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There is not enough information to know if it is safe to use Japanese apricot in medicinal amounts or apply it to the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Japanese apricot during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Japanese apricot might slow blood clotting. There is some concern that it might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using Japanese apricot at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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