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HERBAL DISTILLATES - BLACKCURRANT BUD DISTILLATE (RIBES NIGRUM)

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Information submited: 2014-09-10 Modified: 2018-02-21 By: 1
The Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) is a woody shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its piquant berries. It is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia where it prefers damp fertile soils and is widely cultivated both commercially and domestically.

The Back currantshrub is native to Europe and parts of Asia and is particularly popular in Eastern Europe and Russia. It is winter hardy but cold weather at flowering time during the spring reduces the size of the crop.

Bunches of small, glossy black fruit develop along the stems in the summer and can be harvested by hand or by machine. The fruit is rich in Vitamin C, various other nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants.

Ribes nigrum Buds essential oils obtained from three Blackcurrant varieties. Essential oils where distillation by steam distillation. In that time we get and blackcurrant distillate.
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