The blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) is a woody shrub in the familyGrossulariaceae grown for its piquant berries.It is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia where it prefers damp fertile soils and is widely cultivated both commercially and domestically. It is winter hardy but cold weather at flowering time during the spring reduces the size of the crop. Bunches of small, glossy black fruit develop along the stems in the summer and can be harvested by hand or by machine. The fruit is rich in vitamin C, various other nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants.Black currants can be eaten raw but are usually cooked in a variety of sweet or savoury dishes. They are used to make jams, jellies and syrups and are grown commercially for the juice market. The fruit is also used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages and both fruit and foliage have uses in traditional medicine and the preparation of dyes.
1.Blackcurrant P.E. can be used to anti-oxidation, anti-aging, strengthen the body immunity;
2.Blackcurrant extract can maintain eye health, promote the blood microcirculation of eye and alleviate eyestrain;
3.Blackcurrant P.E. has effect on lowering serum cholesterol, softening the blood vessel and preventing arteriosclerosis also are important function of black currant extract.
4.Black currant extract can be used to anti-oxidation, anti-aging, strengthen the body immunity;
5. Black currant extract can maintain eye health, promote the blood microcirculation of eye and alleviate eyestrain;
6. Lowering serum cholesterol, softening the blood vessel and preventing arteriosclerosis also are important function of black currant extract.
1.Applied in pharmaceutical field, blackcurrant p.e is used to improve body immunity blood vessel;
2.Applied in food and drink field, blackcurrant extract is also widely used as natural coloring.