Nature and use: Apricots – the luscious light orange fruit, eaten raw as a fruit is now available dried too. The dried darker ones are good for health and have a coarse texture.
- Healthy skin: This traditional dry fruit is good for the skin as it has prominent anti-ageing properties.
- Sweetening agent: Kashmiri dried Apricots are mildly sweet_ can be coated with chocolate sauce and used as a sweet dish.
- Treatment of digestive disorders: Being rich in fibres and certain other valuable nutrients, Kashmiri dried apricots are good for the digestive tract. They have proven very effective in the treatment of both_ diarrhoea and constipation.
- Other health benefits: Being rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, iron and potassium, it is known to control anaemia, besides being good for bones, vision and overall heart health.