- Latin name : Vaccinium macrocarpon
- Used part : The fruit
Prevents urinary tract infections
Cranberry has been the subject of numerous studies showing its effectiveness in the treatment of urinary infections with Escherichia coli (most common), as an alternative to antibiotics. The activity of Cranberry is due to its high content in type A proanthocyanidins, which contributes to reducing the adhesion of bacteria on urinary tract.