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Botanical Name Prunus dulcis
Family Rutaceae
Origin Almonds have been cultivated for thousands of years and were likely first domesticated in the Middle East.
Description lmond is a deciduous tree that can grow up to 10 meters tall. It has alternate, lanceolate leaves and produces white or pinkish flowers that bloom in early spring. The fruit is a drupe with a hard, outer shell that encloses the edible kernel or seed.
Parts Used The edible kernel or seed is the part of the almond tree that is used in Ayurveda.
Dose The recommended dose of almonds varies depending on the individual and the intended use.