Juglans regia L. (Juglandaceae - Walnut Family), Walnut Tree
Alpha-linolenic acid, rich in linoleic acid
C16:0 Palmitic acid: 5-8 %C18:0 Stearic acid: 1-5 %C18:1 Oleic acid: 14-26 %C18:2 Linoleic acid: 45 - 65 %C18:3 Alpha-Linolenic acid: 9 - 15 %
Partially shelf life
Walnut oil is a strongly yellow oil with characteristic walnut taste.
Walnut oil has a high content of linoleic acid and contains the rare alpha-linolenic acid.
The special fatty acid ratio of linoleic acid to linolenic acid makes walnut oil a very agreeable skin oil. Linoleic acid facilitates cell metabolism and regeneration of the skin. That's why walnut oil is ideal for dry and damaged skin.
Walnut oil is a very popular and fine edible oil. With ist pleasant taste it is great for refining salads and other cold dishes.
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