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In folk medicine, pine nuts for more than three centuries, used to treat all kinds of diseases. They have proven themselves as a universal remedy for diseases of the internal organs, teeth and gums, disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, decreased immunity. Cedar oil - less popular product. In the European part of Russia is the oil in the novelty and the stores began to appear recently. Oil of cedar nuts was very easy to use, because it can be used topically as a component for a massage, and the inside - as an additive to food or specifically for recovery of the body. What the properties of cedar oil, the benefits and harms of this unusual product, as well as its use in medicinal purposes and stored correctly describe later in this article. Composition cedar oil, its nutritional value pine nut oil consists of water, a small portion of the ash, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, protein, fat, and mono- and disaccharides.
The high protein content in pine nut oil with a vengeance dwarfs even some of the types of meat. Fats in cedar oil contains more than 80%, this leads to high calorie product - 600 kcal. But since oil is used most often as a filling, and 100 g of butter for the reception hardly anyone will overpower, you should not be afraid of calories. Even those who persistently monitors the energy value and its weight, a tablespoon of oil a day will not hurt and not be postponed as fat in the body.
The composition of cedar oil includes polyunsaturated fatty acids that strengthen the cardiovascular system of the body. Linoleic and oleic acid regulate the balance of "good" and "bad" cholesterol. Without them, also cost the metabolic processes in our body, and plays a significant role here linolenic acid.
Nutritional pine nut oil consists of the following ingredients:
Vitamins Retinol (vit A.) - 1 g;
Pyridoxine (B6) - 0,1 mg;
Thiamine (B1) - 0,4 mg;
Riboflavin (B2) - 0,2 mg;
Folacin (B9) - 34 g;
Pantothenic acid (B5) - 0,3 mg;
Niacin (B3) - 4,4 mg;
Ascorbic acid (Vit C.) - 0.8 mg;
Tocopherol (vit E.) - 9,3 mg;
Vitamin K - 53,9 g.
Macro- and microelements Magnesium - 251 mg; Calcium - 16 mg; Potassium - 597 mg; Phosphorus 575 mg; Zinc - 6.4 mg; Iron - 5.5 mg; Manganese - 8.802 mg; Copper - 1324 mg; Selenium - 0.7 mcg.
We have given you the average data, but the composition of cedar oil may vary due to different ways of receiving it. Pine nut kernels was subjected to three machining processes to squeeze out the oil.
1. Cold pressing. The most expensive way to obtain cedar nut oil. For baling press cores used in wood. The resulting oil is filtered from the cake residue and ready to eat. The color of the oil - a dark, saturated, felt a light aroma of cedar. Cold pressed allows you to keep all the vitamins and our body is better able to absorb such a natural, not subjected to any additional processing of peanut butter.
2. Hot pressing. Kernels pine nuts are immersed in boiling water and then pressed. oil yield is obtained twice that of the previous process for preparing an oil. Heat processing destroys some vitamins, but in general the structure remains the same. oil taste more "soft", there is practically no odor. Oil lighter shade. Hot pressing is used for the production of cedar oil for medicine and perfumes.
The benefits and harms of Cedar oil