Prunes domestic could be a species of phanerogam within the family Rosaceous. A deciduous tree, it includes many sorts of the fruit trees called plums in English, not all plums belong to the current species. The greengages and damsons additionally belong to the race of P. domestic. Its hybrid parentage is believed to be slow and cherry plum. This is often the foremost normally mature plum a minimum of in Europe, and the most prunes area unit made up of fruits of this species.

Plums contain necessary healthy components like vitamins and minerals. They are an excellent source of vitamins such as

- Vitamin A

- Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

- Vitamin K (phylloquinone).

- Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

- Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

- Vitamin B3 (niacin),

- Vitamin B-6 and

- Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)]

Minerals:

- Potassium

- Fluoride

- Phosphorous

- Magnesium

- Iron

- Calcium

- Zinc