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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Gogorcena, "Evaluation of the antioxidant capacity, phenolic compounds, and vitamin C content of different peach and nectarine (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) breeding progenies," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Donoso JM, Bastias R, Lemus G, Silva L,(2008) Comportamiento fenologico del duraznero (Prunus persica L.) en tres localidades de la VI Region.
Keywords: Adaptation, ripening, Prunus persica (L.) Batsch, fruit quality
Rosaceae Tanchi 33 Prunus persica (L.) Stokes Rosaceae Aroo 34 Populus alba L.
Phytonematodes associated with peach (Prunus persica L.) seedlings in Balochistan, Pakistan.
Peaches and nectarines (Prunus persica) are on everyone's want list, but growing these fruit trees organically requires an excellent site, preventive pest management and some luck.
Health Sciences with lemon (Camellia sinensis with Citrus limonium), green tea blended with mint (Camellia sinensis with Mentha piperita), green tea blended with peach (Camellia sinensis with Prunus persica) and green tea blended with orange (Camellia sinensis with Citrus sinensis).
The peach tree, Prunus persica, is a deciduous tree, native to China, where it was first cultivated.
A member of the rose family, the peach (Prunus persica), along with cherries, plums, and apricots, are known as stone fruits for their single large seed, or pit, within a juicy flesh.
2C), todas pertenecen a la especie botanica Prunus persica. Los grupos de etnovariedadades, las etnovariedades, los criterios y los descriptores locales identificados se resumen en la Tabla 1.