Peach Effects and Allergies of Summer Fruit

Whenever I go to the mart on an errand for a deer, I buy peaches on impulse and bring them. Peaches are healthy foods in summer, so wild ginseng eats two to three pieces every day.

Peach is a representative summer fruit eaten on Dog Day with watermelon, and it is a fruit that is juicy, fragrant, and sweet and sour, making you feel refreshed. The taste varies by variety, so it can be selected according to consumers’ preferences, and the sugar content is higher toward the opposite side of the tip.

Peaches, a summer health food, contain a large amount of polyphenols (catechin, proanthocyanin, chlorogenic acid, etc.) in addition to physiologically active substances (amygdalin, kaempferol, –carotene, sorbitol, etc.), which are effective in antioxidants, anti-cholesterol, fatigue recovery, and detoxification, nicotine.


Peach is the fruit of the peach tree, and the name of the peach tree is derived from the Joseon Forest Plant Guide (1942), which is based on Jeong Tae-hyun, an educator and botanist.

a peach tree

Peach tree, peach tree

Deciduous broad-leaved trees in the rose family and cherry trees of the Dipanhua group

학명 Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

The genus name Prunus is derived from the name Plume and refers to plants in the genus Roses and Cherry Trees. The species name persica is Latin for peach trees, whose etymology is persicus (Persia) and is treated by the tinnitus of the genus Prunus.

the origin of peach cultivation

Peach, the flower of Mureung Dowon and well-known as a fruit of immortality, is a perennial temperate deciduous fruit belonging to the rose family, and is native to the Yellow River and Yangtze River basins of China. In Korea, it was cultivated during the Three Kingdoms period and remains a record in the Three Kingdoms period.

In 1902, it was the first time that peaches of a similar breed began to be grown in Sosa Farm (now located in Bucheon-si).

With the establishment of the horticultural model center in 1906, varieties introduced from the United States, China, and Japan were distributed to the public through cultivation tests.

Peaches are largely divided into reproductive and ornamental purposes, and are classified in a wide variety according to fruits, flowers, and colors of pulp. Currently, many varieties are cultivated in Korea, with a mixture of fur peaches, cheondo, and domestic breeding species introduced from the United States, China, and Japan.

Peach Variety Characteristics

Peaches vary in taste by variety, so they can be selected according to consumers’ preferences, and there is a common characteristic that the sugar content is higher toward the opposite side of the tip.

Baekdo is the most popular variety, and the skin is colored from white to bright red, the pulp is white and has high sugar content, and when fully cooked, it is juicy.Whitening is very low in irritation, so it is popular with the elderly with poor teeth.

Yellow peaches have yellow skin and pulp, and the seeds are red, and they are hard flesh and are widely used for processing such as canning. It weighs about 300 grams, which is generally large.

Unlike Baekdo Island and Hwangdo Island, Cheondo Island has no fine hairs, and there are many varieties with a lot of red mixed and hard pulp. Also, the sour and sweet taste is well harmonized and smells good.

Peach effect

Baekdo has cyanidin glycosidic pigments, and in the case of ecliptic, carotenoid pigments such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin, especially –carotene, which is used as a source of vitamin A.

Peach pulp has a lot of aspartic acid, which is also effective in relieving hangovers.

Peaches contain a lot of natural alkali, which is good for releasing waste and toxins in the body, and contain various organic acids such as citric acid, apple acid, and tartaric acid, reducing smoking desire and improving lung health. In fact, when eating peaches after smoking, a lot of cortinine was released out of the body.

Peach’s vitamin C, beta-carotene, and pectin are known to help whitening the skin, and it also contains tannin and magnesium components, which give skin elasticity and reduce pores. In fact, an experiment conducted by the Rural Development Administration found that peach extracts help prevent the formation of melanin pigments, which has a significant effect on skin whitening.

Peaches contain ingredients that help stabilize blood pressure, such as potassium and niacin. Catechin in the shell is a polyphenol component that has an anti-aging effect.

Peaches contain polyphenol, which inhibits the production of nitrosamine, a carcinogen, and are good for anticancer, antioxidant, and blood pressure reduction.

Even though peaches are fruits with a strong sweetness, they are very low in calories at about 34㎉ per 100g, and are effective in dieting, such as making you feel full easily due to their high moisture content.

Peaches are rich in pectin, a water-soluble dietary fiber, which promotes organ function and helps prevent and improve constipation.

Peach seed’s potency

Peach’s family is called Doin in oriental medicine and is used as a medicinal material, and it is contained in the fruit of Donguibogam and in the five fruits of Bangyakhappyeon, a medical book published by Hwang Pil-soo, in accordance with the will of Hwang Do-yeon in the 21st year of King Gojong.

It is also included in the “Korea Pharmaceutical Affairs (KP), a pharmaceutical process document of the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in Korea.

According to the records of the Donguibogam Tanghaek edition, the nature of Dohaekin is normal, the taste is sweet and bitter, and there is no poison. It treats obstruction of blood and menstruation. Break the dunga in your stomach and pass through your menstruation. It is said to stop the pain in the heart and the pit of the stomach and kill the three insects.

This promotes blood circulation, removes fish blood, is used for symptoms without shortness of breath or phlegm boiling sound when coughing, relieves symptoms that are difficult to see feces due to lack of intestinal fluid, and helps treat menstruation.

5-10g of seeds are boiled in 800ml of water, boiled, divided in half, and drunk in the morning and evening, but not used for pregnant women.

allergy to peaches

Peach efficacy is very good for our body, but it can cause allergies, so if you have hives, shortness of breath, diarrhea, or seizures when you eat it, it is recommended to avoid it. Even if you eat too much, there are side effects of diarrhea and abdominal pain, so it is recommended to eat an appropriate amount.

In addition, peaches can be eaten with foods with high fat content such as eel and pork belly, and organic acids can prevent fat decomposition and cause stomachache.

If peaches are stored in the refrigerator for a long time, glucose increases, but sucrose and fructose decrease, resulting in less sweetness.

Peaches are uniquely temperate fruits and cause low-temperature obstacles such as tropical fruits, so it is best to wrap them in newspapers or paper in well-ventilated places such as veranda and doors, and put them in the refrigerator about an hour before eating them to cool them moderately to 8-10°C.

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