Bitter Apricot Seeds


Apricot Seed Powder

Apricot seed powder is an easy way to consume apricot seeds. The Hunza people who live in the mountainous region between Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Russia live healthy productive lives well into their 100's and  are renowned for being some of the healthiest peoples in the world. Of course, one of the key factors is the mineral rich water they drink and their diet. One of their favorite foods and an important part of the Hunza people's diet is Apricots. They are eaten fresh in the summer. The kernels are removed, ground and roasted. Apricot seed powder is easy to use. Just add to smoothies, juice, or simply sprinkle on salads, curries, soups. Apricot seeds are also a good source of iron, potassium, and phosphorus.




        Bitter Apricot seeds is one of the  highest sources of amygdalin which is sometimes referred to as Vitamin B-17 or Laetrile.

          In 1952, a biochemist named Dr. Ernst Krebb, Jr. in San Francisco decided that cancer was a metabolic reaction to a poor diet, and a missing nutrient from modern man’s diet could be the key to overcoming cancer. His research led to a compound found in many edible plants throughout nature. That compound is amagdylin, the highest concentrations were found in apricot seed kernels. these kernels are dried, then made into a powder for easy consumption.

Amagdylin is found with the highest concentration and necessary enzymes in our apricot seed kernels A primitive tribe and that still exists today, the Hunzas, were known to consume large amounts of apricot seed kernels, in fact, they even used the seeds as a form of currency. The hard pit had to be broken to get to the soft kernels which they consumed daily.  Consuming the apricot seed powder makes it easy to use and measure.  The Hunza’s did not have any  incidence of cancer with them at all, ever. And they had long, healthy life spans. Laetrile was created by simply extracting amagdylin from the soft apricot kernels, purifying it and putting it into a concentrated form.

The seeds kernels are removed, dried, and made into a powder,  you can add it to curries, soups, vegetables, fruit juices, smoothies or cereals. Just sprinkle a teaspoon or two daily. Apricot seed is also a good source of iron, potassium, and phosphorus


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