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Healing Properties of Turkey berries That you need to know

Turkey berry is a popular food and herbal remedy used in a variety of ancient folk medicine practices.

Turkey berry is used to treat a wide range of illnesses, including high blood pressure, wounds, anemia, and bacterial and viral infections. However, modern research supporting its efficacy for these purposes is mostly limited to test-tube and animal studies.


Fantastic Health Benefits Of Turkey Berry:

Promotes Digestion

The ample antioxidant content in turkey berry, of phenols and chlorogenins, help to neutralize stomach acids in situations of intestinal gastritis or pancreatic ulcers. Moreover, the massive fibre content facilitates smooth digestion of food, accelerates weight loss and maintains normal appetite.

Treats Anaemia

Turkey berry is bestowed with iron, that is a mineral crucial for the healthy synthesis of red blood cells in the body. Eating turkey berry as part of meals supplies sufficient iron, for rectifying deficiency disorders anaemia and stimulating blood circulation to transport nutrients to all organs in the system.

Manages Diabetes

Instilled with glycoside antioxidants, turkey berry control insulin production and glucose absorption in the body. It is, hence, a wonderful solution for lowering sudden spikes in blood sugar levels, which occurs following consuming food and is an ideal addition to the diabetic diet, effectively alleviating high blood glucose symptoms. 

Regulates Menstruation

Turkey berry contains a distinct steroid called sapogenin, which possesses the ability to control hormonal secretions and regulate metabolism in the body. Hence, chewing on some dried turkey berry ensures timely menstrual cycles in women, which are often disrupted due to hormonal imbalance.

Heart Wellness

The high protein content in turkey berry, comprising essential amino acids, is very advantageous for heart health. It reinforces cardiac muscles, thus guaranteeing normal heartbeat, pulse, heart rate, besides pumping blood with oxygen and nutrients to other bodily organs, tissues. Consuming turkey berry also averts heart disease and hypertension, thanks to its potent.

Effectively Combats Fever

Consuming turkey berries ripened as part of dals, curries or in the form of dried powder significantly lowers high body temperature, relieves fever, soothes cough, sore throat and runny nose. Packed with polyphenol antioxidants that display useful expectorant properties, turkey berries help in eliminating phlegm, mucus from the nasal passages, lungs, thereby mending instances of asthma, respiratory problems.

Promotes Kidney Functions

Encompassing the goodness of potent antioxidants, turkey berries are a proven remedy for healing renal disorders such as kidney stones and remedying obstruction of glomerular structures. Incorporating a small portion of turkey berries in routine meals supplies tremendous incentives for detoxifying the kidneys, facilitating smooth bowel, bladder movement and uplifting renal health.

Safeguards Against Infection

Turkey berries comprise ample quantities of vitamin C, the key nutrient for building resistance, to shield the body from allergies, chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension and seasonal infections such as the flu. Drinking some soup, taking herbal concoctions infused with turkey berry extracts vastly augments the internal defence mechanism and bolsters the immune system.


Preparation of Turkey berries

  1. Step 1: Harvest the Berries. You may find that the Turkey berry plant grows so wild with so many branches and fruits. ...
  2. Step 2: Crush the Berries. ...
  3. Step 3: Separate Seeds. ...
  4. Step 4: Soak the Crushed Berries. ...
  5. Step 5: Remove the Berries for Drying. ...
  6. Step 6: Sun-dry the Berries. ...
  7. Step 7: How to Use the Dried Berries.


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