This is a high quality oil extracted by a cold, virgin process in order to ensure that it retains all the unique nutritious qualities of the Tiger-nut itself. Tiger-nut oil was first used by Egyptians 4000 years ago in preference to olive oil. Indeed, it is generally considered a healthier alternative.
The oil is golden brown in colour and has a rich, nutty taste. Tigernut oil is also a fantastic component of beauty products. It has a high oleic acid content and low acidity, and so is excellent for the skin.
High content of oleic acid (Monounsaturated fat acid which has a bigger resistance to chemical decomposition).
- Content in polyunsaturated fatty acid (linoleic acid & linolenic acid) enough to cover daily minimum needs (around 10 gr).
- High content of Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol).
- Higher oxidative stability than other oils, due to its content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and gamma-tocoferol.Report this