The apricot tree and it`s fruit.
While the apricot tree
is easy to grow making it a good choice for those that want to have a
single fruit tree in their yard, the fruit is not only delicious, but
contains one of the highest concentrations of carotenoids of any food
along with other useful nutrition which makes it an excellent choice
for natural cures.
It is often debated where this tree has it`s origins. But it was
cultivated earliest in China, Japan and Armenia. Now this tree is
growing in many parts of the world. Unlike many fruit trees it does not
rely on other trees because they self polinate. They do require good
soil and yearly fertilization.
In addition to apricots having the highest concentration of
, it is also an excellent source of lycopene and very high
Apricot nutrition for 3 medium fruits
Protein 1 gram
Fat .3 grams
Sodium .8 milligrams
Carbohydrates 12 grams
Fiber 3 grams
In addition to the fruit the seeds are used medicinally. For more then
1500 years apricot seeds have been used for treatment of tumors and in
the last 200 years many have used and believe the seeds to be an
effective treatment for some kinds of cancer.
Because of their high concentration of carotenoids, lycopene and fiber
the fruit of the aprocot tree is used as a home remedy for heart disease
, high cholesterol
Illness is an imbalance of the
body, mind and spirit connection. To regain balance, we recommend
eating more whole foods and fish, meditate, pray and practice a
spiritual faith of your choosing.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Make the home remedies found here your first step to a healthier you.
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