07 July 2009

Keep Fit and Beautiful with Cherry Stems

Print Friendly and PDF It's cherry time! Everybody loves to eat cherries in the summer, but the most precious part of this fruit is always thrown away: the stems! Go on and ask "What are we supposed to do with the stems?" The stem is the most benefial part of a cherry. It helps losing weight and keeping fit, and is good for gout illness, kidney infections, bronchitis and many more medical problems. here's how you can use cherry stems for your health and beauty:


Wash the cherry stems thoroughly and strain. You can use them fresh or leave them to dry on kitchen paper if you prefer to use them later.


  • Take a handful of cherry stems (40-50 stems) and boil in 3 cups of water. Leave it to cool and drink 1/2 a small cup in the mornings on an empty stomach. This recipe is especially good for kidney infections and menopausal problems.

  • Take a handful of cherry stems boil them together with eith a small cup of sour cheries, blackberries, or cornelian cherries, for 5 minutes and then leave to cool. Drink a small cup in the mornings on an empty stomach. 2 weeks later you will notice that you have lost a few pounds and all that puffiness that was bothering you has gone.

  • Take 4 handfuls of cherry stems (200-300 stems) and boil in 3 lt of water for 10 minutes. Then add 20 gr of cinnamon sticks and 5 gr of linden leaves (10-20 leaves). Let it steep for 1 hour and then use it as bathing water. It will liven you up and let your skin breath. You can also put this mixture in a small tub and put your feet in it for 20 minutes. Those heel pains will go, you will feel lighter and asif you were in a rose garden!

  • You can also steep the cherry stems and drink it like tea. It's lovely. Give it a try.

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