Known by a high quantity of vitamin C in its composition, acerola is very popular in Brazil the biggest producer and exporter of the world, and widely available in our table and industry. Consumed in natura, the fruit is also a raw-material for food and beverage, pharmacological and cosmetics industry. in addition to vitamin C, which is up to 80 times higher than quantity found in orange, you can also found in acerola composition vitamin A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), calcium, phosphorus, and iron, which make acerola a great ally to our health.
Among its benefits, we have the prevention of diseases such as flu, muscle weakness and infections, directly helping to boost immunological system and cellular respiration. Because of the amount of vitamin C, acerola is important for adequate functioning of white blood cells and is also efficient against infectious diseases.