It is quite difficult to argue with the culinary choice of our grandmothers. Not only do they usually guarantee 100% flavor, but they also offer a solid dose of health and a powerful dose of positive energy. The same goes for their favorite blackcurrant juice. Achieving this often and willingly, they naturally protected their heart, perfectly strengthened their immunity or vision, and removed all toxins – the biggest poisoners in the body. It is also worth adding that they enjoyed the perfect flavor without providing extra calories. Curious? There are at least a few dozen reasons for consuming nutritious blackcurrant juice, but you can read about that below.
Blackcurrant juice: what will we find there?
Blackcurrant juice can easily claim the role of “supernatural”. This is a living mine of nutrients and a real vitamin bomb. First, it will provide us with a solid portion of flavonoids, essential antioxidants, mineral salts, organic acids and pectin. It’s worth noting that just a handful of blackcurrant fruits provide twice the vitamin C we need every day.
Blackcurrant juice is also an injection of vitamins A, E, group B and potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. With all these benefits, it is relatively low in calories.
Blackcurrant juice and immunity
Blackcurrant juice – thanks to a solid dose of vitamin C – is the best ally for people with weakened immune systems, those who often suffer from heart disease, have weak blood vessels and fight periodontitis and tooth decay.
Blackcurrant juice anti-aging
Blackcurrant juice works better than many expensive beauty products. Certificate? The antioxidants it contains effectively slow down the unfavorable aging processes of the skin and make it silky smooth, making it extremely soft to the touch.
Having reached this “super drink”, our grandmothers effectively protected their hearts from disease, thanks to which they also eliminated all toxins – the biggest poisoners in the body, they naturally reduced inflammation, lowered bad cholesterol and stabilized blood pressure.
Blackcurrant juice acts as:
- improves digestion,
- regulates metabolism,
- helps with allergies and skin diseases.
How to make blackcurrant juice at home?
Of course, you can buy blackcurrant juice at any well-stocked grocery store, but you can also make it at home as well. Treatment does not require unnecessary culinary stucco molding. All you have to do is carefully peel the leaves of the berries and crush them. Then cook them in a saucepan, sprinkled with sugar first. Finally, pass all the contents through a sieve. Pour the prepared juice into glass bottles.
If you have a screw juicer, you have a much easier task. All you need to do is wash and dry the black currant thoroughly, and then, without removing the peel, toss them into the machine. After the process, you will get pure juice. Cook it with sugar to keep it from spoiling. Don’t overdo juicing, or you will lose a hefty dose of valuable vitamin C.
Blackcurrant juice with cherry leaves
– 1 kg of black currant fruit
– 1 kg of sugar
– 100 cherry leaves
– 1.5 tablespoons of citric acid or 15 ml of lemon juice
Wash the black currants thoroughly, then add the cherry leaves with water and bring to a boil and cook for another fifteen minutes. Set aside overnight. In the morning strain the contents of the saucepan, add sugar and bring to a boil. Finally, add lemon juice or citric acid. Pour the prepared juice into glass bottles and carefully close the lid. Enjoy your meal!