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What are the health benefits of red raspberry?

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The leaves of red raspberry are used as folk medicine in Europe. Some pregnant women take it to try to trigger labor or to ease pain during childbirth. But there isn’t any good evidence that it works.

There's some evidence that red raspberry fruit could affect how the body processes fat. It’s unclear if that helps with weight loss.

From: Red Raspberry WebMD Medical Reference

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Fundukian, L. editor, , third edition, 2008. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Red Raspberry."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Red Raspberry."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L. editor, , third edition, 2008. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Red Raspberry."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Red Raspberry."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

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