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Cranberry Fruit Powder

Also Known As - Vaccinium macrocarpon

Origin - USA: Cranberries are cultivated in South Attleboro, MA,  they are then shipped overnight to a certified processing plant, and then air dried  to make our powder. No infused sugar and no sulfites are added!  This Cranberry Fruit Powder is not to be compared to Cranberry Juice Extract Powder. Whole fruit powders are entirety of an ingredient (the cranberry) be finely ground then dried and ground into a powder. Similarly, juice powders call for the same grinding process. The difference is that this grinding process is then followed by a second process that filters out and discards all of the fibrous, pulpy, plant materials – leaving just the juice, which is then dehydrated into a powder.

Overview - There are several species of Cranberry in the Ericaceae family. This species known as American Cranberry is native to the Northeastern United States and was a common food source for many Native American tribes including but not limited to the Iroquois, Algonquin, Ojibwa, and Chippewa. It was dried for a winter food source or pressed into dry cakes. Originally named "crane berries" in reference to the large birds that regularly eat them, the cranberry shrub grows in watery bogs and has been a celebrated part of medical and culinary history. Its use among the Iroquois as a blood purifier is well documented throughout early American history though the cranberry is most celebrated for its role in the first American "Thanksgiving". Playing a large role in the history of the early colonist, Native American tribes taught colonist the method by which to sweeten this unusually bitter fruit as well as techniques

Medicinal Uses - The cranberry fruit is high in antioxidants, particularly in a compound called proanthocyanidins also called PAC's. The PAC's are potent antioxidants that scavenge for damaging particles in the body known as free radicals. Cranberries are also a rich source of the bioactive source of vitamin C which supports the overall immune system. It is thought that PAC's play a significant role in the overall wellness of the urinary tract. In fact, some research has suggested that PAC's may help support the body's ability to support normal immune health of the cell wall of the urinary canal. This aspect of activity has been shown to be an effective technique to maintain normal bacterial levels in the urinary tract and support overall urinary health.

Active Constituents - American Cranberry contains Polyphenols, anthocyanosides, proanthocyanosides, quinnic acids, catechins and a host of other antioxidants including a fair amount of vitamin C and small amounts of Lutein and quercitin

Other Uses - Cranberries are eaten fresh or canned in the form of sauce. The fresh berries are also used decoratively on holiday trees when strung into garlands.

  • Herbs to Combine/Supplement - Cranberry is sometimes combined with asparagus root as a supplement to help with urinary tract infections. The asparagus root helps clear out the sediments in the bladder.

Parts Used - Berries and leaves. The berry is utilized in juice, extracts and tinctures. Historically, the leaves used to be used to treat wounds.

Precautions - People taking warfarin to thin their blood should be wary of taking in too much cranberry. It will make the warfarin even more effective at thinning the blood. Diabetics should also be aware that it may affect their blood sugar levels. It may also make ulcer or stomach acid medications less effective.

  • Consuming large quantities of the juice may cause diarrhea and stomach upset in some people.

Preparation and Suggested dosage - An excellent way to use Cranberry Fruit Powder is to fill an unused salt or pepper shaker with it and sprinkle some on your oatmeal, yogurt, dessert or smoothie. A 400 mg capsule of cranberry extract can be taken twice a day. Four to six 16 ounce glasses of unsweetened juice per day is also effective. If you are taking a tincture, take ½ to 1 teaspoon three times per day to reap the best benefits.

Disclaimer -These products are dietary supplements and are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner.


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  1. The BEST Powdered Cranberry!!!! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Jul 2015

    I found the freshest, best smelling and tasting cranberry ever! Thank You

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