Overview

Japanese apricot is a small fruit tree. The fruit, branches, and flowers are used to make medicine.

People take Japanese apricot for colds, stomach and intestinal disorders, to prevent heart disease, sunburn, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In manufacturing, Japanese apricot is added to cosmetic lotions.

Japanese apricot fruit juice is a traditional Japanese beverage.

How does it work ?

Japanese apricot contains chemicals that might kill cancer cells and certain bacteria. Japanese apricot might also help to prevent heart disease by lowering levels of fat in the blood and allowing the blood to flow better.

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