In addition, it is aromatic and sweet, raspberry is one of the most nutritious fruits for women – for both health and beauty. Full of antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients, it is an extremely effective protection against the formation of cancer cells, skin aging and metabolic disorders.
Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a year-round plant whose roots, buds, leaves and fruits are equally useful for the body. It grows as a shrub in sunlit forest areas, hilly or roadside terrains. On the higher altitude it grows, the more sweet, fragrant and valuable are its fruits.
The raspberry fruits are real nutritional bomb abundant with vitamins (A, C, B, E), minerals (magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc), pectin, tannins, fructose and other valuable substances. Thus, they strengthen the immune system, maintain the cardiovascular system, protect the brain, the eyesight and the kidneys, have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect and enhance fertility.
Low in fat and calories, but with a huge amount of fibers in their composition, the raspberries are very suitable for consumption in dietary regimes as they rapidly sate, hydrate and nourish the body and balance the metabolism. In addition, they are highly recommended for pregnant and nursing women, as they contain about 40% of the daily dose of folic acid, which the women must take for the proper development of the baby.
Along with all these nutrients, the raspberries contain about 10 times more antioxidants than tomatoes, which have turned them into a popular cosmetic ingredient and effective natural remedy against cancerous growths.
Added in the formulas of creams, lotions, shampoos, soaps and shower gels, it takes care of the elasticity, tone and youthful appearance of the skin, improves its color and shine, soothes its sensitivity, stimulates the production of collagen in the cells, removes fine lines and imperfections .
At the same time it slows down aging neutralizing the free radicals in the body, eliminates fungus and bacteria that cause acne and skin discomfort, restores the balance of the oily skin and normalizes the sebum secretion.
Other cosmetic benefits of the raspberry:
Reduces the hyperpigmentation due to sunburn and aging
Removes wrinkles and scars
Improves the blood circulation in the capillaries of the skin
Makes the skin thicker, smoothes it and moisturizes it
Gives a radiant complexion
Promotes the healing of wound and sunburn
Protects the skin from the sun and the free radicals
Enhances the hair growth
Gives shine and strength to the hair
Although fresh raspberries can be found mainly in the summer months, during the rest of the year you can eat them in the form of jam, tea or frozen fruit. 2-3 servings per day are sufficient to maintain the overall health, while in combination with cosmetic product containing raspberries you will enjoy complete aromatic protection 24/7.