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Ribes nigrum

dried Blackcurrant Berries

Also called Cassia

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Black Currant Berry

Ribes nigrum

Dried, Whole Berries




Ribes nigrum, also known as Black Currant, or Cassis, is a small, deciduous bush that thrives in Central and Eastern Europe.

It grows well in full sun or part shade, in rich garden soil of temperate climate.

Black Currant berries contain 3 times as much Vitamin C as lemons, and are rich in anthocyanins, a cell protecting anti-oxidant,  as well as gamma linoleic acid, an omega 6 linoleic acid.

The tart berries are used to create flavorful syrups, liqueurs, wines, vinegars, jams and marmalades.

The flavorful berries can be added to herbal fruit teas, or to hot cereals and baked goods.


Consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner 

before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.


This information is for educational purposes only, 

and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. 




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