The almond like seed present inside the peach fruit has an anti- cancer medicine called laetrile.
Peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots and almonds are all closely related fruit trees with similar types of center pits and contains the seeds which are almond shaped.
These seeds of all these species in fact contain high concentrations of chemicals l known as laetrile, amygdalin or vitamin B-17.
Research has suggested that laetrile induces programmed cell death in cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: March 3, 2017