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|Prunus cerasus (Rosaceae), called tart or sour cherry, is native to Europe and Southwest Asia and grows worldwide. Bright red to nearly black round fruit appear in spring. Tart cherry has many uses in tradition medicine and has been studied for its antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective, antidiabetic, and antiarthritic properties, as well as for sleep improvement.
Additional ABC Tart Cherry Resources
Food as Medicine: Cherry. Volume 15, Issue 8; August 2018
Role of Anthocyanins in Obesity and Inflammation. HC# 111745-594, 6/15/2018.
Review of Tart Cherry Phytochemistry Reports High Content of Beneficial Compounds and Promising Bioactivities. HC# 111744-593.
Single Serving of Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate Improves Cerebral Blood Flow, but Not Cognitive Function. HC# 121771-575, 8/31/2017.
Herbal Remedies for Gout. HC# 121645-569, 5/31/2017.
Montmorency Tart Cherry Beverage Induces an Acute Reduction of Blood Pressure in Men with Early Hypertension. HC# 051612-555, 10/31/2016.
Tart Cherry Powder Reduces Muscle Soreness after Intense Exercise. HC# 121555-549, 7/29/2016
Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Attenuates the Development of Upper Respiratory Tract Symptoms in Marathon Runners. HC# 061538-536, 1/15/2016.
Montmorency Cherry Supplementation Improves Exercise Recovery in Male Cyclists. HC# 051512-532, 11/13/2015.
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