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Bitter Apricot Kernels

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Bitter Apricot Kernels: Organic, Fairtrade, Raw - Light Cellar

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These wild-grown bitter apricot kernels have a very strong bitter taste which indicates high levels of amygdalin, a substance which is converted to cyanide by the body and many cause symptoms of poisoning if consumed. Note: Health Canada does not consider raw and unprocessed bitter apricot kernels to be safe for human consumption. 

Always work with a licensed health care practitioner when using herbal products. Use in energy bars or grind into a powder to sprinkle on curries, soups or cereal. Health Canada suggests adults consume no more than 3 kernels a day and to mix them with other food. children and pregnant women should avoid bitter apricot kernels.  

† The statements throughout this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary. Seek the advice of competent health care professionals for your specific health concerns. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant please consult your health care provider before use. Information on this site is for educational purposes only.

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