Definitions for "Umeboshi"
Keywords:  plum, pickle, salty, shiso, apricot
A salt-pickled fruit, a member of the apricot family. It is highly regarded for its salty-sour flavor and its medicinal qualities. It is powerfully alkalizing. PICTURE
Salted, pickled ume. A fruit similar to apricots.
Salty, pickled plums. Umeboshi plums stimulate the appetite and aid in maintaining an alkaline blood quality. Shiso leaves are usually added to the plums during pickling to impart a reddish colour and natural flavouring.