Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb

Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb

Hemicryptophytes

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Amygdalus communis L.
  • Prunus amygdalus Batsch.
  • Rosaceae
  • Almond
  • Sweet almond
  • שָׁקֵד מָצוּי
  • shaqed matzuy
  • لوز
  • loz
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Ear ache Analgesic

Extract oil from seeds & apply as warm drops into ear

Extract oil from seeds & apply as warm drops into ear

Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Sore throat Anti-infective

Mix seeds/ gum (See NOTES) + honey & use internally

Mix seeds/ gum (See NOTES) + honey & use internally

Gastrointestinal Dysentery Anti-diarrheal, Anti-infective

Heat almond oil +shodon-eliza (identity unknown)+ water extract of Anchusa sp. & drink

Heat almond oil +shodon-eliza (identity unknown)+ water extract of Anchusa sp. & drink

Gastrointestinal Flatulence/ abdominal pain/ / promotes appetite / digestion Carminative, Stomachic

Decoct root or fruits in water, cool, filter &drink x1 cup after every meal

Decoct root or fruits in water, cool, filter &drink x1 cup after every meal

fruit, root
Gastrointestinal Gastroenteritis Anti-infective

Decoct root in water, cool, filter& drink 1 cup x3/day

Decoct root in water, cool, filter& drink 1 cup x3/day

root
Gastrointestinal Heals spleen Alterative

Mix seeds + gum (See NOTES) +sugar + poppy fruits & use internally (Admin.details unspecified)

Mix seeds + gum (See NOTES) +sugar + poppy fruits & use internally (Admin.details unspecified)

Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney stones Anti-lithic

Mix seeds +gum from tree + honey & use internally (Admin.details not specified)

Mix seeds +gum from tree + honey & use internally (Admin.details not specified)

Ophthalmology Cataract Unspecified

Add little water to ground seeds, heat; squeeze out liquid & apply as eyedrops

Add little water to ground seeds, heat; squeeze out liquid & apply as eyedrops

seed
Respiratory Asthma Bronchodilator

Decoct fruit & drink 1 cup x4/day

Decoct fruit & drink 1 cup x4/day

fruit
Respiratory Cough/ mucus Anti-tussive, Expectorant

Decoct fruits in water & drink 1 cup x3-4/day as needed

Decoct fruits in water & drink 1 cup x3-4/day as needed

fruit
Surgery/ Trauma Haemmorhage Haemostatic

Apply seeds & gum (See NOTES) externally

Apply seeds & gum (See NOTES) externally

Womens Health Increase milk flow in nursing women Galactagogue

Mix ground seeds + nabat ( large sugar crystals) in milk & drink

Mix ground seeds + nabat ( large sugar crystals) in milk & drink

seed
Womens Health Stop labour pains Unspecified

Cook a little hilbeh (Trigonella foenum) in water. After cooking discard bitter water & recook to obtain a mash. Add almond oil (from seed) + castor oil + nabat ( large sugar crystals) & eat

Cook a little hilbeh (Trigonella foenum) in water. After cooking discard bitter water & recook to obtain a mash. Add almond oil (from seed) + castor oil + nabat ( large sugar crystals) & eat