Bitter Apricot Seeds

Review Xing Ren Forms and Sizes Below

Common Name:  Apricot Seed, Apricot Kernels, Chinese Almond, Apricot Almonds, Amygdalin, Amygdaline, Bitter Almond 
Botanical Name:  Prunus armeniaca ansu seed
Pin Yin Name:  Nan Xing Ren, Xing Ren
Bitter Apricot Seed Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Bitter Apricot SeedPrecautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Not recommend for small children.  Xing Ren contains hydrogen cyanide which is strong toxin.  
Allergy Alert:  Contains Tree Nuts

Xing Ren Benefits & Information

Bitter Apricot Seed is a Traditional Chinese Herb that was 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. Xing Ren is commonly used to relieve coughing and wheezing. It aslo benefits joint health, supports cardiovascular health and boosts the immune system.Bitter 
Bitter Apricot Seed Properties: Slightly Warm, Bitter, Slightly Toxic
Bitter Apricot Seed Channels / Meridians: Lung, Large Intestine
Bitter Apricot Seed Naturally Occurring Components: Emulsin, amygdalase, γ-estradiol, α-estradiol, vitamin E

Herbs That Combined with Xing Ren

Ginger     Polygala Sibirica

References:  Herbpathy.com, alternativehealing.org