cornelian cherry

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cornelian cherry:

see dogwooddogwood
or cornel
, shrub or tree of the genus Cornus, chiefly of north temperate and tropical mountain regions, characteristically having an inconspicuous flower surrounded by large, showy bracts which are often mistaken for petals.
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cornelian cherry

cornelian cherry

Edible dogwood tree fruit, look like cranberries with lots of medicinal health qualities. Look out goji berry! Used in Europe as sauce for pastry filling and even wine. Let sit in bowl for few days, they turn to cranberry mush that tastes very delectable. It helps hold in fluids, making it useful for excessive urination, incontinence, excessive sweating, menstrual bleeding. Also good for sore backs, bronchitis, dizziness, lightheadedness,overworked, burnout.
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Although cornelian cherries possess marked in vitro antioxidant potentials correlated with high anthocyanins and phenol content, many concomitantly investigated cultivars of other plants possessed either higher antioxidant activities or superior anthocyanins and total phenol contents (Pantelidis et al.
Antioxidant capacity, phenol, anthocyanin and ascorbic acid contents in raspberries, blackberries, red currants, gooseberries and cornelian cherries.
Postharvest stability of antioxidant compounds in hawthorn and cornelian cherries at room and refrigerator temperatures--comparison with blackberries, white and red grapes.
Sour, prunelike dried cornelian cherries are a prized ingredient in Persian cuisine, as they are throughout much of central Asia.
When ripe, some cornelian cherries are the size of large, plump olives; others are pear-shaped and yellow (instead of the more common cherry red; see picture below right) or nearly black when ripe.