“13 Health Benefits of Kerson Fruit”

Kerson Fruit or Muntingia calabura is a fast growing tree that has a cherry like fruit with multiple health benefits: Such as lowering blood sugar, preventing cancer, promoting cardiovascular health, lowering blood pressure, and blocking pain… just to name a few.

Kerson Fruit

Kerson Fruit

Where it Grows – Kerson trees grows in Mexico, the Caribbean, Asia, Indonesia, South America, Japan, Philippines, China, India, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic and many other places. It’s also known in the states as Strawberry Tree, Panama berry, Jamaican cherry, Bajelly tree and Singapore cherry… and in Spanish it’s called bolania, memizo, and yamanza,

Taste – The Kerson cherry has a tart cherry like flavor.

Antibacterial – The Kerson cherry contains many powerful antibacterial compounds, making it a new source of antibacterial agents, And it’s especially good for treating Staph infections, S. Epidemidis, P. vulgaris, K. Rhizophil, C. Diptheriae and other bacteria. This is important when we have so many antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Gout – Over the centuries many countries used Kerson Fruit to stop the pain associated with gout. Consuming 9 to 12 of the cherries three times a day seems to work well for treating the pain.

Diabetes – Kerson Fruit also lowers blood sugar thus making it great for those who are diabetic.

Vitamin C – The fruit contains a good amount of Vitamin C a potent antioxidant that helps to fight off colds, flues, and even cardiovascular disease. 100 grams of fruit yields 150 mgs of Vitamin C.

Pain Blocker – Kerson leaves made into tea are great for pain because they block pain receptors… a good antinociceptive agent similar to opiates.

Cardiovascular Protection – The leaves made into tea protect the heart from heart attacks, because the leaves contain antioxidants that prevent inflammation which leads to myocardial infarction.

Cancer – The leaves have been studied and show great anticancer abilities and may be used more extensively in the future for treating cancer… more research to be done.

Anti-inflammatory – The leaves can be used as tea for treating inflammation and swelling and for lowering fevers.

Lowers Blood Pressure – Tea made of the leaves lowers blood pressure because it contains nitric oxide which relaxes blood vessels thus improving blood flow.

Headaches – Eating the fruit and drinking tea made of the leaves works great for getting rid of headaches.

Antioxidant – Kerson Fruit and leaves contain lots of antioxidants in fact over 24 flavonoid and phenolic compounds like that found in green tea… plus saponin compounds.

Contains – Kerson Fruit contain fiber, water, carbs, protein for strong muscles, calcium and phosphorus for strong bones, iron for anemia, and B-Vitamins for vitality and good mood.

Flowers – The flowers boiled for tea are a good antiseptic agent for skin wounds and also works well for treating abdominal cramps.

Forms and Finding – Kerson Fruit can be found fresh at Asian and Latin Markets (Check the other names for the fruit), in jams and jellies, and in liquid form for medicinal purposes on-line.

Other Uses – The tree is fast growing and can be used for light duty projects… also the bark makes great rope.

Do you know someone with a Kerson Tree? The leaves may be very valuable for making tea… and not many people are marketing the fruit and the leaves.

Enjoy!

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist

 

 

 

 

 

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414 Responses to “13 Health Benefits of Kerson Fruit”

  1. Carmela Reyes says:

    how do u make tea out of the leaves?

    • paulhaider says:

      Take 3 or 4 leaves and steep in a large mug of hot water for 10 to 15 minutes – That’s it!

      Enjoy!!!

      Dr. Haider

      • Honey Lay says:

        Do you need to dry up the leaves first? Before making it into tea? Thats what the Chinese does.

      • paulhaider says:

        Fresh leaves are always better – but a person can also dry them to keep for extended periods of time – Dr. Haider

      • edwin says:

        no its not aratilis . its called mansanitas here in the visayas in the philippines, its grows almost everywhere…they’re just taken for granted. people are ignorant of the medical capacities of the tree. tanx dr haider for the info..

      • Great to know Edwin – Many blessings to you – Dr. Haider

      • skepticskeptic.. says:

        just out of curiosity, are there any peer-reviewed journals about these claims?

      • As I have said before – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form. 

        Many Blessings – Dr. Haider – Master Herbalist

      • djmone20021 says:

        Usually, we make tea by boiling the leaves or bark of tree in a pot. So no need to boil doc? Thanks.

      • Just put the leaves in hot water – no need to boil – and steep for 15 minutes and then drink – Many blessings to you – Dr. Haider

      • Jame zyrus says:

        Thank very much for the info..here in our country(philippines) there are a lot of kerson tree found anywhere most espicially in the province.. Actually we do have 5 trees in our backyard!! AmaZing

      • Great – Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

      • beth says:

        Sir only the leaves?

      • I don’t understand – Only the leaves for what?

        Dr. Haider

      • Mira says:

        We have a tree of Kerson fruit so I want to know how to make a tea of this? We always eat the fruit since I was young.. Here in Philippines Mindanao partly everywhere here this tree just grow.

      • Take 3 or 4 fresh leaves and steep in a cup of hot water for 15 minutes – then drink – take 3 oe 4 times a week – Many Blessings – Dr. Haider

      • Mark says:

        IS IT OK IF I put some honey on my kerson leaves tea? Thanks

      • Hi-Mark – Yes Honey, Stevia, or any other good sweetener will work great – Many Blessings My Friend – Dr. Haider

      • emys79 says:

        hello doc.how about the fruits is it good for diabetes too?

      • Hi-Emys – it will help but it will not heal diabetes – here is the best way to heal diabetes – it’s all about diet. — Many Blessings My Friend – Dr. Haider

        Diabetes

        ***Read over the diet carefully a couple times and slowing – it contains lots of information – OK 

        And you have to eat 100% organic OK 

        And you have to eat Only Low Glycemic Index Foods – See Diet

        We have to get your blood sugar down into the 80’s at all times. 

        ***Protocol for Healing Diabetes 

        https://paulhaider.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/short-protocol-for-diabetes-control/ 

        Also see this — diet is the key to diabetes. 

