What is B17 (Amygdalin)?
Other Ingredients: Magnesium stearate (vegetable source)
B17 is a substance found naturally in over 1200 different foods,
including the seeds of many kinds of fruits, such as apricots, plums,
cherries, oranges, nectarines, apples and peaches, as well as many raw
nuts. Our natural B17 supplement is extracted from apricot seeds.
B17 was the name given to the purified form of the molecule by a
biochemist named Ernst T Krebs in 1952. It is a non-toxic natural
product found in over 1,200 foods. Today B17 is extracted from apricot
Why is B17 Important?
We believe that a balanced diet is essential to a healthy life. Few of
us consume enough vitamins and minerals from the foods we eat.
Nutritional supplements become necessary for optimal body function. B17
is just one of the many nutrients our body needs.
B17 Found in Hundreds of Foods!
In addition to apricot seeds, B17 is found in wild blackberries, wild
crabapples, elderberries, apple seeds, cherry seeds, nectarine seeds,
peach seeds, pear seeds, plum seeds, prune seeds, fava, bamboo, alfalfa,
eucalyptus and cassava. Other foods that contain lesser amounts of B17
are boysenberries, huckleberries, raspberries, strawberries, squash
seeds, black beans, black eyed peas, lentils, lima beans, kidney beans,
garbanzo beans, cashews, macadamia nuts, spinach, watercress, sweet
potatoes and yams.
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings per Bottle: 100
Apricot Seed Extract B17 (Amygdalin)
100mg equivalent to 5 raw seeds
500mg equivalent to 25 raw seeds
Not intended for children or women who are pregnant or nursing.