Saturday, October 13, 2012
Black currant berry is used for coughs and Alzheimer's disease. Black currant dried leaf is used for arthritis,gout,joint pain (rheumatism),diarrhea, colic,hepatitis and otherliver ailments, convulsions, and disorders that cause swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat. Black currant dried leaf is also used for treating coughs, colds, and whooping cough; disinfecting the urine; promoting urine flow; treatingbladder stones, and as a cleansing tea.
Some people apply black currant leaf directly to the skin for treating wounds and insect bites.