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Acerola (Vitamin C) Powder

Acerola powder is made from the tart berries of a Caribbean shrub commonly called Barbados cherry and is one of the most abundant source of Vitamin C known. Sprinkle some into juice, yogurt, smoothies and other foods.
Also Known As acerola, barbados cherry, manzanita, wild crapemyrtle, west indian cherry, and surinam cherry
SKU 1816

Certifications

Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs

Properties

Application cosmetic - The powder is incorporated into skin care products intended to enhance collagen structure.culinary - The fresh fruit is used to produce juice, jams and syrups. Powdered acerola is added to smoothies, cereal, yogurt and other foods.wellness - Powdered acerola fruit is taken in capsule form as a dietary supplement.safety - Generally well tolerated, although high doses may produce gastrointestinal distress, leg cramps and insomnia. Check with your health care practitioner before using if you have a history of gout or kidney disease because the high vitamin C content may increase uric acid levels and kidney stone formation. Acerola may interfere with the absorption or effectiveness of certain medications, including anticoagulants (Coumadin), estrogen therapy agents and fluphenazine (Prolixin). One study suggests that people who are allergic to latex may experience an allergic reaction to acerola fruit and, presumably, the powder.
Country of Origin United States
Ingredients Acerola Juice Powder, Citric Acid, Dicalcium Phosphate, Di-Tab, Tricalcium Phosphate, Roasted Carob, Maltodextrin, and Silicon

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in a closed container in a cool, dark place.