Acerola has one of the accomplished capacity of vitamin C per gram of fruit. Studied in the lab, Acerola has been begin to be a able antioxidant and accept anti-tumor potential. Volatile apparatus accept been abandoned from acerola fruit. One hundred fifty capacity accept been articular in the balm concentrate. Its polyphenolic compounds and top vitamin C amounts accommodate accomplished allowed arrangement support. Acerola aswell contains accustomed B vitamins like thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. It aswell contains proteins, iron, calcium and phosphorus.

The cherrylike fruit of a baby timberline Malpighia glabra, of the West Indies and adjoining areas, accepting a top absorption of vitamin C.