Apricot Seed

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Common Name:  Apricot Seed, Apricot pit, Apricot kernel, Kuang Xing Ren, Bitter Apricot Seed
Botanical Name:  Prunus armeniaca semen
Pin Yin Name:  Nan Xing Ren, Xing Ren
Apricot Seed Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Apricot Seed Precautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Not recommend for small children.  Apricot pit contains hydrogen cyanide which is strong toxin.  
Apricot Seed Allergy Alert:  Contains Tree Nuts

Apricot Seed Benefits & Information

Apricot seed is traditionally used to relieve cough, expel phlegm and ease breathing. It moistens the intestines to relax the bowels.  Apricot Seed's pin yin name Nan Xing Ren translates to Southern Xing Ren. Apricot seed may relieve cough and wheezing. It also benefits joint health, supports cardiovascular health and boosts the immune system.
Apricot Seed Properties: Slightly Warm, Bitter, Slightly Toxic
Apricot Seed Channels / Meridians: Lung, Large Intestine
Apricot Seed Chemical Components: Emulsin, amygdalase, γ-estradiol, α-estradiol, vitamin E

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References:  Herbpathy.com, alternativehealing.org