In folk medicine appreciate the useful properties of blueberries. Traditional medicine is also gives it a high rating. Blueberry even introduced into the diet of astronauts as a required product. And all because it is rich in various biologically active substances. It contains citric, malic, succinic acid, oxalic acid, Hinn, lactic acid, vitamins C and b, carotene, many microelements and other


From blueberries prepare syrups, jellies, juices, jams, fruit candy, marmalade, brandy, liqueurs, soft drinks, jam. Useful as fresh berries and frozen and dried.
Prepare only ripe berries. Before drying thwarted blueberries, cleaned and washed in a colander under running water. When the water flow down, berries spread in the shade under a canopy or in a well ventilated area to slightly prevails. Then dried in an oven at a temperature of 50-60°C. shelf Life of raw material - up to 2 years.


In folk medicine fresh fruit is used in gall and kidney stone disease, gout, rheumatic fever, eczema, psoriasis, atherosclerosis and hypertension. They help in the case of joints.

Older people and those who lead a sedentary lifestyle, it is useful to drink the decoction of dried fruits blueberries: they normalize digestion.
In addition, research has shown that bilberries contain substances that have a favourable impact on eyesight. Especially need it to people who by profession have to strain your eyes.
Blueberry juice useful in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases including gastritis with low acidity, hepatitis, acute enterocolitis, dysentery and other intestinal infections, as well as for cystitis and urethritis.

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth and gums also respond well to treatment juice and broth with blueberries (this is a very effective preventive tool against periodontal disease).


• To restore vision recommend 1 tbsp. dried blueberries to fill the evening with cold water so that it was 2 cm above the level of berries, and in the morning to eat fruit on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before Breakfast.
• If diarrhea and other disorders of the intestine take 50-100 g fresh berries a day or drink an infusion of crushed dried berries: 4 teaspoon on 1 glass of water of room temperature, leave for 8 hours, to drink during the day SIPS.

• Chronic diarrhea pour 40 g of dried fruits blueberries 1 glass of water, boil for 20 minutes to Drink 0.5 cups three times a day.
• Colitis mix in equal parts berries, leaves of nettle, leaves of peppermint and chamomile flowers pharmacy. 1 tablespoon of the mixture to put in a thermos and pour on the night of 1 Cup of boiling water. Drink 1 glass of an infusion twice a day.

• Chronic colitis pour 1 tablespoon of dried blueberries 0.25 cups of water, boil for 20 minutes Then add 0.25 cups of red wine and boil for another 10 minutes, Take 1 tablespoon three times a day.
• In case of angina pour 100 grams of dried fruits blueberries 0.5 liters of water, boil until the quantity of water is reduced to 0.3 liters to Peracidity. To apply for gargling.

• Acute catarrhal and tonsillar angina mash 2 tsp. berries and pour 1 Cup of boiling water, wrap and infuse it for 3 hours, strain. Extract obtained gargle.
• Anemia will help the blueberry juice in pure form or mixed with juice strawberry (in equal proportions). Drink 0.5 cups of juice 1 tablespoon honey three times a day before meals.
• Hemorrhoids pour 40 g of dried fruits blueberries 1 glass of water, boil for 20 minutes Apply for enema.

• When gingivitis and stomatitis to rinse the mouth fresh blueberry juice. Or: pour 6 tsp. dried berries 3 glasses of water, leave for 8 hours, strain. Rinse your mouth 3-4 times a day.
• Conjunctivitis: there are daily 1 tablespoon fresh or dried blueberries.
• For incontinence pour 1 tablespoon of fresh blueberries and 1 Cup of boiling water, cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes, cool, strain. To accept on 1/3 Cup 3-4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.

• Rheumatism, gout and other diseases associated with metabolic disorders: 1-2 tsp. crushed berries of a bilberry pour 1 Cup of boiling water, to insist, wrapped, 3-4 hours, to sweeten. Take 0.5 cups 5-6 times a day.
• Eczema fresh berries of a bilberry boil in a small amount of water (cook briefly). Berries little mash, cool, apply a thin layer on a linen cloth, apply to the sore spot and premenovat. Bandage with blueberries to change daily. If the fabric will cleave to the skin, then soak it in warm serum. This tool can be used to treat skin rash, acne, burnt areas and ulcers.
ATTENTION! At a dyskinesia of biliary tracts and pancreas diseases eating blueberries and juice from it is recommended to restrict.

Prepared Olesya STEPANOVA.