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~

        ***Animal Protein Linked to Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

        Animal protein increases risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers monitored protein intake from animal and vegetable sources and diabetes incidence rates in more than 200,000 participants from the Nurses’ Health Study, the Nurses’ Health Study II, and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. Those who consumed the highest amount of animal protein increased their risk for type 2 diabetes by 13 percent, compared with those who consumed the least animal protein. Participants who replaced 5 percent of their protein intake with vegetable protein, including potatoes, legumes, and grains, decreased their risk for diabetes by 23 percent.

        Malik VS, Li Y, Tobias DK, Pan A, Hu FB. Dietary protein intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Am J Epidemiol. Published online March 28, 2016.

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~

        Animal Fats Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

        Fats specific to animal products increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, according to research presented last week at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Researchers followed the consumption of various types of omega-3 and omega-6 fats in the diets of 71,334 women and tracked diabetes incidence rates. Those who consumed the most fats increased their risk for diabetes by 26 percent when compared to those who consumed the least. Specifically, omega-3 docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) and omega-6 arachidonic acid (AA), both of which are mostly found in meat, fish, and eggs, almost doubled the risk for type 2 diabetes, and, when controlling for weight, by as much as 41 and 49 percent, respectively.

        Dow C, Mangin M, Balkau B, et al. Fatty acid consumption and incident type 2 diabetes: evidence from the E3N cohort study. Poster presented at: the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 52nd Annual meeting; September 14, 2016: Munich, Germany.

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

        ***Former U-M Football player says going vegan changed his life, and cured his diabetes – Powerful Video 

        http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2016/03/former_u-m_football_player_say.html 

        Exercise Helps Lower Blood Sugar – See Article 

        http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-activity-glucose-sitting-idUSKCN10N21R 

        How I lost weight and reversed my Diabetes – See Link 

        http://nutritionstudies.org/how-i-lost-weight-and-reversed-diabetes-with-diet/

        This diet is the key to healing diabetes — OK 

        ***Whole Foods Plant Based Diet and Lifestyle 

        This diet must be follow exactly – OK 

        See Link 

        https://paulhaider.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/the-whole-foods-plant-based-diet-and-life-style/ 

        Read over diet a couple of times slowly – it has a lot of information in it – and your mother should drink 4 or 5 glasses of green juice a day as it talks about in the diet. – OK 

        I also recommend that you take all the supplements I recommend in the diet – the Goji Berries, the Chlorella, and more – OK 

        We want to preserve the sight that you have now. 

        ***Also from a spiritual point of view I recommend the following 

        ***Name of God

        Saying a personal name of God over and over again thousands of times each day – silently 

        Something like Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, or something else – something other than just the word God.

        The name of God is powerful.— all will be well.

        This needs to be said for at least 6 months – OK

        ***And I also Recommend going to go see Dr. Nemeh 

        ***Dr. Nemeh 

        http://drnemeh.com

        Here is the Link for Dr. Nemeh – he is amazing – prays for you in person and people are healed.

        He is in Cleveland

        And he was even on the Dr. Oz show – powerful

        ***And if you can make the trip go see John of God in Brazil 

        ***John of God – in Brazil 

        John of God is powerful and he sees over 300 people a day in Brazil 

        healing every kind of disease with amazing results – he even healed Dr. Wayne Dyer of Cancer

        And even Oprah made a movie about the healing power of John of God

        And Medical Doctors have been healed of cancer and all kinds of diseases. 

        Google – “John of God” and you will find a lot about how to go visit him. 

        See where he will be and have him pray and touch you.—

        All of this he does for FREE 

        ***Remember I only Recommend – I am not a medical doctor – I am a Master Herbalist 

        Sending Light, Love, and Healing Prayers Your Way

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      • Ma.celfa Bayona says:

        How many glasses a day will be taken to treat UTI?c

      • Hi-MA – It would not be my first pick for healing UTI – try cornsilk – see Link – 4 cups a day – https://paulhaider.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/corn-silk-tea-for-kidney-infections-and-inflammation/

        Also taking 4 – 400 mg capsules of turmeric twice a day will also help.

        And if you get this often it means your gut bacteria are not balanced so I recommend going on my Whole Foods Plant Based Diet.

        Whole Foods Plant Based Diet and Lifestyle

        This diet must be followed exactly – OK

        Please read the following diet over a couple of times it contains lots to of information

        See Link

        https://paulhaider.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/the-whole-foods-plant-based-diet-and-life-style/

        Many Blessings My Friend

        Dr Haider

    • christina says:

      we call this Mansanitas here in Negros Oriental…Thanks God! glad to know its health benefits..God bless!

  2. Joan says:

    They grow like weeds back home in the Philippines. We call them Aratilis in Tagalog and Saresa in Kapampangan. Didn’t know the health benefits before. Thanks for this upload.

  3. xoxo says:

    Thanks for the information. We call this “mansanitas” in our native language. I used to climb the tree and eat its fruit when i was a little. Maybe thats one of the reasons why i rarely got a flu. Would love to try the tea. Thanks.

  4. when I was a kid, I just eat and eat the fruit because it is sweet… I even fall down from the tree to reach the fruit but the tree broke… now I know the benefits of this amazing tree…

  5. nutritionrecipe says:

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  6. asitrises says:

    In the Philippines this is called, Mansanitas, translated as Little Apples. It grows everywhere in our country and when I was a kid, used to eat this a lot.

  7. karren says:

    we treat the yellow leaves for diarrhea specially for kids

  8. Zenaida Neri says:

    We have a few trees growing around our county farm. My mother , 89years old, still harvests the fruits and eats them. No wonder she is still very fit and healthy. Must try the leaves though.

  9. arlene gilledo says:

    wow,,thanks for the info…I like this fruit,,now im really glad having this on our backyard😊😊😊

  10. malou says:

    we have a tree like this in our back in our house the leaves really helps if you have something bad in your stomach…the leaves you will boiled it and warm then you drink….it helps to release the pain esp.you are in the stage of labor instead of the ginger you can drink this also to ease the pain due of labor….

