vitamin B17


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vitamin B17

A pseudovitamin, either:
(1) Amygdalin, see there;
(2) Laetrile, see there.
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This patient ingested 1500 mg of amygdalin (vitamin B17) as prescribed, which contains approximately 90 mg of cyanide.
Unless people take an overload of vitamin B17, there is no danger found in the nutrient.
According to Cancer Research UK, Vitamin B17, which is also known as laetrile, contains highly poisonous cyanide and can cause serious side effects.
He added: "Vitamin B17 is found in apricot seeds, plum seeds, apple seeds - all those type of things.
Laetrile therapy uses amygdalin, or vitamin B17, along with other nontoxic natural substances, to attack cancer, while at the same time supporting the healthy parts of the body.
According to Cancer Research UK, vitamin B17, also known as laetrile, contains cyanide, and can cause serious side-effects.
I still take regular carrot and green juices, have occasional shark cartilage enemas, and I inject vitamin B17 into my muscles three times a week, and feel really well.