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Apricot kernels contain a toxic chemical known as amygdalin (or vitamin B17). In the body this chemical is converted to cyanide, which is poisonous. Despite serious safety concerns, apricot kernel has been used for treating cancer. It is taken by mouth or given as an injection.
Vitamin B17 works to reduce tumors & prevent metastasis or the spread of the cancer. It kills cancer cells, strengthens the immune system. Vitamin B17 (nitriloside, amygdalin) exists in apricot, apple, cherry & nectarine seeds. Blackberry, cranberry, boysenberry, currant, strawberry & raspberry, have highest amounts in their wild form. Cassava (highest amount), sweet potato & yam. Leaves like Alfalfa, beet tops, spinach, watercress leaves, & sprouts from bamboo, alfalfa, fava, garbanzo.