listed as one of top 10 precious healthy foods
suitable for general population, especially patients who suffer from
high blood sugar or diabetes
Peach pit is used to treat a variety of conditions related to the blood, such as amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea. An extract found in peach seeds, amygdalin, has been shown in some studies to effectively treat hepatosplenomegaly, a condition that causes abnormal enlargement of the liver and spleen. The fats and oils contained in peach seeds help moisten and lubricate the intestines, and can treat constipation. Peach seeds are also sometimes used to help relieve coughs.
The seed of a peach contains amygdalin, 24-methylene cycloartanol, citrostadienol, 7-dehydroavenasterol, prunasin, β-sitosterol, campesterol, β-sitosterol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, campesterol-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside, β-sitosterol3-O-β-D-(6-O-palmityl) glucopyranoside, methyl-β-D-glucopyranoside, methyl-a-D-fructofuranoside, tryptophane, glucose, sucrose, chlorogenic acid, 3-ρ-coumaroylquinic acid, 3-feruloylquinic acid, triolein, and so on.
And it also gets 2 isolated protein components, PR-A and PR-B, which have a strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic pharmacological activity. Besides, peach seed oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, mainly including oleic acid and linoleic acid.
promoting blood circulation