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a·ce·ro·la

(a-sĕ-rō'lă),
Fruit of a bushy tree (Malpighia glabra) that grows in Central and South America and Puerto Rico. The berry is the richest known source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

acerola

(ăs′ə-rō′lə)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen shrub (Malpighia glabra) having pinkish flowers and red cherrylike edible fruits that are rich in vitamin C.
2. The fruit of this plant, used to make jellies and preserves and as a nutritional supplement. In both senses also called Barbados cherry.

acerola

[as′ərō′lə]
a small, cherrylike fruit of the genus Malpighia that grows in tropical climates. It is a richer source of vitamin C than any other known fruit. Also called Barbados cherry.
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Acerola extract can also be bought to be taken as a supplement.
Nichirei said it will focus its resources on supplying raw materials and save marketing and research costs by selling its acerola business to Suntory.
The cherry in this product is made from pulverised acerola cherries and each millilitre gives a standard 60mg of vitamin C.
The treatment contained bioflavonoids (75 mg), rutin (150 mg), hisperidin (150 mg), rose hip extract (75 mg), acerola (150 mg), and vitamin C (3 g).
While your "natural" C could be all natural, more likely it's a blend of mostly synthetic C (usually made from corn starch) with a little natural C (probably rose hips or acerola berries).
For vitamin C, he recommends going exotic with acerola fruit juice from the West Indies (if you can find it); an eight-ounce glass contains 3,800 mg vitamin C.
Plus, there's a handful of other species most Americans have probably never heard of, like atemoya (also called custard apple), pili nuts, peach palm, and acerola cherry.
It is followed by sections on berries, nuts, tropicals and subtropicals (including citrus), and miscellaneous fruits covering everything from acerola cherry to Guadalupe palm.
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Its ingredients include lingonberry, acerola berry and chokeberry, which he drank every day.