also known scientifically as Rubus idaeus
, is utilized in herbal medicine due to its rich nutrient profile. It contains essential micronutrients, dietary fiber, and polyphenolic compounds useful in preventing and treating degenerative diseases, particularly metabolically linked ailments like cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer disease, obesity, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Red raspberry ketones have been particularly linked to the reduction of hepatic triacylglycerol which in excess, is the hallmark of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease [Burton-Freeman et al. 2016]