Health benefits of blackcurrant

black currant (Ribes nigrum) health benefits

Modern laboratories have demonstrated the potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of black currant (Ribes nigrum) constituents on a myriad of disease states

anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins (dimer, trimer prodelphinidins), glucosides, rutinosides, tannins, high concentration of vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein, minerals (copper, manganese, magnesium, iron), flavonoids (rutin, quercetin, kaempferol, myricetin, isorhamnetin), phenolic acids, amino acids (arginine, proline, glycine, alanine)

Therapeutic actions:
antioxidant, antibacterial, anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, diaphoretic, antiviral

Organs or systems affected: cardiovascular system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, eyes, central nervous system, kidneys, blood

Main medicinal uses:
🌿 fights infections
🌿 reduces muscle fatigue and pain
🌿 promotes overall health through antioxidants
🌿 improves blood circulation
🌿 treats colds symptoms
🌿 helps agains insomnia

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📸 credits: Peter Häger

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