Has natural substances that prevent growth of bacteria
Traditionally known as a natural diuretic
Traditionally know as excellent food after alcohol
Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis idaeae L.) is the most popular berry among the inhabitants of Siberia. Many of the advantages of this berry justify such popularity. Lingonberry has a wonderful taste. Long-term data on the use of this berry in cooking say that it is absolutely safe product. A variety of information about the beneficial qualities of this berry, which exists in the traditional medicine of the peoples of Siberia, is confirmed by modern scientific research.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, lingonberry is one of the berries with very high antioxidant activity and are among the top 50 best natural antioxidants in the world.
From the point of view of preventive medicine, lingonberries are rich in various vitamins and minerals (iron and manganese, vitamins A, B1, B2, B9, PP, C and E).
Due to its high antioxidant activity and multivitamin properties, lingonberries have powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory potential.
lingonberry is known for its ability to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol on the body both during alcohol intake and during the hangover, the day after alcohol intake. It also quenches thirst well. lingonberries, having diuretic properties, contribute to the rapid excretion of alcohol intoxication products.
Perhaps that is why drinks from lingonberries are on the menu in the majority of restaurants in Russia.
Contains 1.6 gram of fiber. In addition to arbutin, lingonberry is rich with phenolic compounds resulting in strong antioxidant activity. Others phytochemicals such as lignan has been reported as well.