Blackcurrant (Ribes Nigrum) fruit, seed oil, leaves tea and flowers are used as medicines. Blackcurrant fruits provide nutritional benefits and boost immunity. Fruits are also beneficial in cough and Alzheimer’s disease. Black current seed oil relieves cramps, tenderness, and premenstrual syndrome. Black currant dried leaves are beneficial in inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and gout.
In this article, discover the amazing health benefits of blackcurrant. Know its nutrient profile, history and origin of cultivation. Learn different ways to eat blackcurrant and the impact of processing on its nutritional content.