prunus persica


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Both the fruit and the tree bark are used medicinally. Very high in potassium, which helps prolong life and is good for fatigue, anxiety, muscle weakness, skin problems, poor memory, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmia, congestive heart failure or heart deterioration and ringing/ vibration in the ears. High fiber, good for heart, cholesterol, prostate* and colon. Protects against ulcers and inflammation. Lots of vitamin A, lycopene and lutein which are great for eyes (cataracts, macular degeneration), cancer, heart disease. Also iron. Used for brain/mind/ memory, chronic fatigue, colon/bowel/intestines, cramps, fiber, muscle relaxer, nerves, skin, sore throat, bronchitis, coughs, spasms, chest complaints, expectorant, stomach ulcers, tumors, urinary tract, diuretic, kidney, bladder, cleans toxins, vomiting, morning sickness, sedative. Lance-shaped leaves, 5-petal pink flowers.
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