Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part A (2016)
Cranberry fruit: An update review
Author(s): K Sujana, K Sai Tejaswini, S Sri Lakshmi
Abstract: Cranberry is product from the berry fruit of a North American green shrub. Cranberry fruit is acidic nature and it can involve with unwanted bacteria in the urinary tract. The main health benefits of cranberry juice is urinary tract infection, and the other uses are respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer and heart disease, anti tumour effect, Anti-aging Benefits, Lung inflammation, prevent tooth decay etc. It is also used to preventing stomach disorders and diabetes. Cranberry juice is rich source of antioxidants, vitamin C and salicylic acid. One cup of Cranberry juice contained a total 8983 antioxidant capacity. Proanthocyanidin that is Ellura herbal drug is prepared from the cranberry pure extract. The main use of the Proanthocyanidin (Ellura) is used treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients especially in women. Proanthocyanidin (Ellura) is a pure herbal drug then with less side effects. Proanthocyanidin [Ellura] herbal drug is available in oral capsule form and oral tablet form and Ellura is also available in chewable tablets.
How to cite this article:
K Sujana, K Sai Tejaswini, S Sri Lakshmi. Cranberry fruit: An update review. Int J Herb Med 2016;4(3):05-08.