Our Company obtains its Apricots from Turkey and Afghanistan as these two countries produce the best quality of Apricots.
The apricot, Prunus armeniaca, is a species of Prunus, classified with the plum in the subgenus Prunus. The native range is somewhat uncertain due to its extensive prehistoric cultivation. An apricot is a small sweet fruit with a golden orange color. A ripe apricot can be recognized by its fairly firm skin, and it will be plump and juicy when it is at its best. The apricot has a delicate aroma and is an excellent source of Vitamins A (beta-carotene) and C. Apricots are also a good source of iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium.
Apricot has high mineral content that makes it beneficial in cases of anemia, tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis, and toxemia.
Apricot is high in vitamin A that is why it is very helpful in the removal of skin pimples and other skin disorder.
3. Apricot contains lycopene, this substance can help prevent cancer and help to protect LDL cholesterol from oxidation, which may help prevent heart disease.
4. It helps destroy intestinal worms.
may help remove gallstones.
6. It is it helps in preventing cancer in organs lined by epithelial tissue, due to its high vitamin A content.