Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Rosaceae
Genus : Prunus
Species : armenica Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Common apricot
Hindi Name : Zardalu
Manipuri Name : Malhei
Other Details
Habit : Small tree
Parts Use : Fruit and Seed
Preparation : Fruits crushed with water for juice.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : Fruit contain amino acid and proteins. Avenasterol-5-ene, b-sitosterol and stigmasterol isolated from pits; kenals contain oleic acid, linoleic acid.
Ailment Treated : Fruits crushed along with little common salt and chilly are used in colic, stomach disorder and laxative. Kernels are sweet and eaten like almonds.
Source : Cultivated and marketable.