  11. Kalidenzque says:

    This one was my fave when i was young….we dont know the benefits of it before…we can consume a huge volume of this fruit when we were young….we love climbing this tree…it grows everywhere in my hometown….now i know this fruit is one reason why my immune system is strong…….

  12. yob devos says:

    Good for diarrhea, my mother used to boil 4 leaves of mansanitas to treat diarrhea.

  13. Ruby says:

    we have this kind of tree in our backyard, thanks for the sharing the good benefits of this fruit.

  14. rollyparas says:

    My wife is diabetic, kerson fruit is so sweet, how come it lower blood sugar? Just curious. Ty

    • Hi-Rollyparas – it does contain some compounds that lower blood sugar – thus the diabetic qualities – Many blessings to you – Dr. Haider

      But the best is gymnema sylvester – they call it the “Sugar Destroyer” – works great.

  15. Oh, my! Really? We call this “masanitas” in our native language. I used to eat a lot of these when I was little. Sweet and yummy! 😀

  16. Rudolph Tolentino says:

    Yes i want to try tea , im courious about the taste. Thank for info,

    btw d.haider i have 1 question, how about ASHITABA LEAVES? Is the benefits of this leaves is true ? Because my mother always eat the leaves fresh belief of the benefits is true . i want to know the truth because my whole family eat this non proven ashitaba leaves exept me. Thanks if im lucky to answer my question dr.

    • Hi-Rudolph – the taste is simple and mild – and I will talk about ASHITABA LEAVES this coming week – keep a sharp eye out for the article – Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

  17. viviandelcar says:

    In our dialect “aratiles” when I was a kid we used to climbed the tree..just this morning after attending sunday mass I pick a fruit along the road and give to my son…I heard already some benefits of aratiles fruits…we are lucky in.the Philippines coz we can find it everywhere just like weeds it grows anywhere…

  18. Michelle says:

    I love this fruit!!!! I remember when I was a kid, I was bitten by a dog because I fell from the tree. I used to climb just to get those ripe fruits. Didn’t know this fruit has a lot of health benefits. Thanks for this information. Will definitely pass this to my family and friends.

  19. Venzki says:

    Woah! Thank you very much for this info Dr. Haider. We have lots here in Phils. ☺

  20. i and my siblings grew with this tree. it attrack birds and bats also.

  21. Lou Borja says:

    We call it here in the philippines “aratiles”. Great info thank you so much

  22. helen says:

    This tree is called “Aratiles” here in Southern Luzon, Philippines. It was really part of my childhood, I used to climb this tree often and ate a lot of this during those days and it really tastes good!
    Not aware of its health benefits before, thanks for this article! 🙂

  23. Robert says:

    tnx. Dr. Haider for the info. God Bless You

  24. Sheila Joyce says:

    This is one of my favorite fruit when I was a child, because it’s free and just easy to grow around our backyard (Cebu,Phil.)..and also it’s favorite of the bats…Because of this tree, I learned how to climb up high ;)…love to know about the benefits of eating this fruit, Mansanitas..Thank you for sharing, Dr. Haider.

  25. Evelyn says:

    OMG, I cant believed what i read just now…I use to eat almost everyday when my younger days. Like other i fell from this tree.. Correct we call in Philippines “Aratilis” or “Saraiza” in Northern Luzon. i salute to may parents always tell me “you eat this and u will not get sick” I dont believed that first but anyway this fruits is super nice and sweet, I use to put in the fridge as the taste even more better.

    Thanks Dr for this info

  26. I live in Philippines Dr. Paul Haider In visayas Specially in cebu we call it MANSANITAS but in other place in Visayas and Luzon they say ARATILIS, in Bacolod they call it SARISA

  27. Rebecca Viray Albaladejo says:

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YHE INFO..I NEVER THOUGHT THAT MY FAVORITE FRUIT AND THE FAVORITE OF THE BIRDS HAS A MEDECINAL USE..WE CALL THESE BERRIES IN THE PHILIPPINE…”ARATILIS OR SARESA”

  28. -Enelym- says:

    It goes by many name here in the Philippines, depending on what region you are from. I grew up knowing it as SARISA, but it is also known as aratilis and mansanitas.

    • Thank You for letting me know – Many Blessings – Dr Haider

      • Anna Marie Sebastian says:

        wow this is my favorite ever since i was a kid! it is aratilis or saresa here in the Philippines. we used to climb almost all the trees beside the river and in our backyard. Until now whenever i see a saresa tree, i always take a closer look hoping to find some fruits. and because it is summer here in the Philippines, i have so many fruits to pick! yipeee!

      • Great – Many Blessings to you Anna – Dr. Haider

  29. ron says:

    Hi!thanks for this info. I never thought saresa as we call them has this huge benefits. Our parents more so our grandparents told us that too much consumption will cause clog in appendicitis. Again thanks

  30. glo says:

    Hi. In Iloilo we call it datiles or seresa. We got plenty of it in our yard when we were small. Taste very sweet with plenty of seeds.

  31. jhon says:

    we call it “mansanitas”, i eat this fruit when i was a child,, good to know, thank u for sharing.,

  32. clydezkie says:

    This tree reminds me of how simple our childhood was. Lucky to live in a neighborhood with these trees in their backyard, so theres no running out of aratilis for us “childhood mates” or barkada. I remember one tree bears fruit enough to fill 2 big bowls and we share them and we move to the next tree, wait another 2 days for the next batch of fruits to ripen. Red ones can be very sweet, so i personally prefer semi ripe ones with a bit of a tart taste to it. Fruit bats are mainly our competition in harvesting the fruits, you just know when the fruit has been bitten by a bat. Anywa,y to cut to the chase, little did i know the health benefits of this fruit until after reading this article. Now it makes me crave for it…ill definitely will try the tea. Eating the fruit while picking it off the tree was the best experience, like i used to do a lot since im brave enough to climb up the farther branches. Thinking about the fruit just brings happy memories as a kid growing in the Philippines. A reason why we feel so healthy too. Thanks for the great article and pardon my novel.

