Peaches is believed to have originated in China which is also the largest producer of the peach fruit followed by Italy. Its appearance is similar to that of a small apple. It is generally round to oval in shape and measures 7 to 10 cm in diameter and 130 grams in weight. Its outer surface is fuzzy and features longitudinal depressions extending from the stem to the tip. Peaches are juicy and versatile summer fruits that are native to China and South Asia.
Its Latin name is Prunus persica, and peaches are a product of a deciduous tree and grows in temperate regions across the world. Peaches belong to the family of Rosaceae, which also include fruits like plums and cherries.
Nutritional Value of Peaches
Peaches store of nutrients that are vital for the healthy functioning of the body. Peaches are a rich provider of: vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), vitamin K (phylloquinone), vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B-6, folate, and pantothenic acid.
Peaches also offer a rich treasure of minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous, zinc, and copper.
Peaches are low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fiber
What is Herbal peach tea?
Is a herbal drink brewed from the fresh fruit of peaches combined with the black tea. In China, its combined with the dried leaves as well as the bark of the peach plant found in the Northwest China. But its up to you how to mixes.
Peach Tea Health Benefits, What is it good for your body system:
Being rich in iron and vitamin K, peaches help in keeping your heart healthy. Vitamin K prevents blood clotting, thus providing protection against several heart diseases. Iron is required for the formation of red blood cells. It keeps your blood healthy and prevents anemia which occurs due to iron deficiency. Lycopene and lutein in peaches also reduce the risk of heart disease. They also contain potassium, an electrolyte that regulates blood pressure and maintains fluid balance, thus controlling your heart rate and providing protection against stroke.
Peaches are high in antioxidants, particularly chlorogenic acid which is concentrated in their skin and flesh and is known to have anti-cancer properties. They are also a good source of vitamin A which provides protection against lung and oral cavity cancers.
3. Eye Health:
Peaches are a good source of beta carotene, a compound that is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is vital for the health of retina and its deficiency can cause weak eye sight. Thus, consuming peaches is a great way of improving your beta carotene levels to maintain healthy eyes. It also prevents night blindness and age related macular degeneration.
4. Detoxifies Your Body:
The fibers and potassium in the tea facilitate bowel movements, preventing common digestive conditions such as constipation, gastritis, colitis, and stomach ulcers as well as eliminating the toxic wastes from the body, thereby promoting the function of the kidneys and liver.
5. Stress Reliever:
In Hungary, peach is referred to as the “Fruit of Calmness” due to its ability to relieve stress and anxiety. It helps in restoring the calmness of mind and its flowers are particularly beneficial for treating restlessness.
6. Boosts immunity:
Its antioxidant effects coming from the presence of zinc, ascorbic acid, and vitamin C might be useful in promoting healing of wounds as well as fortifying the immune system by fighting against infections, and thus helping in managing pneumonia, common cold, diarrhea, and malaria.
This the Peach Tea by Me
1. Peach boiled in the black tea water
2. Take it and put it in jar
3. Store it in freezer
and cucumber when served