Blackberries are among the richest fruits in vitamins – their consumption is very beneficial
Blackberries are among the richest fruits in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, but also in polyunsaturated fibers, which are found especially in seeds, and their consumption is very beneficial to the body.
Blackberries contain very little carbohydrate, protein and fat but are high in calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, copper, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, etc.
They have a higher potassium content and a lower sodium content, thus helping the sufferers of hypertension.
They also contain organic iron, which can be helpful in preventing anemia in children, pregnant women and breastfeeding women, but also for young people at puberty.
It is also a source of folic acid that helps the proper functioning of the nervous system. They contain many seeds that are rich in fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6.
The leaves of the blackberry are diuretic and have disinfectant properties, being useful in treating kidney or skin diseases, in combating diarrhea, abdominal colic and in improving digestion in general.
Blackberries are highly recommended in weight loss and diets
Blackberries are recommended for digestion; helps reduce the risk of developing intestinal diseases and diabetes, decreases the risk of developing heart disease, helps in weight loss.
Due to the antioxidant, emollient, nourishing and anti aging properties, the walls are often used in cosmetics as they have a toning effect on the skin but also a fresh, natural aroma. Blackberry-flavored bath foam brings mental and physical relaxation while caring and softening the skin.
For their regenerating and disinfectant properties they can be used as a gargle for the treatment of infections and inflammation of the oral cavity, the consumption of blackberries being indicated in minor infections, irritation of the gums and inflammation of the neck. Externally they are used as antiseptic in the treatment of angina, gingivitis, pharyngitis, for the treatment of small wounds and skin diseases.
In order to benefit from the richness of nutrients and the benefits Blackberries bring to health, it is best to consume the walls in a fresh state, when it is their season, or to keep them in the winter by freezing. Both fresh and frozen we can eat them in delicious ice creams or in the composition of a delicious jelly.