Fruit for Thought: Arctic Cloudberry
ARCTIC CLOUDBERRY/ (ark-tik klowd-ber-ree)/ n./ 1. Also known as Rubus chamaemorus, a rhizomatous perennial herb native to the bogs, swamps, and rocky outcrops of the northern hemisphere;/ n./ 2. A pale red, edible fruit that turns yellow when ripe and can withstand cold temperatures well below -40°C; / n./ 3. A popular snack in Finland, Norway, and Sweden that is commonly used in desserts and liqueurs; / n./ 4. A seed oil rich in free-radical-fighting, collagen-producing vitamin C, and benzoic acid, which functions as a natural preservative, e.g., “Arctic cloudberry stays cool under pressure and keeps the physical signs of aging at bay.”
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