Our almond oil is extracted from desi almonds. There are many varieties of almonds, but they are generally classified into two classes, bitter and sweet. Almond is actually a drupe, not a nut. Northern States of India produces Desi Almonds. It owes its benefits to the generous amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium, proteins, zinc, and a number of other vitamins and minerals it contains.
We all know the health benefits of eating almonds. However, the benefits are not limited just to the nuts. Almond oil too can provide a multitude of benefits when included in our diet. Food grade almond oil is slowly taking over the culinary world.
Benefits of Natural Desi Almond Oil
Prevents Heart Ailments
Almond oil is loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids. These fats boost heart health and prevent cardiovascular diseases. Sweet almond oil is rich in folic acids, unsaturated fats, protein, and potassium – all these have been proven to be beneficial to cardiac health.
Regulates Blood Pressure And Maintains Cholesterol Levels
Almond oil helps keep Type 2 Diabetes at bay, restores liver health and maintains a healthy heart. It also regulates blood pressure and maintains the cholesterol levels. Almond oil is high in potassium and low in sodium, which can help prevent cardiac problems.
Boosts Immunity and Aids Digestion
Regular consumption of almond oil makes the body stronger and helps it fight common infections. It also proves to be an effective laxative and aids digestion. Almond oil can also loosen stools, ensuring better cleansing of the system. Now you know why it is used as a salad dressing!
Boosts Memory And Strengthens Nervous System
They say if you eat five almonds a day, your memory improves. Almond oil is even better.
It is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and also contains a good measure of potassium. Almond oil is known to nourish the nervous system.
Add a few drops of the oil to a glass of milk and drink this every morning and fast for about 20 minutes before you have your breakfast.
Enhances Blood Circulation And Baby’s Bone Development
Almond oil is a great source of vitamin D that is required for the absorption of calcium in the body. And obviously, calcium is extremely vital for a newborn, as its bones need to develop and strengthen.
Massaging a baby’s joints with almond oil improves blood circulation.
Relieves Pain And Muscles Stress
Any massage is therapeutic, and one with almond oil can relieve muscular aches and pains.
Promotes Healthy And Strong Nails
Long nails look beautiful only if they appear healthy and not brittle. For healthy and strong nails, massage them with a few drops of almond oil daily. The potassium and zinc present in the almond oil strengthen your nails and hydrate them, making them less prone to breaking.
Rich Source Of Vitamins And Minerals
There is a reason almond oil has hit kitchen shelves across the globe. Almond oil is high in flavor and a rich source of essential vitamins and minerals. Calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamins E and D are found in great quantities in sweet almond oil, making it integral to healthy living.
Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
We always have this misconception that fats are harmful. However, not all fats are bad. Some of them are essential for our well-being. And since our body is incapable of producing these essential fatty acids, we often depend on outside sources. This is where almond oil can help.
Provides Instant Energy
Almond oil is a great energy booster due to the presence of manganese, riboflavin, and copper, which help in generating energy in the body.
Adding almond oil to your food can prevent colon cancer. Almond oil is full of fiber, which helps in proper movement of food in the colon.
Excellent For Pregnant Women
Many gynecologists recommend regular consumption of almond oil to expecting mothers. Almond oil is rich in folic acid, which reduces the chances of birth defects in newborns. It also ensures that your baby goes through healthy cell growth and tissue formation process. Almond oil also ensures your newborn won’t suffer from neural tube defect.
Aids Weight Loss
Adding a few drops of almond oil to your glass of warm milk can help you shed a few kilos within no time. Almond is rich in monounsaturated fats that speed up metabolism, eventually leading to weight loss.
Almond oil has various other topical and beauty benefits.