Apples were once our most important stored stable winter food for thousands of years before potatoes were. Apple fruit creates no problems for most of us and is generally a very healthy choice of food. Sometimes sour apples can give us indigestion, and we should never eat and chew the apple seeds as they are toxic. .

As with all natural remedies consumption of Apple - other than as a food fruit,
should be guided by a qualified herbalist or physician.
This information here is for information purposes only,
and certainly not for prescription.

best use ...  

very nutritious and helps prevent many ailments and illnesses, but be careful with the pips

qualities of Apple are said to be ...

astringent - reduces fluid loss, constricts tissues, such as stop bleeding
digestive - improves enzyme action that improve absorption of food
nutritive - providing good all round food nutrition

toxicity? ...  as all plants have a nourishing level and toxic level

Apple seeds do contain a little cyanide but a human would have to really masticate the seeds with teeth to extract the toxin, but it would take several seeds chewed to be a danger.Swallowing an apple seed or two accidently is going to do no harm.

Some people do get indigestion from eating apples but that is only discomfort and not dangerous.

It must be remembered that for 1000s of years before potatoes came to Ireland, that apples were the staple winter food.

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