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Six Benefits of Redcurrant The Perfect Tonic For Digestive Organs

Today I want to introduce you berries that you may never hear about it, but it works as the perfect tonic for digestive organs.

How? Read & Find Out.

The berries called Red Current (Scientific name: Ribes Rubrum).

 If you have a piece of land on your backyard, why wouldn’t you plant plants that have health benefits and will make you do something with your own hands and see it’s growing?

 I live in the Mid-West and sometimes I have 8+ hours of work on the computer. My way to recharge & relieve stress is to take care of my plants.

Each plant has it’s own health benefits. Some less, some more.

Today I want to share with you 6 Health Benefits of Red Currant, the ruby red delicious European berries. 

Redcurrant is a great source of antioxidants such as vitamin C and manganese. 

Antioxidants protect the body from the effects of oxidative stress, which may help strengthen the immune system and ward off diseases. 

1. Boost you Blood 

Redcurrant is a good source of iron, which is essential for the formation of red blood cells. 

2. Strengthen Immune System 

In the era of coronavirus, using red currants to build your immune system is especially beneficial for your health. Redcurrant is rich in vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system, nourishing it to prevent the body from succumbing to viral and bacterial attacks. It prevents not only common colds but also gives the body the ability to fight against the formation of certain kinds of cancers. Vitamin C plays an antioxidant role in the respiratory tract, thus a source of relief for asthmatics. Vitamin C contained in redcurrant also contains anti-histamine properties, which prevent and reduce the effect of allergies. 

3. Constipation 

These little red berries are the fairly large doses of fiber content. Fiber is an essential part of a balanced diet that promotes regular bowel movements by soaking up water in the lower digestive tract and physically cleaning and pushing out waste.

4. Heart Health 

Potassium present in redcurrant is a heart-healthy mineral that plays an important role in cardiovascular health. It also helps prevent hypertension and lowers blood pressure. Potassium is also great for other body organs including the kidney and is known to reduce the risk of strokes as well. 

5. Weight Loss 

Redcurrants are low in calories, with only 63 per cup. They are also low in fat and high in dietary fiber, making them an ideal weight-loss food. 

6. Beautiful Skin Redcurrant is packed with nutrients that are beneficial for the skin. Redcurrant is rich in B vitamins and Vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that fights and even reverses free radical damage in skin cells. You can see the visible results on the skin of your face by applying for 7 days, a 20 minutes a day a mask made out of a few crushed berries, or use raw juice of the berries and to rub gently into your skin. your skin will look younger and tighter!

Redcurrant fruit is recommended for:

  • Lack of appetite
  • Convalescence from fever & infectious diseases
  • Rheumatism & gout
  • Kidney stones

Red currant can be eaten fresh, in jam, in syrup. or in juice with no other limit than appetite. 🙂

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