Properties and Benefits of Pomegranate Seed Oil

Pomegranate seed oil health benefits

What is pomegranate seed oil? It’s the oil obtained from pomegranate seeds. Not the pink-red, juicy so-called ‘seeds’ which are in fact arils (or seed covers), but the actual seeds contained in the pink-red juicy arils. Pomegranate seed oil is classified as a base oil, carrier oil or vegetable oil and is similar to other ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Pomegranate Seed Oil

Properties and Benefits of Cupuaçu Butter

Cupuacu butter

Cupuacu butter is a plant-derived butter made from the seeds of the Brazilian cupuacu fruit (Theobroma grandiflorum). It is a cream colored butter with sweet fruity and faint sour notes and a thick consistency. Cupuacu butter is for external use on the skin, hair, lips and nails and is effective for dry skin, chapped lips ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Cupuaçu Butter

Properties and Benefits of Corn Oil

Corn oil

Corn oil is a major component of Western diets. Its relatively healthy fat profile, low production costs and low price as well as higher smoke point make it an overall safe edible oil option. Corn oil is commonly used for skin and hair care but has other industrial applications. However, depending on how it’s produced ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Corn Oil

Properties and Benefits of Perilla Leaf Oil

Perilla leaf oil

Perilla leaf oil, also called shiso leaf oil, is the oil extracted from the leaves of the perilla plant (Perilla frutescens). Unlike the seeds, the leaves yield much less oil and boast different properties but are nonetheless surprisingly nutritious. The oil obtained from them is just as aromatic as the volatile oils in the leaves ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Perilla Leaf Oil

Properties and Benefits of Perilla Seed Oil

Perilla seeds oil

Perilla oil is a popular edible oil in Asian cuisine and a generous source of essential fatty acids, notably alpha-linolenic acid, the plant form of Omega-3 and linoleic acid, an important Omega-6 fatty acid. Among its most popular uses, perilla oil is said to help with allergies, reduce inflammation markers in the body, improve rheumatoid ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Perilla Seed Oil

Properties and Benefits of Wheat Germ Oil

Wheat germ oil benefits

In recent years, wheat germ oil has become quite a health craze, with people rushing to purchase it and ready to relinquish all other oils in its favor. However, what do we actually know about wheat germ oil except for the fact that it’s healthy? How healthy is it actually? In what circumstances is it ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Wheat Germ Oil

Properties and Benefits of Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil

Properties and Benefits of Sunflower Oil: Sunflower oil is an edible oil obtained from the seed kernels of the sunflower plant (Helianthus annuus). Depending on the method of extraction employed, it can be used both for cooking at high temperatures and raw in various dishes. What makes sunflower oil a healthy option is its low ⭐ Continue ReadingProperties and Benefits of Sunflower Oil