Blackberry Leaf - RUBUS FRUTICOSUS
(Cut & Sifted) Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Blackberry is a deciduous shrub, belonging to the Rosaceae family. It has stalked leaves with three to five oval serrate leaflets that are considered to have a medicinal value. The leaves contain tannins, organic acids, sugars and vitamin C.
Part Used: Leaf
Culinary Uses: To make a tea, steep 1 teaspoon of dried Blackberry Leaves in 1 cup of boiling water.
Medicinal Uses: A tea made of Blackberry Leaf is considered soothing for flu, colds, coughs, and mild sore throat.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Blackberry Leaf not recommended for long-term use and should not be used during pregnancy or while nursing. Persons with hyperthyroidism should avoid using Blackberry Leaf.
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