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Therapeutic properties of black currant

The healing properties of black currant berries(Vitamin, citric, amber, salicylic), essential oils, glycosides, anthocyanins, tannic and pectin substances, microelements . As you can see, blackcurrant can rightly be called a chemical laboratory for the production of biologically active substances. The content of vitamin C black currant is second only to dogrose and actinidia. By this indicator it surpasses other cultures (even citrus fruits - lemon and orange) several times.

Blackcurrant leaves also contain many substances that have medicinal properties. Especially a lot of them are vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and essential oils.

At what diseases are black currants used for medicinal purposes?
In folk medicine freshly picked black berriesCurrants are used for colds, high blood pressure, gastritis and stomach ulcers, kidney inflammation, heart disease, liver. Due to the high content of vitamins, black currant berries are used as an effective therapeutic agent for the prevention of hypovitaminosis. The fruits of this plant have a diuretic, diaphoretic and anti-inflammatory effect, and also act depressingly on some pathogenic bacteria.

Water infusions and decoctions of leaves render therapeuticExposure to rheumatism and gout, as they favor the removal of excess urinary and oxalic acids from the body. Infusion of the leaves of black currant is used for medicinal purposes with scrofula. Cooked as a hot tea broth from the leaves of black currant is used in the treatment of diseases of the bladder and urolithiasis.

Dmitry Parshonok, Especially for www.allwomens.ru
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