Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)
Blackberry is considered  to  be an astringent, depurative, diuretic, tonic and vulnerary. The plant was usually used to treat dysentery, diarrhea, hemorrhoids and cystitis. Nowadays Blackberry is widely recognized as a powerful antioxidant, and it can be used as prevention against heart disease, cancer and eye degenerations. A decoction made from the leaves is used in treatment of diarrhea (it helps preventing the excessive loss of fluids). Used externally, leaves are useful in treatments of wounds, sores, scratches, gum inflammations, ulcers and sore throat. Safety:  Some herbs could react with certain medication. Therefore, it is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption of any herb.