Cherries are a rich source of antioxidants including melatonin. Melatonin, has been shown to improve sleep, immunity & extend lifespan. A compound in cherries, perillyl alcohol stops growth of cancer cells by depriving them of proteins.
Figs are useful in various respiratory disorders including whooping cough & asthma. For maximum benefit, soak 3 dried figs in water overnight in a covered glass container. The figs will soften & break down. In the morning, drink the water & eat the soaked