Acerola, also known as the West Indian Cherry and Barbados Cherry. Acerola is rich in Vitamin C as well as carotene, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, proteins, and mineral salts, principally iron, calcium, and phosphorus. Acerola has been used as a remedy against flus and colds, pulmonary disturbances, liver ailments and irregularities with the gall bladder. Used in heavy doses it has beneficial effects on viral hepatitis, varicella as well as poliomyelitis. Acerola is rich in anti-oxidant activity which may be due in part to its high Vitamin C content.
Here are some of the uses: -Immune enhancing -Helps the growth and repair of tissue -Aids in the production of anti-stress hormones -Important role in the human metabolism -Helps to prevent cancer -Helps to protect against infection -Increases the absorption of iron -May reduce cholesterol level -Helps high blood pressure -Helps to prevent arthrosclerosis -Protects against blood clotting and bruising
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