Organic ‘Ruby Red’ Blood Plums (3pcs) USA/Australia
Highlights: Fresh in from Australia! This beautiful purple plum (Prunus domestica) 血梅 Xuè méi with deep crimson flesh is a striking addition to any fruit dish. The Ruby Red blood plum has a good sweet/tart balance and is suitable for making jam or preserves or adding into the traditional Rumtopf ready for Christmas.
Plums are known for being packed full with fibre, which helps control blood sugar spikes after you eat carbohydrates. It is thought that they also boost the production of adiponectin, a hormone which helps regulate blood sugar levels. Like prunes, plums contain sorbitol, a gentle laxative and have a beneficial effect on constipation.
Fresh plums are also rich in antioxidants and potassium and are very beneficial for the cardiovascular system helping the elimination of excess sodium and relaxing tension in the vessels and lowering blood pressure, thus reducing the risk of stroke.
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