Botanical name:Vaccinum frondosum, Vaccinum angustifolium, Vaccinum corymbosum, and Vaccinum pallidum
Common name: blueberry
Use the botanical name when ordering seeds (bulbs, etc.) or when looking up information in the library. Common names vary by nation, culture, and region, and sometimes the same common name is applied to different plants.
Blueberries are a food that helps nourish the kidneys.
Blueberries are a food that increases sexual energy and enhances fertility.
Blueberries have the number 14 lowest pesticide load of 45 common fruits and vegetables studied in 2006 by the Environmental Working Group and is therefore a food that can be purchased conventionally-grown when organic isnt available. The EWA explains, While washing and rinsing fresh produce may reduce levels of some pesticides, it does not eliminate them. Peeling also reduces exposures, but valuable nutrients often go down the drain with the peel. The best option is to eat a varied diet, wash all produce, and choose organic when possible to reduce exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
According to USDA and FDA tests on commercially grown foods collected between 2000 and 2005, blueberry has a 27.5% (percentage) of samples tested with detectable pesticides, a 10.0% (percentage) of samples with two or more pesticides, an 0.4 average number of pesticides found in a sample, an average of 0.327 parts per million of all pesticides found, and 11 different pesticides found in use growing blueberries. These toxic pesticides dont apply to organic foods.
Storage: Eat blueberries within a week (seven days) of purchase.
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Cautions and contraindications: Blueberry fruit and leaves are believed to be safe.
Wild gathering: Avoid wild gathering. Some plants are endangered species. Please grow your own herbs in your own goddess garden (or window boxes).
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