According to one legend, barberry owes its name to the ancient Arabic "berber" - "shell". So the healers of the Ancient East called this plant for the similarity of its petals to sea shells. In another version, bearberry in Latin means "bear berry."
In ancient Greece, berries of barberry were used to quench thirst, and the blood of patients was cleaned with a decoction.
Use in cooking as a seasoning for cereals, legumes, meat dishes, poultry.
Nutrition value on 100 gr.
- Proteins (g / 100g)… 0,0
Fats (g / 100g)… 0,0
Carbohydrates (g / 100g)… 8,0
Energy value (kcal / 100g)… 30