Blackberry is a plant. The leaf, root, and fruit (berry) are used to make medicine.
Blackberry is used for treating diarrhea, fluid retention, diabetes, gout, and pain and swelling (inflammation); and for preventing cancer and heart disease.
It is also used as a mouth rinse for mild mouth and throat irritation.
How it works
Blackberry contains chemicals that might have antioxidant effects. It also contains chemicals that might protect against cancer.
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Blackberry is safe in amounts used as food. There isn't enough information available to know if blackberry is safe in the larger amounts used as medicine.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of blackberry duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Blackberry.
No information available.