Blackberry fruit is a bush that is of the pink family, found in 250 species. This interesting and very useful fruit is widespread and well-ripened throughout Europe, North America and Asia. The fruits of this plant are used for direct consumption as well as for juices, jams, compotes. In traditional medicine are used the fruits of the plant, its leaves and its roots. Different teas and decoctions are made from them.
What makes Blackberry fruit so useful?
This fruit contains vitamins A, E, B, C, P, PP, K, contains phosphorus, copper, potassium, magnesium. They have a very high fiber content of up to 8 grams per handful. They are also rich in antioxidants.
Benefits of Blackberry fruit
Blackberry juice is extremely useful for the heart. It also has a beneficial effect on bronchitis, angina, influenza, diarrhea, colitis, even in some types of gynecological diseases. Blackberry fruits are rich in iron, which makes them good at fighting anemia. Interestingly, eating blackberries naturally detoxifies the body. The fruit accelerates the healing of hematomas caused by traumas or other inflammatory processes.
This fruit is a great choice for boosting the immune system and it is also slowing down the aging process due to the available antioxidants. These fruits improves the blood circulation and have a good effect on the memory and the sleep. Available fiber, on the other hand, has a beneficial effect on the digestive system and helps control the blood sugar. Regular consumption helps people with inflammatory diseases.
Through ancient times, people used blackberry fruits to reduce the temperature. This is possible because of the available organic acids (salicylic, citric, tartaric). Blackberries are also used to treat colds. The available vitamin B9 content plays a major role in cell division and cell growth. And they also help with the health of the oral cavity.
Blackberries quickly turn black, although they may look ripe, some of them may be quite bitter.
You can wash the blackberries and freeze them in the freezer for when you want to use them for your favorite smoothie or for decorating a cake. Keep them fresh in the fridge and you can add them to a pastry, to your breakfast or to make juice from them. The choice is entirely yours. Consume with a smile and love!