“Vitamin C Bomb”

  • rich source of all-natural vitamin C
  • antioxidant-rich
  • promotes collagen synthesis

Acerola is a tree that grows in hot, dry climates. Acerola produces cherry-like berries, which are known for one of the highest content of vitamin C. The polyphenolic compounds and high vitamin C amounts are the main benefits of acerola. Acerola also contains natural B vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin and niacin as well as carotenoids and bioflavonoids, which provide important nutritive value.

Acerola is a powerful skincare ingredient known for having high amounts of natural vitamin C and antioxidants to reduce signs of ageing. The high vitamin C content plays an essential role in the synthesis of collagen.  Recent studies also show that acerola is considerably antioxidant rich.

No human-based study on the effects of acerola cherry exists yet.


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