Fruit of the apricot tree, apricot can be found in summer on market and early-market stalls. If we like its slightly sweet flesh, we also appreciate its many benefits that it has for good health.
1 IT REGULATES INTESTINAL TRANSIT
This orange-colored food provides a significant dose of fiber. Therefore, it helps fight against constipation and the risk of bloating in case of too heavy meals. It helps eliminate toxins and regulate intestinal transit.
2 IT BRINGS ENERGY
Athletes prefer apricot in their diet since it is an excellent source of energy and minerals (potassium, iron, copper and magnesium). Apricot kernel oil can also be applied to relieve muscle pain.
3 IT IS GOOD FOR THE SKIN
It is found in the composition of many cosmetic treatments. Indeed, this powerful antioxidant rich in beta-carotene is beneficial for the skin , and protects it against external aggressions and UV rays. It also guarantees a healthy glow, while preserving the view.
4 IT BOOSTS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Containing a high amount of vitamin A, apricot helps strengthen the immune system, especially if you are pregnant. It is strongly recommended for a good development of the fetus.
5 IT RELIEVES COUGH
According to traditional Chinese medicine, the apricot kernel as well as the leaves of the apricot tree prepared as an infusion would be a natural alternative to fight coughs and sore throats.