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
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.
The leaves made into tea protect the heart from heart attacks, because the leaves contain antioxidants that prevent inflammation which leads to myocardial infarction.
The Kerson cherry contains many powerful antibacterial compounds too, making it a new source of antibacterial agents
The leaves can be used as tea for treating inflammation and swelling and for lowering fevers.
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.
Munching on the fruit and drinking tea made of the leaves works great for curing headaches.
The flowers of the tree boiled for tea are a good antiseptic agent and also work well for treating abdominal cramps.
Kerson leaves made into tea are great for pain because they block pain receptors, a good antinociceptive agent similar to opiates.
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.
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
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...