Michoacán, Mexico. – Do you like blackberries? The blackberry contains numerous varieties and hybrids, very abundant and widespread all over the world. It is rich in the following vitamins: A, B1, B2, C, E, in minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, copper and calcium, and other components such as folic acid and niacin.
In Mexico, the cultivation of blackberry began commercially more than 30 years ago with the varieties Brazos and Tupí; The Reyes and Ziracuaretiro of the State of Michoacán are the main producers since then. During 2019, a sown area of slightly more than 50,500 hectares was recorded with a production of 390,921 tonnes. Most of the production is exported to the United States, Canada and France.
There are multiple medicinal properties of this fruit for health. Here are 10 reasons why you should say yes to this fruit:
Help fight diarrhea, gastroenteritis, colitis and menstrual cramps
Febrile diseases: The juice of this fruit is refreshing and invigorating, so it is very appropriate for the febrile or weakened patients.
Bucopharyngeal conditions: it has a beneficial effect on oral sores, gingivitis (inflammation of the gums), stomatitis (inflammation of the oral mucosa), pharyngitis and tonsillitis.
Mature fruits have their high content of vitamins are antiscorrotic, useful also as astringent and diuretic
Help with flu, colds, coughs and constipations
Corrects internal inflammations.
Fortifies blood and the body in general
Help in cases of hemorrhoids
Avoid fluid retention, so eating this fruit is ideal if you’re on a diet. They contain few calories, you avoid inflammation and your skin looks more beautiful and smoother.