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Benefits of Apricot Kernel

Updated: Apr 18, 2022

The Apricot Kernel does look a lot like an Almond.

You'd be surprised what's really in our delicious Almond Coconut Latte is actually from the humble apricot kernels!

My Blue Tea followers would be familiar with our creamy Coconut and Latte series. Today we are introducing a new latte that not only tastes great but is also chock full of health benefits (as usual!). Meet our smooth and creamy Almond Coconut Latte!

What is Apricot Kernel?

Apricot is a beautiful fruit that is grown in Anatolian lands. It is on the favourites list of many people with its sweet, succulent flesh which can be consumed in a variety of ways. Because it is such a versatile fruit, it is highly popular, not just for making juice and jam but also to help cure health problems.

An apricot kernel is the seed found inside the stone of an apricot. It looks very much like an almond, hence the name of our latte! It's not because we can't tell our apricots from our almonds!

Apricot kernels are white when they are fresh and if you let them dry out, and they turn brown. Some have said apricot kernels can help fight cancer, but there is also research saying you should avoid ingesting apricot kernels. Some press apricot kernels to make an odourless oil which can be used topically in massage or for treating certain skin conditions.

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Apricot Kernel

Even the seeds of the apricot are not wasted. The apricot kernel is just as useful as its fruit. You can buy these almond-like apricot kernels at herbalists or even in nut shops. The benefits of apricot kernels have been highlighted by many experts such as İbrahim Saraçoğlu. He is a Turkish chemistry professor, biochemist, microbiologist and researcher. Apricot kernels are said to prevent medical issues ranging from intestinal diseases to loss of appetite.

Eight Surprising Benefits of Apricot Kernels

Most of the time we eat the gorgeous flesh of the apricot and we throw away the kernel. After all, it's just a stone that's useless. Unless you're an avid gardener and want to experiment if planting the kernel in soil would give you a lifetime supply of future apricots. What you may not know is that this tiny little ´seed´ has got some surprising benefits. Read on to find out!

1) Prevents Cancer

Apricot kernel helps fight free radicals. It prevents cancerous cells from spreading and depleting the body.

2) Relieves Pain

Apricot kernels are a quick way to help get rid of muscle and joint pain. Try massaging with apricot kernel oil. This is especially useful for joint pain after sports. The oil can help balance blood circulation.

3) Cleansing Pimples

If you are plagued by acne, try using apricot kernel oil to clear the inflammation. The oil helps the pimples to dry out and disappear quickly. Some people use apricot kernels to clean the skin and make it look more lively.

4) Promotes Cell Regeneration

Apricot kernel contains vitamin E which is good for the skin and helps with cell renewal. It also promotes cell regeneration, reducing signs of ageing and gives you a youthful glow.

5) Balances Blood Pressure

For those with high blood pressure, you may want to consider consuming apricot kernels regularly. It controls blood pressure and prevents it from rising.

*Please consult your doctor before consuming apricot kernels if you are on blood pressure medication.

6) Prevents Heart Diseases

Eating healthy is vital for cardiovascular health. Apricot kernel is an antioxidant that contains omega oils that is good for protect heart health. Apricot kernels can help prevent atherosclerosis and keep the channels leading to the heart healthier.

7) Strengthens the Immune System

Apricot kernels contain B vitamins and vitamins A, D, E, K. That's quite a mouthful of vitamins all in one single kernel! These vitamins help strengthen and protect the body from diseases. You can consume apricot kernels in between meals to strengthen your immune system.

8) Opens the Airway

Studies conducted on apricot kernels show that they improve respiratory ailments. Apricot kernels can also be consumed if you have a dry cough or an irritated throat. It helps clear fluids such as phlegm and mucus that irritates the respiratory tract.

Benefits of drinking almond tea daily 每天喝杏仁茶的好处

We have included some information in Mandarin for the benefit of our multi-lingual friends. Learn about the benefits of drinking almond tea daily, other than the fact that it is delicious!


Whether you have almond tea as a simple brew or with added ingredients, you will get all the benefits of the drink. Its unique taste is almond refreshing, pure and pleasant and the fragrance of the simple almond is quite irresistible and is light enough to be a daily drink. It is beneficial to drink almond tea daily to get all its nutrients and benefits.

The many ways to enjoy this yummy coconut latte series - Almond Coconut Latte, Almond Coconut + Espresso Latte and Almond Matcha Coconut Latte.

1. 治疗便秘
Constipation Relief


Almond tea is rich in a variety of fibres which promote gut motility (stretching and contractions of the muscles in the gastrointestinal tract). It also contains a variety of vitamins. Drinking almond tea daily can improve bowel movement and solve the problem of constipation.

2. 增强体质
Improve physique


People who are prone to allergies generally have a weaker constitution with lower immunity. Daily consumption of almond tea provides nutrients including trace elements such as phosphorus, iron, calcium that can strengthen physical health and increase resistance to allergies.

3. 美白肌肤
Improve skin tone


Almond tea is rich in nutrients that nourish the skin. This is particularly obvious for those with dry or rough skin. Consuming almond tea daily allows the active nutrients in almond tea to be absorbed into the body, making the skin smoother and brighter.

4. 强喉气管
Strengthen larynx and trachea


Almond tea has a robust effect on relaxing smooth muscle (an involuntary non-striated muscle). This means the larynx and trachea can be strengthened through consumption of almond tea, even if the person is physically weak or have a weaker trachea condition.


Who would have thought that drinking a suitable amount of almond tea daily could bring so many benefits! Start and make it a habit to drink almond tea daily from today, and you will see the benefits that almond tea can bring you!

"Any information contained herein is not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Articles and websites linked herein are not endorsed by and do not necessarily represent the views held by Apricot Power Inc and My Blue Tea Pty Ltd."

Sources : Author: airbu


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