Pumpkin Seed Carrier oil that is extracted from the seeds of the pumpkin plant. It is typically dark green in color and has a rich, nutty flavor. Pumpkin seed oil is commonly used in cooking as a dressing for salads or a condiment for bread, and it is also used for its potential health benefits.
To extract pumpkin seed oil, the seeds are first removed from the pumpkin and then washed and dried. They are then roasted, ground into a paste, and pressed to extract the oil. The oil can be further processed to remove any impurities and to enhance its flavor and color.
Pumpkin seed oil is rich in nutrients and bioactive compounds, including antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. It has been shown to have a range of potential health benefits, including promoting prostate health, reducing inflammation,
Density: 0.91 g/mL
Refractive index: 1.465 and 1.480.
Acid value: 2 - 6 mg NAOH/g,
Saponification value: 173 and 193 mg NAOH/g
Iodine value: 103 - 137
Culinary uses: Pumpkin seed oil is commonly used in cooking as a dressing for salads or a condiment for bread. Its rich, nutty flavor makes it a popular ingredient in sauces, marinades, and dips. It can also be used to add flavor to soups.
Anti-inflammatory properties: Pumpkin seed oil contains a range of antioxidants and essential fatty acids that have anti-inflammatory properties. It may be beneficial for reducing inflammation in the body, which is associated with a range of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.
Skin Health: Pumpkin seed oil is rich in vitamin E and other antioxidants, which can help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. It may also help to improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
|Botanical Name:||Argania Spinosa|
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Color:||Dark Green in color|
|Odor:||Rich, Nutty flavor|