Apricot Dried with Kernel:
Apricot Dried with Kernel, Dried apricots are a type of traditional dried fruit. When treated with sulfur dioxide, the color is vivid orange. Organic fruit not treated with sulfur vapor is darker in color and has a coarser texture. Generally, the lighter the color, the higher the SO₂ content.
An apricot kernel is the seed of an apricot, which is located within the hard endocarp, and together they form the or stone or pit. It is known for containing amygdalin, a poisonous compound. Together with the related synthetic compound laetrile, amygdalin has been marketed as an alternative cancer treatment.