Poison in Cherries

Poison in Cherries

Everyone likes cherries. Sweet cherries are popular in summer and are costly too.

Red cherries, sour cherries, rainer cherries are highly popular.

Cherry pie or adding cherries to ice-cream, cocktail is popular way of consuming the famous fruit. Cherries belong to same family as pears, peaches and almonds.

Do you know – cherry pits are poisonous? When you eat cherry avoid chewing cherry seed. Do not crush, suck, chew or bite on cherry seeds as it contains poisonous prussic acid a form of hydrogen cyanide.

In fact, cherry plant leaves and seeds also contain cyanide compounds.

Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: July 5, 2021

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