Latin Name: Prunus serotina
- Natural Medicines (2015). Wild Cherry Monograph. Retrieved in July, 2016. Retrieved from www.naturalmedicines.com
- Petersen, D. (2016). Course Material. HERB503, Advanced Herbal Materia Medica II. American College of Healthcare Sciences. www.achs.edu.
- Extracts from horehound leaves and wild cherry bark showed anti-proliferative activity against human colorectal cancer cells in vitro. From: Yamaguchi, K., Liggett, J. L., Kim, N. C., & Baek, S. J. (2006). Anti-proliferative effect of horehound leaf and wild cherry bark extracts on human colorectal cancer cells. Oncology reports, 15(1), 275-281.
- Multiple plant extracts showed potential activity against human colon cancer or hepatocarcinoma cells: Astragalus membranaceus (Mongolian milkvech), Coptis chinensis (Chinese goldthread), Coscinium fenestratum (yellow vine), Pleurospermum kamtschaticum, Marubium vulgare (horehound), Prunus serotina (wild cherry). From: Yang, M. H., Kim, J., Khan, I. A., Walker, L. A., & Khan, S. I. (2014). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug activated gene-1 (NAG-1) modulators from natural products as anti-cancer agents. Life sciences, 100(2), 75-84.
- Pigments from Beta vulgaris (beet), Bixa orellana (lipstick tree), Lycopersicum esculentum (tomato), Spinacia oleracea (spinach), Daucus carrota (carrot), and Prunus cerasus (wild cherry) showed activity against a variety of cancer cell growths in vitro. From: Reddy, M. K., Alexander-Lindo, R. L., & Nair, M. G. (2005). Relative inhibition of lipid peroxidation, cyclooxygenase enzymes, and human tumor cell proliferation by natural food colors. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 53(23), 9268-9273.
By: Kathy Sadowski