Wild Strawberry Jam:
Wild strawberries are packed full of vitamins in spite of their humble size. Wild strawberry jams are not only healthy, but exquisitely delicious. The wild strawberries are picked high up in the mountains, on dry days in June. They are high in vitamin C which supports the entire immune system, as is well known to everybody, and in vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, which plays an essential role for our health and which is used in the treatment of central nervous system disorders. Furthermore, wild strawberries contain provitamin A, a powerful antioxidant, similar to vitamin C and vitamin E in its function as a free radical scavenger in the human body.
Blueberries are among the most potent antioxidants exceeding the antioxidant effects of most fruits and vegetables. They do not grow in lowlands which makes their supply all the more precious and difficult. They are a natural cure, a healing gift by Mother Nature. All around the world blueberries are used as a natural remedy which helps in the treatment of urinary tract infections. The taste of blueberries, however, makes them popular not only in the field of medicine, but also in the culinary science. They are the preferred ingredient for cheesecakes, and the renowned French Rustic Cake; they are also used as a side dish with different types of meats and cheeses.
Blackberries are chock full of vitamins and minerals. They are also among the berries with the highest fiber content. Blackberries are a high quality immunostimulant which protects us from a number of different ailments thanks to its excellent content of vitamins, minerals, and fibers. These berries are high in vitamin C and ellagic acid, which according to recent studies protect the human body from some types of cancer and the development of skin diseases. They also aid in the healing of scars and help restore the skin from the damages caused by the UV rays of the sun. Their high fiber content makes blackberries a key instrument in the battle against sluggish guts, constipation and colorectal diseases. The regular consumption of blackberries lowers the levels of the so-called ‘bad’ cholesterol, helps for the better digestion of some fats, removes the toxins faster, slows down the digestion of the simple carbohydrates, and therefore contributes to the maintenance of a healthier weight. All these properties are vital for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and heart attacks. Blackberries are also a good source of vitamin K which helps the blood to clot and enhances the absorption of calcium.
Raspberries are another good source of anthocyanins and phytochemicals with anticancer properties, such as the ellagic acid. They also contain calcium, vitamin A, C, and E, fibers and folic acid. The top food sources of vitamin A are animal-based foods, which makes the wild raspberry jam a very suitable product for people who do not eat meat. It has a key role in the maintenance of good health and helps support the effective neurological functions of the human body, and adds glow to your skin. A number of processes which take place in our bodies and support our immune system depend on the sufficient levels of vitamin A, which means that it is very important for immunity. The genes involved in the immune response are controlled and regulated by vitamin A, which means it plays a vital role in the fight against viruses, the common cold and the flu.
The main and sole ingredient of the white jam is the root of chenopodium bonus henrius. It has blood cleansing and anti-inflammatory properties. Also, it is widely used to treat kidney stones, infested wounds, edemas, internal bleeding, and even syphilis. Extracts of this plant are used in traditional medicine to treat inflammatory diseases and skin injuries. However, it is most popular in the confectionery industry where it is used in the making of halva.
The Bulgarians of olden times used to say that a ‘bright sun’ is born by the dandelion bloom. You have hardly ever heard, however, that it is among the plants used in the experimental cancer treating therapies. German people undergo a springtime cleansing by sipping on dandelion herbal teas. People in China and India have a high respect for this plant. The consumption of the mouth-watering dandelion jam supplies you with provitamin A, vitamin B2 and vitamin B6 (at about 20% of the daily values), vitamin C – more than 55% of the daily values. The quantities of potassium and iron (around 40%) also deserve to be mentioned.
Pine Jam (Pine Honey):
Widely known for its medicinal properties, pine honey ranks among the top contenders in our classification of the most powerful immunostimulants. It is recommended that pine honey is consumed on its own for preventative purposes, or in teas to support the immune system, boost digestion, and decrease the acidity of stomach juices. Due to these effects on the digestive system, pine honey is recommended for people suffering from colitis, ulcers, and other gastrointestinal disorders. Moreover, it is suitable in the aftermath of serious illnesses and surgeries which have taken a great toll on the immune system.
White Cherry Jam:
Our white cherry jam is made of juicy whole white cherries. They are manually pitted in advance, one by one, by our staff. The cherries are grown in environmentally pure regions in Bulgaria. They improve appetite, strengthen the blood vessels, and take the toxic substances out of the body. This was all proven by recent studies of their properties. In ancient times they were called ‘bird sour cherries’ because people noticed that they were preferred by the birds. Doctors in the Eastern medicine held cherries in high regard because they are very well digested by the human body. They are rich in provitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C and P, iron, potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus. They also activate the metabolic processes, improve appetite, and brain functions, and have a general boosting effect for the whole body. Cherries are recommended for people with cardiovascular disorders, because they supplement the low levels of potassium, which is a mineral required for the normal heart function.