Botanical name: Vaccinum vitis ideae Habitat: Europe, mountainous regions, pastures
Plant parts used: Leaves, fruit and whole plant Active ingredients and nutrients: Organic acids, Vit. C, provitamin A, tannins
Therapeutic properties: Cranberry, present in Pharmacopoeia, contains organic acids, vit. C, beta-carotene and tannins. It has an antiseptic and diuretic action and it is used for the treatment of CYSTITIS, DIARRHEA and GOUT. It also has a hypoglycemic function.