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The benefits and harms of BlackBerry

Since ancient times, blackberries were known not only as a delicious berry, but also as a useful medicinal plant. The ancient Greek physician, the father of medicine Hippocrates, used the BlackBerry as a drug. He believed that it can cure arthritis and gout. Roman physician and pharmacologist Dioscorides advised their patients to use BlackBerry leaves to strengthen gums, and for removing warts and bleeding. Yes, and in the writings of other ancient authors it is possible to come across enthusiastic mentions about the medicinal properties of this wonderful fruit. In fact, due to high content of potassium and iron, this berry not only has a wonderful color tones, but also may help the body for many diseases, primarily, cardiovascular. Its regular use in all types of helps to reduce blood pressure, strengthen heart muscles, purify and strengthen the blood vessels, beneficial effects on the kidneys and the genitourinary system.



For some people the consumption of blackberries can cause harm, as the berries can cause allergic reaction, symptoms of allergies can occur in a few minutes, and after a few days of ingestion, expressed in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and edema of the mucous membranes. 

Excessive consumption of these berries may have disease of the small intestine. 

At high pH should not take more than one glass of BlackBerry juice ― everything should be in moderation, should not be abused to take advantage of all the benefits of these wonderful berries.