  33. mirage says:

    we call it datilis or sarisa here in bacolod philippines. reminiscing childhood..so much fun with this fruit..glad to know the benefits of it 🙂

  34. jhun says:

    Good day. Can i ask what are the procedures of the kerson fruit for diabetic person? Thanks a lot.
    Sincerely yours,
    Jhun

  35. Joey says:

    This is the first time i’ve ever seen it referred to as “Kerson Fruit”. I can’t even find other sources or citations of it online using such a term. May i know where you got the term “Kerson Fruit”?

  36. Boyet says:

    when i was childhood i am eating this with my cousin and friends, one of my friend cooked this too, i am thinking when i was 30 that this kind of fruit well be known as for healing, not knowing that even the leafs can be useful too.Every time i see this i ate, until now.
    Glad to know that the leaves can lower the blood pressure, so i gonna try this.

  37. dina says:

    I remember I a childhood I cook aratelis jam

  38. dina says:

    I remember in a childhood I cook aratelis jam

  39. cristy says:

    This small fruit is my very favorite eat when I was a child .have lots of this tree called mansanitas

  40. Khadija Reyes says:

    I’m so interested in knowing medicinal herbs and this Kurson Tree I have planted in my yard for shading and the fruits for the kids to harvest everyday and believed good for worms but not knowing that the leaves can be used as tea drinks!
    Should we boil fresh leaves or dried one!
    Thank you very much for this useful information!

  41. josue says:

    We have that before in our backyard, but unfortunately when a strong typhoon hits our province it was brought down…now that I know how useful this fruit is, I will plant a new one… Thanks for the info…

  42. phillip bermoy says:

    A part of my childhood was nailed to that tree..(^__^)(^__^)(^__^)great insights to share for those people who dont know..tnx DR.PAUL HAIDER..

  43. arnelio aranda says:

    whew, we grow this plant just to gave shade at our backyard. now I know the good benefits. Thanks a lot Dr. Paul Haider

  44. PerfectoReal says:

    We used to boil fresh leaves which could help calm down LBM. We have a family friend who came couple of days ago with the LBM problem, I boiled a 7 fresh leaves which I picked from my growing plant backyard, poured the boiled water in a cup, left it cool until lukewarm, made her drink and an hour or two later, she was relieved. Excellent!

  45. Vivian daroy says:

    Thanks dr heider now I know where to get my local medicine for flu and other illnesses. sometimes we don’t know that we have potent medicine just within our backyard

  46. geraldine jacinto says:

    Thanks for the info…

  47. emacon manubag says:

    i’m about to cut it today because the leaves that fell on the roof causes rust and destroy my roof. But when i read how use full the leaves specially for my wife, i will save it. Thanks for the very use full info, God bless

  48. bernz says:

    Thank you very much for this information. We call it in our dialect as “Mansanitas”. I used to eat this when i was a kid. I was amazed the health benefits we can get from this fruit. For so many decades, just now i know how it useful for our health. Our gratitude for sharing this info. God bless you always.

  49. Gemie B. Drueco says:

    WOW! I used to climb this tree regularly in the morning during my childhood years, picking bright yellow, orange & red colored fruits called “ARATILIS”, in competition with the birds that constantly flocked in the tree for their morning foods. Same with Callos fruits. Picked fruits were shared with my brothers, sister, cousins and friends and enjoyed eating those sweet little “manzanas/cherries”, hahaha! Thanks for this health info. I’l make sure that once by chance find this tree again, I will pick the fruits and bring it to my wife, who is suffering from diabetes & pains for such long years. May these fruits do wonders to her sugar and pains.

  50. DeeJhay says:

    Hi, I was just wondering, is this good for heart palpitaion? Thanks

  51. it is seriously amazing!
    Been eating this fruit since childhood, since climbing it is way too easy
    and the fruits really are attractive when ripe.

  52. Hannah Amontos says:

    Wow! Me and my friends used to eat a lot of this fruit when we were younger. A lot of it grew in our village. Never thought it had a lot of health benefits.

  53. bryan manifor says:

    i like this tree so much. because it grows so fast. good shade. government here in the philippines should plant this along the road.

  54. Judy says:

    This tree is almost seen everywhere in the Philippines We have this tree growing in our backyard and I didn’t know that it’s very useful. I used to eat this back then but I’m not aware of its uses.. By the way thank you so much for the information!

  55. lumari says:

    When i was young i eat this fruits everyday..

  56. lumari says:

    I used to eat this fruit when i was young..we dnt know the useful..but now i know i will try to make n drink tea from this trees..thank you for the info Dr.Paul Haider..

  57. Maria Eloisa Francisco says:

    Thank you Dr.Paul Haider… Do you have any herbal plants for Hepatitis B and Diabetes.

  58. warren says:

    I will try this for my gout!

  59. wow , the mansinitas fruit i love to climb and picking up red color fruits along each branches way up high and eat one by one of each fruit as long as i can hand pick up just for fun and enjoy. This was happened when i am 4 to 6 yrs old now i learn that this has lot of healt benifits , thank you Dr, paul haider of the informations you have share. many blessings to you.

  60. cheryl lambert says:

    We have this in our backyard in the Philippines, I used to climb the tree in the afternoons when I was a kid & just eat mansanitas as much as I want to..

  61. cleia says:

    We have it in our backyard. “Mansanitas” in visaya(Philippines). Thank you so much for this info. Now, me and my Lola can get benefits with these tree. More power to you Dr. Haider.

  62. joseph says:

    Thanks for the info. Dr. Haider

  63. Ben R Lampa says:

    Kerson is definitely Aratiles (Tagalog) or Saresa (Capampangan). You pop the cherry into your mouth and squeeze it with your fingers to extract the sweet juice and the very, very tiny seeds inside… Manzanitas is an entirely different fruit. It is not a cherry. It is fleshy like an apple, though much smaller, and tastes somewhat like an apple (thus its name, meaning “little apple”). You eat it by taking little bites at the flesh until nothing is left but the tough-shelled seed at the center of the fruit, which you then throw away.

