The seed of Prunus persica (L) Batsch and P. davidiana Franch., family
Seed. flat-ovate or nearly elliptical, 1.2-2.0cm long; apex acute, base
round, perine thin. Spermoderm yellow-brown, with a round chalaza at the
base, and a linear hilum at the top, numerous vascular bundles running
longitudinally from the chalaza, and slightly. branching reticularly.
Bitter and sweet in taste, mild in nature, and attributive to lung, liver
and large intestine channels.
1. Promote blood circulation, remove blood stasis and relieve carbuncle:
For blood-stasis syndrome with amenia, dysmenorrhea and abdominal mass.
Recently, used for hysteromyoma, used together with Ramulus annamomt,
Pona, Cortex Moutan Radicis. Also for trauma, especially the injury of
the chest, abdomen and spine; for acute appendicitis, used together with
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei, Cortex Moutan Radicis, etc.; for pulmoary
abscess, used together with Rhizoma Phragmitiz, Semen Coicis, etc., Recently,
injections are used for central retinitis, pigmentary degerneration of
retina, postocular optic neuritis, optic atrophy, etc.
2. Relieve cough and asthma.
3. Promote blood circulation and moisturize dryness: For blood stasis
and blood dryness with pruritic eruptions.
4. Moisturize the intestine and relax the bowels: For constipation due
to dryness of the intestine.
Similar to that of Semen Armeniacae Amanam
6-12g (crushed before decocting). The sperrnoderm should be retained for
Injection: 100% solution, 2 ml IM daily for diseases of fundus aculi;
1 ml postocular injection every other day, 10 times as 1 course.