Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B (2017)
Badam (Prunus amygdalus Bail.): A Fruit with Medicinal Properties
Author(s): Abdullah, Mohd Khalid and Mohd Kashif Hussain
Abstract: Badam (Almond) is a popular nutritious food obtained from middle sized tree found in Europe and Central Asia. In India, it is a principle crop of Kashmir region. The nutritional and medicinal value of Almond fruit is related to its kernel. The kernels are a rich source of fat, proteins enriched with large calorific value. It also used as a natural antioxidant and exhibits various medicinal properties such as laxative, demulcent, nervine tonic and aphrodisiac etc. The aim of this paper is to explain and explore the medicinal and nutritional properties of Almond in the comprehensive way.
How to cite this article:
Abdullah, Mohd Khalid and Mohd Kashif Hussain. Badam (Prunus amygdalus Bail.): A Fruit with Medicinal Properties. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2017; 5(5): 114-117.