Asked in

What are the substances components and antimicrobials that are contained in avocado seeds?


User Avatar
Wiki User
July 05, 2008 5:51PM

There are too many to list, and the list varies a bit between varieties. But there are a number of tannins in the seeds (and the leaves and bark) of the avocado. These chemicals can be innocuous or they can be mildly to moderately toxic depending on which "flavor" you choose.