These incredible berries are bursting with antioxidants, and have been shown to reduce the severity and duration of the common cold and flu, and boost the immune system. If taken throughout the cold season on a daily basis, you may even be able to ward off sickness before it even occurs! It is said to be an anti-inflammatory, so can also be used to ease the stiffness and pain of rheumatoid arthritis. It may also aid in easing digestive disorders, as it can cause anti-inflammatory effects in the digestive system. It is basically just a very good tonic for the cold, damp and dreary winter months.