There are many nutritional benefits of eating apricots. This is a rich source of minerals that cures anemia, asthma, tuberculosis and bronchitis. But, are you also aware of the health benefits of apricot seed or its oil? Apricot seeds can be consumed raw or ground into a powder for adding to soups, vegetables, curries, fruit juice or cereal. They can also be roasted in the oil that is used in salad dressings, cooking, fuel and facial lotions.