Useful properties of blackberries
Blackberries contain vitamins B, K, E, A, F, sodium, magnesium, iron, nickel, potassium, phosphorus, chromium, titanium, manganese, calcium, iron, fiber, fructose, glucose, pectin, citric acid, malic acid. With this composition blackberry fruit stimulate the immune system, metabolism and digestion.
Blackberry leaves contain binders, vitamin C, amino acids and minerals, so they are useful in case of poisoning, gastrointestinal ulcers, dysentery.
The roots of blackberries are known for their diuretic and astringent.
Calorie blackberry - 36kkal in 100g of berries.
Regular use blackberry recommended for the prevention of vitamin deficiency, strengthen the immune system, the treatment of diseases of the kidneys, bladder. Berry effective for inflammation of the joints, diabetes.
Additionally beneficial properties blackberry improves memory, brain circulation, preventing the formation of malignant tumors.
Regular consumption of blackberries has a beneficial effect on the state of health, the state of the nervous system, provides a healthy sleep, reduces anxiety.
Unripe blackberries can be used for constipation, and ripe, on the contrary, if you have diarrhea.
If shortness of breath, nervousness helps decoction of branches of the plant.
Blackberry leaves brew and drink with anemia, neurological disorders, heart disease, gastritis. The constant use of a decoction of the leaves and fresh blackberries helps alleviate the condition of women during menopause.
Tea made from dried and fresh fruit, as well as blackberry leaves helps with colds, infections, has a pronounced diaphoretic action. It is noticed that decoctions and infusions of berries quench the thirst of the patient with fever.
Juice of fresh blackberries advised to gargle to eliminate hoarse.
Diabetics and people with high blood pressure helps medical collection of blackberry leaves, shepherd's purse, sunflower petals and hops. To collect the components are taken in such parts: 3: 1: 2: 0, 5. From the mixture of herbs brewed beverage and drinking during the day.
Fresh blackberry leaves are used and externally - they help chronic wounds on the legs and shingles.
The infusion of blackberry take root in poor digestion, bleeding, and a decoction of it is used for edema as a diuretic.
The juice of the roots helps with ascites, colitis, hemorrhoidal bleeding, liver pathologies. Take it three times a day, adding honey.
A decoction of the roots of blackberries helps with respiratory diseases, flu - it is used as a means to rinse sore throat.
Pick berries from July to September. For the safety of the crop can be stored in the cold, no more than 7 days.
Since the useful properties of blackberries and stored in dry berries, should take care of the harvesting of the winter. Drying can only ripe berries are beginning to hold the sun, and three days later dried in the oven (to start the set temperature of 70 ° C, and then lowered to 50 ° C). Store the dried berries can be for two years.
Frozen blackberries and keeps useful properties. Suitable for freezing only ripe berries to be clean, wash, dry paper or cloth and put in the freezer. After freezing for ease of use Berry pour into small packages and tightly knotted.
Blackberry is contraindicated only if you are hypersensitive to berries. Therefore, at the first use recommend eating blackberries in a small amount, especially for children. Signs of allergy berry: diarrhea, mucosal edema, vomiting, dizziness, and nausea. In some cases, there is respiratory failure and cardiac activity.