Cranberry is rich in vitamin C, that makes this berry a source of antioxidants. In addition to this, cranberry has also a diuretic action, has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, for this reason it can be helpful especially in case of cystitis. According to scientific studies, cranberry results a valid remedy in order to prevent and treat the infections of the urinary tract because it seems to be able to remove the bacteria from mucosa. Cranberry helps also to lower cholesterol and maintains flexible the blood vessels. It is also a source of calcium, very important to prevent and counteract the risks of osteoporosis.
Berries and juices
You can find frozen cranberry, add a handful to your breakfast yogurt.
Alternatively you can buy cranberry juices. These are important allies against cystitis and contain a lot of vitamin C and calcium.
In case of cystitis you can take cranberry capsules. Take from 500 mg to 1000 mg a day, without food.