Poppyseed oil is derived from the seeds of the poppy plant, Papaver somniferum. This plant has been cultivated by humans for thousands of years and used for a variety of purposes.Poppy seeds oil is not only beneficial for its use in culinary applications but also for its wide range of health benefits in treating a host of ailments including heart problems, digestion, hair and skin issues, insomnia, diabetes, bone disorder and neural problems.
Poppy seeds oil being a powerhouse of antioxidants and essential nutrients reduce skin inflammation, scalp infections and promotes overall skin and hair health. The high amount of linoleic acid in poppy makes it extremely effective in treating eczema, burns and itching. Poppy seeds oil is extremely beneficial for boosting female fertility. A blocked fallopian tube doesn’t allow the fertilized egg to attach itself to the uterine wall. Flushing the fallopian tube with poppy seed oil dissolves any debris or mucus particles from the fallopian tube and helps to clear the blockage, hence increasing the chances of fertility.
The abundance of magnesium in the poppy seeds oil help reduce the levels of cortisol which is a stress hormone and thereby attenuates stress and improves the quality, duration and provides a peaceful sleep.
The abundance of iron in poppy seeds oil makes it a natural blood purifier and increases red blood cell and haemoglobin count in blood. Proper supply of oxygen and red blood cells to the brain regulates production of neurotransmitters and increases the cognitive functioning, making poppy seeds oil one of the brain foods that help you concentrate and reduce the risk of diseases like dementia and alzheimer’s .
Poppy seeds oil are incredibly rich in calcium, besides the trace minerals copper and zinc. These are essential in improving bone mineral density, strengthening the bones and connective tissue and preventing them from breaking. Presence of manganese also helps in the production of collagen in the bones, protects the bone from damage and enhances overall bone health.
Being an excellent source of fiber, poppy seeds oil are extremely beneficial in promoting digestion and increases absorption of nutrients from the food. It also treats constipation and allows easy passage of food through the alimentary canal.
The immense amount of dietary fibres in poppy seeds reduce bad cholesterol levels and keep good cholesterol up. Loaded with iron, it acts as a natural blood purifier and helps in increasing the haemoglobin and red blood cell count of the blood. Oleic acid reduces the blood pressure levels and Omega-6 fatty acids in poppy makes it extremely beneficial for the heart and also reduces chances of heart attacks and blockages.
The anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties of poppy seeds play a pivotal role in treating different types of ulcers like ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer, canker sores or mouth ulcers, etc. The bioactive compounds in the seeds of poppy encourage tissue regeneration and promotes wound healing.
The presence of oleic acid in poppy seeds actively helps in normalizing the blood pressure levels and keeps it under check. It is extremely pivotal in both high and low blood pressure conditions. By promoting the heart functions, it enhances cardiovascular endurance and hence diminishes the chances of cardiac anomalies like heart attack, heart blockage, stroke etc.
How To Consume
- Drizzle in soups, chowders, and broths.
- Use as a simple salad or veggie dressing.
- Dress mashed root veggies and cauliflower.
- Add to mayo or use alone as a sandwich spread.
- Drizzle on avocado toast, garlic bread, focaccia, and pizza.
- Toss with pasta, and add some fresh Parmesan and tomatoes.
- Use it anywhere you would use a finishing oil or green garnish.
- Drizzle on steaks, pork chops, salmon, white fish, shrimp, and chicken.
- Toss grilled or roasted veggies in poppy seeds oil for a pop of bright, delicious flavor.
- Dress fresh greens with poppy seeds oil before adding them to sandwiches, pizzas and pasts.
Why Choose Us
Our Oils are obtained by using the mechanism of cold pressing. The cold-pressed oils are extracted from nuts, seeds, and peels of fruits with the help of steel pressers. Unlike others our oils do not use heat for extractions and are pressed at low temperatures, making them one of the bests. The seeds are crushed raw without roasting. It helps to retain the aroma, flavours, and healthy nutrition. The zero involvement of heat in the cold-pressed method makes it a better choice. Although it is a time-consuming process, the quality is much better when compared to the other oils. Besides retention, natural aroma, nutrition, flavour, and texture are its other highlights.
On the contrary, the refined oil-making process involves filtration through various unwanted and hazardous chemicals and heat, making the oils look light and shiny. This mechanized process makes the oilseed devoid of natural organic ingredients that our body needs daily. Refined oil has a lot of fat and is vacant of nutrition.