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Famous over-hyped bright red berries with lots of antioxidants that can be eaten raw, dry, juiced, blended or in tea. Member of nightshade family. High in protein, carotenoids, and antioxidants. A nutritionallypacked fruit. Used (without any proof of effectiveness) for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, eye and vision problems, antiaging, Alzheimer’s. Berry looks just like poisonous Bittersweet, another nightshade also with purple flowers.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz