10 health Benefits of the Apricot Fruit

We previously looked at the health benefits of the Water melon. Today, we discuss the apricot.

This fruit which originated from china contains copper, iron, potassium, zinc, iron, manganese, carotenes, phyto-chemicals, lycopene, vitamins A and C, riboflavin (B2) and niacin (B3). Its benefits range from combating indigestion, helping the skin, easing an earache, lowering fevers, preventing cancer among others.

10 health Benefits of the Apricot Fruit

Below are some of its benefits:

1. Prevents constipation

Its high fiber content helps prevent constipation by adding the bulk thus aiding smooth and regular bowel movements.rnrn

2. Good for the skin

Apricot oil is easily absorbed by the skin and does not leave it shiny. It is also used to prevent and heal skin diseases like scabies and itching.

3. Boosts immunity

Vitamins present in the fruit like Vitamin C are natural oxidants that help prevent diseases by boosting one’s immunity. 

4. Prevent macular degeneration 

Luycopene in the apricot fruit reduces the risk of macular degeneration by 36%. 

5. Regulate heart rate and blood pressure 

High potassium content helps regulate heart rate and the blood pressure. 

6. Good for earache 

The perfect remedy for an earache is apricot oil 

7. Prevents anaemia

The formation of hemoglobin treats anaemia. And the fruit is rich in iron and copper help its formation. 

8. Helps in the treatment of asthma 

The anti-asthmatic nature of the fruit helps treat asthma. 

9. Good for fevers 

Apricot juice provides the required minerals, vitamins, water and calories for patients suffering from fevers. 

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