2nd Borimechka Str, Zlatitsa


Mountain Raspberry

Raspberries /Rubus idaeus L./

Rosaceae family
It is located on mountain slopes and screes, in rare forests and shrubs throughout the country.
The leaves and fruits are used. The leaves are picked after flowering-July-September. The fruits are picked fully ripe-July-August.

Chemical composition:

The leavescontain flavones, vitamin C, provitamin A, organic acids, mineral salts, tannins, mucous substances, anthocyanins, proteins.
The fruit vitamins (C, B1, B2, PP), provitamin A, mineral salts (manganese, copper, iron, varnish, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus), pectin, tannins, salicylic acid.

Wait, boy, wait to see those blue eyes, your basket is full of scarlet raspberries.

Ivan Vazov

Health benefits of raspberries:

  • They help reduce weight

Raspberries are rich in manganese and dietary fiber. Fiber helps the feeling of satiety. Manganese helps maintain a high metabolic rate and also burns fat. Raspberries help to lose weight effectively.

  • Reduce wrinkles

The antioxidant properties of vitamin C help reduce the appearance of discoloration and age spots. It provides a youthful appearance by filling in small wrinkles.

  • Improve vision

Degeneration can be treated with three servings of raspberries a day. Macular degeneration is an age-related disease that affects a person’s vision.

  • Prevent cancer

Raspberries are a great source of antioxidants and ellagic acid. They prevent damage to cell membranes caused by free radicals. Raspberries contain phytonutrients such as ellagic acid, quercetin, kaempferol and cyanidation. Raspberries get a red saturated color due to the breakdown of flavonoid molecules to anthocyanins. Reduces the growth of fungi and bacteria in the body, which can lead to vaginal infection and lead to irritable bowel syndrome. Studies show that raspberries have anti-cancer properties. Raspberries are able to prevent the spread of cancer cells and the development of tumors in parts of the body such as the colon.

  • Overall health

Blackberries, raspberries and muscadine grapes have metalloproteinase enzymes that are needed for tissue renewal and development. Abnormal production in excessive quantities leads to the development of cancer. It is rich in riboflavin, vitamin C, magnesium, niacin, manganese, copper and potassium. Raspberries help maintain overall health prosperity.

  • Women’s health

Raspberries are useful for women, nursing mothers and pregnant women. Raspberry leaves are used as a tea that helps regulate the menstrual cycle and reduce heavy menstrual flow. Fruit or raspberry tea helps to increase milk production.

  • Improve immunity

Raspberries are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients. This helps to improve the immune system, which helps the body fight disease.

  • Rich in nutrients

Raspberries are an excellent source of nutrients such as vitamin B, antioxidants, vitamin C and manganese. These antioxidants prevent the tissues of the body against oxygen-related damage. Raspberries are a great source of niacin, riboflavin, magnesium, folic acid, copper and potassium. They are an excellent source of dietary fiber. The nutrients found in raspberries have a negligible effect on blood sugar levels.

Traditional applications

The fruits are believed to have antiscorbutic and diuretic properties.
Raspberry juice is used with honey to treat fever.
Leaf and root extracts are considered as anti-inflammatory, anti-stagnant, astringent, oxytocidal, ophthalmic and stimulant.
It is used as a wash for the treatment of wounds, minor wounds, conjunctivitis, scalds, burns and enlarged ulcers.
The antioxidant properties found in raspberries help eliminate colon and stomach cancer cells.
Raspberries also help maintain liver health.
Leaf tea helps relieve painful menstrual cramps.