Brazil Nut Oil Benefits
The chestnut contains 70 to 72% sweet oil, with a pleasant perfume and with a similar taste to olive oil from Europe. Brazil nut oil as it ages has a dark yellow color and an unpleasant rancid smell.
Brazil nut oil is highly nutritious, containing 75% unsaturated fatty acids composed mainly of palmitic, oleic and linoleic acid, in addition to sitosterol and phytosterols fat-soluble vitamins A and E.
Extracted from the first pressing, an extra-virgin olive oil can be obtained, replacing the olive oil with its mild and pleasant flavor.
Chestnut is a rich source of magnesium, thiamine and has the highest known concentrations of selenium (126 ppm²), with antioxidant properties.
it is a considerable source of omega 6 and 9 and has important omega 3 rates, confirming its richness Amazonian oilseed .