Comparative study of Phytal originated B17s and medicinal importance

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
© 2020 by IJBTT Journal
Volume - 10 Issue - 2                          
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Jayaprada Rao Chunduri, Krunal Patel
DOI :  10.14445/22490183/IJBTT-V10I2P602


MLA Style:Jayaprada Rao Chunduri, Krunal Patel "Comparative study of Phytal originated B17s and medicinal importance" International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology 10.2 (2020): 13-15.

APA Style:Jayaprada Rao Chunduri, Krunal Patel(2020). Comparative study of Phytal originated B17s and medicinal importance. International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology, 10(2), 13-15.


Belief based therapies or alternative cancer therapies are prevalent in the current scenario. A scientifically proven study is necessary to authenticate the natural remedies to be considered as complementary rather than alternate therapies. Cellular abnormalities or action of radical oxygen molecules can be altered by providing required components. Vitamin B17 or amygdalin is known to have a potential anticancer property by production of hydrogen cyanide. Plant samples such as Apricot seed kernel, wheat buds and Tulsi leaves have indicated the presence of B17 in nature. The richness of Vitamin B17 as well as antioxidant capability in these samples has been qualitatively assessed and compared. The results indicated that apricot seed kernel extract has more B17 than the others and effective.


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Vitamin B 17, Tulsi, Wheat Grass, antioxidant.