Raspberry - Rubus idaeus
A shrub belonging to the Rosaceae family, the raspberry has stems armed with blunt prickles. The stalks, which are biennial, die in the second year after fructification. The root stock, which is perennial, emits new ones each year.
Traditions:The fruits were once used against fever and general weakness, and the leaves in a broth against sore throats.
Properties:Raspberry extract benefits from softening, astringent and refreshing properties.