Better known as Sweet Cherry. Prunus Avium contains anthocyanins (a very potent antioxidant) that based upon many cell-line studies and human clinical trials, it has been suggested that possess anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic activity, cardiovascular disease prevention, obesity control, and diabetes alleviation properties, all of which are associated with their potent antioxidant property.
Antioxidants attack free radical molecules in the body helping delay aging Reduces inflammation because blocks the actions of COX enzymes. Some of their potential health benefits are against chronic painful episodes (arthritis, fibromyalgia and sports injuries).
Lower levels of triglycerides and cholesterol, fight neurological diseases, and pre-diabetes condition.
The antioxidant compounds help the human body and Melatonin to cross the blood-brain barrier easily and produce soothing effects on the brain neurons, calming down nervous system irritability, relieving neurosis, insomnia and headache conditions.
Cherries contain numerous vitamins such as Vitamin C and Vitamin A, and are high in nutrients like beta-carotene, perillyl, ellagic acid, bioflavonoids and potassium. Produce melatonin. Melatonin, in addition to helping slow the aging process, also helps control healthy sleep patterns.
Source of zinc, iron, and manganese and good source of copper. Potassium is a heart-healthy mineral; an important component of cell and body fluids that regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
Exceptionally rich in health promoting flavonoid polyphenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zea-xanthin and beta carotene.
The antioxidant compounds act as protective scavengers against harmful free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a role in various disease processes.