Huckleberry Facts; How Mutch Important, Benificial And Interesting?

Huckleberry is a name used in North America for several plants in the family Ericaceae, in two closely related genera: Vaccinium and Gaylussacia. The huckleberry is the state fruit of Idaho.


    Huckleberry otherwise called hurtleberry is the native fruit of North America. The fruit appear in various dark colors such as red, blue and black and each berry measures 5-10mm in diameter. The fruit is completely edible and possesses a unique sweet taste. These berries are used as a major flavoring agent in juice, tea, soup, pudding, pie, pancakes and jam. It is also used for treating pain and healing heart disease and infections.

  • It has high iron content and hence helps in better blood circulation.
  • Helps to speed up the metabolism rate and promotes healthier muscle tone.
  • Since it is the good source of vitamin C it helps develop resistance to fight against immune deficiencies.
  • Its potassium content regulates water balance.

  • Huckleberries help to prevent from cancer, heart diseases, diabetes.
  • It improves your immune system and keeps your hair and skin healthy.
  • It helps in treatment of all eye diseases.
  • Huckleberries give out very unique taste when added with honey
  • It can be added to fruit salads
  • Leaves of huckleberry can be used for preparing tea.
  • It is also used in preparing jams, pies and preserves.