The Blackberry grows everywhere in Macedonia.
Apart from the fruit, which is used to make juice, jam, wine, sweets etc., also the leafs can be used for making tea.
This tea helps to reduce blood pressure and helps with periodontitis.
The blackberries contains vitamins, minerals, fiber, flavonoids, which in addition to being delicious in their composition have beneficial effect on many health problems.
Young branches and leaves of the bush, along with saplings of nettles, wild strawberries and primrose, are used for making the famous spring tea, which according to some studies purifies the blood.
The mixture of blackberry leaves with honey and propolis opens the appetite and and has healing effect on the stomach.
The blueberries contain bioflavonoids, which act as powerful antioxidants and prevent the formation of free radicals.
Blackberries increase the absorption of vitamin C and help to preserve collagen.