(Ribes nigrum)

Other names: Black Currant, Cassissier, Cassis, Schwarze Johannisbeere, Ribes Nero, Ribes Nigrum, Crni Ribiz, Czarna Porzeczka, Černý Rybíz, Zwarte Aalbes, Ahlbeere, Seo Yang Kka Mak Kka Chi Bap Na Mu, Grosellero Negro, Črno Rozdičje, Tistron, Hēi Chá Biāo Zi

Blackcurrant is native to Central Europe and northern Asia. They contain flavonoids, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), carbohydrates, non-volatile organic acids, tannins, and stilbenoids. Its flavonoids include anthocyanins and flavonols. Blackcurrants are a source of anthocyanins with concentrations up to four-fold higher than other fruits. They are a rich source of vitamin C.

Blackcurrant may be beneficial against cancer, eye diseases, herpes, influenza, atherosclerosis, arthritis, rheum, joint pain, diabetes, spasms, diarrhea, high cholesterol, kidney stones, and dry skin.

Compliance: food or food ingredient, cosmetics ingredient

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