Oil from grape seeds Grapeseed Oil (or Vinacciolo) is popular, both as a cosmetic and a kitchen product. Oil is derived from grape seeds by cold pressing, using no chemical solvents; the result being a wholesome though a costly product.
Every grape seeds is a receptacle of active substances which can fight ageing, it’s a real youth elixir.
Grape seeds are rich in a lot of substances – a whole range of vitamins, flavonoids, organic acids, calcium, phosphorus, and other micronutrients. By the way, grape oil contains two times as much Vitamin E as in olive oil.
The grapeseeds oil’s wholesome properties are linked with a high content of linoleic acid, polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega 6 (up to 70%) – the ancestor of a range of antioxidants rich in phenolic compounds. The oil has properties that bring down the bad cholesterol level due to the presence of Omega 6 fat acids.
The high amount of antioxidants produces a salubrious influence on the cardiovascular system.
Due to a great content of oleic acid the oil boasts a high fuming point and can be heated to very high temperatures (up to 420 degrees), which makes it good for frying. Naturally, not cold pressure oil is used for cooking, but cheaper sorts, prepared by hot extraction. It’s not completely healthy.
As for cold pressure grape seeds oil, it has better be used for dressing salads, making home mayonnaise, dressing cooked meat, vegetables, mushrooms, fish. Besides, you can use it for marinating hot peppers and spicy herbs.
Massage using grape seeds oil is an efficacious treatment toning up and stimulating microcirculation in the capillaries; it helps keep the skin resilient and glowing, hampers formation of wrinkles and diminishes ageing signs.
Therefore, scientists recommend following the mid and don’t abuse the grapeseed oil.
In particular, the one that produced by hot extraction because its manufacture chemicals are used . It is usually sold in large plastic bottles.
And to maintain good health , need a balance and moderation . It is best to use grape seed oil cold pressed, no more than 1-2 tbsp dayly. That is enough.