North raspberry – Cloudberry

Cloudberry – north, tundra berry, herb, native to Murmansk. At a low creeping bog bush first red berries, is not yet mature, and in July – August ripen and turn yellow with an orange tint. During that cloudberries are also called “swamp amber.”
Beneficial features

Cloudberry is used in dietary and clinical nutrition, to treat cardiovascular and gastro-intestinal diseases, burns and skin diseases, in cases of poisoning by heavy metals such as febrifuge.
Cloudberry Berries have antimicrobial, diaphoretic, antispasmodic. On the content of provitamin A cloudberry exceeds carrots. Cloudberry – the source of tocopherols, which are necessary for normal pregnancy and a healthy child was born. The fruits can be used as an aid in the treatment of vitamin deficiency and hypovitaminosis. Furthermore, they have a diuretic effect. Use the berry as a thirst quenching, which is useful for colds. Cloudberry honey can be given when feeding debilitated patients. Cloudberry is able to enhance blood clotting, has a fixing effect. However, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and gastritis with high acidity, particularly in the period of exacerbation, should not eat cloudberries.

The leaves have astringent, wound healing, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, and diuretic actions. A decoction of the leaves is used for ascites. They can be used as an aid for diarrhea, edema, cystitis, gout and metabolic disorders.
Infusion of leaves is used as an anti-inflammatory and wound-healing agent for internal bleeding, diarrhea.
Fruits and leaves as a tincture taken in folk medicine as a diuretic, for gastritis with low acidity, malignant tumors.
The roots of cloudberries are used as a diuretic, while kidney disease, vitamin deficiency, metabolic disorders, colds and malaria.
Cloudberry juice lubricate the affected scabies skin.
Cloudberry is effective in the treatment of non-healing wounds. This is used berries and other parts of the plant: leaves, roots, sepals.
One of the most common diseases of the inhabitants of the polar regions – scurvy. The name of this disease in the Nenets borrowed from Russian, but the methods of combating it have been found long before the arrival of Russian. Therefore, suffering from scurvy longer alien people is not borrowed from the Nenets, Khanty, Pomorie drugs, which include cloudberries. Khanty and Nenets use cloudberry leaves as bandages and hemostatic material. Khanty applied cloudberry leaves smeared with fish oil to suppurating wounds to speed up their release of pus, changing them 2 times a day.
Cloudberry – a favorite berry Aleksandra Pushkina. It is known that before he died he asked Mochenov cloudberries.
Since 1999, the Mint of Finland minted coin 2 euro with the image of cloudberry,
created by architect and designer Raimo Heino.

Infusion of the leaves of cloudberry
Pour 1 tablespoon of leaves 1 cup boiling water, leave for 30 minutes, drain. Take 1/4 cup 4 times a day as a diuretic.
soaked cloudberry
Enumerated washed berries recline on a sieve to water glass, then pour in the prepared dish and cover with cold boiled water or syrup. Store berries soaked in a cool place.
Candy apples with cloudberry
Skip 1 kg of apples, 1 kg of cloudberries through a meat grinder, add 2 kg of sugar and cook until the consistency of thick cream. The resulting mass is poured onto the plywood trays, clothed with clean oiled paper, smooth a layer thickness of 1 cm and dried in an oven at a low heat for 1-2 days.
Tea leaves cloudberries and strawberries
Leaves cloudberries and strawberries to take in equal parts, to dry in a well ventilated area and use for brewing tea as a regular.
Cloudberry drink
On 3 teaspoons of jam: 1 tablespoon of pasteurized milk, 1/2 cup of strong black coffee unsweetened. In a glass put cloudberry jam, pour milk, stir and add a strong black coffee. Serve chilled drink.
Cloudberry cream
Enumerated and washed berries fill with cream at the rate of 3 tablespoons of fruit per 1 cup of cream, add powdered sugar, or to taste.
Gem cloudberry
Clean! kg berries through a sieve, mixed with 2.1 kg of sugar and boil down to the desired thickness.
Cloudberry jam
On 1 kg of berries: 1 kg of sugar, 1/2 cup water (recipe for all four ways).
Slightly unripe (red) cloudberries bust, rinse well with cold water and let it drain. The cooked syrup Pour berries and boil them until tender.
Rinse berries in a bowl, then under cold water in a sieve to drain water. The sugar add water, stir, keep on heat, stirring, until the syrup boil, then pour the berries and cook for 30 minutes. Then the berries through a sieve, put in a bowl and cook for 10 minutes.
Enumerated and washed berries fill with sugar and let stand for 3-4 hours, then cook until done in one appointment. In the hot jam into warm dry shift jars and close the lid.
Berry pour hot sugar syrup 65%, leave for 3 hours, then drain the syrup, boil down, reconnect with berries and bring to a boil.


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