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Sweet Almond

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What other names is Sweet Almond known by?

Almond, Almond Extract, Almond Oil, Almendra Dulce, Almendro Dulce, Amande, Amandier, Amande Douce, Amandier à Fruits Doux, Amandier Doux, Amendoa Doce, Amygdala Dulcis, Amygdalus communis var. dulcis, Expressed Almond Oil, Extrait d'Amande, Fixed Almond Oil, Huile d'Amande, Huile d'Amande Douce, Mandorla Dolce, Mindal' Sladkii, Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis, Prunus amygdalus var. sativa, Prunus communis var. sativa, Prunus dulcis, Suessmandel, Suessmandelbaum, Sweet Almond Oil, Zoete Amandel.

What is Sweet Almond?

Sweet almond is a plant. Sweet almond oil is prepared by pressing the kernels of both sweet almond and bitter almond. The oil is used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Use as a laxative.
  • Relieving chapped and irritated skin.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Constipation; irritated skin; and treating cancer of the bladder, breast, mouth, spleen, and uterus.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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