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Peruvian Omega 3
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” SACHA INCHI”
The oil of Sacha Inchi is the natural oil of greater concentration of Omega 3 that is known nowadays.
Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia Volubilis Linneo), is a rich and natural legacy from the ancient civilizations of Peru culminating with the Incas, which has been carefully guarded until recent times by indigenous communities in the Peruvian rain forest. It is a native oleaginous plant whose seeds have a high content of unsaturated fatty acids such as Omega 3, 6 & 9, and a high level of proteins.
Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis Linnaeus)
It has been a plant of the well-known Peruvian Amazonía by the native ones for thousands of years, the preIncas and the Incas used as they attest it ceramic found in tombs (huacos Mochica-Chimú). The "Club" or "Mallet"
The plant is a enredadera, that produces a seed that
is the one that contains the oil. It grows in the high and
low amazonian forest of Peru. He was redescubierta
in 2000, like highly rich source in Omega III,
The oil of sacha inchi, is considered as best of the world by its composition of amino acids and discharge digestibilidad surpassing to all the other oily ones at the moment known for the human consumption.
- Fatty acids Saturated :
The seeds contain from 49 to 54 % of oil. Composition of the Seed: 33 to 35% of Rind and 65 to 67% of almond.
At the moment they have been inventoried more than 50 echo types that correspond to ethnic groups of the cultures of the Amazonia. The first scientific mention of the Sacha Inchi was done in 1980 as a result of the analyses of greasy and protein content made by the University of Cornell in the USA, those that demonstrated that the seeds of the Sacha Inchi have contained protein stop (33%) and oil (49%).
In Peru, varieties until with 54% of oil have been selected; the protein presents/displays an important content of essential and nonessential amino acids; he is rich in vitamins To and E, sufficient amounts for the human health. It contains 562 calories and its Iodine index is high: 192.
The seed of the Sacha Inchi surpasses in greater percentage of insaturados fatty acids and in smaller percentage of saturated fats, to all the used oily seeds in the world, for the oil production for human consumption and in quality of protein for the protein flour production.
The Sacha Inchi
is ideal to improve the nutritional diet of children, jo
youngs and adults; recovery of patients, special in
the diet of the third age
Sacha Inchi is involved in normal physiology functions such as:
* Regulating pressure in
the eyes, joints and blood vessels, and mediating immune response.
Industrial uses of the SACHA INCHI Oil