Unrevealing the Magic of Wonder Fruit: Vaccinium Macrocarpon

  • Himanshu Deswal
  • Amit Bhardwaj Professor and Head
  • Vidushi Sheokand Reader
  • Jasleen Kaur
Keywords: Cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, Urinary tract infection, Periodontal disease, Oral infection, Cancer

Abstract

Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) is a native fruit of northern America. It is a small evergreen shrub which grown in cooler climate of different parts of world. It is an abundant source of Vitamin and Minerals. It has potent health benefits which include its anti adhering property, anti oxidant property, UTI, gastrointestinal system, anti tumor effect as well as in oral diseases. It is more biocompatible and less noxious which makes it more potent therapeutic agent. This review is formed for displaying cranberry as a natural weapon against the medical and oral disease. 

Author Biographies

Himanshu Deswal

Dental Officer, ECHS Polyclinic, Ropar, Punjab

Amit Bhardwaj, Professor and Head

Professor and Head, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon

Vidushi Sheokand, Reader

Reader, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon

Jasleen Kaur

Private practitioner

Published
2020-04-03
Section
Review Articles