October 3, 2022
Apple Seeds: There is poison in apple seeds, eating it can kill


How much damage can be caused to a person by apple seeds, it depends on how much apple seeds he has eaten. Also, how much is his ability to withstand that poison.



TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Pradeep Tiwari



Sep 08, 2022, 5:30 PM IST





Apple is the most beneficial fruit for the body.  Since childhood, we have been hearing that 'An Apple a Day, Keeps Doctor Away' means that by consuming one apple daily, diseases stay away from the body.  But did you know that the seeds found in apples are poisonous?  Today we will tell you about this.

Apple is the most beneficial fruit for the body. Since childhood, we have been hearing that ‘An Apple a Day, Keeps Doctor Away’ means that by consuming one apple daily, diseases stay away from the body. But did you know that the seeds found in apples are poisonous? Today we will tell you about this.

There is no doubt that apple is beneficial for our body.  But its seeds can harm our body.  Yes, apple seeds contain a compound called amygdalin which is poisonous.

There is no doubt that apple is beneficial for our body. But its seeds can harm our body. Yes, apple seeds contain a compound called amygdalin which is poisonous.

This compound is present inside the seed itself.  To protect the seed, a layer is mounted on it, which is hard.  Explain that on swallowing the seeds, the chemicals of the stomach are not able to break its layer, due to which its poison does not reach the body.

This compound is present inside the seed itself. To protect the seed, a layer is mounted on it, which is hard. Explain that on swallowing the seeds, the chemicals of the stomach are not able to break its layer, due to which its poison does not reach the body.

However, if you chew and eat its seeds, migdalin converts to hydrogen cyanide.  This is very harmful.  A person can even die if eaten in excess.

However, if you chew and eat its seeds, migdalin converts to hydrogen cyanide. This is very harmful. A person can even die if eaten in excess.

For information, let us tell you that cyanide has been used as a poison.  It stops oxygen from entering the cells of the body and within a few minutes the person dies.

For information, let us tell you that cyanide has been used as a poison. It stops oxygen from entering the cells of the body and within a few minutes the person dies.

If sometimes some apple seeds get inside you, then there is no problem.  But excessive intake of juice or any other way of seeds can be harmful.

If sometimes some apple seeds get inside you, then there is no problem. But excessive intake of juice or any other way of seeds can be harmful.






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