Montmorency tart cherry contains ingredients which are a rich source of polyphenols and vitamin C which have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Tart Cherries can raise the amount of melatonin which helps to regulate sleep patterns so can help with insomnia.
Montmorency Cherry Use
Montmorency Tart Cherry Anthocyanins
Anthocyanins is a flavonoid contained naturally in dark red, purple, and blue fruits and vegetables. This is the pigments that give these fruits and vegetables their rich colours and antioxidant effects.
Anthocyanins are also found in high concentrations in blackcurrants, blackberries, pomegranate, blueberries, aubergine skin, red cabbage, cranberries, purple sweet potato and cherries.
Montmorency Cherry Research:
A Review of the Health Benefits of Cherries
Effects of Tart Cherry Juice on Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Older Adults
Impact of tart cherry juice on systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
Tart Cherry Juice in Athletes: A Literature Review and Commentary.
Dietary Supplements for Health, Adaptation, and Recovery in Athletes.
Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on an acute bout of intense lower body strength exercise in resistance trained males
Effect of tart cherry juice on recovery and next day performance in well-trained Water Polo players
Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on acute endurance exercise performance in aerobically trained individuals.
Cherry consumption and decreased risk of recurrent gout attacks
Ginkgo biloba Extract and Bilberry Anthocyanins Improve Visual Function in Patients with Normal Tension Glaucoma
Anthocyanidins and anthocyanins: colored pigments as food, pharmaceutical ingredients, and the potential health benefits
Consumption of anthocyanin-rich cherry juice for 12 weeks improves memory and cognition in older adults with mild-to-moderate dementia
Effect of tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) on melatonin levels and enhanced sleep quality