Cherry Stones: An Ancient Remedy

Cherry Stones Photo Credit: Andrew Coulter Enright via Compfight cc

The pit of a cherry has more value than just being a cherry seed, it was used many years ago by Swiss factory workers as a remedy.  After fire embers caused house fires and severe burns when used as a heating device to warm their bodies and beds, these factory workers were thrilled to discover that cherry stones retain heat on their own without causing a fire.  They began to sew these cherry stones into bags and leave them on the stove at work all day to be ready to use at the days end for their aches and pains.  They also brought these bags home to their families to heat their beds and soothe their aches as well.

ECOtex is a company that has produced several cherry stone products for both hot and cold use.

One of the main things I love about these products?

I can heat them in my oven!!

Most heating pads require the microwave {which I don’t have}, and I was so thrilled when I discovered that I could heat these products in the oven!

These cherry stone products don’t just retain heat, but are great for cold compresses too!  Simply place the product in the refrigerator or freezer for 20-60 minutes.  Let’s take a look at some of these cherry stone products!

Massage Bags

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  • Enjoy a full body massage
  • Relieve muscle tension and stiffness
  • Improve blood circulation
  • Improve metabolism
  • Revive the skin
  • Help joints

 Eye Mask

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  • Cools tired eyes
  • Refreshes the skin around the eyes

Heating Slippers

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  • The base is filled with cherry stones for warmth
  • Enjoy a foot massage for tired feet!

Heater With Strings

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  • Use hot for relaxation and to relieve sore muscles
  • Use cold for strains, bumps, and bruises

Cold Compress

Cherry Berry Cold Compress2

These cold compresses are so super cute with their adorable owl patterns!  They are excellent for children and all ages!

  • Cool a fever
  • Soothe strains, bumps, and bruises

To view all of the cherry stone products available, visit their site HERE!

Note: All of the prices are shown in European.  For those in the U.S., you can find the American currency by using a free currency converter here.

Have you ever used cherry stones as a remedy?

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