What is Black Cherry Concentrate?
Also known as black cherry juice, dark cherry and tart cherries, Bernard Jensen’s Black Cherry Concentrate is made from the entire dark cherry including the skin and pit.
What does Black Cherry Concentrate do?
It is thick and rich, a good source of iron, and may be used as a sweetener. Concentrated cherry and pit encompasses valuable minerals natural to cherries.
Mix with other drinks: Add 2 tablespoons to 1 cup of water. May be added to carrot juice and combines well with any fruit drink to make a delicious punch. Use in tea as a sweetener instead of sugar.
Refrigerate after opening.
100% black sweet cherry concentrate
Bernard Jensons formula
Black Cherry Concentrate is a rich source of antioxidants and phytonutrients that help to protect cells from damage and support immune health.
It may help to lower uric acid levels, which can be beneficial for sufferers of gout, a painful condition caused by uric acid build up in the joints.
While published literature suggests that tart cherries have a higher overall concentration of phenolic compounds - plant-based chemicals with associated health benefits - sweet cherries contain more anthocyanins.
Anthocyanins are naturally occurring compounds that contribute to a plant’s pigmentation. Anthocyanins impart blue, red, and purple coloring to plants.
Anthocyanins have amazing antioxidant properties, which preserve the health and structural integrity of cells and inhibit oxidative stress. Anthocyanins are also considered to possess anti-inflammatory properties.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What species of cherry is used in Black Cherry Concentrate?
A: This concentrate is derived from 100% bing cherries (Prunus avium).
Q: Is Black Cherry Concentrate derived from organic cherries?
A: The cherries are not certified organic but they do come from a supplier that uses organic farming practices.
Q: Is Black Cherry Concentrate derived from non-GMO cherries?
A: Yes. The cherries are non-GMO.
Q: Are there any added sugars?
A: No. Black Cherry Concentrate contains only the natural sugar from the cherries. No additional sugar or other sweeteners are added.
Q: What is the brix score for Black Cherry Concentrate?
A: Bernard Jensons Black Cherry Concentrate has a Brix score of 68 (68⁰Bx). The Brix scale measures the percentage of solids in a given weight of plant juice and is
often expressed as the percentage of sucrose (sugar). Today many farmers use the Brix chart to evaluate produce quality.
Q: What does Extra Quality mean?
A: The term Extra Quality refers to the quality of the cherries used to make the concentrate. Cherries in the Extra class must meet certain qualifications for size, appearance, and colour. Cherries in the Extra class are superior to cherries in Class I and Class II.
More about Bernard Jensen
Dr. Jensen was a chiropractor, author, and pioneer in holistic and alternative healthcare having spent 60 years of his career successfully treating patients. He was also a leader in the science and application of Iridology providing extensive training programs and certification in Iridology to doctors and practitioners worldwide.
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