This fruit is considered an important antioxidant source by its high vitamin C content and its interesting anthocyanins content. In addition, it has a high amount of potassium.

Nutritional Facts

Nutrient Unit Value %DV/ 100g FRUIT
Energy / Calories Kcal 20.80 1.00%
Total Fast g 0.00 0.00%
Max. Sodium mg NE NE%
Carbohidratos g 4.70 1.60%
Fiber g 0.60 2.40%
Proteinas g 0.50 1.00%
Calcio g 27.00 2.70%
Iron mg 0.50 2.80%
Magnesio mg NE NE%
Zinc mg NE NE%
Cooper mg NE NE%
Potasium mg NE NE%
Manganesium mg NE NE%
VitC mg 2994.00 9356.30%

Properties

  • Highest content on ascorbic acid
  • Vitamin A
  • Carotene
  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Potasio
  • Leucin
  • Thiamine
  • Serine
  • Valine
  • Flavin
  • Magnesium

Benefits

  • Strengthen and improve the organism functions
  • Improves the heart and kidneys functions.
  • Improves the digestic process of your organism thanks to the Serine.
  • Stimulates the immune system and contributes to the system detoxication.
  • Helps with homeostasis production
  • Protects the body from viral and bacterial infections.
  • Prevents any kind of degenerative diseases on the brain
  • Prevents cancer
  • It’s a great anti-inflamatory.

Harvest Season

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Uses and Applications

Due to its vitamin C and anthocyanins content, it has an important antioxidant action, which prevents cancer, heart diseases and stress. it is a very important energy source. Its antioxidant characteristics protects the body from aging.
Its principal use for fruit juice. It’s also used to produce pulp products like jams, candies and sauces.

Origins

Wild harvest, natural rainforests in Amazon department, Colombian Amazon Region.

Communities

  • Indigenous communities of Guainia
  • Amazonian native woman association.