Cherries : useful properties and contraindications

Cherries : useful properties and contraindications
Useful properties of cherries can not be overestimated.This berry can even be called a natural remedy, relieves pain and inflammation.

hard to find a more useful berry than cherry.In its structure contains many elements, minerals and vitamins that a person needs for a healthy and long life, so that cherries are widely used not only in cooking but also in folk medicine and cosmetology.

Useful substances cherries

The composition of cherry includes a lot of useful substances, among which special attention worthy of glucose, fructose, organic acids, pectin, carotene, folic and ascorbic acid, vitamins A, PP, C, E, F, almost all vitaminsgroup B, potassium, calcium, copper, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, iodine, iron, manganese, zinc, fluoride and many others.

With such a rich part of the cherry is not very high in calories: 100 g berries account for only 52 calories.

application of useful properties

Cherry Cherry actively used for the treatment and prevention of such diseases and conditions such as:

  • arthrosis and arthritis;
  • gout and gouty attacks;
  • lung disease;
  • kidney disease;
  • inflammation of the gums;
  • flu, sore throat;
  • low tone of the intestine;
  • anemia and low hemoglobin;
  • various mental disorders;
  • sleep disorders or insomnia;
  • menstrual disorders in women;
  • hypertension;
  • decreased immunity;
  • decreased appetite.

Eating cherries inhibits the growth of cancer cells, thereby preventing the development of cancer.This is due to the presence of cherry anthocyanins, ellagic acid and quercetin - powerful antioxidants that block free radical damage to cells' DNA.

Cherry and cosmetology

From cherry berries make excellent mask for the face.Apply a mask of fresh cherries will make your skin fresh, healthy, help get rid of acne, narrow enlarged pores and complexion will get healthy color.

Sometimes baths used brooms of cherry branches, the use of which improves skin tone.

Cherries: contraindications

Eating cherries food contraindicated in the presence of gastric ulcer, gastric hyperacidity, diabetes of any type, obesity and chronic inflammatory processes in the lungs.

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