apple (Malus pumila)

apples (Malus pumila) health benefits

« An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Although this sounds like an empty cliché, it is most true as doctors worldwide keep recommending that we need to consume apples more often »

Common name(s): apple, paradise apple, common apple

Family: Rosaceae 

Origin: Central Asia

Parts used: fruits, leaves

Constituents: antioxidants, flavonoids, procyanidins, polyphenolic acids, amino acids, alkanes, alcohols, esters, aldehydes, ketones, essential oils, vitamins (K, A, E, C, B1, B2, B3, B6), minerals (calcium, magnesium, sulfur, phosphorus, potassium), anthocyanidins, anthocyanins

Therapeutic actions: antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative

Organs or systems affected: kidneys, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, heart, liver

Main medicinal uses:

  • improves neurological health
  • controls constipation and diarrhea
  • helps eliminate kidney stones
  • protects the heart
  • reduces fever and sore throat
  • helps build muscle and metabolism
  • lowers cholesterol
  • eases weight loss

Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe when consumed in normal daily amounts. Avoid consuming excesively due to its calories and sugars.

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