The blueberry bush is a half sized tree that is grown in the mountain areas. The leaves are small with notched edges; the flowers have a pink color and are in a form of a bell. The fruits are some small berries with a black-blue color that reach maturity on the month of august. Their juices stain so beware for your clothes.
From this tree in therapeutic purposes one uses just the leaves and the fruits – separately. The leaves are dried in an airy place, which lacks moisture, and then it is kept in paper bags or cloth bags. The fruits are separated of the leaves, and then are put to dry in a well aired, dust free and dry place.
They decrease the sugar level from your body. From the leaves one can make an infusion which is sweetened with honey, and one should drink around 1 liter and a half per day. In the case of burns, one can apply on the spot some leaves.
The fruits are rich in vitamins; especially in vitamin A and C. they are used in treatment of diarrhea, urinary infections and as well sugar diabetes. They are used fresh or cooked. A soon and a half of such fruits is boiled in half of liter of water almost for 30 minutes. One should drink that three times, during a day.
The blueberries have a very good effect in ulcer treatment, especially the ulcer which is cause by the stress, pills, alcohol and even in chronic ulcers.
Among the urinary infections, they are good at combating rheumatism and gout. Anyhow, what one should really bear in mind is that it is a true tonic for the stomach problems one could have along the way. One can use the blueberries in the teas, as infusions, as compressions, as jam, or in their fresh state.