Due to the massive resistance of the medical establishment and studies that have obviously been manipulated, the principle of action of vitamin B17 (laetrile, amygdalin) has never been objectively scientifically clarified with the utmost assurance, or, such research results have never been disclosed to the public.
Mother Nature endowed pomegranate, nicknamed the ‘paradise apple’, with numerous nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, trace elements, phytochemicals and fatty acids – bio-active substances which should justify these benefits with one feature or another that is worthy of note for our health and well-being.
While most promises of health benefits are reserved for southern hemisphere fruits and vegetables which have such exotic names as ‘noni’ or ‘aloe vera’, a rather timid, native crop causes quite a stir with the simple name ‘aronia berry’ (also called ‘apple berry’ or ‘black mountain ash’).