Montmorency Cherries have a long history of use as a natural medicine. They were originally brought to the old world by Roman legions from Asian conquests. They made their way to the New World in the late 19th/early 20th century.
Substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals.
Powerful antioxidants that can prevent cellular damage by neutralizing free radicals.
Here is a great resource for learning about phytochemicals.
Some of the common anti-oxidants in tart cherry (and seabuckthorn):
- Lutein and Zeaxanthin