Bitter Almond Essential Oil
Prunus amygdalus var. amara
It contains cyanide (prussic acid) which is a well known poison.
It originated in Western Asia and North Africa and is widely cultivated in Spain, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.
benzaldehyde and hydrocyanic (prussic acid).
The ‘almond essence’ used as a food flavouring.
- This oil should not be used in therapy.
- This oil should be handled with care.