Research into Health Benefits of Blackcurrants

Blackcurrants have long been regarded for remarkable health benefits. Early Europeans used blackcurrants for treatment of a variety of ailments. We now know that it is the high concentrations of anthocyanins, polyphenolics, antioxidants and other bioactives in blackcurrants that give this fruit its wonderful properties.

Recent scientific research outcomes from more than 25 clinical trials (human studies) have shown direct effects of blackcurrants on health and well being, We have summarised the health benefits, click on each heading to learn more:

Cardiovascular health
Exercise recovery, Diet and immune responsiveness
Eye health
Brain Health and Gut health
Kidney health
Bioavailability of anthocyanins

There are also a number of laboratory studies that show positive effects of blackcurrants on inhibiting the influenza virus, decreasing airways inflammation, enhancing gut health  and anti-cancer effects.  Click here to learn more.


A Review of the Research

A more detailed report on the results of the blackcurrant research and clinical trials is available. Click here to learn more.