In the food industry, rowan berries are used as an addition to tea or desserts.
In addition, rowan berries are used in medicine because they have vitamin, anti-inflammatory, anti-scurvy, diaphoretic, hemostatic, laxative and diuretic effects.
For many centuries, the beneficial nutritional and medicinal properties of rowan fruit have been known and used. In terms of vitamin content, rowan berries are one of the most valuable sources of multivitamins. They are rich in vitamin C, vitamin P, carotene, and organic acids such as malic, citric, and tartaric acids. In addition, rowan berries contain tannins, glucose, fructose, sucrose, essential and fatty oils.
In alternative medicine, rowan berries are used to treat vitamin deficiency, obesity, gastrointestinal disorders, especially those accompanied by bleeding and ulcers, hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma.
Rowan tea helps against colds. Take a spoonful of rowan berries and a spoonful of black currant berries, brew and leave the infusion in a thermos overnight. You can also take a spoonful of rowan berries and a spoonful of rose hips, brew and take as tea throughout the day. Rowan goes well with rose hips. To taste, you can add honey or sugar to this tea.