A low tree or shrub up to 8.5 m tall with pale pink (sometimes white) flowers and fruits in the form of an ovoid drupe with a leathery hairy and inedible fruit within.

It occurs wild in South Kazakhstan, and is cultivated in Central Asia, the Crimea and the Caucasus.

For medicinal purposes, fruits and oil are used.

As proven by folk experience, almond oil has a calming, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and expectorant effect on the body, and also regulates the functional activity of the gastrointestinal tract. Used for palpitations, pneumonia.

Useful almonds to stimulate appetite and bloating.


With palpitations, almond oil is taken orally 6-7 drops 3 times every day (sometimes a teaspoon), and fruits – 3 pieces and, but without seeds, which are poisonous.

For headaches and ear diseases, almond oil is instilled into the ear as an analgesic.

As an anti-inflammatory and expectorant, almond oil is used for inflammation of the lungs, and externally for pressure sores.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *