Pure Organic Raw Italian Walnut Oil

Pure Organic Raw Italian Walnut Oil

Raw Walnut Oil is obtained through cold pressing the kernels of walnuts. Originally, it was very widespread in Valle d’Aosta and Piedmont, limited to mountainous areas and small production realities. Raw Walnut Oil is rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6, has a significant content of vitamin E, and exhibits high antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is useful for protecting the cardiovascular system and is used in both cuisine and cosmetics. Raw Walnut Oil consists of a small percentage of saturated fats and a higher percentage of unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, including precious Omega-3 and Omega-6; it also contains proteins, minerals, and vitamins (E and C), making it a valuable nutritional source for health. It is a product that is useful for combating chronic inflammations such as rheumatoid arthritis; it is antioxidant, remineralizing, and fights free radicals.

Culinary Use of Raw Walnut Oil

It is consumed raw and is not suitable for cooking food. Raw Walnut Oil is used in small quantities raw on pasta, soups, veloutés, and rice; in salads and on vegetables, as a vinaigrette, and to flavor various protein dishes. A good idea can be to use it instead of extra virgin olive oil due to its delicate, distinctive, and slightly bitter taste. Ideal for vegan recipes. Walnuts and the oil derived from them represent one of the few plant sources of alpha-linolenic acid.

Cosmetic Use of Raw Walnut Oil

It has a greater use in cosmetics as a moisturizing and nourishing oil and is often included as an ingredient in cosmetics. It can be added to facial cream as a treatment for dry skin. It also has antibacterial and astringent properties, so it is used to treat acne-prone and oily skin. It is lightweight and absorbs quickly; it is also used for body massages as it stimulates circulation and strengthens capillaries. It is often included in sunscreen and sun protection products due to its concentration of vitamin E and its antioxidant and anti-aging properties. Among its cosmetic benefits is the protection of hair, enhancing its shine and volume. In particular, it can also be used to treat childhood eczema and juvenile acne, thanks to the polyunsaturated acids present.

Other Uses of Walnut Oil

Trivia: Walnut Oil belongs to the category of drying oils; when exposed to air, it tends to form a solid film, which makes it widely used in the production of paints.

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