Due to the many side effects of the conventional medicines, many people turn to natural remedies to cure different ailments and conditions. Antibiotics are one of the medicines that people require regularly in order to inhibit the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria in their bodies. Turning to natural remedies, cranberry is one of the plants that has these distinct medicinal properties.
Cranberry is rich in various vitamins such as vitamin C and A, minerals and also has very high level of potassium. It’s fruits are rich in anthocyanins, organic acids, proanthocyanidins and also bioflavonoids. Bioflavonoids in them acts as antioxidant helping in prevention of aging in organisms, helps the heart and blood vessels, and also plays a major role in prevention of cancers such as breast cancer and cancer of the colon.
It’s high levels of vitamin A makes it suitable in restoration of vision and also very good for diabetics because it lowers the blood sugar. It’s wealth of vitamin C, qualifies it to fight flu and the common cold. For people with deficiency of vitamin C in their bodies, cranberry is highly recommended to boost it. To crown it all, if one has low immune system, then cranberry is what they should look for to boost it.
Other notable benefits of cranberry includes; it’s effect against bacterial infections of the urinary tract by preventing bacteria from sticking to the walls of the urinary channel and it also works to prevent ulcers and eliminate the risk of various diseases of the teeth and gums. Do you have a sweet tooth and you want to sweeten your day? Cranberry is for you because it is also used for a variety of pastries and cakes. Cranberry marmalade is also another of it’s products and it never disappoints.
Cranberries can either be taken fresh or can be taken in form of juice. With all these benefits, cranberries should be your daily partner.