That’s ‘berry’ interesting

2017-03-02 06:00
Berries can change the way you keep healthy. Photo: sourced

Berries can change the way you keep healthy. Photo: sourced

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• Strawberries can be used to treat headaches. They contain natural salicylates, which is an ingredient that’s found in aspirin.

• The Indian Gooseberry is used in many hair tonics because it enriches hair growth and hair pigmentation.

• There’s a legend that if you find a double strawberry, break it in half and share it with someone, you will soon fall in love with each other.

• Blackberries are one of the few fruits that contain heart-protective Vitamin E.

• Blackberries are also rich in the polyphenol, tannin. Tannins help in tightening the tissues, alleviating inflammation and ailments regarding the stomach.

• Although there are only two species of raspberries grown on a large scale, there are over 200 different known species of this tart and delicious fruit.


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