- What other names is Apricot known by?
- What is Apricot?
- How does Apricot work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Apricot.
Apricot is used for asthma, cough, constipation, bleeding, infertility, eye inflammation, spasm, and vaginal infections.
In manufacturing, apricot oil is used in cosmetics.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Eye inflammation.
- Vaginal infections.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of apricot as medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011