Plum Cultivation used in Medicinal Preparations

Several places have been cultivating plumes about 2000 years ago, places like the Andean Highlands (now Peru) and Caucasus area between the Black and Caspian seas, just to name two. 800 years before the cultivation of the plum, wild verity of plumes were being used in Babylonia for use in medicinal preparations.

Date:
      1 BCE
Location:
      Andean Highlands, Caucasus, Peru, Babylonia


Additional Information:

  • Medicinal properties of plums – Botanical-online.com
    The main medicinal properties of the Plums are their Laxative Properties, that can be moor of less intense according to different preparation.
  • Health Benefits, Medicinal Uses and Side Effects of Plums
    A plum is a sweet tasting juicy fruit that is available during the warm months of summer. It comes in a variety of colors and flavors and can also be preserved by drying and pickling.
  • Wild Plum Flowers, Fruit and Bark
    Wild plum, Prunus spinosa L. [Fam. Rosaceae], otherwise known as sloe or blackthorn, has been used as a traditional medicine for centuries in Europe. It is a bulky, 10-foot-high bush with fragrant white flowers.
  • Plums: Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Plums | The Old Farmer’s …
    Plant plum trees in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Avoid planting in low areas where frost may settle, as the frost will damage your trees. If possible, find sheltered position, such as a south- or west-facing spot out of the wind. This will help the plum tree set fruit.
  • Plum – Wikipedia
    A plum is a fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus. The subgenus is distinguished from other subgenera (peaches, cherries, bird cherries, etc.) in the shoots having terminal bud and solitary side buds (not clustered), the flowers in groups of one to five together on short stems, and the fruit having a groove running down one side and a smooth stone (or pit).

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