  64. jjwam says:

    Wow this is amazing! I remember when i was young i used to climb the tree and picked the fruit. I love to eat this one. We have a lot of it in our place, now i know the benefits of this tree. Thanks for the info Dr. HAIDER. : )

  65. Eduardo Magtoto Dela Cruz says:

    God bless you Dr Haider,

    We call it “SARESA” in our province pampangga in the Philippines

  66. djmone20021 says:

    It’s good to know some benefits about this tree. We call it ‘Datilis’ (Hiligaynon). We just ignore it. You’ll see this growing anywhere my place in Iloilo, Philippines. Thanks for sharing Dr. Haider. God bless you.

  67. Gabby says:

    We call it “seresa” in our native ilonggo dialect here in the Philippines. I vividly remember, during my childhood days, we have one just infront of our house & my father usually climbs the tree and picks its fruits to give to us. It was one of those rare fun moments my siblings and I share with our father and unfortunately, there were only a few of those.

  68. Teresita says:

    That tree can be found too many in the Philippines.
    I used too eat that when I was I young.
    Thanks for this info.

  69. leeshinyoung says:

    Wow! Thank you for posting about Kerson cherry. I’ve been looking on the net how it is called in English because I only knew its name in my dialect, it is known by different names in the Philippines. My niece loves this fruit^^*

  70. Cherry Galvez says:

    here in nueva ecija we called it saresa,.,i so love dis little sweet fruity tuti,.,tnx doc haider for the info,,

  71. Wilfrida B Narciso says:

    Hello and a Blessed day/time to you DR. HAIDER …I just accidentally came accross your article and thank you for the precious info …an additional list that I can share to many….GOD richly bless you more …

  72. Thank you Dr. Paul for the information. Little did I know that this could be beneficial…I’ve been eating this since I was a child. I’m gonna try it and I hope this could be an instrument for a big change in my being.. A blessed day Doc.!!!!

  73. dina says:

    good morning doc what was the cause of having back pain mostly my back was aching…..

  74. Jame zyrus says:

    Thank u for the info. We do have 5 trees in our own backyard and just ignoring it.. Big thanks to you dr haider.

  75. myrna alfante dacera says:

    I found very important info about this fruits, sound so awesome! This fruit”mansanitas” is what we called in cebuanos. We love to ate this fruit as we’re just growing kids & have fun climbing on this tree finding who will be the best catch. Hahaha sounds crazy coz we have lots of fun on it. Likewise lots of benefits ad i knew now!!! Awesome i loved it!

  76. marilou cortez says:

    Oh great…because here in pampanga lots of Kerson fruit their are called aratiris in Tagalog in pampanga called them saresa..i’ll try it..

  77. Debra Easley says:

    It grows wild in Guam we call it mansanita

  78. saushaari says:

    i want the leaves to for medicines such as high blood pressure and other .. how many leaves we will boiled to make it tea.. give me measurement how many leave and water measurement .. and thanks ..

    • 3 or 4 fresh leaves per cup of hot water – steep for 15 minutes and drink one or two glasses a day. — Many Blessings to you – Dr. Haider

      Remember not all herbs for everyone just like not all anti-depressants or antibiotics work for everyone – give it a try and see how it works for you.

      Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

  79. aguirre_nieves@yahoo.com says:

    This is great.I used to pull the aratiles(we call it datiles in Roxas City,Capiz,Philippines because the tree seemed to occupy a lot of space plus of course some hairy catterpillars attached themselves to the tree.But when i was a kid,my brothers and I used to climb the tree and eat its sweet fruit.But of course we have to be very careful especially after the rain because the trunk of the tree is quite slippery…But i still have one left and it’s waist high.I must nurture it.I never thought that it has plenty of health benefits.I was only thinking of its food benefits like jam or jelly and eating it raw.It never occurred to me that it has more than that to offer.Truly,God really created trees to be useful to plants and animals.Thanks for the info.

  80. rosqalyn dargantes says:

    san po ako makakakuha nitosan po meron nito sa pilipinas.. . i need it badly for my mother… ;'( she suffered heart attack ..kindly txt or call me 09151489842

    • Sorry – I only speak English and you will have to call me – My cell phone is (831) 869-9119 – I am in EST – USA

      Or you can skype with me – send me an invite – my skype address is – drpaulhaider

      Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

  81. Emma says:

    I would eat kilos of this at a time as a child! These tasty little suckers used to be abundant here! Maybe that’s why during my time children were more resilient to sickness. We never got the flu even when we play in the brook or in the rain and jus wait for the sun to dry us out before going home.. We would drink water from the garden hoses and nothing would ever happen to our tummies. Wow, I never knew aratiles, as how we call it here in Manila Philippines, manzanitas in Cebu, can do all of this! Thank you for this article!

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  83. rechelle sabino says:

    I used to eat kerson when i was a kid. I found it sweet and delicious without knowing the health benefits. Now that I am aware of the wellness it can give to human,it is hard to find kerson fruit nowadays..I have eaten kerson 19 years ago and i am looking forward of eating it again soon.

  84. moises says:

    the photo is ARATILIS….different from MANSANITAS……aratilis is sweet….mansanitas taste a bit sour and a little bigger than aratilis…..aratilis is abundant all over the country.

  85. girlie says:

    how many leaves in one glass of water and how glass of tea do i have to drink in one day.thank you for your very info because ihave this tree in my yard is called this aratilis its so yummy.

  86. regi says:

    It grows everywhere in the philippines, even on a rocky soil or on a mountain edge…

  87. Francis V. says:

    That is cereza or aratilis in ilonggo… We even call it sarisa when i was at a young age and we also have that tree in our backyard before… 😃 so much childhood memories with that tree

  88. Florida says:

    What a great news for me Sir..
    Im so happy to know all about Kerson fruit.Honestly,i dont like my kids to eat that fruit because i dont like the taste although its sweet…my kids really love it and if im not around,they go and get many many pieces and hide from me…but know,i will nevermind them eating kerson fruit.
    We have 3 trees of kerson fruit in our backyard…Its easy to grow.
    Thanks for the info…

  89. sheila says:

    Wow, i remember my childhood days, i used to climb this mansanitas tree … i love the colors of the fruit and tastes sweet as well… didn’t even know that it has many health benefits😊

  90. Jaime Fernando says:

    Thanks a lot Dr. Haider

  91. Mai says:

    What’s a good serving size for a diabetic? I might eat a lot that instead of lowering my blood sugar, it might increase it.

