Bitter almond is a dried mature ftuits of rose plant apricot. Harvest mature fruit in summer, remove pulp and core shell, take out seeds, drying. Bitter almond is bitter, lukewarm, a small poison, into the lung, large intestine, with cough, asthma, moisten the effect of bowel laxative. In clinic, it can treat cold cough, often used with sappellate leaf and Pinellia pinellia. Bitter almond can also be used to treat wind-heat cough, with mulberry leaves and chrysanthemums. Bitter almond can also be used to treat lung heat cough, often with gypsum, anemarthrocyte and other drugs.
（2）Prunase；linoeic acid；5'-caffeoylquinic acid
（3）chlorogenic acid；neochlorogenic acid
（4）3'-caffeoylquinic acid；3'-feruloylquinic acid
|Pin Yin Name||Ku Xing Ren|
|English Name||Bitter Apricot Seed|
|Latin Name||Semen Armeniacae Amarae|
|Botanical Name||1.Prunus armeniaca L. var. ansu Maxim.
2.Prunus sibirica L.
3.Prunus mandshurica (Maxim.) Koehne Prunus armeniaca L.
|Other name||semen armeniacae, semen armeniacae amarum, bitter almond kernels|
|Appearance||Creamy white ripe seed|
|Smell and Taste||Light smell, aroma of benzaidehyde when ground with water, bitter taste|
|Specification||Whole, slices, powder (We can also extract if you need)|
|Part Used||Ripe seed|
|Shelf life||2 Years|
|Storage||Store in cool and dry places, keep away from strong light|
|Shipment||By Sea, Air, Express, Train|
1. Bitter Almond can relieve cough and dyspnea;
2. Bitter Almond can moisten intestines for relaxing bowels;
3. Bitter Almond can calm coughs and asthmatic conditions.
（1）Bitter almond promotes the synthesis of pulmonary surfactant in normal animals.
（2）Effects of treating diabetes caused by the antineoplastic agent alutamide.
（3）Bitter almond oil are anthelmintic, bactericidal. In vitro assays showed killing effects on human Ascaris lumbricoides, earthworms, etc
1.Bitter Almond can not be used too much for a long time.