Fruits contain about 80-86% water, 2.6-7.1% sugar, 15-30 mg% vitamin C and others,organic acids, various vitamins (C, PP, B1, B2, P), folic acid, tannins, minerals, tannides, carbohydrates, ascorbic acid, flavonoids, purines, essential oils, pectin, phytosterols, mineral salts (calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, iron, copper, phosphorus, iodine), purines, fats.
Young leaves are used in a traditional medicine as a means of promoting sweating. Fruits are useful for cardiovascular system, urinary and genital system, digestive and metabolic system, respiratory system, immune system.Raspberries, which have a rich composition and healing properties, are widely used in traditional medicine.
Raspberries are suitable for the treatment of respiratory infections (angina, influenza), as well as to facilitate expectoration. Due to its sweat-promoting properties, raspberries reduce fever. Raspberries regulate the balance of acids and alkalis in the body, protect blood vessels from the formation of atherosclerosis, reduce arterial blood pressure. Due to the large number of vitamins, raspberries are suitable for the treatment of avitaminosis and iron deficiency anaemia. The minerals in berries are needed by the body in the same way as proteins, fats and carbohydrates.
They regulate the osmotic pressure of the body fluids, the balance of alkalis and acids, protect against atherosclerosis and hypertension.
Other indications for the use of raspberries: gastrointestinal disorders (activates intestinal function, stimulates appetite, treats diarrhoea), due to their urinary stimulant properties raspberries are used to treat urinary tract infections.
Traditional medicine recommends raspberry leaf tea for the treatment of diseases of the upper respiratory tract and inflammation of the gastrointestinal mucosa. Raspberries are suitable for the treatment of respiratory infections (angina, influenza), as well as to facilitate expectoration. Due to its sweat-promoting properties, raspberries reduce fever.