Xing Ren (Apricot Seed or Kernel)

Xing Ren (Apricot Seed or Kernel)

Herb 9 of 12 in Herbs that Relieve Coughing and Wheezing

Slightly Warm Xing Ren (Semen Pruni Armeniacae)
Bitter, Slightly Warm, Slightly Toxic
Semen Pruni Armeniacae
Tone Marks:
xìng rén
Alt Names:
Ku Xing Ren
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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • This herb is considered toxic.
    (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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