B17 & Apricot Seed Common Questions

Q: How much B17 is in each apricot seeds?
A: Approximately 20mg of B17 is found in each apricot seed.

Q: How many apricot seeds should I take each day?
A: You will need to determine the best amount for yourself. With that said most people find that one apricot seed for every 10 pounds of body weight per day spread out throughout the day is a good amount. You should build up to this amount over a few days or even weeks. Start with one apricot seed an hour and see how you do. If you notice any unwanted side effects like dizziness, headache or upset stomach, then you are consuming too many seeds too fast. Eating six to ten seeds daily is a very common amount. But remember to never over consume apricot seeds, always start with a small amount and slowly increase that amount if you feel you want to.

Q: Can I take apricot seeds and B17 together?
A: Yes, however they should be spread out at least one hour apart from each other. If you notice any unwanted side effects like dizziness, head ache or upset stomach then you’re consuming too much too fast.

Q: How much B17 should I take daily?
A: Quantities vary from person to person depending on their needs. Research all products before consumption. Consult your naturopath, homeopathic physician, kinesiologist or physician of choice. As with apricot seeds, always start with a small amount and slow move to a higher amount if desired.

Q: Can I freeze apricot seeds?
A: We recommend you do not freeze apricot seeds. They are better kept in a cool dry place like the refrigerator or pantry.

Q: How long can I store the apricot seeds?
A: Up to one year in the refrigerator.

Q: Are your apricot seeds raw?
A: Yes, our apricot seeds are air dried in the pits at low heats and then shelled and packaged. No other processing has been done.

Q: Isn’t B17 illegal in the United States?
A: No, however, making claims of any health benefit has been prohibited by the FDA.

Q: Can I give these products to my pets?
A: Many of our customers do and have had no problems. Keep in mind your pet’s body weight and adjust accordingly, and always check with your veterinarian.

Q: Do you offer wholesale pricing?
A: Yes, for more information click here, or call us at 1-866-468-7487 ext 2.


Q: Do you ship outside the United States?
A: We currently ship to everywhere in the world.

Q: How much is shipping?
A: Your shipping cost will depend on the weight of the product you order and the destination. You can get an estimate on shipping cost after adding your items to the shopping cart.

Q: If I don't have a credit card how else can I pay?
A: We accept checks and money orders. To pay with check or money order select that option during check out. Mail your check or money order to Apricot Power, 720 South Main Street, Lakeport, CA 95453.