Buy Cranberry Extract For Urinary Tract, Fungal Infections and Other Benefits

Cranberry - Vaccinium macrocarpon

COMMON NAME
C
ranberry

Latin name
Vaccinium macrocarpon

FAMILY
E
ricaceae

USED ​​PART
B
ay

DESCRIPTION
 

Cranberry is a perennial shrub that has long vines and hallways. Cranberry flowers appear in early spring. In summer, flowers Cranberry fall on the ground and in their place are left brilliantly red cranberries. Cranberry leaves are small and narrow, lined up on the vine in a constant and uniform line.

HABITAT
 

The cranberry plant was originally found in North America. For best results of growth, cranberry requires a marshy soil.

Folklore and traditional uses
 

Supposedly pilgrims Americans ate cranberries dishes on the first Thanksgiving celebrated in 1621. Serving meals cranberry has become an American tradition, when General Ulysses S. Grant ordered that served as part of the Union of meal troops during the civil war. Indians made cranberry special dyes. In modern times a cranberry juice cocktail can be purchased commercially. More recent studies have supported the claims that drinking cranberry juice and eating cranberries can fight against urinary tract infections. Hippuric acid inhibits Escherichia coli (E. coli) from adhering to the urinary tract. In addition, cranberries contain arbutin, known to reduce fungal infections. Cranberries are also effective when used to disinfect the urine. Indians have traditionally treated the wounds with cranberry ointments.
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