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Latin. Rubus phoenicolasius

Tibet. Kandakari

Botanical Name Rubus phoenicolasius
English name Wineberry, Japanese wineberry
Tibetan Name Kandakari
Parts Used Stalk
Altitude and habitat
Active Compounds
Pharmacological properties

Anti-inflammatory activity
Antioxidant activity

Ethnomedicinal uses

Rejuvenation action:
Balances all elements
Restores physical strength
Balances blood pressure
Strengthens blood vessels and nervous system

Gastrointestinal system:
Restores digestive strength
Relieves indigestion
Stops diarrhoea and soothes inflamed mucosa
Relives gastritis and enteritis
Stops gastrointestinal bleedings
Relieves haemorrhoids

Genitourinary system:
Stops excessive menstrual flow
Strengthens the kidneys
Acts as diuretic

Immune system and detoxification:
Cleats Wind heat
Lowers fever
Treats respiratory tract infections and epidemic diseases
Treats bronchitis and laryngitis
Relieves shortness of breath
Relieves cough, sore throat and runny nose
Heals wounds
Strengthens immune system
Purifies blood and lymph
Has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and expectorant actions
Eases symptoms of arthritis

Used in our products

Wineberries are a kind of raspberry. The scientific name, Rubus phoenicolasius, means “raspberry with purple hairs.” Native to eastern Asia.

Rubus species were a food and medicinal source for native peoples soon after the Ice Age.