Cloudberry fruit is little sweet and more tart in flavour. It is bit expensive and not so popular because it is grown in Canada, Russia, Alaska, and Scandinavian region and its cultivation is not so huge and hence is just available locally.
These berries have various health benefits such as it protects cells from damage, enhance teeth and gums health. Reduce the symptoms of ageing. Make the immunity system stronger; increase iron absorptions and much more.
Cloudberry fruit is loaded with Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, C, calcium, protein, carbohydrates, phosphorus, and iron.
- 1 Herein are the 10 Health Benefits and Uses of Cloudberry:
- 2 Herein are the few recipes of Cloudberry:
Herein are the 10 Health Benefits and Uses of Cloudberry:
1. Blood circulation
Cloudberry is a good source of iron, and it is an essential mineral for blood building and distribution. It plays a significant role in the production of red blood cells. Eating this berry will ensure you do not get anemic.
2. Improves digestive system
The fiber found in cloudberry fruit stimulate the digestive system and gives relief in bloating, constipation and cramping of the stomach. It is also helpful to treat a gastric ulcer.
3. Cardiovascular health
Cloudberry contains omega 6 and omega three fatty acids which are considered responsible for maintaining cholesterol levels. You can also drink Turmeric tea to maintain the cholesterol level. This compound also decreases the pressure on the cardiovascular system and protects the heart.
4. Stronger immune system
Cloudberry fruit consists of vitamin A, and vitamin C. Vitamin A contains carotenoid which protects the skin and delays the symptoms of aging and also good for eye health. Vitamin C stimulates the production of white cells and makes the immunity of your body stronger that protects from the flu, cough, and cold.
5. Detoxification of the body
Consumption of cloudberry aids as a diuretic and enhance the urination that is helpful to get rid of excess water, fats and hazardous toxins. Therefore it is instrumental in protecting kidneys and liver by flushing out the toxins.
Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, cloudberry is effective to treat the wound and make the healing process faster. It efficiently inhibits the process of cell damage and protects against cancer. Honeyberry and Avocado oil also consist of the anti-inflammatory properties.
Cloudberry contains phytosterols and carotenoids and ellagic acid that is known to decrease the chance of cancer. Its antioxidants properties reduce the signs of fine lines and wrinkles and crow feet. It also helps to fight against free radicals and protects from many chronic diseases.
Cloudberry is a rich source of dietary fibers which regulates the insulin reception making sure there is the regular release of sugar into the bloodstream. And maintains the blood sugar level and prevent and protect your body from type 2 diabetes.
9. Protects from infections
The phenolic content in cloudberry prevents the gastrointestinal bacteria or pathogens from developing. It is useful in eliminating intestinal parasite called Giardia. It also destroys the bacterial growth such as salmonella and staph.
10. Teeth and gums health
Cloudberry is a rich source of minerals like, calcium, cobalt, silicon and magnesium that makes the teeth terrible. It also has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which protect the gums from all the bacterial infections.Use of Ashwagandha can also prevent you from bacterial infections.
Cloudberry fruit can be consumed on its own and also can be used in making many recipes, especially sweet dishes.
Herein are the few recipes of Cloudberry:
Take a big cooking pan put 500 grammes of cloudberry in it and cook on slow flame till the juice starts to come out. Then add 125 grammes of sugar and ¼ cup of water and boil in medium flame string religiously. Keep on stirring this constantly till it thickens. Let it come to room temperature then store in sterilised jar or bottle. You can preserve this jam for three months in the refrigerator.
Take a big bowl adds 1 ½ cups of whipped cream and four tablespoons of castor sugar and beat properly. Then add one teaspoon of vanilla extract or vanilla essence and a half cup of cloudberry jam and fold in everything properly so that all the flavours are merged. While serving, put this cream and decorate it with fresh cloudberries and serve with cookies.
Bake a simple vanilla cake. Then horizontally cut into three layers, now take a jar of cloudberry jam. Apply on one layer, and then cover with another layer. Now make vanilla cream and use on the second layer now put the third and last layer. To cover top layer Mix jam and vanilla cream and apply evenly and decorate with fresh fruits.
Triple layer biscuit sandwich
Take any cookies of your choice. Use cloudberry jam on one biscuit, cover with another cookie. On the second cookie use chocolate cream and cover with the third biscuit. It is very easy to make and delicious.