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Dried Apricot Fruit
A medium-sized deciduous tree, Twiss glabrous. Leaves convoluted in bud,
blade broadly ovate, 5-7cm long by 3.805cm wide, acuminate,
crenate-glandular, hairy on the nerves beneath when young, sometimes
sparsely hispid above, when mature glabrous except for the axils of the
nerves beneath, petiole about 2.5cm long, glanular, stipules lanceolate,
glandular on the margins. Flowers in spring, pinkish at first then white,
appearing before the leaves, solitary or fascicled, pedicle very short,
Calyx-tube campanulate, puberulous, 5mm long, loves rounded, pubescent, half
the length of the tube. Petals sub-orbicular, 7.5-13mm long, Stamens
inserted at the mouth of the calyx-tube. Ovary and base of the style hairy.
Drupe downy or glabrous, yellow tinged with red, stone smooth with a
thickened sulcate margin.
are used as a drug is 1-1.0cm long by 0.8-1.5cm wide and
0.5-0.8cm thick, and is flattened-cordate in shape, the taste is thin, brown
and scrufy, one edge of the seed is more acute, the other more rounded,
cotyledons 2, white, oily, odour none taste bitter.
The chief protein of almond is a globulin, amandin an albumin is also
reported. The essential amino acid make-up of amandin, arginine, histidine,
lysine, phenylalanine, leucine and valine. Tryptophan and cystine are also
Apricot moisturizes dry skin and provides vitamin A. Crushed apricot seeds
and loofah to gently remove dead cells and its great gift for anyone who
likes to keep their skin soft and healthy. Crushed apricot seeds act as a
mild abrasive to dislodge and exfoliate dead skin from dry or rough areas.
The seeds contain the components Vitamin B-17, which, in the body, produce a
metabolite of cyanide. For that reason, and in internal uses, apricot kernel
should only used by experienced herbalists and practitioners familiar with
their use. They should never be used on children in internal.
Mash fresh or dried (rehydrate overnight) apricots mixed with warm olive
oil to form a spreadable paste.
Apricot Kernel Oil moisturizes and revitalizes skin, but is especially
effective on dry and aged skin. This oil is a popular massage oil and it is
used a carrier oil when combined with essential oils for aromatherapy.
Apricot Kernel Oil is commonly used to relieve itching, dryness, and
inflammation of the skin and is for all skin types. Apricot kernel oil is
obtained from the dried kernels of the apricot tree. The oil is usually
expeller pressed from the kernels and some brands may use additional
refining procedures, which does not allow the oil to be labeled cold pressed
or unrefined. It is high in monounsaturated fat and contains no trans-fatty
acids, so it is a very healthy oil. It is suitable for high heat cooking
methods, such as sautéing and pan-frying, and the mild flavor makes
it a good choice for salad dressings. It is also popular as a body oil.
Apricot kernel oil is most often available in gourmet shops and in some food
Apricot kernel oil is rich in vitamins E & A to rejuvenate and
invigorate the skin, helping it to retain. Rich in E.F.A. (essential fatty
acids like oleic acid and linoleic acid), apricot kernel oil is high in
Vitamin A. It spreads easily on the skin and provides useful elements to its
health. It is smooth and lightweight. This excellent texture is great for
prematurely aged skin and skin that is dry and irritated.
Fruits edible. Kernels extracted during preparation of dry apricots are
used for extraction of a fatty oil used for cooking, in pharmaceutical and
cosmetic industry and for burning. Kernels of some varieties ae sweet and
eaten like almonds. Cake left after extraction of oil is used as manure or
fuel, also yields an essential oil identical with Bitter Almond Oil,
obtained from bitter almond cake. Apricot cake contains amygdalin and is
unfit for use as cattle feed. French Almond Oil of commerce is practically
pure apricot oil or its mixture with Peach Kernel oil.