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Acerola Acerola

Malpighia emarginata, Malpighia glabra

Botanical family: Malpighiaceae

Acerola is a shrub that grows in South America and the Caribbean tropics. The fruit, also called Barbados cherry for its resemblance to the cherry, is edible and sour, it is considered a "superfruit" as it is one of the richest fruit in vitamin C with the Camu-Camu (Myrciaria dubia).

Geographical origin: Brazil
Composition, actives:

vitamin rich (C 1000 mg to 2000 mg / 100 g, about 30 times more vitamin C than oranges), acerola is also rich in vitamin B6, vitamin B1 and vitamin A as well as flavonoids and minerals (iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium).

Part used: pulp
Applications, properties:

acerola extracts are used for their tonic, stimulant and anti-infectious. Their mineral wealth brings remineralizing properties. Their high concentration of ascorbic acid (vitamin C), vitamin E, flavonoids, carotenoids, anthocyanins and gives this result of antioxidant properties.


we offer Acerola under the following forms :


  • Freeze-dried powder (pulp)
  • Dry extracts minimum 17%, 20% of natural and native Vit C


Organic certificationavailable too.


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