This small bush has needle-shaped evergreen leaves and grows only in peat bogs, a vegetal ecosystem that is cold, humid and acid. It grows well in Alaska, Canada, Finland and Norway, where its small black berries, rich in vitamins and minerals, are a major element in culinary culture. In the medical field, Crowberry is traditionally used for its anti-diarrhea action while its leaves and roots are used for their diuretic and ophthalmic virtues. Scientists have recently discovered that Crowberry contains flavonoids. These natural substances are recognized for their anti-inflammatory/ anti-oxidant properties and for their capacity to inhibit the enzyme responsible for the degradation of collagen and the development of adipose tissue.