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Blackberries - One of the Healthiest Fruits

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Blackberries are not only super tasty but also remarkably healthy. These dark fruits are loaded with vitamins.

Blackberries contain much more vitamin P than raspberries. They also contain vitamins K, A and C. Because of these qualities, blackberries have been used since ancient times as an excellent method for reducing fever.

Blackberries are no less effective than raspberries when treating colds. This delicious fruit contains organic acids, such as salicylic, citric and tartaric.

Aside from that, they contain pectic substances. All this makes blackberries a wonderful source of antioxidants, which help the body get rid of free radicals and slow down aging, as well as boost the immune system.

Blackberries contain very healthy micronutrients, such as phosphorus, potassium, copper and magnesium. That is why consumption of blackberries helps to normalize the central nervous system.

Blackberry juice

Thanks to all the beneficial substances they contain, blackberries improve blood circulation, have a good influence on memory and sleep. Blackberry leaves activate digestive processes. For neurosis, it is recommended to drink tea made from blackberry leaves. Pour 4/5 cup (200 mL) of hot water over 1 teaspoon of dried leaves and strain after 5 min.

Blackberry juice is beneficial for bronchitis, angina, flu, as well as for diarrhea, colitis and certain gynecological problems. Do not go overboard with blackberry juice if you're suffering from a sensitive stomach or gastritis. Seek the advice of a professional before you begin treatments with blackberry juice.

You can prepare a delicious syrup of blackberries and sugar, which you can dilute with mineral or carbonated water and thus obtain a delicious and healthy drink.

Add blackberries to fruit salads, use them to decorate ice creams and desserts, use them to make fruit creams. In the summertime, a handful of blackberries mixed with a few spoons of ice cream and milk in a blender and decorated with mint leaves are a real treat.