Botanical Name: Ribes Nigrum
Culture shrub, rare in the spontaneous flora, tall up to 2 m, with the right, unsteady strain. The leaf is made up of 3 pointed lobes, teeth on the edges. The flowers are grouped in 5-10 yellow races to the esters and rosy in the interior. Fruit, black spherical ball.
Scotland, Poland, Lithuania, Norway, and New Zealand
- Flavonoids, derivatives of miricin and rhamnetin, essential oil, ascorbic acid, enzymes, mineral salts,
- Sugars, organic acids, calcium, iron, phosphoes, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, C, PP, anthocyanic pigments.
Preparations based on black currant leaves have anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties. reduces leukocyte haemostasis and acts on the cell membrane.
Fruits have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic action.