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A short evergreen shrub with sour red berries., up to 16 inches high (40cm) Alternate oval leaves, bell-shaped white-pink flowers. Grows in cold areas. Extremely tolerant plant, can handle up to 40 below. Very high in vitamin C and beta carotene. SImply putting berries in glass of water was used to treat scurvy. Tea used for urinary tract infections, uro-gential issues, breast cancer, diabetes, diarrhea, rheumatism.
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Cloudberry (PS6.29) is a delicious Swedish delicacy perfect for desserts and you can use lingonberry (PS3.99) on sweet or savoury meals.
Finnish Lingonberry ("puolukka" in Finnish) is one of the most unique rare berries and highest anti-oxidant in the world.
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and rowan Sorbus aucuparia, and the ground layer is dominated by dwarf shrubs, such as heather Calluna vulgaris and berry-bearing species, including bilberry, lingonberry and crowberry (Elfstrom et al.
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Body weight was significantly lower in groups receiving lingonberry (33 [+ or -] 0.9 g), blackcurrant (36 [+ or -] 0.7 g), raspberry (37 [+ or -] 1.5 g), and bilberry (38 [+ or -] 1.1 g) compared to the high-fat control.
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Take Masterchef - millions of people tune in to watch contestants prepare the likes of breast of smoked duck on a lingonberry jus with a puree of petits pois, then next day stop off at the supermarket to buy ready-made lasagne for tea.
The cranberry's close relative the lingonberry or mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-adaea) is also now available to gardeners from mail order supplier D.