Medicinal Benefits of Wild Strawberry (Fragaria Vesca)

Medicinal Benefits of Wild Strawberry (Fragaria Vesca)

If you have never tasted the wild strawberry (Fragaria Vesca) then this article is specifically written for you, so as to think twice about this small, soft, red planet which is considered as a European ‘’fruit’’. Mainly this natural remedy randomly grows up in many countries around the globe.

From a scientific point of view, the wild strawberry contains numerous medicinal benefits including:

1 – Boost Immune System

The immune system of an individual body is based on a complicated network of tissues, cells, and organs that work together to keep the body healthy and safe against and potential external attacks ‘’invaders’’ including microbes, parasites… which could lead to serious infections in the future. Thus, vitamin C in the wild strawberries along with fiber, and potassium work together to prevent the human body from Cancer.

2 – Brain Booster

Nobody can deny that we are getting older day after day. As a result, the performance of our brain slows down and our memory becomes somehow weak. In the modern world, this is a common phenomena as it touches a huge number of population around the world. By consuming wild strawberries regularly, there is a high percentage to avoid these problems and slow down the effect of brain aging.

3 – Promoting Cardiovascular health

Apparently, heart attacks became rather more common nowadays compared to the past and that refers to the unbalanced lifestyle people adapting. Wild strawberries, try to handle this cardiac issue as their fiber helps to keep the heart safe.

4 – Folic Acid

The human body requires a lot of Folic Acid especially for youngsters as it helps them to stay focused during the classrooms. Wild strawberries are rich of Folic Acid that is why many Doctors recommend it for students when they are preparing for their exams.

5 – Weight Loss

Strawberry plays a crucial role when it comes to burning the stocked fats, especially at the level of your belly. Fibers contained in this fruit, remove immediately those extra kilos so as to get a new look  which fit and athletic.

6 – Fair and Lovely skin

Strawberry keeps your skin forever young and attractive thanks to the vitamin C contained in it.

Description: Wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

First of all, do you know that the wild strawberry is not a fruit? Yeah, do not be shocked, that is a fact. The wild strawberry is originally belongs to the rose family.

The wild strawberry plant consists of three green leaves along with five flowers coming out and white petals. What is really interesting about the wild strawberry is that beautiful yellow color in the center of the plant. The wild strawberry looks somehow the same as the one we always see in the super-markets. There is only a slight difference which is the size. In other words, the wild strawberry is much smaller than the other one.

Throughout the history, Indians were well-known by using the green leaves of the wild strawberry to make tea. Not only this, but they take the dried leaf tea to relive certain kinds of illnesses as kidney and stomach troubles. It is also worth mentioning that the Wild Strawberry, as we said before, contains vitamin C, so Indians in the past consider it as an efficient medicine when they are in bed with flu.

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Side Effects and Precautions

The wild strawberry is a plant, it could be eaten or used as a medicine. But this plant has many side effects and special precautions should be taken into consideration.

  • Breastfeeding: During the pregnancy, women should avoid eating the wild strawberry  in a large amounts as it might affect their baby. However, a Doctor advice is highly recommended to avoid any potential danger (possible bleeding)
  • Surgery: people planning to have a surgery must not eat a lot of the wild strawberries as that may cause them unexpected bleeding during the surgery. However, they are asked to stop definitely eating the wild strawberry at least two weeks before starting the surgery.

 

 

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