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Cool, delicious and golden-orange colored apricot fruits are must during summer months to beat the heat. Botanically, they belonged to the family of Rosaceae of Genus, Prunus and scientifically named as Prunus armeniaca. Apricots are excellent sources of vitamin-A and carotenes. Both of these compounds are known to have antioxidant properties and are essential for vision. Vitamin-A is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin.