Peach Kernel

Author: John
Time: 2014/8/7 10:41:56

Latin name: Semen persicae

Chinese name: tao ren


As a powerful Herbal Supplementation, peach is known for its miraculous curative effect. The fruit stone is taken out and broken to get the kernel after a ripe peach is picked, then it is dried in the sunlight. After dried, the peach kernel needs to be broken into small pieces when it is used in herbal medicine.


Bitter and sweet in flavour, neutral in nature, peach kernel plays an important role in the treatment of the heart, liver, lung and the large intestine channel. Owing to its bitterness, it has the functions of dispersion and purgation, promoting blood circulation and relieving blood stasis, and strong action of promoting blood flow to regulate menstruation. It is usually used to treat dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea caused by blood stasis, mass in the abdomen and traumatic ecchymosis. It is rich of oils which act on the large intestine channel to lubricate and relax the bowels; hence it is used to treat constipation, dry colon and body fluid depletion.


Peach kernel has the effects of killing inflammatory, promoting blood circulation by relieving blood stasis, lubricating the bowels to relieve constipation.


For treatment of irregular menstruation, fallopian tube problems, endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, it is usually used in combination with radix bupleuri, poria cocos, jasmine, Chinese yam, angelica sinensis, red flower and other herbs with effects of eliminating inflammation, killing bacteria, clearing heat and promoting blood circulation, such as Fuyan Pill.

For treatment of all kinds of prostatitis and chlamydia, , it is usually used in combination with CheQianZi, Qumai, Bianxu, red flower, angelica sinensis, houttuynia cordata , and other herbs with the action of eliminating inflammation, killing bacteria, clearing heat, eliminating toxins and promoting blood circulation, such as Anti-inflammatory Pill.

Besides, peach kernels have the same safeguards and recommendations to avoid poor quality and the potential for exposure to high-toxicity vulnerability from over use. Most commonly, vitamin supplements that peach kernels contain promote healthy blood flow and prevent occasional irregularity. Additionally, peach kernels are thought to relieve symptoms associated with female complaints such as uterine fibroids, heavy bleeding and fatigue. Regular use of peach kernel supplementation can avert symptoms entirely.