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Apricot Kernels for Cancer Patients

One of the big and controversial, ongoing debates in the medical world is the usage of Apricot Kernels for treating cancer patients.

You see, Vitamin B17 , is naturally occurring in apricot kernals. Vitamin B17, also known as Amygdalin or Laetrile is found in the middle of a peach or apricot’s hard shell. If you break open the hard shell you will find a small kernel that looks like an almond. This seed is rich in natural amygdalin or laetrile.

apricotHow does it work? 

Amygdalin contains four substances. Two are glucose, the third is benzaldehyde, and the fourth is cyanide. Many foods, including vitamin B12, contain cyanide. But they are safe because the cyanide remains bound and locked as part of another molecule.

Now there is an enzyme that occurs naturally in normal cells, that can bind free cyanide molecules and render them harmless by combining them with sulfur. That enzyme is rhodanese. Normal cells have this so, the cyanide is easily passed through the urine with no harm to the normal cells.

Cancer cells thrive on fermenting sugar, and guess what? Amygdalin contains two glucose molecules! So the amygdalin molecules are quite appealing to sugar hungry cancer cells you can be sure. Once the cancer cells attacks the sugars in Amygdalin, it releases both the benzaldehyde and the cyanide, creating a toxic synergy that destroys the cancer cells. The cancer cell’s own enzymes wil cause it to self destruct by opening themselves to the cyanide and benzaldehyde.

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This is how cancer cells are tricked and targeted by amygdalin – this is much more specific and better than chemo, that just wreck havoc on the entire body, killing good and bad cells in its wake.

Most experts will recommend a daily dose of apricot kernels from between 24 kernels a day up to 40 kernels a day, spread throughout the day. For a person in remission, 16 apricot kernals a day should be used as a minimum.

Other foods that contain amygdalin or laetrile include peach kernels, grape seeds, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, bean sprouts, lima beans and macadamia nuts.

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One Response to Apricot Kernels for Cancer Patients

  1. David April 22, 2013 at 8:09 am #

    Good post. One thing people should be aware of is that the apricot kernels available to the public have very different quantities of amygdalin (vitamin B17), so it can be potentially dangerous following general dosage guidelines. One kernel might contain 5mg of amygdalin, where another might contain 50mg. You can see the potential hazard. However, these extremely bitter kernels that contain these higher values mean that relatively small numbers can be eaten to achieve a therapeutic dose. With most kernels available, the amygdalin content is so low that therapeutic quantities are impractical. One can’t eat 100 kernels for numerous reasons. Be selective about your apricot kernels. The fresher the better – oxidation destroys vitamins. Avoid “food grade” apricot kernels. They tend not to be very bitter.

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