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Apricot kernels – Amazing Lifesaving seeds

Usually people tend to value more apricot flesh than anything else in that fruit. You may even ask: what else can this fruit provide? But the most valuable thing is hidden inside the stoney seed, when you break it, you will find an almond-like seed or kernel, like a little heart. By taste it is often bitter, if not bred into a bitterless variety. These bitter seeds are considered a life saving food by many. Mostly they are known by the hunza people, living in the Northern Pakistan mountain area. Those seeds contain a natural substance called amygdalin (also laetrile) or vitamin B17. Amygdalin or laetril has power to eradicate or neutralise cancer cells and it poses no danger to healthy cells [1, 2].

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