Camu Camu

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What other names is Camu Camu known by?

Araca d'agua, Araza de Agua, Cacari, Camo Camo, Camocamo, Camu-Camu, Camu-camu Negro, Guapuro Blanco, Myrciaria dubia, Myrciaria paraensis, Psidium dubium, Rumberry.

What is Camu Camu?

Camu camu is a shrub. People use the fruit as a food. The fruit and leaves are also used as a medicine.

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  • Arthritis, asthma, cold sores, common colds, depression, eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, fatigue, gum problems, headaches, herpes, shingles, and many other conditions.

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