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Pear, Pyrus cummunis / Rosaceae
Benefits for the health
The pears are a good source of vitamin C, fiber, potassium and vitamin E. The fiber helps to control the levels of sugar in the blood and cholesterol. An average size pear contains 10% of the daily vitamin C and 15% of the daily fiber that our body needs to keep healthy. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that may protect from several types of cancer, intensifying the immunological functions. A long lack of vitamin C causes scurvy, one of the oldest diseases known. Research shows that the consumption of fiber helps to the protection of a series of disorders of the alimentary canal, including intestine cancer. An average size pear is a good carbohydrate source.
Popular tradition
The pear has several medicinal properties from its water and fiber content, appart from being rich in vitamins and minerals. It is appropriate to purify the organism and to clean the intestine. In addition it is a diuretic fruit and it supplies minerals to the organism.

The pear is rich in fiber and water, that makes it very suitable for multiple problems of the digestive apparatus. It cleans the intestine and it gets rid of some of its disorders. The skin is an excellent diuretic, thanks to the cellulose that it contains.

Moreover, pears are considered to be antianaemic and suitable for diabetics. There are other medicinal properties: it purifies, it is laxative, it mineralizes, it is nutritious, astringent, sedative and refreshing, reason why it is recommended in case of rheumatism, gout, arthritis, asthenia, pregnancy, tuberculosis and diarrea.
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