Plum was already known in ancient Egypt.
Back then it was so appreciated that people were given it to deceased in order to provide them fair meal in afterlife. In II century AC plum arrived in Italy when it became a real favourite of Romans. It was them who for the first time started to cultivate plums.
Plum contains vitamin E, vitamin A and many B group vitamins and that’s why they calm nerves and improve well-being. Dark variants of plums are concerned as an especially rich source of an antioxidants since they have valuable polyphenols. They are responsible for a strong antioxidant activity, sweeping free radicals and delaying ageing process.
Due to the pectins (fibre) content plum is a perfect diet complement, impacting positively digestion.