Organic virgin squash seed oil
100% Organic virgin squash seed oil from the first cold pressing, the squash (cucurbita maxima) is part of the curcubitacea (?) family. The fruit is used as a straightforward foodstuff or to manufacture oil. The seeds are grown according to organic farming methods, meaning no synthetic fertilisers or pesticides are used but, on the contrary, green fertilisers and crop rotation. Virgin squash seed oil has a characteristic green colour with red wine hints when held to the light.
Automated seed-cleaning and partial removal of the outer to improve the oil's flavour. First cold pressing (T<60
Organic virgin squash seed oil should be consumed neat, on its own or mixed with another virgin oil like virgin wheatgerm or extra virgin olive oils.
The squash is well known for having great pharmacological properties such as, for example as a worm deterrent. Organic virgin squash seed oil also helps prevent tooth decay. The presence of oleic and linoleic acid, essential fatty acids, helps to give a diet balanced in unsaturated fatty acids.
Organically produced - Certified by Ecocert - F 32600