These beautiful fruits are from Syria and are very rich in vitamins, are known to have many curative properties. Besides the beautiful color and great taste, plums are recommended by nutritionists in many diets and cures with many benefits for our body, as well as in traditional herbal medicine.
Plums have a very diversified use and can be eaten fresh, dried, as jam or compote. Compared with other fruits, plums have very high nutritional values due to its high levels of sugar. Because they contain vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, PP), minerals (potassium, calcium, iron and sodium), plums are an important source of nutrients for our body.
Consumed regularly, plums helps fortification of the nervous system, stimulates digestion and removes fatigue. Due to the beneficial substances in its composition can be used as a decongestant, detoxifying or as a remedy for food intoxication.
Below are some of the health benefits of plums:
– Relieves rheumatic pain
– Helps in treating anemia
– Removes toxins from the body
– Regulates bowel
– Reduces inflammation
– They are a good source of energy due to its sugar content
– It stimulates the muscular and nervous system
– Prevents breast cancer in women.
Plums have energizing qualities due to the sugar content, and because of the same reason they are good for improving cell activity in the muscular and nervous systems.
There are natural sources of vitamins and minerals, helping to eliminate toxins from the body and can combat fatigue and anemia.
They are the best allies of the bowel, both stimulating and normalizing bowel and liver volume, increasing the general body resistance.
For obesity, hypertension and arteriosclerosis, are recommended courses of three days where only plums should be consumed. Dry plums keeps their beneficial properties in time and have the ability to raise hemoglobin levels.
Fibers found in plums reduce the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. According to a study involving over 50,000 postmenopausal women, consumption of fruits rich in fibers reduces by 34% the risk of developing breast cancer.
For cleansing the body, you can eat only plums in a course of four days, several times a year. For the diuretic and laxative effects of plums are needed 8 to 10 plums, consumed in the morning on an empty stomach, or you can make a decoction of 6-7 plums, placed in a cup with warm water where a lemon was squeezed by its juice.