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Buckthorn Berries / Havtorn ~ 1kg
Buckthorn Berries are nutritious, though astringent, sour, and oily.
Buckthorn berries are edible (often not eaten raw), healthy and very nutritious. They are often used to make juice, tea, jam, puree, sauces, pies, ice cream
It provides a beverage rich in vitamin C and carotenoids.
Wash the berries and dry them on a cloth and pick the best sturdy ripe berries and freeze the berries. These berries can be used for smoothies and also juiced during the winter months. They give an extra boost of Vitamin C needed especially in winter to prevent colds and flu.
You may use a juicer to extract the juice from the washed berries because the berries will just be crushed easily to extract the juices. Plus by using a juicer the pulps are easily separated without much effort. If you cannot consume all the juice in one go, you may freeze the juice into silicone molds to use at a later date. You may also throw these cubes, dilute it with a little water, add some honey and drink them. Because, the taste is quite tart, you may needed a sweetener. If you don’t mind the tart taste you can drink it straight away. These cubes can also be added into smoothies.
3. Sea Buckthorn Tea
A tea containing sea buckthorn is also a good source of vitamins, antioxidants, protein building blocks (amino acids), fatty acids and minerals; for improving blood pressure and lowering cholesterol; preventing and controlling blood vessel diseases; and boosting immunity. If you can air dry the berries, you can make tea with it.