No typical dosage
Eaten as food
Anthocyanin/ flavonoid therapeutic dosage (applicable to Acai berry): 200-1500 mg qDay
Acai Berry Oil
Acai Berry Topical Wash
Acai berry juice: if tolerated well, drink as needed
Acai berry extract 500 mg qDay
Adaptogen: adapt to internal/external stressors, fight fatigue, increase stamina
Traditional use: anti-aging; heart, bone/joint and prostate/urinary tract health; hypercholesterolemia; cleansing; inflammation
Diarrhea, fever, skin ulcers
Potent antioxidant (high ORAC [oxygen radical absorbance capacity] value) promoting natural defense against free radical infection and disease
Maintains healthy HDL cholesterol levels, improve blood circulation and reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis, stroke and heart attack
COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitor activity
May benefit as vasodilator in treatment of cardiovascular disease
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: N/A
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.