Prunus

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Prunus

(prū'nŭs),
A genus of trees (family Rosaceae) including the cherry, plum, peach, and apricot trees.
[L. a plum-tree]

Prunus

a genus of trees in the family Rosaceae. The seeds of these trees contain cyanogenetic glycosides which are potentially poisonous. The fruit pulp appears to quite safe. The glycosides are amygdalin, prunasin, prulaurasin.
The following are the known toxic plants—P. amygdalus var. amara seeds (bitter almond), P. armeniaca (apricot), P. brachybotrya, P. caroliniana, P. laurocerasus (cherry laurel), P. cerasus (cherry), P. domestica (plum), P. padus (bird cherry), P. pennsylvanica (pincherry), P. persica (peach), P. sellowii, P. serotina (wild black cherry), P. sphaerocarpa, P. virginiana (chokecherry), P. virginiana var. demissa (western chokecherry), P. virginiana var. melanocarpa (western chokecherry).
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Phoenix dactylifera pollen [26], Allium ampeloprasum seed [8], Lepidium sativus seed [28], Amygdalus communis [22] and Ficus carica [9] attributed to various components of antioxidants due to the presence of phenolic and flavonoid.
khinjuk, Crataegus aronia, Juniperus phoenicea, Amygdalus korschinskii, Ceratonia siliqua, Olea europaea, Arbutus andrachne, Rhamnus punctata, R.
Endemic species confined to the Negev Highlands are Ferula negevensis, Origanum ramonense, and Amygdalus ramonensis.
palaestina, Amygdalus korschinskii, Rhamnus lycioides, R.
00 (Water (and) water (and) linum usitatissi mum (linseed) seed extract (and) xanthan gum (and) althaea officinalis root extract (and) prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) fruit extract (U.
INCI: Prunus amygdalus dulcis (almond) oil/lavandula angustifolia extract/hydrogenated vegetable oil
INCI: Water, glycerin, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) seed extract, theobroma cacao (cocoa) extract, vanilla planifolia fruit extract
Another example is Biochemica's Lavender Butter (prunus amygdalus dulcis (almond) oil/lavandula angustifolia extract/hydrogenated vegetable oil).
INCI name: Prunus amygdalus dulcis (almond) oil, lavandula angustifolia extract, hydrogenated vegetable oil
INCI name: Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil and citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel wax and hydrogenated vegetable oil