Black Currant Seed Oil (Ribes nigrum)11 years, 5 months ago
Posted on Dec 31, 2005, 1 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This thorn less shrub belongs to the red currant family. The leaves and berries are used medicinally. In European folk medicine, black currant once had a considerable reputation for controlling diarrhea, promoting urine output (as a diuretic) and reducing arthritic and rheumatic pains.