Blackberry (Rubus caesius L) is rather a widespread plant in Europe. It grows near rivers, lakes, and in woods. Many gardeners grow blackberry in their gardens. Fruit and leaves of blackberry as well as its roots and stems are very useful. Blackberry leaves are used to make decoctions. With their help one can treat diseases of the upper respiratory tracts.
Blackberry in dentistry and against diseases of the mouth cavity. Applications of blackberry leaves are used to treat inflamed gums and oral mucosa. Decoctions of blackberry leaves have a tanning and anti-inflammatory effect.