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Name: Susan F.
Status: other
Age: 50s
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Date: 1999-2001 


Question:
Are lemon seeds poisonous? I read your answer that apple seeds are,

"Apple seeds contain "prunasin" which is a cyanogenic glycoside, a chemical that can become a poison when it is digested, it releases cyanide. Apples are in the genus Prunus and members of Prunus make these types of poisons."
- Susan P McCormick.

We are making lemonade in the juicemaker using the whole lemon, and using the pulp as well as the juice extraction, and wondered if we should first take out the seeds.


Replies:
Lemons are not in the same family as apples.

Anthony R. Brach



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