Apricot kernel: a cancer cure?

There are studies and debates about the medicinal value of apricot kernels. There are claims that it can cure cancer. But there are also evidence linking apricot seeds to small volumes of cyanide. Whichever is true, it is important to research and make a thorough study before relying on this so-called miracle cure.

Some info about apricot kernel.

The apricot kernel (Prunus armeniaca) is the soft part inside the seed of the apricot. It is said to be a good source of iron, potassium and phosphorus, and one of the best sources of vitamin B17 (also known as amygdalin and found in the seeds of fruits such as peaches, plums and apples). Also called “apricot almonds” or “bitter almonds”, apricot kernels originated in Armenia and are also native to Northern China, the Himalayan region and parts of Asia.

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