- What other names is Sour Cherry known by?
- What is Sour Cherry?
- How does Sour Cherry work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Sour Cherry.
Sour cherry is used for osteoarthritis, muscle pain, exercise-related muscle damage, gout, insomnia, to increase urine production, and to help digestion.
In foods, sour cherries are eaten as a food or flavoring.
In manufacturing, sour cherry is used to make cherry syrup for drugs with an unpleasant taste.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Insomnia. Some research shows that drinking a specific juice blended from whole Montmorency tart cherries and apple juice (Tru Cherry Cheribundi, CherryPharm, Inc., USA) 8 ounces twice might modestly improve sleep patterns in some people with insomnia.
- Increasing urination.
- Improving digestion.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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dietary supplements containing the sour cherry stems are safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: The fruit of the sour cherry is safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women when eaten in normal food amounts. However, it is not known if medicinal amounts of sour cherry fruit, sour cherry stems, or dietary supplements containing the sour cherry stems are safe. Stay on the safe side and stick to sour cherry fruit in food amounts.
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