The fruit of the large apple tree (Malus domestica) which has its origin in Central Asia. Apples have been cultivated for ages. All parts of the fruit are nutritious and its health benefits are numerous. Rich in antioxidants/polyphenol protecting the heart and airways (anti-Asthma.) Feeds good bacteria in the gut. Apple pectin, a soluble fiber, cleanses the blood and has a laxative effect.