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Apricot Kernel Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Apricot Kernel Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Apricot Kernel Oil

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Apricot Kernel Oil Cures


Action of Apricot Kernel Oil

Nutrients in Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernel Oil
Combines With

Parts Used

Seed, Kernels

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernel Oil is safe for topical use. However, internal usage is not considered safe. It contains Amygdalin. This compound when reaches the Body, gets converted to Cyanide. Cyanide is considered poisonous for the Body. It may lead to Respiratory failure.
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Apricot Kernel Oil is obtained from the kernels of Apricot.
Th oil is obtained by Cold Pressing method. It is used as a massage oil.
Best used to treat Skin Diseases.
It is very light and makes skin soft and radiant.
It is nutty in flavor.
In TCM :
It is used to treat Ulcers and Tumors.


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Materia Medica for Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernel Oil General

Apricot Kernel Oil is extracted from the seeds of Apricots ( Prunus armeniaca ). Apricot kernels are considered healthy for the Body. They are known to cure a number of health problems. Being nutty in flavor, it is used in a number of desserts and recipes.
The Apricot seed has a high percentage of oil in it. It is widely used as a massage oil. The oil is very light and makes the skin soft.
Apricot has high fiber content. Eating dried Apricots cure constipation.
It possesses Antiseptic properties. It reduces the risk of infection in case of open cuts and wounds.
Being an Antioxidant, it prevents the skin from oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
Apricot Oil for Skin : It is a non irritant and soothing oil. When applied topically, it penetrates deep into the Skin. The oil massage can help to retain moisture in dry and parched Skin. It can also be applied after shower to seal moisture in the Body. It is light and non oily. It is considered as a carrier oil for massage. It is good for people with sensitive Skin.
Apricot Oil for Eyes : It can be applied under Eyes to reduce dark circles and puffiness under Eyes. Regular use of Apricot Kernel Oil reduces fine lines and wrinkles around the Eyes.
Apricot Kernel Oil for Hair : Apricot Kernel Oil is very beneficial for the Hair. It reduces dry scalp problems and promotes Hair growth. It provides nutrients to hair falcons and conditions the hair deeply. It softens the hair and allows to detangle softly.
Apricot Kernel Oil for Heart : The oil can be used for Salad dressing and cooking. It promotes healthy Heart and reduces the risk of Heart attacks. It promotes Cardiovascular health. It can be used for few food recipes that go with the taste.
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