Herbal Information for Apricot Seed in Cut Form
Common Name: Apricot Seed, Bitter Apricot Seed
Botanical Name: Armeniaca amarum; Semen
Channels/Meridians: Lung, Large Intestine
Pin Yin Name: You Ji Ku Xing Ren (no skin)
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
- Contraindicated for those with Qi or Yin Deficiency cough.
- Contraindicated for those with general debility
Additional Information About Apricot Seed
- Moistens the Intestines
- Promotes Natural Elimination
- Benefits Normal Breathing
Product Properties: Warm, Bitter, Slightly Toxic
Apricot Seed power, the ultimate source of vitamin B17
Apricot seeds are composed of a significant amount of protein and amino acids, which are essential for muscle repair and growth. Vitamin B17 is an essential nutrient to support human health. Apricot Seed aids the heart and digestive health. Plus support to hair loss prevention, B17 contains many incredible potential benefits. Bitter in flavor, Apricot Seeds contain the highest density of consumable B17 in a naturally occurring food.
Apricot seeds are composed of 5% fiber per seed! They are rich in fiber, consuming them may help to support digestive health. The fiber content within the seeds may trap acid and other toxins in the body and assist in their removal. Apricot Seeds dietary fiber can also improve nutrient uptake efficiency in the gut. Apricot Seeds contain high levels of Thiamine, also known as Vitamin B1.
Apricot Seeds also contain Omega 3, an essential fatty acid that the body cannot produce on its own. Omega 3 may improve circulation and promote a normalized heart rate. Omega-3 fatty acids found in Apricot Seeds may improve mental health.
Apricot seeds contain the bone-building mineral calcium.
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that has been linked to improve long-term health of the skin. Vitamin E functions to reduce oxidative stress in the skin, which is caused by free radicals. Vitamin E also works as a moisturizer and can improve the general appearance and tone of the skin. Acting as an natural moisturizer and nourishing the skin.
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About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality
Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.
In addition, the following additional tests are performed:
- Micro bacteria
- Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
Traditional Chinese Herbs encompasses the use of different parts of plants, such as the leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds. These plant parts are often used as a tea, decoctions, extracts, made into capsules or even a footbath. These bulk herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony and balance.
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