Acerola is one of the most healthiest fruit types in the world because it contain extreme high amount of vitamin C and polyphenols. It has medical characteristics in the process against cancer and diabetes. The berry is an exotic fruit with Caribbean origin. The acerola is orange or dark red of color and are a bit thicker and bigger than a cherry. Some of the most unique health benefits of acerola include its ability to manage diabetes, reduce signs of aging, prevent certain types of cancer, improve heart health, increase circulation, reduce allergic reactions, stimulate the immune system, increase eye health, protect the skin, and improve mood.
Latin name: Malpighia glabra L. (= Malpighia punicifolia L.)
Origin: Carabean area
Permitted plant parts: fruit