B17, also known as amygdalin, is a substance found naturally in over 1200 different foods including the seeds of many fruits (such as apricots, plums, cherries, oranges, nectarines, apples and peaches) and many kinds of raw nuts.
Our natural B17 supplement is extracted from apricot seeds.
Vitamin B-17 was the name given to the purified form of this molecule by biochemist Ernst T Krebs in 1952.
The synthetic form of B17 is called "laetrile" and while it is chemically similar to B17. they are two different compounds.
Apricot kernels are very nutritious, and among the nutrients they contain is a special one called amygdalin, which is also known as vitamin B17. Our premium-quality, extremely bitter raw apricot kernels are organically grown in Canada to ensure optimal nutritional benefits.
B17 contains powerful immunity-boosting properties to strengthen your body's natural defenses.
They are low-temperature air-dried and not steamed or cooked. The levels of these compounds are highest in raw, whole apricot seeds as opposed to cooked or processed seeds. It may lower blood pressure: In one study, amygdalin helped lower systolic blood pressure (upper value) by 28.5% and diastolic blood pressure (lower value) by 25%.
These effects were enhanced when taken with vitamin C.
It may relieve pain: Several animal studies show that amygdalin may help relieve pain caused by inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis.
It may boost immunity
Dosage: 2 Tablets two to three times daily 30 minutes after meal or as prescribed by your physician.