  92. Sharian says:

    Its called aratilis here… If i knew that it can be used for gout i should’ve given that to my grandmother.. We used to have that fruit until now and we love climbing on it when i was a kid..

  93. maria6000 says:

    I love the benefits you wrote down.. I wonder how many of these fruits do you have to eat in order to get the full benefit of it..maybe a barrel since they are so small.. then again, they maybe that potent already..

  94. jennifer says:

    thank you very much for the info.i’ve learned a lot from it.here in negros occ.we call it “datiles” or “Cherisa” and i love and enjoy eating it as well as my 2 little kids.now, we know the health benefits we have taken from it.ty so much.many people here cut it off bcoz of its leaves.it ruins the roof esp.the galvanize roof.

  95. annabelle says:

    So bless when my colleagues tag your post in my fb,, I had been diagnosed of masses in my breast and doctor advice is to have an operation.but I refuse for the reason that I dont have enough resources after the treatment. I started doing my research.and had been in herbal treatments. You are a big help for us who do not money for operation.. please advice me how to used the used the leaves of this tree so I can start my treatment.
    Thank you and God Bless you more

  96. When someone writes an article he/she retains the image of a user
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    of it. Therefore that’s why this paragraph is amazing. Thanks!

  97. My Mom always let us eat Manzanita berries to deworm us when we were kids …..
    Thank you so much Doctor Haider for this wonderful article ….. You surely are giving your readers a lot of help !!!
    More power to you !!!
    Thank you likewise for allowing us to share this information to reach more people …….

  98. TAMMY AMUAN says:

    yes, we know it as “mansanita” cherries here on Guam too. my grandma has a tree out in her backyard for as long as I can remember. BUT, the only point I disagree with is the “tart, cherry flavor”. when ripe, the cherry is red and the inside is quite fibrous and the taste is very sweet…kind of like sweet nectar from a blossom. not at all tart and very much like sugar water in taste and texture.

  99. Vanymom says:

    I didn’t know that this little fruit has such many benefits. All I knew was that it’s nice to eat while resting under the shade of its tree, with birds also feeding on them. I love the scent around the tree, because we had one in our yard when I was young. It gets me to think of planting one in our new home.

  100. Juvy says:

    I have heard about the medical Benefits specially when you boil the leaves for diarrhea. Yes, we call this Tiny Apples “Mansanitas”.

    Me and my siblings just disregard this when I was little and use to play it as an alternative for Marble balls.

    We do grow this everywhere in Philippines, as birds are the ones who usually takes this.. Specially the Bats and little Mayas.

  101. beth says:

    We have this in our backyard Dr.haider..I’m a diabetic so am hapi bout this..

  102. beth says:

    Thanks for this info Dr.haider God bless u

  103. arne says:

    thanks for the info doc. but can i ask bcoz my husband is diabetic how many fruit he can take per day and how many glass of tea he can take everyday,,thanks it well be helpfull to me

  104. mansanitas says:

    Aratilis tawag ng mga tagalog dyan, mansanitas naman bisaya..

  105. kisses says:

    here in bulacan its called alatris and tonight I tried to make tea using fresh leave if really effective I recommend to all my friend and my family thanks so much doc for this research god bless you

  106. Wat kind of herbal medicine can cured goiter…

    • Goiter is usually caused by a lack of iodine in our food – eat seaweed daily – kelp is also good – and use that has iodine added to it – this used to be a huge problem in the USA in the 1950 and then they added iodine to all the salt and it disappeared. But now people are not using that kind of salt and it’s coming back again – Many Blessings to You Agnes – Dr. Haider – Master Herbalist

  107. Catherine C. Hernandez says:

    Thanks Dr. Haider for d info. I will surely involve my brother with this kerson fruit as he is suffering from abdominal trouble. I just ate this week from d tree of my neighbor. I will ask for leaves as well as seed to plant it in our backyard. God bless u for sharing ur knowledge to us! Shalom!!

  108. Mabele says:

    Thanks Dr Haider for the info… When i was a kid we used to climb up on this tree and pick up the fruit we are sooo greedy of this fruit :))

  109. Exequiel Val says:

    can you suugest me doc for some other kinds of leaves that i can also make a tea..?

  110. This is one of the best all around for tea – see link – Dr. Haider

    https://paulhaider.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/ashitaba-a-super-food/

  111. And calamansi is also good

  112. Remember

    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ― Hippocrates

    “He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skill of the physician.” ~ Chinese Proverb

    “The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ” ~ Thomas Edison

    “If the diet is wrong medicine is of no use, if the diet is correct medicine is of no need.” – Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine Quote from India

    Your Humble Servant – Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist

  113. eedam says:

    we eat a lot of this kerson fruit when we were young… thank you dr for sharing this info…

  114. loude says:

    Good to know the health benefits of this fruit.. it is very common here in philippines.. we call it sarisa in iloilo..

  115. mic says:

    when i was in grade school everyday after the class i’m sitting on a sturdy branch of kerson tree and having a good time while enjoying eating a kerson fruit… now i know why i didn’t easily get sick.

  116. Lyne says:

    Theres a lot of this tree sprouting everywhere in my farm, i didnt even know theres many uses aside from eating the fruit, thank you Doctor Paul for sharing this. Now i wont have to cut down this trees.

    • Great – Many Blessings to you – remember trees are a blessings – please keep all of them alive – they clean our air so we can breathe – Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

  117. Siv Sophon says:

    It grows everywhere in Cambodia, but we don’t know its benefits; we just enjoy eating the fruit. Thanks for sharing the knowledge.

  118. Jon says:

    Wow! amazing… now I know how beneficial it is… from now on I’ll be eating more. Thanks for this great info.

