Cherries are considered one of the most versatile berries that can be perfectly mixed with all other fruits, and the result will be excellent. In addition, the cherry tree has a very beautiful flowering, and its berries stand out in taste. And in general, you will hardly meet a person who would not like these bright, juicy berries. In addition, cherries are effective in certain diseases and are very effective as a cosmetic product.
Cherry fruits have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. So, cherry leaf was very widely used – mainly as an antiseptic.Because of these properties, any fruits and berries placed next to it did not spoil for a long time. This is where the use of cherry leaves in preservation came from.
Now Let’s go directly to the medicinal properties of this unique berry. Since cherries contain sugars, vitamin C and organic acids, they have a wonderful effect on your health. In particular, they are an excellent tonic that enhances immunity.
Cherry rightfully ranks fourth in terms of the content of coumarins (tonic substances) after red currant, raspberry and pomegranate. And how much it contains folic acid, iron and vitamin B, acting on the body as a prophylactic against hypertension, atherosclerosis, anemia and disorders of the nervous system, it is difficult to imagine. Pregnant women should also consume this berry, since folic acid has a beneficial effect on the development of the fetus. And therefore, if your pregnancy fell on the “cherry” month, then you are very lucky – it means that you can absorb this berry in unlimited quantities so that your baby is born healthy.
Almost everything is used in cherries: from the fruits themselves to the twigs. For example, cherry juice also has an antiseptic property, and when combined with milk, it works well for arthritis. The fruits (including dried ones) are an excellent expectorant for bronchitis and asthma.. This berry is also attributed to those who are sick with stomach and duodenal ulcers, and it is also a good antipyretic.
If you have a cherry growing in your garden, then you always have at hand hemostatic agent. For example, with nosebleeds, it is enough to pick a few green cherry leaves, rub them with your fingers and put them in your nostrils. If you have kidney stones or a bladder infection, decoctions of cherry leaves will help you. The same decoction (only in milk) helps with jaundice. But a decoction of cherry twigs is prescribed against intestinal upset.
By the way, about branches. Various rituals are associated with them. One of them is the decoration of the bed for the newlyweds with cherry branches. It was believed that the marriage that began in this way would be happy.
The time has come for cherries, and if you have problems with hair, then cherry beauty masks will solve them perfectly. In particular, for cherry juice will help to get rid of excess oily hair.
To do this, rub the cherry in an enamel bowl, and then squeeze the juice out of this gruel. Now pour it into ceramic dishes, add 2 tbsp. l. potato starch, juice of one lemon and mix everything thoroughly. Before washing your hair, divide your hair into strands, apply the resulting mass to the scalp, then tie your head with a plastic wrap, and on top with a terry towel. After 40 minutes, wash your hair with a mild shampoo for your hair type, and then rinse it with slightly acidified (1 tablespoon of vinegar or citric acid per basin) water.
It is good to use cherries for the care of normal and oily skin.. Prepare this mask for this: crush a few ripe cherries in a mortar and mix with 1 tbsp. l. starch. Apply the mask on your face for 20 minutes, then rinse with cool water. This mask perfectly refreshes the skin, tightens pores and even exfoliates the upper dead layer of the epidermis.
Well, the easiest way to bring the skin to life is this: just take a bite of a berry and wipe your face with cherry juice.