Sour cherries are well known for their many medical properties and antioxidant activity.
They are rich in vitamins A, C, E and folic acid, minerals potassium, magnesium, iron and fiber.
Cherry contains phenols, gallic, and p-coumaric acid, kaempferol and quercetin.
The strong anti-inflammatory properties make the cherry is useful for reducing the pain of gout and muscle inflammation, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Studies confirm that twenty cherries a day or concentrate and the amount of cherries have the same effect on the release of pain as aspirin or ibuprofen.