Shiva Organic’s Cold-pressed groundnut oil is a premium culinary oil extracted from peanuts through a method that involves wooden press without the use of excessive heat. Renowned for its distinct nutty flavor and retention of natural nutrients, this unrefined oil is cherished for its potential health benefits and versatility in a variety of culinary applications.
Texture & taste
- Rich nutty flavour
- Mild aroma
- Good for all kinds of cooking & frying
- Source of Plant-Based Proteins: It contains some amount of plant-based proteins that contribute to the overall nutritional content.
- Improves Heart Health: It contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which can contribute to heart health by helping to lower bad cholesterol levels (LDL cholesterol) and increase good cholesterol levels (HDL cholesterol).
- Rich in Antioxidants: It contains vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the body's cells from oxidative damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants play a role in reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
- Contains Healthy Fats: It is high in unsaturated fats, including oleic acid, which is beneficial for heart health. These healthy fats can be part of a balanced diet when consumed in moderation.
- Lowers Blood Pressure: Some studies suggest that diets rich in unsaturated fats, such as those found in groundnut oil, may help lower blood pressure, contributing to cardiovascular health.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Groundnut oil may have anti-inflammatory effects, potentially aiding in the reduction of inflammation in the body. Chronic inflammation is associated with various health conditions.
- Improves Insulin Sensitivity: It may improve insulin sensitivity and help manage blood sugar levels.
- Good Source of Vitamin E: Vitamin E in groundnut oil contributes to skin health and may help protect the skin from damage caused by UV rays. It is also important for the overall health of tissues and organs.
- Weight Management: Including moderate amounts of healthy fats, such as those in groundnut oil, in a balanced diet may help promote a feeling of fullness and satiety, potentially supporting weight management.
- Nutrient Absorption: The healthy fats in groundnut oil can aid in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) and certain antioxidants, enhancing the nutritional benefits of a meal.
- Good Flavor Profile: It has a mild and pleasant flavor, making it suitable for a wide range of culinary applications. It can be used in both savory and sweet dishes.
Cold-pressed oils are often recommended for drizzling over salads, as a finishing oil, or for low-heat cooking methods to preserve their flavour and nutritional benefits.
Cold-pressed oils can be sensitive to light and heat, so It's advisable to store them in dark, cool places to maintain their quality.
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Why Shiva Organic’s wooden cold pressed oils?
Shiva Organic’s cold-pressed oils are extracted with slow and meticulous extraction process maintaining the natural quality of the seeds or nuts. This gentle technique preserves important nutrients, antioxidants, and tastes, resulting in a nutritious and nutritionally dense product.
We at Shiva Organic make our Cold pressed oils using raw materials from where they are originally grown and by being stringent in the manufacturing process to ensure high quality. We produce oils the traditional way that ensures the nutrients of the oils are not lost. All products are cold pressed, wood pressed and chemical free.
The varieties of products available at their store include:
Extra virgin Coconut Oil, Yellow Mustard Oil, Black mustard oil, White Sesame Oil, Black Sesame Oil, Castor Oil, Flaxseed Oil.
Authenic Extraction Process
Cold-pressed oils are extracted using a traditional methods of extracting oils involve the use of wooden presses without the use of heat or chemicals. This ensures that the oil retains its natural flavor, aroma, and nutritional value.
At Shiva Organic the oil is extracted at temperatures below 122°F (50°C). This low-temperature extraction helps preserve the delicate compounds in the oil, such as antioxidants and vitamins.
Cold pressing helps retain the nutritional content of the oil, including essential fatty acids, vitamins, and phytonutrients. This can contribute to the potential health benefits associated with these oils.
Retention of Flavour and Aroma
They more often have a more robust and distinct flavor compared to oils extracted using high-temperature methods. The natural flavor and aroma of the raw ingredients are better preserved.
High Antioxidant Content
These oils contain higher levels of antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants contribute to the oil's potential health-promoting properties.
They are typically unrefined, meaning they undergo minimal processing. This helps maintain the oil's natural color, taste, and nutritional quality.