Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Fruit Extract



Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Fruit Extract description

Commonly known as black cherry, this dark fruit is a potent source of antioxidants, notably several kinds of antioxidants known as polyphenols. Black cherry is also a rich source of vitamin C. The antioxidant benefits of this cherry can help defend skin from the visible effects of airborne pollutants as well as delivering skin-calming benefits.

Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Fruit Extract references

  • Nutrients, March 2018, ePublication
  • International Journal of Molecular Sciences, February 2016, ePublication
  • Molecules, November 2013, pages 14,597-14,612
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, January 2011, pages 1-12

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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