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Alternative Names

Peach, Flat peach, Nager, Härtling, Tvrdka, Kling, Pavie, Persé, Persèque, Percoca, Cotogna, Durazno, Pavía, Maracotão

Scientific Name

Prunus Persica

Why Do People Use Peach?

Oral preparations of Prunus persica (Peach), like peach powder, are extremely rich nutrients like thiamine, niacin, calcium and potassium. Peach is also rich in beta carotene, which is an antioxidant that converts to Vitamin A, which is important for healthy eyes and hearts. Studies recommend darker colored peaches have more vitamin A in them. The antioxidants may also effective in maintaining digestive functions and healthy urinary system. This fruit also consists of lutein and lycopene. Beta-carotene and carotenes can help protect against cancer, macular degeneration and heart disease. Peach is also full of vital minerals such as fluoride, potassium and iron. Iron is essential for the formation of red blood cell. Fluoride is a constituent of teeth and bones and is consider essential for prevention of dental caries. Potassium is an important constituent of body and cell fluids that improves heart rate and aids in blood pressure regulation. Studies prove that Prunus persica can improve the complexion and make the skin healthy healthy because these fruits are thought to be excellent source of antioxidants. According to research, antioxidants present in peach powder can protect skin from damaging UV rays by counteracting free radical activity.

Is It Safe To Use?

Studies tell that there is high amount of hydrogen cyanide in seeds of peach. This content is a poison that provides bitter almonds their characteristic flavor. This toxin can be easily detected by its bitter taste. Generally present in too small amount to do any harm, any very fruit or bitter seed should avoid to eat. In normal amounts, hydrogen cyanide has been resulted in to improve digestion and stimulate respiration, this treatment seems to be productive in the cancer treatment. However, in over dosage it can result in respiratory failure and even death.

How Effective Is Peach?

The total measured anti-oxidant strength (ORAC worth) of 100 g peach fruit is 1814 TE (Trolex counterparts). Fresh peaches are most balanced source of vitamin C and antioxidant. Vitamin-C has anti-oxidants impacts and is needed for connective tissue synthesis in the body. Usage of foods which are full of vitamin C help the body create resistance against infectious agents and protect against free radical damage. They are rich in numerous imperative minerals, for example, fluoride, potassium and iron. Iron is needed for red blood formation. Fluoride is a segment of bones and teeth and is crucial for protection against dental caries. Potassium is a critical part of body fluids and cell that help manage blood pressure and heart rate. Peach powder include flavonoids like poly phenolic antioxidant agents, for example, zea-xanthin, lutein and ß-cryptoxanthin. These ingredients act as defensive scavengers against reactive oxygen species (ROS) and oxygen-derived free radicals that play a role in aging and number of other disease processes.

How Peach Works?

There is no detail available regarding the mechanism of action of Prunus persica.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Peach?

The seed of peach consist of large amount of hydrogen cyanide which can have lethal consequences if taken in excess.

How Peach Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Peach Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Peach Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Peach Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Peach Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Peach?

There is no specific dosage of peach powder when used both orally and topically.


Peaches and nectarines belongs to the same species while they are known commercially as different fruits. Nectarines usually have soft skin, on other hand peaches have fuzzy skin. According to genetic studies, peaches are produced from dominant allele for fuzzy skin and nectarines are produced due to a recessive allele.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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