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Common name(s): black currant, European black currant
Origin: central and northern Europe, northern Asia
Parts used: fruits, leaves, roots
Constituents: 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:
Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe when consumed in normal daily amounts. Avoid use during pregnancy.
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