Raspberry bush


Raspberry bush – Rubus idaeus

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Originating from Europe and Asia (from Turkish to China), raspberry bush is cultivated from the end of the Middle Age for its fruits. This bush grows in the wild, especially on mountainous undergrowth. Raspberry is used for their benefits on intestinal ashes and is also considered as the harmonious maternity plant.

Raspberry bush is 1.5 to 2 meters high with thorny stalks. Its wood is reddish-brown and its leaf is deciduous. Its flowering occurs from May to October, and produces little white flowers. These flowers produce little sweet fruits, the raspberries, red or white depending on the variety.

The raspberry leaves are known for their antispasmodic and astringent properties. In cosmetics, its soothing properties enable a real action on oxidative stress, which is notably induced by pollution particles. The raspberry leaves also provide a sense of well-being.