A popular soft fruit. Good source of vitamin
and fibre. Sweet and tasty. Low in calories.
Good choice for weight-watchers. Grows
easily and also found in the wild. Both
leaves and fruit are used.
Astringent tonic (for the womb, mouth,
and bowels). The red-skinned fruits contain
natural antibiotics that help fight infection.
Diarrhea. Sores and thrush in the mouth.
Method & Use
- Taking it as a fruit (good source of
- Soaking the raspberry fruit in cider
vinegar – Makes a great cooling
summer drink. Used as a gargle (for mouth
- Raspberry leaves are taken as a tea.
- A few cups of raspberry tea taken in
the last 3 months of pregnancy helps strengthen
the womb and helps at childbirth. Continue
taking the tea after childbirth will help
promote womb health.