Your Question: A friend of mine went to Mexico and came back with a suitcase full of Vitamin B17. What the heck is Vitamin B17? Is it safe? What would someone use it for?
Larry’s Response: Vitamin B17 (aka, amygdalin or laetrile) isn’t actually a vitamin. It is a partly man made (synthetic) form of the natural substance amygdalin, which is a plant substance found naturally in raw nuts and the seeds of many fruits, particularly apricots. It is also present in plants such as lima beans, clover and sorghum.
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