What is Acai Berry?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Nature's Bounty Acai Berry Puritan's Pride Acai Acai powder freeze dried Show all

false

See also: MonaVie Juice

Acai has been used for many generations by the natives of Brazil. Acai boasts 10 times the antioxidant benefits of grapes and twice that of blueberries. The juice and pulp of açaí fruits (Euterpe oleracea) are frequently used in various juice blends, smoothies, sodas, and other beverages.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 21 3
Fatigue 8 2
Weight loss 5 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 1
A recent event or problem in the couple or family 1 1

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acai Berry

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Acai Berry

Dosage Patients
2 cap(s) daily 1
2 g daily 1
3 tbs. daily 1
400 mg daily 1
2,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Acai Berry

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 7
Expense 4
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 2
Personal research 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 18 patients who've stopped taking Acai Berry

Duration

Currently taking Acai Berry

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 5

Stopped taking Acai Berry

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 5
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 8
Last updated:

5 patient evaluations for Acai Berry

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anti-oxidant)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: l dont remember just how long i took this, sometime in the fall of 2010 i quit taking it.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anti toxin)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 3 of 5 patient evaluations for Acai Berry