apricot seed


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apricot seed

Chinese medicine
The inner kernel of apricots (Prunus armeniaca), which is used as an antitussive, expectorant and laxative.
 
Fringe oncology
Apricot seeds/pits are a source of amygdalin or Laetrile.
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Spoon apricot seed foam around plate and top apricot paste with
He also instructs his patients to take two special digestive enzymes, one slice of pineapple and five apricot seeds - four times a day.
To obtain high quality product it is necessary to inactive lipase and phospholipase that catalyzes the hydrolytic breakdown of lipids in apricot seeds.
This daily shower cream is a blend of crushed apricot seeds and natural loofah to gently remove dead skin, revealing a newer, brighter surface.
The facial exfoliator with its uplifting smell and apricot seeds to slough away dead skin cells has found its way into many a bathroom cabinet, and now, the rest of your bod can get a polish with Never a Dull Moment Skin Brightening Body Cleanser (pounds 12.
Containing coconut and jojoba, it is also packed with apricot seeds, each of which acts like a mini loofah on your skin.
So much so that America's health officials warned Internet users on Wednesday to beware of an illegal concoction made of apricot seeds that's touted as a cancer cure.
While we've been busy scrubbing our faces with crushed apricot seeds and applying greasy vitamin creams and alpha hydroxy lotions, the secret to youthful skin was hiding under an emu's wing.
It included powdered grass, curry spices, apricot seeds and selenium tablets.
Formulated with fruit microwax from mango and apricot seeds, the new Gamier Fructis Style line comprises 13 SKUs, including five salon-inspired products.
1980 - The exfoliating craze begins with facial scrubs made of ground apricot seeds and other natural ingredients.
The 3-Minute Undo dryness reversal treatment has finely ground apricot seeds in an ultra-rich cream conditioner massage that stimulates hair from the root for what the company calls the "ultimate nourishing experience.