Arganic Organic Culinary Argan Oil
A nutty tasting oil used for centuries by the Berber people people of Morocco. It boasts a vitamin E content three times higher than that of olive oils, and has also been proven to aid digestion and help maintain a healthy heart. Made from cold-pressed lightly toasted argan kernels.
The Berber people, who live in the south-west of Morocco, have produced and treasured argan oil for centuries. The ancient argania spinosa tree grows exclusively in this region.
The oil comes from cold-pressing the seed of the argan fruit. The process of collection and extraction involves several stages and skilled hand work. It takes 15 hours and 30kg of fruit to produce just one litre.
Argan oil boasts many unique health and medicinal properties which has led to it’s recent recognition in the Western World. This includes the exceptionally high Vitamin E level, which makes it a very powerful antioxidant.
Used externally, it is cell rebuilding and therefore fantastic on the skin and hair. Internally, it has been proven amongst other things to aid digestion, lower bad cholesterol and control blood sugar levels.
We are partnered with farmers Sidi Yassine in Morocco, and together we ensure that every stage of production is monitored carefully. We are even able to trace your bottle back to the tree it came from.
Whether you are health conscious or simply passionate about food and cooking, you can have a lot of fun with this delicious versatile ingredient and use it to add individuality to your dishes. Perfect to dunk some bread into as an appetiser, great in salads, or drizzle some onto your food for a nice touch.
100% pure, lightly-toasted, organic, cold pressed Argan Oil for Culinary use. Delicious nutty taste, perfect as a finishing oil.
Traditionally the Berber people fed argan oil to their babies to ease digestion as well as using it to cure various illnesses.
Argan oil contains twice the level of tocopherols/vitamin E of olive oil making it a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants fight free radicals, which are the main cause of cell ageing and various types of cancer.
It has significantly high levels of fatty acids omega 6 and 9, which help with brain functioning and according to studies a spoonful of argan oil a day can lower cholesterol levels.