Seeds (stone) are eaten like almonds, and by means of squeezing from them receive milk. Seeds use for production of the fat oil applied in medicine as solvent.
Ink is made of the burned-through stones of apricot.
In the Chinese national medicine seeds of apricot are applied as sedative at cough, hiccups. China recommends to accept apricot seeds in combination with other drug plants at bronchitis, tracheitis, laryngitis, whooping cough, and also nephrite.