Sweet Cherry



Sweet cherry is a fruit. The fruit of the sweet cherry is used as food and medicine.

Sweet cherry is used to prevent cancer and diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease). It is also used to treat osteoarthritis and gout.

In foods, sweet cherries are eaten as a food or flavoring.

How it works

Sweet cherry contains vitamin C and other chemicals that might act as antioxidants.


Not Proven
Preventing cancer
Preventing heart disease
Other conditions


Eating the fruit of the sweet cherry is safe for most adults, when consumed as food. It is not known if sweet cherry is safe when used for medicinal purposes. Sweet cherry can occasionally cause allergy in people who are sensitive.



Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Sweet cherry is safe forpregnantandbreast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.Dosing considerations for Sweet Cherry.


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