Badaam Shireen

Unani Name

Badaam Shireen/ Lauz-ul- Hulw

Common Name

Almond, Sweet Almond

Temperament of the Drug

(Hot 1° and Moist 1°)

Scientific Name/ Botanical Name

Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb Syn.: P. amygdalus Batsch / Amygdalus communis var. umarae

Parts used

Seeds, Seed oil and Leaves

Actions/ Therapeutic Uses

The seed is Anti-oxidant, excellent cerebral and mental Tonic (Muqawwi-e- Dimaagh), Demulcent, Emollient, good Laxative (Mulayyin) highly Nutritive and Aphrodisiac (Muqawwi-e- bah). Used especially in the treatment of kidney stones, gallstones and constipation. Leaves are used in the treatment of diabetes. Its oil is used for the treatment of hair fall and dryness, itchiness, pimples and black heads of skin. Almonds play a major role in helping the brain, liver, nerves, heart and bones to function normally.

Important Formulations

La’ooq Sapistaan, Laóoq Badaam, Laóoq Kabir and Laóoq Sagheer


7-11 Seeds.





  • PUBLISHED DATE : Dec 08, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : Dr. Mahtab Alam Khan
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Feb 02, 2016


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