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Black Currant Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Black Currant
Glycemic Index / Load
Black Currant
Botanical Name
Ribes Nigrum
Homeopathic Name
Ribes Nigrum   -   Mother Tincture

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Black Currant Cures

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Action of Black Currant

Nutrients in Black Currant

Black Currant
Combines With

Taste of
Black Currant

Parts Used

Fruit, Leaves,Bark, Roots, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Black Currant

Do not use if you are Pregnant or Breastfeeding without consult of your Doctor.
Excess may cause Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea.
Do not use if you have bleeding disorders or about to have surgery.
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Black Currant is a shrub.
It is deciduous.
It grows in temperate climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Immunity.
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Materia Medica for Black Currant

Black Currant General

Blackcurrant is well known as Ribes Nigrum.
Black Currant berry is rich in Vitamins. It strengthens the Immune system and Kidneys. It maintains Eye health and Gut health. It boosts the Immune system.
Ribes Nigrum gives relief from Inflammation. It reduces Joint pain, Stiffness, soreness or any damage joint or muscles.
Its Vitamin C content helps in maintaining the Heart health. It lowers the Blood pressure rate. It prevents platelet clumping in blood vessels.
Blackcurrant Berry is used to treat Alzheimer's Disease (a Brain disorder, which causes memory loss with aging).
Its Anti Cancer properties help in curbing Breast Cancer and Colon Cancer.
It is a good herbal remedy for curing Stomach Problems like Stomach Ache and Indigestion.
Blackcurrant is significant in treating Liver ailments like Jaundice and Hepatitis.
Blackcurrant optimizes the metabolism in regard to urination. It cures both Oliguria (irregular and less urine production) and Diuresis.
It is an effective herb for women. It is potent for curing Menopause, Difficult menses, and Premenstrual problems.
Black Currant improves blood flow to the Eyes, treats Glaucoma, and Visual Fatigue.
It significantly acts on Skin Conditions like Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Eczema, Abscess and Insect Bites. It is topically used for Dry or Itchy skin.
It is an Antidote against Insect Bites.
The Black currant seed oil is used commonly. Tea or Infusions are made from plant's fresh or dried leaves.
Its leaves are a good herbal cure for Rheumatic Pain and Joint Pain.
Herbal tea prepared from its leaves is potent for treating Respiratory Ailments like Whooping Cough, Cold and Cough.
It can be taken as dried or fresh fruit, oils, powder, capsules.
You can add Black Currant berries in your yogurt or salad.

Caution : Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Single Herb

Blackcurrant for Erectile Dysfunction

Boil 5 g Blackcurrant in a glass of Milk. Drink during bedtime.
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Herbal Treatment For Oligospermia 5

Take 4 pieces each of Grapes, Date Palm and Blackcurrant. Eat them once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Immunity Booster 1

Take the following herbs :
Pine Nut : Chilgoza : 5 pieces
Blackcurrant : 5 pieces
Soak them in water at night. In the morning, add one teaspoon sugar and take.

Herbal Treatment For Stomach Ache 12

In half a liter of water, add 2 grams each of black currants and fennel seeds and keep it overnight. The next morning, mash the contents in water and add a gram of sugar. Have this concoction daily, in the morning, to get relief from chronic stomach ache.
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18 Mar 2019
Will it lose the effectiveness if taken in a capsule form?
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