Organic Zante Currant
450gr - 1lb
Zante Currants, Corinth raisins, called Currants are dried berries of the small, sweet, seedless grape cultivar " Black Corinth". It is a carbohydrate and copper dense fruit for energy boosting, low in fat and low in calories, lowers cholesterol levels, bone health, vitamins for eyes and cavity fighter.
Each pack contains 450gr (1lb) Organic Zante Currants.
This product lowers blood lipids and risk of cardiovascular diseases, treatment for menopause and boosts immunity. Also has culinary uses, baking uses, pudding uses and mincemeat. Also eaten raw. Unlike black currants, Zante currants are not a significant source of vitamin C.
The fruit contains a lot of nutrients, high concentrations of anthocyanins, polyphenolics, anti oxidants, calcium, potassium and linolenic acid.
Instructions and how to use
For people with glaucoma, 50 mg daily for 24 months. For people with high cholesterol use up to 3.6 gr oil daily for 6 weeks.
This fruit is safe at recommended doses. Some side effects such as soft stools, mild diarrhea, intestinal gas and headache may occur. Along with grapes and raisins, Zante Currants are nephrotoxic to dogs. This toxicity manifests as renal failure and can be seen in relatively small doses.
There are no restrictions or risks for this herb. Juice, leaves and flowers are safe when eaten in food products. Oil is safe too.
There is no information on drug interactions for this product.
Pregnancy and lactation
If pregnant or breast feeding , it's best to avoid use , just to be safe.
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