This is a review of Source Naturals Cherry Fruit Extract. This product contains anthocyanin and flavonoids that protect tissues from the harmful effects of free radicals. Cherry extract also maintains appropriate uric acid levels in the body and melts away the needle-like uric acid crystals that accumulate in the joints of gout patients. Gout is a type of arthritis that affects millions of people. It is cause by a uric acid accumulation up the blood and which then causes joint inflammation. There are two types of gout: acute and chronic. Acute gout is a painful condition that usually affects only one joint; chronic gout is defined by repeat periods of pain and inflammation. With chronic gout often multiple joints are affected. We decided to conduct some independent research online. Read on to learn more about this product and whether it is right for your situation.
This is an all natural product.
- Sweet Cherry Fruit extract (Prunus avium)
- Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, modified cellulose gum, silica
1 to 2 tablets can be taken three times every day. No information was available about whether this product should be taken with or without food.
Cherry Fruit extract does not contain any yeast, dairy, gluten or animal extract and is suitable for vegans. It is also free of sugar, salt, starch, soy, wheat, preservatives and artificial colour. Therefore this product is suitable for people who have diabetes, high blood pressure and gluten or dairy allergies. However, Contact a doctor if you do experience any side effects or allergic reactions to individual ingredients.
A bottle containing 90 tablets costs $14.98. A bottle containing 180 tablets costs $27.98. (A 90-tablet bottle lasts one month.) This is comparatively less expensive than the cost of other cherry extract supplements available in the market. However, it is important to remember that a good price is not the same as good quality.
There is no mention of any guarantee on the website. There are also no customer reviews or details or manufacturing practices used mentioned on the website. There is nothing to prove the effectiveness of the product. Consumers want to feel confident in trying out a new product. It is disappointing that this product does not offer the security of a money back guarantee. Many comparable products offer guarantees.
Sweet Cherry extract has been shown to be beneficial for gout patients. Source Naturals Cherry Fruit Extract itself is helpful in controlling uric acid levels in blood. It would be advisable to opt for a more comprehensive product, which comes with a guarantee even if it means paying more.