The fruits have a sour taste that comes from the large amount of vitamin C . Cranberries are known as medicinal herbs . They are used for making tea and juices .
The fresh fruits can be used to make juices and the fruits can be can be consumed fresh or dried . From the fruits delicious jams are made .
The fresh , frozen or dried cranberries , the juice and fruits are a natural antibiotic that destroy the harmful bacteria and fungi in the body .
The most common is the urinary tract bacteria E. colli , which sticks to the walls of the urinary system . But the cranberry juice , prevents the adhesion of the harmful bacteria to the urinary tract so the bacteria can easily pass into the urine .
A new research shows that some ingredients of the cranberry acts on another common and dangerous bacteria , and that is the Helicobacter Pylori, which causes ulcers in the stomach .