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What are the active medicinal properties of the apricot seed?


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2011-01-02 07:48:54
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Oil from the pressed inner seed contains olein, glyceride of linoleic acid, and a transparent, crystalline chemical compound, amygdalin, or laetrile. This compound is also known as vitamin B17.


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