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Peach leaves are available from spring through the summer months.
Peaches, botanical name, Prunus Persica, are a stone fruit and species within the genus, Prunus, alongside cherries, apricots, plums, and almonds. The peach leaf is often used for its medicinal properties. Raw Peach Leaves should not be eaten raw as they contain amygdalin, which turns into cyanide when it comes into contact with acids in the human digestive system. In large doses Peach Leaves, when consumed raw, are poisonous.
Peach Leaves are bright green with a serrated edge and between 3 to 6 inches in length. When steeped in hot water the flavor of Peach Leaves is sweet and aromatic with a slight bitterness.