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Kerson Fruit And Its Amazing Health Benefits

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It helps fight gout related pain, reduces heart attack risk, prevents inflammation, lowers blood pressure and cures headaches. It's a good source of Vitamin C and vital minerals such as protein, phosphorous, calcium and iron. It is also antibacterial in nature, soothes abdominal cramps and a good antinociceptive agent (pain blocker).

An Overview Of Kerson Fruit

Kerson Fruit is a fast growing tree that has a cherry like fruit. The Kerson cherry contains many powerful antibacterial compounds, with multiple health benefits.

Kerson Fruit And It’s Health Benefits

  • Gout

Kerson Fruit is used to stop the pain associated with gout. Consuming 9 to 12 of the cherries three times a day seems to work well for treating the pain.

  • Cardiovascular Protection

The leaves made into tea protect the heart from heart attacks, because the leaves contain antioxidants that prevent inflammation which leads to myocardial infarction.

  • Antibacterial compounds

The Kerson cherry contains many powerful antibacterial compounds too, making it a new source of antibacterial agents

  • Anti-inflammatory

The leaves can be used as tea for treating inflammation and swelling and for lowering fevers.

  • Vitamin C

The fruit contains a good amount of Vitamin C a potent antioxidant that helps to fight off colds and flues.

  • Lowers Blood Pressure

Tea made of the leaves lowers blood pressure because it contains nitric oxide which relaxes blood vessels thus improving blood flow.

  • Headaches

Munching on the fruit and drinking tea made of the leaves works great for curing headaches.

  • Abdominal cramps

The flowers of the tree boiled for tea are a good antiseptic agent and also work well for treating abdominal cramps.

  • Pain Blocker

Kerson leaves made into tea are great for pain because they block pain receptors, a good antinociceptive agent similar to opiates.

  • Antioxidants

The leaves contain antioxidants, made into tea protect the heart from heart attacks, because it prevents inflammation which leads to myocardial infarction. Same way, Kiwi fruits benefits as a potent antioxidant.

  • Vitamins and minerals

Other than fiber, Kerson Fruit has a lot of vitamins and minerals like carbs, protein, calcium and phosphorus for strong bones, water, iron for anemia, and B-Vitamins for vitality and good mood. 

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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Nancy Avila
Nancy Avila 5pts

Me gustan donde lo consigo son ricos

Rose Manalo
Rose Manalo 5pts

Here in the Philippines there is kerson fruit

Jen Polintan
Jen Polintan 5pts

Awwe geeeez.... I miss it! When I was a kid I always up to the trees of it and get 2 full of my big bowl of this fruits we called it "Alatires" yum yum , but the got allergy in my hand and feet bec of the trees :/ but i still come back! :D

Alea Rebelos
Alea Rebelos 5pts

I just read an article that said the plant can be found on eBay.. \U0001f60d

Adrian Bino
Adrian Bino 5pts

Are these the same as the plant called strawberry tree? They look a lot a like. I have plenty if anyone is interested. You have to be in a subtropical climate to grow the tree, or tropic...

Cecilia Rodriguez
Cecilia Rodriguez 5pts

We used to have so many trees of this fruit! To bad the Bats eat them All\U0001f615

Veka Hello
Veka Hello 5pts

Where we can get it? I call them capulines;)