Peach (Prunus persica)

Peach (Prunus persica)

Peach (Prunus persica), originating from China, and now cultivated in all parts of the world where warm climate prevails. Peach in Europe is widespread in areas around the Mediterranean.

Peach market is blooming from early June until late September. In some areas, peach is known by the name “Persian plum”. There are more than 2,000 varieties of peaches, usually with a round shape, overgrown with fibers, reddish in color, all species contain a large amount of water (80-90%) and highly beneficial substances, so they are also low-fat. One of the most famous varieties of peaches is nectarines.

Medicinal Ingredients

Peach contains enough water and low calories, so it is suitable as a diuretic and cleaner of the body, but also contains beneficial nutrients: beta-carotene, protein, vegetable fats, fiber, vegetable fat, vegetable hormones, biotin, vitamin A vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, essential oils, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium mineral salts, organic acids, selenium, starch, phosphorus, carbohydrates, cellulose, sugar.

Peach as food

Nutritionists use fresh fruit peaches but not its seed. Eating peach compotes and drinking peach juice is very useful. In sales, one can find peach juice or combined with other fruits. Healthiest juice is the one with no preservatives and no added sugar.

Jam, marmalade or sweet peaches are great because they can be used in any part of the year.

The cured peaches are also a source of beneficial ingredients and can be used throughout the year, not just during the summer. Tea made from peaches leaves and flowers is very useful and can act as a diuretic.

Medicinal PropertiesPeach (Prunus persica)

Peach acts on the body in quite favorable ways and can help with the following health problems: acne, anemia, asthma, diseases of the teeth and oral cavity diseases of the heart and blood vessels, bronchitis, skin acne, obesity, memory loss, depression, eczematization, impotence, nausea and vomiting, some types of cancer (prevention and treatment), infertility, anxiety, decrease immunity, the appearance of wrinkles on the skin, cold flu, kidney, bladder and urethra problems with joints and spine, eye problems and vision, problems with bowel and digestive system, problems with blood pressure, metabolism, stomach problems, trouble with swelling in the body, problems with the thyroid gland, problems with sunburn, anti-aging, various infections, rheumatic diseases, sinusitis , scurvy, stress, compression and stretching of the bones of the body, inflammation and skin rashes, herpes and chronic fatigue, cellulite.

Peach and peach tea can be used as a diuretic, antioxidant and beneficial effect against microbes.

Peach cleans blood vessels from fatty deposits. Diabetics and attribute prone to allergies should consult a doctor before you take eating peaches.

Peaches are recommended for children because it improves the growth and development of bones.

Fresh peaches can be used as a coating for burns or in people with skin problems (and face). Also, the peach is used in cosmetics to improve the quality of the skin.

Peaches are also useful as a natural remedy for the prevention and treatment of many diseases, so we recommend eating, especially during the summer months. During the summer peach fills the lost fluids, vitamins and minerals that were caused by sweating and the heat.


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