Peach Kernel – Tao Ren (Semen Persicae)

taorenSource: Tao Ren – the seed of Prunus persica (L.) Batsch or P. davidiana Franch., family Rosaceae.

Function: Tao Ren promotes blood circulation, removes blood stasis, moistens the intestines and relaxes the bowels.

Application: Tao Ren is usually used for blood-stasis syndromes, i.e. irregular and painful periods or no period, abdominal pain after childbirth and abdominal masses. To treat constipation due to dryness of the intestines, Tao Ren is usually combined with other herbs.