Due to a high concentration of vitamin C, currants are extremely effective antioxidants that can prevent various forms of cancer. This type of fruit is a good source of vitamin K which activates the osteocalcin and thus helps the absorption of calcium in the bones. Currants are rich in potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and copper. Large amounts of malic and citric acid are also present.
The fruits of redcurrant contain fiber, protein and carotene, which affects the synthesis of vitamin A in the body. This fruit contains vitamins B1, B2 and B6, E and niacin.
Red currant helps regulate blood pressure and is used against anemia. Freshly squeezed juice of black currant is used for bleeding gums, varicose veins and has a positive effect on memory improvement.