Rowanberry (Fructus Benedictus, Hearts Delight)

Rowanberry (Fructus Benedictus, Hearts Delight)

(Sorbus Aucuparia)

 

Description

Rowan is a small tree whose leaves resemble those of the Ash and it is often called Mountain Ash. From May to June it blossoms with white flowers and from July to October it bears small red fruits.

 

Properties and Uses

A good source of Vitamin C, rowanberries contain high levels of antioxidants which make it a very powerful superfood to help with chronic diseases. Also helps to boost the immune systam and aids with digestion.

 Rowanberry

History

Rowan trees were traditionally planted to ward off withces and evil spirits. In traditional medicine, the ripe berries were boiled in water and used as a gargle for sore throats. Rown was also used to treat respiratory ailments and, because of its high Vitamin C content, scurvy.

 



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