8 Benefits of Apricot Seeds

8 Benefits of Apricot Seeds

Apricot is one of the oldest fruits known to man and has been cultivated since the good old days of ancient Armenia. But the entire hullabaloo about the health benefits of its kernel is only a recent phenomenon. So, here are some of the benefits of apricot seeds which is a hot topic in the medical community nowadays.

1. Good for the respiratory organs

Apricot seeds are good for the respiratory tract as well as other respiratory organs like lungs. Since, the seeds of certain varieties of apricot grown are really sweet, they can be added to any beverage to give a delicious relief to any respiratory trouble.

2. Boosts immunity

Some experts have claimed that apricot seeds can give your immune system the much needed boost and help prevent diseases although, to what extent, is still a matter of contention.

3. Good for the skin

Oil can be extracted from the apricot seeds and used as a natural moisturizer. Unlike its nutty counterparts, apricot oil doesn’t leave any oily residue and can give you a supple skin. No wonder, it is widely been used in massaging parlors as well as, as an ingredient in lotions and moisturizers available in the market.

4. Provides relief from constipation

Apricot seeds have been claimed to have laxative properties and some practitioners recommend a healthy dose of apricot seeds and peach seeds to combat constipation and ensure regular bowel movement.

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