Black currant seed oil is used for high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia). Black currant berries are used for a group of eye disorders that can lead to vision loss (glaucoma). Black currant seed oil, berries, and dried leaf are also used for many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In foods, black currant berry is used to flavor liqueurs and other products such as jams and ice cream. People also eat black currant berry.
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