  119. kirk renzy abella flores says:

    That is what we called mansanita here in La Union

  120. Ma.Edwina Palma says:

    Good Afternoon, I have some question regarding Highblood Pressure??? How many leaves in one Glass should be drink??? & How many Glass a day??? Thanks.

  121. It is really helpful to fight sleepy habit?…or how many mansanitas i need to eat to fight my sleepy particularly during school time..thank you

  122. Moonyen T. Egusquiza says:

    Each one of us 7 kids has one ceriza in our backyard.We enjoyed picking the ripe fruits wc were abundant especially after the rain.I knew I ate with gusto..the tree was so big thatI only came down when the suns rays was too harsh to bear.This explains why I dont have Diabetes and my immune system is tough.I seldom get sick despite my 58 summers.Thank you for the info DrPaul.

  123. NEo says:

    unbelievable, We just only played the leaves as a play money when i was a child.

  124. Calvin Vlahakis says:

    This is so interesting as i also sale herbal medicines. Will be interested to know more of these fruits and how i can acquire them.

  125. estrella f caballes says:

    How about in kidney infection/kidney stone is it useful?

  126. estrella f caballes says:

    Doc my mom is diabetic,,,,what shall we do with the fruit?

  127. Mary Joan B. Alacapa says:

    Hello Doc… I’m also from Philippines and in our local dialect we call this fruit as “ARATILIS”.

  128. Rose says:

    Amazing! I never know that it has greatly use! I usually ate this Kerson fruit when I was young in my province. I have to tell this to my mom and dad who has diabetic and high cholesterol disease. 🙂 thank you so much for sharing us this. More power and Godbless!

  129. eli says:

    how many days i need to use the tea leaves before replacing it DOC.

  130. john mark baldonado says:

    a pleasant day doc Paul! here in Iloilo, Philippines we call it datilis. 🙂 doc Paul, is seed of malunggay or horse radish good for diabetis? my mom is taking the seed(s) of malunggay the brown one.. is it good for diabetic?

  131. katherine Silverio says:

    When I was a child with my siblings and cousins we always ate “Aratilis”, glad to know that is this fruits have a benefits in our body. Thanks a lot for sharing this.

  132. Ma Gemma Tuibeo says:

    Seriously? Wow! We used to eat it when we were young. Plenty ofthis tree in the Philippines. Nice, just nice 🙂

  133. Ana Tuangco says:

    I think its alatiris here in the Philippines, because mansanitas is more bigger.

  134. Jesse bon says:

    any side effect to this kind of tea?? i mean anyone can try the tea?? and what is more effective the leaves or the fruit?? thanks

    • As far as we know there are no known side effects – and yes I know of people who have used this tea for years – And the tea is best – and a handful of fruit can’t hurt. — Many Blessings to You Jesse – Dr Haider

  135. sunny del castillo says:

    thank you very much for your valuable information I believe you Dr. Paul. I am diabetic and serissa we called it here in bacolod is the fruit of my favorite. ….sunny del castillo

  136. Laarni says:

    We call this in our native dialect “Sarisa”. I love its taste. I didn’t know it can cure so many illnesses. How about tumor? Thank you Dr Haider for the info. I will start to plant this in my backyard …

  137. Christian says:

    out of curiosity, is aratiles the same with these kerson? we have one (aratiles) in front of our house however if basing on your research, can it really SOMEHOW reduce blood sugar?

  138. Sam Bacaltos says:

    This is definitely ARATILIS AND NOT MANZANITAS. Aratilis in Luzon and Seresa or seresas in the Visayas and Cuyo Islands . Grows everywhere here in the Philippines. Climbing this tree and feasting on them on their branches was one of childhood favorite pastimes. Thank u for the information

  139. Sam Bacaltos says:

    If I may add MANZANITAS are tart in taste and ARATILES/ARATILIS always sweet and never tart

  140. Janet says:

    The leaves is also good for the diarrhea. We tried that when we we’re young.and the fruit is good for kids to kills tip worms ect.antibacterial… We use the tree as a shade.its hassle to clean up the dry leaves though.

  141. feng kio says:

    Nice website.. This site is very informative for people.. I don’t know that Kerson fruit has this many benefits.. I used to climbed and get this fruit when I was young..

    Dr. Paul are you considering in redoing your site?

  142. Aries says:

    In pampanga we call it saresa. I used to climb that tree when i was a kid. Then the skin of the tree can used that as our jumping rope. I was curious about the fruits Dr. Because it is sweet why then he can low blood sugar? What is the reason behind that Dr.?

    • Not all sweeteners cause blood sugar to rise– good sweeteners such as stevia, mesquite sugar and a few more help stabilize blood sugar – and thus the same with this fruit. — Many Blessings to You Aries – Dr Haider

  143. Daisy says:

    We also calls it Alateris. We grew up climbing its tree and eat the fruit while resting.

  144. glenda says:

    doc just wanted to ask if its safe for expecting mothers?like on her first trimester of pregnancy…as i have read that its good for pregnant woman as well..thanks

  145. edna abrias laud says:

    I am interested learn more from you sir.

  146. Philip Arguelles says:

    My favorite fruit during my younger years… ARATILIS OR SARESA…whenever i see a tree (kerson fruit) i always pick some of its fruit green or red to eat…and with this info i will crave more of this…

  147. reynalou versoza says:

    Here in visayas , it was called sarisa . And in manila it was aratilis , Hehe im always eating its fruits , thankyou for the info. Sir ,

  148. Gold Tanaman says:

    Afternoon…nice to read your article doc..
    Here in Bacolod City..we called that tree “sarisa”.I do have 4 growing trees in front of our house…
    I used to climbed and ate when I was small.and now..my daughter love to eat those small fruit.

  149. Thea Palarion says:

    Hi Dr. Paul. Good day!
    Your study with regards to Kerson Fruit that contains vitamin C is really helpful. Thank you for the information you have posted.
    I just want to ask you about the fruit but before that let me introduce myself. I’m Thea, currently studying management accounting at the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu Philippines. We are conducting a feasibility study and we chose the Kerson fruit because we saw your post here about the nutrients, we transform the kerson fruit into chewable vitamins. Is it okay if ill ask you some question?. I’m just confused if how much mg. of vitamin C does each kerson fruit contains. Hope you will consider my question and hoping for your immediate response. Thank you.

