Milk thistle oil, cold-pressed
The ancient, aromatic power oil
It has a striking golden color, nutty-grassy aroma and many valuable substances. Thistle oil is often called a tonic whose remedial powers were praised by the people of ancient times. Pressed from the seed of the milk thistle, thistle oil has remained a popular foodstuff in domestic kitchens to this day.
Thistle oil from Pödör is 100 percent natural and neither filtered nor refined. The seeds of the milk thistle are gently cold-pressed so that all the substances contained are retained. That is why this vegetable oil is so healthy. Linoleic acid as well as the vitamins A and E provide the body with everything it needs to stay healthy and attractive.
Uses for cold-pressed thistle oil
To prevent damage or destruction of the particularly high content of unsaturated fatty acids, thistle oil should not be heated too high. To retain the valuable substances as far as possible it is recommended to use thistle oil for gentle simmering and braising. When it is dripped over raw or steamed vegetables or used for enhancing soups or salad dressings, thistle oil releases its full flavor which is slightly reminiscent of grass.
Its healing powers in the home were known to ancient peoples. Gently massaged into painful areas it develops its effect against bruising and other sport injuries as well as against some other chronic complaints.
100% oil from thistle seed.
Average nutrition values
100 g contain on average:
Saturated fatty acids9g
Monounsaturated fatty acids13g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids78g
May contain walnuts, hazelnuts, peanuts or sesame seeds in traces!
Omega fatty acids
Unopened it can be stored for 18 months in a cold, dry space protected from sunshine. The exact expiry date is displayed on the bottle.
After opening, it is recommended to use it within 3-4 months, so that its valuable vitamins, trace elements and minerals do not lose their high quality.
It is an unfiltered oil, so best to shake it up before consumption.
Country of origin: Austria
Positive effects of thistle oil
Thistle oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and has the highest content of Linoleic acid. Linoleic acid has an extremely positive effect on the cardiovascular system.
The cold pressed thistle oil is gained from the seed of the plant. Its valuable components, especially the silymarin, have a beneficial effect on the body in general and the liver in particular, by reducing inflammations and acting as an antitoxin. Furthermore, the precious ingredients of cold pressed thistle oil strengthen the heart and boost the immune system. Its regular consumption can prevent damage to our health caused by the intake of poisonous substances such as alcohol, medications or heavy metals.
Used externally, thistle oil can relieve the symptoms of acne due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect. In addition it is said that it is effective against joint pain, rheumatics, bruises and crushing injuries if massaged in regularly.