lingonbERRY

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

Lingonberry (aka cowberry) is a low, evergreen shrub that bears red fruit (berry). Lingonberry is native in arctic the Northern Hemisphere from Europe, Siberia and North America.
The berries contain plentiful organic acids, vitamin C, A (as beta carotene), B1, B2, B3), and the elements K, Ca, Mg, and P. Lingonberry seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and unsaturated fats. Freeze dried lingonberry powder and extract are found in dietary supplements.  Find more here ...

bluebERRY

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

Blueberries are plants bearing dark-purple to dark-blue berries. The blueberries and are native to North America while in Europe can be found only as cultivated. The blueberry fruit is commonly used to make juices, different jams and dishes. Blueberry pie is a favorite one. Blueberries have been called the "super fruits" because of high content of antioxidants.  Both blueberry powder and extract are found in dietary supplements.  Find more here ...

crowbERRY

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

Crowberry is not edible raw unless as a replacement for water. Crowberry has a taste that is slightly acidic and bitter. It is typically used as juice and jams, seldom fresh. Both the berries and the plant were used for dyeing of textiles. Old recipes from Lapland proposed several different crowberry dyeing treatments and cooking times to produce different shades of green, yellow and brown. Today the crowberry is almost forgotten but it changes.  Find more here ...

BILBERRY

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

The bilberry plant is a small shrub, bearing edible berries. The bilberry fruit is commonly used to make juices, different jams and dishes.  Bilberry has been used as a medicinal plant for thousands of years in traditional medicine al over the world.  Berry powder made of dried bilberries is traditionally used to treat diarrhea. Herbal supplements containing bilberry are on the market, used for circulatory problems and for vision improvement. Find more here ...

cloudberry

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

Wild growing cloudberries are highly valued and a favorite wild fruit of the arctic region. The edible fruit colored golden-yellow having a form similar to the raspberry or blackberry. Cloudberries begin ripening in the end of July or early August and are picked by hand. They are initially pale red before ripening to an golden-yellow color. The berries are preferably eaten fresh but you can find cloudberry jams, ice cream and juices or in liqueurs. Find more here...

SEA-BUCKTHORN

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

Sea-buckthorn fruit oil is rich in omega-3, omega-6, omega-7 and omega-9 fatty acids. Sea buckthorn seed oil contains a large amount of natural vitamin E and C and acts as a powerful natural antioxidant. It softens and nourishes the skin without disrupting cell respiration of skin.  Sea buckthorn oil moisturizes and rejuvenates the skin, removes the feeling of tightness, restoring skin elasticity and softness, prevents premature skin aging. Find more here...

HAWTHORN

09 maj, 2012 19:27 Posted by Admin

The hawthorn is a broadly spreading shrub or small tree 514 m tall, with a dense crown. The fruit of hawthorn are edible berries commonly made into jellies, jams, and syrups. It has a long history of use as a medicinal plant in both China and Europe. Hawthorn fruit is also an excellent source of antioxidants. Active ingredients found in hawthorn include tannins, flavonoids, oligomeric proanthocyanidins, flavone-C, triterpene acids, and phenolic acids. Find more here...