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Alternative Names

Almendra Dulce, Almendro Dulce, Amande, Amandier, Almond, Almond Extract, Almond Oil, Amande Douce, Amandier á Fruits Doux, Amandier Doux, Amendoa Doce, Amygdala Dulcis, Expressed Almond Oil, Extrait d'Amande, Fixed Almond Oil, Huile d'Amande, Huile d'Amande Douce, Mandorla Dolce, Mindal' Sladkii, Suessmandel, Suessmandelbaum, Sweet Almond Oil, Zoete Amandel CAUTION: Please refer to separate listings for Apricot, Apricot Kernel, Bitter Almond

Scientific Name

Prunus Dulcis

Why Do People Use Almond?

Oral preparations of Prunus dulcis (Almond), like almond powder, are used as a mild laxative and as a medicine for various type of cancer of the breast, bladder, spleen, mouth and uterus. Topically - Almond is also applied to the skin as an emollient for chapped skin, as a weak antibacterial and to soothe mucous membranes (as a demulcent). Parentally - Almond is utilized parentally as a solvent agent for injectable drugs. As Food = Almonds, themselves, are used as a food item. In Manufacturing Practices - Almond is used commonly in cosmetic products.

Is It Safe To Use?

To rate the safety of almond powder, there is limited and unreliable information available. Avoid During Pregnancy and Lactation - It is usually suggested that pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should avoid using almond because to rate its safety in these conditions, there is limited and unreliable information available.

How Effective Is Almond?

There is insufficient information available to determine the effectiveness of almond powder.

How Almond Works?

The most effective parts of Prunus dulcis are the hull and kernel as well as oil obtained from the almond kernel. Almond oil further consists of largely dioleolinolein, triolein and fatty acids such as linoleic, oleic, stearic, palmitic, myristic, lauric and palmitoleic acids. Almond kernels also consist of daucosterol, sphingolipids and beta sitosterol. The skin of the kernels contains antioxidant and phenolic compounds including naringenin, quercetin, vanillic and catechin acid. Almond hulls contain catechins, ursolic acid and the terpenes betulinic acid, ursolic acid and oleanolic acid which are being studied for antiviral, anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Almond?

Not known.

How Almond Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There is no known interaction between almond powder and various supplements & herbs.

How Almond Interacts With Drugs?

There is no known interaction between Prunus dulcis and other drug containing items.

How Almond Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Almond Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Almond Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Almond?

There is no typical dosage of almond when used orally or topically.


Almonds (Prunus dulcis) can be bitter or sweet in taste. Almonds grow on a specific tree of called Prunus dulcis and it does not consist of toxic contents. However, bitter almonds derived from another specific tree called Prunus amara contain toxic contents as well.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Almond Meal Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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