About Haskap Berries
Haskap is the Japanese name for Lonicera caerulea, also known as Edible Blue Honeysuckle, Honeyberry and . Haskap is an ancient Japanese name of the Ainu people of Northern Japan for the fruit meaning “berry of long life and good vision”.
ORAC values, otherwise known as antioxidant values, as reported by the USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, show haskap to have an extremely high antioxidant value. In particular high levels of polyphenols, anthocyanins, and bioflavonoids, specifically:
Haskap berries have very high antioxidant content.
Antioxidants are compounds, which neutralize free radicals, which come from toxins, food, air pollution, chemicals, medications, and from your body's production of waste. There are many types of antioxidants in nature, three of which are polyphenols, bioflavonoid, and anthocyanins.