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When the first Europeans came to America, they saw these strange fruits, whose flowers and buds resembled the body parts, specifically the head, neck, and beak, of the Great Sandhill Crane, a bird that was often found in the same areas where this berry grew. The Europeans called this fruit craneberry, because they looked like the cranes. Later, this got shortened to ‘cranberries’.

Historically, cranberry fruits and leaves were used for a variety of problems, such as wounds, urinary disorders, diarrhea, diabetes, stomach ailments, and liver problems. More recently, cranberry has been used as a folk or traditional remedy for urinary tract infections or Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infections that can lead to stomach ulcers, or to prevent dental plaque. Cranberry has also been reported to have antioxidant and anticancer activity.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Freeze Dried Cranberry Powder may include:

● May be beneficial for memory & mental acuity
● Supporting healthy blood pressure levels
● High in antioxidants
● Possibly having diuretic properties
● Fighting inflammation
● High levels of Resveratrol
● May help to diminish & alleviate ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract
● Possibly beneficial for preventing chronic fatigue syndrome
● Improving circulation
● Containing compounds that studies have shown may possess anti-asthmatic properties
● May help to build healthy teeth & gums
● Combating urinary tract infection
● Stimulating good digestive health
● Studies have shown that it contains compounds that combat harmful bacteria including H. pylori

Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with juice, yogurt, or add to your favorite smoothie.

Botanical Name: Vaccinium macrocarpon

Other Names: Craneberry, mossberry, ibimi, fenberry, bog cranberry, bearberries, sassamanash, American cranberry, sasemineash, large cranberry, Bogberry

Ingredients: Organic Freeze Dried Cranberry Fruit and 3% silicon dioxide.*

*This product contains a small amount of silicon dioxide, which acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick.

Origin: USA - Certified Organic

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Freeze Dried Cranberry Powder is Certified Organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. offers raw Freeze Dried Cranberry powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Freeze Dried Raw Cranberry powder in a cool, dark, dry place.


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