Vision lutein and zeaxanthin Vision lutein and zeaxanthin
Unrest Rheumatism, gout, osteoarthritis, venous insufficiency, diarrhea, vision
Diseases Cold, flu, dysentery
Beneficial Fatigue, anti-infectives, diuretic, depurative, obesity, fatigue visual
The blackcurrant is a small tree or shrub very bushy and leafy, which can measure up to 1 meter 50 tall. The blackcurrant gives its name to the plant and its fruit, also known as Bay of blackcurrant. The leaves of blackcurrant are triangular in form and have a very pleasant fragrance, it displays three to five toothed lobes green or red. The flowers of blackcurrant, in clusters, the petals of flowers combines the green outside and I yellow-red inside. Blackcurrant fruit are small berries very dark blue to black with a smooth grouped in clusters with an aromatic flavor, which we extract a thick juice and sour.
Blackcurrant was born in northern and central Europe, spontaneously in high terrain. The blackcurrant is grown in Asia, North America and especially in the north of France, specifically in the side of Burgundy and Dijon. Blackcurrants prefer light soils moderately shaded in temperate and humid climates. There are a lot of blackcurrant planted in gardens. It is said that blackcurrant is acquired by cuttings which allows its propagation.
Blackcurrant composition Blackcurrant medicinal properties
Blackcurrant leaves is composed of various flavonoids with hyperoside and rutin, amino acids, tannins, the proanthocyanidins, as well as vitamin C and an aromatic essence.
Blackcurrants contain many ingredients beneficial to health. Blackcurrants include minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium and iron, vitamins, with vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B9, B12 , as well as vitamin E and vitamin K, and especially vitamin C. Blackcurrants also include sugars, fatty acids, polyphenols, but also anthocyanosides, flavanol glycosides and tannins.
The blackcurrant seed oil, for its full of gamma-linolenic acid, omega 3 and vitamin E.
Blackcurrants bring considerable help to the problems of blood circulation, by flavonoids such as anthocyanin (antioxidant). Blackcurrants protect the vascular system, by its vasodilating hypotensive properties, necessary in venous insufficiency and also important for the restoration of visual function primarily to eliminate eye fatigue.
The blackcurrants are effective as anti-fatigue but also anti-infectives. With its iron combined with vitamin C in blackcurrants, make it a great tonic enrailler able to colds, flu, when the first symptoms.
The blackcurrant is ideal in rheumatic disorders, as well as gout and osteoarthritis. Indeed ESCOP specifies that the blackcurrant brings its anti-inflammatory components, increased disposal or removal of uric acid important factor in its troubles.
The blackcurrants are conducive to their functions as diuretics depurative, an important incentive in the system, liver and kidney, beneficial in cases of obesity.
Allow the blackcurrants, even with their anthocyanin component, to be more effective by virtue antidiarrheal, especially in cases of dysentery (the most important form of diarrhea).
Blackcurrant other uses
The blackcurrant fruit is ideal in making pastries, are also made into jellies, jams, sorbets or even pies. But by the way the best known uses of its famous blackcurrant is blackcurrant liqueur, known for making white wine with kir or kir royale with champagne. It is important to note that the blackcurrant keeps well and retains mainly its vitamin C, either by freezing, cooking and even drying.
Rheumatism, gout, osteoarthritis, venous insufficiency, cold, flu, fatigue, anti-infectives, diuretic, depurative, obesity, diarrhea, dysentery, vision, visual fatigue.