    Sincerely,
    Thea

  150. Salome Arbon says:

    Please, I will ask if finished in making tea of kerson leaves . Do I drink cold or hot tea? God bless you always! God loves you very much!

  151. Salome Arbon says:

    How do I eat the kerson fruit? Do I separate the peel and no need to eat the peel and only the tiny seeds inside I will eat? Or the whole fruit of kerson tree or fruits of kerson? meaning including the peel and the inside I eat. How many pieces do I eat? How many times in a day? How many times in a week. Is there no side effects? God bless you always. Thank you so much.

    • They are a lot like cherries, eat them in the same way – eat them as you feel you enjoy them – they are sweet – there is no limit – just like any fruit if you eat too much it might upset your stomach – but there are no worries – just enjoy! – Many Blessings to You – Dr. Haider

  152. Salome Arbon says:

    Dear Doc. Haider,
    I have wrote already the second question. Please, I need your answer Doc. God bless you always. Thank you very much.

  153. Salome Arbon says:

    Dear Doc,
    How do I use the kerson flowers? What is the instructions or procedures? how many times in a day? How many times in a week?

    • You can make a tea of the flowers – take a couple teaspoons of the dried flowers and steep them in a cup of hot water for 15 minutes and drink – take twice a day – for 7 days – then take a 7 day break and come back and start taking the tea again if needed– remember not all herbs work for everyone – just like not all antidepressants and antibiotics work for everyone – you just have to try it and see how it works for you – Many Blessings to You Salome – Dr. Haider

  154. doroastig says:

    I really love to eat mansanitas when i was young. I was even called tamsi (a bird specie which also love this fruit) by my father. I didn’t know that aside from its fruits, leaves are also useful…

  155. chel says:

    please send info of dosage..

  156. Louise says:

    Good day, Dr. Paul Haider, why is it that the aratilis leaf can be used as tea? How did you know that it can be used as tea? is it because of the benefits that it gives us?

  157. rosaida says:

    we really appreciate that God has blessed us w/ so many muntingia calabura in philippines we call it as aratiles…thanks for sharing sir…is there a market for the fruits and leaves??ada

  158. Hardy hard says:

    Hi dr.Thank you very much for the info. Do you ever get tired replying to the same comments about it being called mansanitas?

  159. Mycho says:

    This really helps a lot. Thanks for the research Dr. Paul

  160. Eleanor Gerodiaz says:

    Gud am po masakit po balakang ng anak ko ,wala nmn po syng UTI ano pp kaya pwedeng gawin,salamat po s mga herbal info and more powers

  161. My husband suffers from gout for 23 years…my doctor’s husband suggested that i should try kerson fruit…i am so hopeless because for 14 years of marriage to him i also married his gout…coz for 12months in a year luckily if he did not suffers from so much pain…i always cried when his in pain..i always prayed that god showed us miracle to cure his gout…i love my husband so much…i am hoping and praying that these KERSON FRUIT will end his sufferring…to bring back his confidenced.. to bring back the joy in his life so he can be a father to my children and a loving caring husband to me.thank you for sharing the information…i post again after a week…

  162. mark says:

    it can cure gum disease? because it is still swelling

  163. mark says:

    it can cure gum diseasE?

  164. elmer cubillo says:

    Good to read this information. I have a kerson tree and was thinking to cut it down. Now, i’m having a second thought. Thanks a lot!

  165. Love Green says:

    When i was a little I used to climb our neighbor’s tree of this fruit ..it taste so nice and easy to pick..now i didnt realize that it has many health benefits! So glad that my sister have one tree grow in her front yard..we pick them everyday!

  166. Love Green says:

    Thanks for the info..i used to climb our neighbor’s tree of that fruit when i was a little..now it turned out to be a big health benefits!

  167. Cristy villanueva says:

    How many leaves of aratiles for making tes to lower blood pressure?

    • Hi-Cristy,

      It may or may not work for you – every herb works differently for every person just like some antibiotics don’t work for some people and some anti-depressant medications – herbs are the same.

      5 leaves steeped in a cup of hot water for 15 minutes and then drink.

      Passion Flower Tea works great for lowering blood pressure and linden flowers also works well

      Many Blessings My Friend – Dr. Haider – Master Herbalist

  168. HALA MANSANITAS MAN NI SAH, KUSOG KAYO KO MOKAON HIGH SCHOOL UG COLLEGE DAYS NAKO

  169. Thanks for the info but we use to eat this fruit in the Philippines and we call it Mansanitas . . .

  170. Dante Miranda says:

    A smàll fruit called “aratiris” here in the Phil.d

  171. Juliet Cellano says:

    That’s great I am very fond of aratilis/saresa as we call it in the Phil..I use to wonder what benefits could there be in these cherry-like fruit. Thanks for this information, I will enjoy it the more since it has advantage in eating this fruit..Thanks a lot and God bless you.

  172. VICENTA VILLANUEVA ANSIGBAT says:

    So glad and thankful for this valuable herbal information, dr. Haider…this tree is very common here in our locality, only very few know its healing properties, and so its presence are just taken for granted.

  173. Elsa silagan biong says:

    Thank u for they impormation, I have two kerson tree in our backyard.

  174. Bryan Jay Ali says:

    Hello doctor… can these help me heal my hyber acidity and also my knee joints that feels hot and GERD? Thanks

  175. Em Almine says:

    When is the tea good for drinking? Before meal or after meal? Thank you…

  176. Glenny says:

    Is this the Aratilis in the Philippines?

  177. nika says:

    I have a colds due to allegies. But my nasal polyps is making it worst. I cant breath. Do you think the tea can help for fast healing of colds?
    Thank you.

  178. Michael says:

    Does anyone know of a nursery where I can.purchase a seedling in the US. Preferably in Texas.

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