Gooseberry Fruit Facts
Gooseberries have been grown in Britain since the time of Henry VII. Gooseberry juice was also used as a medicine in the treatment of fevers and in the sixteenth century they were recommended to plague victims.
In days of old Gooseberries were used for many medicinal problems like Human Scurvy, Liver Disorders, Anemia, Urinary Problems, Heart Disease, to improve Eyesight and to Reduce Blood Sugar.
Did you know that Gooseberries have more Vitamin C than oranges. Gooseberries contain high amount and are a good source of Dietary Fiber, Manganese, Potassium and Vitamin A.
For every 100 grams of edible gooseberry fruit provides approximately 80% juice. Gooseberries are full of energy, carbohydrates and fiber.
Excellent source of proanthocyanins (Tannins). Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and heaps of vitamins A and C.