It is a fruit native to the Carpathian basin. Our ancestors had known it even before they conquered the area. Many of the villages and towns in Hungary have the name of this fruit in their names. It is an excellent antioxidant and has a powerful blood cleansing effect. Anthocyanins are the most effective natural herbal medicines. This compound gives some berries, fruit and vegetables their dark color, just as it gives sour cherry its deep red color. Due to its anti-inflammatory effect it reduces muscle pain after exercise and promotes the regeneration of muscles.