeze Dried Acerola Cherry powder in a cool, dark, dry place.