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Vaccinium macrocarpon, commonly called American cranberry, is native to bogs, swamps, and wet shorelines in parts of northern and eastern North America. It is a low-growing vine or trailing shrub (to 6" tall and spreading) with small, glossy leaves. Small, nodding flowers with white to pink, recurved petals bloom from late spring into early summer. The flowers are followed by plump, red to dark purple, ovoid to round, 0.5" diameter fruits. The leaves of this plant are a larval food source for the bog copper butterfly, the flowers are visited by bees, and the fruits are eaten by birds and occasionally small mammals.
The genus name Vaccinium comes from an ancient Latin name apparently derived from a prehistoric Mediterranean language. Its origin and meaning are generally considered to be lost to time.
The specific epithet macrocarpon means large-fruited, about the relatively large size of the fruit of this species.The cranberries have many biological actions and deliberate as a most important medical fruit. These activities, particularly due to the various phenolic compounds. It can be recommended that the chronic use of cranberry reduced UTIs, Cardiovascular disease chance, inhibits breast, colon, prostate cancer and other type of cancer.
|Botanical Name:||Vacinnium macrocarpon|
|Common name:||American Cranberry, Bearberry, Cranberry, Large Cranberry|
|Odor:||Characteristic of vegetable oil odor.|
|Blends With:||Omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids|
|Method of Extraction:||Steam Distillation|