Yellow Plum

Health benefits of Plum

  1. It improves intestinal transit and digestive process due to its natural laxative power
  2. It is recommended in case of anemia due to its high ferrous content
  3. It is a good remedy against coughing improving the elimination of mucus
  4. It is recommended in case of bronchitis
  5. It aids digestion
  6. It helps to reduce blood cholesterol level
  7. It helps to prevent cancer of colon
  8. It helps to reduce the risk of developing blood clots
  9. It is recommended in some cases of menopause to retain oestrogens
  10. It is recommended in case of arterial hypertension

Yellow Plum

Although its origin is found in China, it spread after its cultivation in Japanhence on occasions it is said to be of Japanese origin. Its scientific name is "Prunus salicina”. It is a round fruit with a heart shape, medium-large in size. Its smooth skin, which is thin or thick, may be yellow or green in colour. The flesh is of medium-high firmness, with high water content and is consistently yellow in colour. The fruit has a thin, smooth skin and a characteristic flavour which is more acidic than the red or black varieties. The fruit is juicy, due to its high water content. Its aromatic and juicy flesh has an excellent flavour and is pleasing to the palate. It also has an intense aftertaste.

Product available from the middle of June until the beginning of October.

Nutritional values per 100 grams

  • Fiber - 1,4g
  • Potassium - 157mg
  • Magnesium - 7mg
  • Calcium - 6mg
  • Vitamin C - 9,5mg
  • Calories 50
  • Carbohydrates - 11g
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