Interesting facts about strawberries

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  • Eating strawberries daily in the summer has been proven by scientists to strengthen the immune system throughout the year.

  • Strawberries are the only berry in the world with seeds on the outside, not on the inside. These seeds are called nuts, and the strawberry fruit is called a multi-root.
  • Strawberries are an excellent remedy for headaches as they contain substances similar to aspirin.
  • Strawberries are rich in copper, which stimulates collagen production. Madame Thallien, a famous figure in the French Revolution and a prominent figure in the court of Emperor Napoleon, took baths filled with strawberries to keep her skin glowing. She used 10 kg of strawberries per bath.
  • Strawberry juice is a real stain remover for age spots and freckles. It can whiten the skin. Strawberries also help whiten teeth.
  • Strawberries can have a positive effect on memory. According to scientists, the substance contained in strawberries can even be used to treat Alzheimer's disease.
  • English scientist Patrick Holford called strawberry "the berry of love". He proved that it contains a large amount of zinc, which causes sexual arousal for both women and men.
  • In addition to red, there is also a white strawberry. It appeared in the middle of the 18th century as a result of crossing different varieties of wild strawberries. Now this species is lost, and the modern white strawberry is a hybrid of red strawberry and pineapple.
  • The largest berry was picked in 1983 in Rolkestone, Kent, USA. Its weight was 231 grams. True, the berry did not bring pleasure to the owner: it turned out to be watery and sour in taste.
  • Besides the traditional use of cream and strawberries, it can be paired with seafood, poultry and cheeses. One of the most delicious dishes is strawberries fried in butter with black pepper.
  • In New Orleans, Arnaud's restaurant serves the most expensive strawberry dish. It will cost $ 1.4 million. Arnaud's strawberries are served with cream and decorated with mint leaves and a ring with an almost 5-carat pink diamond.
  • In the Italian city of Nemi, the strawberry festival is held annually in the summer. A thousand kilograms of strawberries are poured into a large bowl, and then more and more champagne is poured. And all passers-by can treat themselves to a treat.