Power of the Umeboshi Plum

Vann, Cynthia
November 2007
Macrobiotics Today;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p24
The article focuses on the discovery and usefulness of umeboshi plum, a traditional Japanese food, towards human health. Umeboshi plums are originated from the fruit called "prunus mume," which transform as plum which a species of apricot. These plums contain powerful acidity that can reduce, fatigue, eliminate digestion and toxins, and help calcium absorption. These plums are also used to make teas that is useful for cold sores, dysentery, and stomach pain as well as to treat cancer diseases.


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