Cranberry chetyrehlistnyj (marsh)

cranberry chetyrehlistnyj (marsh)Cranberry marsh, or chetyrehlistnyj (Oxycoccus palustris Pers). In the Kingdom of mosses and evergreens hard to notice the small unremarkable leaves cranberries, but Golden berries are burning, attract collectors. The fruits it is a storehouse of essential nutrients: pectin, vitamin C, citric, Hinn, benzoic, ursulova acid (they, especially benzoic have a good antiseptic properties, reliably protecting the fruits from harmful microbes).
Usually gather cranberries after the first frost. This berry is ripe, juicy and delicious. It has more and citric acids, and minerals: calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, manganese and vitamin C. Keep it frozen. Ottaw, it deteriorates quickly.
You can gather cranberries earlier in September. However, at this time of year berry still solid, lay still, will Mature and softens. Such cranberries fill in with cold water, and so keep the whole winter.
Cranberries are prescribed for lack of vitamin C. As well as the berries have a diuretic and antimicrobial properties, they are used for the treatment and prevention of various diseases of the kidneys and bladder. Fresh cranberry extract berries enhance the secretion of gastric and pancreatic juice, quenches thirst in the frenzied state.