Blueberry – Powerful against Urinary Infections, Contains Quinine acid

When we talk about Blueberries, we also mean Cranberries which are not blue in color, but red, however they are part of the same family of plants and have similar properties. They represent a powerful mean in the protection against Infections, especially against Escherichia coli.

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They act in a manner that prevent the bacteria to attach on the inside of the Bladder, which is common in cases of infections of lower Urinary system, and as result of which there may be recurrence of infections if they are treated by consuming of regular antibiotics. Containing Quinine acid, gives Blueberry the ability to help break the kidney stones.

Eating this herb helps regulating the bacterial flora in intestines and in preventing the occurrence of flatulence.
Blueberries also protect the walls of Blood Vessels and decrease inflammation and swelling of the tissue, especially in the case of the swelling of Lower limbs, Varicose veins, Venous ulcers and Hemorrhoids. Anthocyanins, which give this fruit their color, improve the functioning of the Retina and visual acuity.

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 56 kcal Proteins 0.670 g
Carbohydrate 11.4 g Dietary Fiber 2.70 g
Vitamin A 10.0 µg Vitamin B1 0.048 mg
Vitamin B2 0.050 mg Vitamin B3 0.409 mg
Vitamin B6 0.036 mg Vitamin B9 6.40 µg
Vitamin C 13 mg Vitamin E 1 mg
Sodium 6 mg Calcium 6mg
Phosphor 10.0 mg Magnesium 5 mg
Iron 0.170 mg Potassium 89 mg
Zinc 0.110 mg Total Fat 0.380 g
Saturated Fat 0.032 g Cholesterol 0