Raspberries were advised back in ancient Greece by Hipoccrates, “the father of medicine”.
Raspberries contain an abundant number of valuable components including salicylic acid which is used in Aspirin production. They warm one up during an autumn-winter period of reduced resistance. They are rich in vitamins C, E, B1, B2 and B6.
They contain also polyphenols and ellagic acid – strong antioxidants protecting body from free radicals. Due to their other components- minerals, they strengthen the heart and whole blood system. Raspberries as a source of vitamin C, help in production of collagen, which provides correct functioning of blood vessels, skin and cartilage. It also contributes to keeping the proper energy metabolism as well as positively impacts nervous and immune system and psychological functions.