Botanical name: Vacc inium macrocarpon

Alternative Names
European cranberry
American cranberry
Arandano Americano

Native Americans traditionally used Cranberries medicinally and as food. A number of potential bioactive substances have been isolated from Cranberry, such as proanthocyanadin.

Cranberry has been used as a supplement to help maintain urinary tract health. Cranberry is also thought to be a source of antioxidants for the maintenance of good health.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.