Alternative medicine: Are blackberries an invasive weed or a nutritional powerhouse

Alternative Medicine: Are blackberries invasive weed or nutritional powerhouse? (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

If you’ve been reading any of these posts you should be able to realize the power of these small little berries – blackberries.

Here are some of the many health benefits they offer:

“They are delicious, abundant, often free and very accessible. These
fruits also can be helpful nutritional partners in preventing heart
disease and cancer, regulating blood sugar and decelerating some
effects of aging.”


Though they elicit groans from gardeners trying to contain their prolific prickliness that takes over Northwest gardens, blackberries are one of many gems we have in our region.

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