Are seeds of apricots toxic?

I heard that British food safety agency …declaierd it toxic to eat seeds of apricots. however we are eating since childhood :smile:

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I have not read about this but i do not think so. Apricot seeds are eaten safely in Turkey.

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They are toxic when you eat too much amount of them because of the amygdaline content of them. I know this from my Toxicology class.


You can do debitterization of these seeds by ultrasonic waves. It would significantly reduce amygdalin.