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The Amazing Health Benefits of Umeshu

Umeshu, the popular Japanese plum wine, is a delicious and refreshing alcoholic beverage with a characteristic sweet taste and fruity aroma. Besides being an easy-drinking beverage both by itself and in cocktails, umeshu is packed with a range of health benefits for its consumers. Let us look at some of the amazing health benefits offered by umeshu.

The anti-bacterial effect of umeshu

The active ingredients in umeshu are known to have anti-bacterial properties which help maintain your skin clear of acne and pimples. It prevents the growth of the bacteria that cause acne and pimples, helping you have clean and clear skin.

The anti-aging effect of umeshu

Umeshu is full of antioxidants that suppress active oxygen and free radicals in the body. This in turn is known to have an anti-aging effect on the consumer. Moreover, umeshu also contains useful organic acids like citric acid, malic acid, and succinic acid which help the body secrete a hormone called Parotin. The parotin hormone also has an anti-aging effect on the body by activating cells and reducing age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles.

The detox effect of umeshu

Umeshu contains citric acid which has a detox effect on the body, cleansing the body of harmful toxins and also alleviating symptoms of constipation. Consuming umeshu helps maintain a healthy intestinal environment and encourages the growth of healthy microflora in the gut. If you have severe constipation, umeshu could help relieve your symptoms and detox your body of wastes and toxins.

The fat-burn effect of umeshu

Despite its high-calorie content, the active ingredients and organic acids in umeshu accelerate metabolism and promote fat burn in the body. It also helps keep the gastrointestinal tract clean and healthy.

The fatigue relieving effect of umeshu

The organic acids and active ingredients in umeshu activate your energy metabolism, accelerate the breakdown of lactic acid formed in the body, in turn, helping relieve fatigue. This effect is especially helpful during hot summers when fatigue from the heat drains the body and exhausts you. Umeshu contains vitamins and minerals which help you recover from fatigue and exhaustion.

The effect on blood & lymph circulation

Umeshu is alkaline and neutralizes the acidic toxins in the body, promoting a healthy flow of blood and lymph throughout the body. This healthy circulation of blood and lymph helps keep move toxins out of the body while boosting immunity, ensuring the smooth functioning of all organs, and proper distribution of nutrients in the body.

The blood smoothening effect of umeshu

When umeshu is being made, the citric acid and sugars interact to form a compound called mumefural. This compound is not naturally present in plums. Mumefural smoothens blood flow and helps prevent fat and cholesterol deposits in blood vessels. This, in turn, helps prevent lifestyle diseases like arteriosclerosis, cerebral infarction, myocardial infarction, etc.

These are just some of the health benefits offered by umeshu. However, anything in excess is bad, so moderation is the key to consuming umeshu.

About Umeshu Lovers

Made with the finest ume plums from Japan, Umeshu is an apéritif with a sweet-sour flavour.  

Known commonly as “Japanese Plum Wine”, Umeshu is among the most well-known alcoholic beverages in Japan and is slowly gaining popularity worldwide.  

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