If I asked about the healthful properties of olive oil, I would probably recite a good number of them: heart-healthy, good for cholesterol, it provides a lot of nutrients, it’s beneficial for the skin …
But what if I asked about hazelnut oil?
Or the avocado one?
And for the jojoba oil?
I probably would not know so many. And it’s a shame because, like olive oil, they are extraordinarily beneficial for the organism.
Therefore, I want to invite you to discover these and other vegetable oils (AV) that, despite being fantastic for health, are less known. You will find them all together (I already tell you that there are 9 in total) and for the first time in a special article that will appear in the next issue of Plants & Wellness.
When you read it you will know its different applications (in massage, internally, together with essential oils …), you will know which is the most appropriate for each case and you can get the most out of them. Believe me, it is an immense amount of natural health that I recommend that you incorporate into your life as soon as possible.
As a sample, I advance one of the essential vegetable oils you will find in the article. You will see how it surprises you.
This vegetable oil, extracted from the nuts of the tamanu tree (Calophyllum inophyllum) of Madagascar, is full of healthy properties that you can start to benefit from right now.
Calophilic oil is anti-inflammatory, healing, antibacterial, antifungal, analgesic and promotes circulation. And, if you did not know it, know that it is an excellent solution for many problems of the skin, bones and joints, such as:
- Dry or exudative eczema.
- Muscle and joint pain.
- Cutaneous mycosis
- Herpes (including herpes zoster).
- Decubitus ulcers (are formed by being long lying or sitting in a chair, due to lack of mobility).
- Wounds that heal with difficulty.
- And many more uses!
In addition, the oil of calofile complements perfectly with essential oils, so it can add to its properties all the benefits of these. This is just one of the 9 vegetable oils you will find (along with its properties, uses and ways of use) in the article of Plants & Wellness divided into three categories:
The more versatile, which are the most common and economical. Its medicinal use internally or externally (for skin care) provides all the properties of the seeds from which they come: anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, toning, laxative, regenerating … They are also very appreciated in the kitchen and are also used as a base to apply essential oils.
The anti-aging oils, which for its richness in omega 6 and 9, vitamins A, D and E and phytosterols, are especially beneficial for the daily care of all types of skin (mature, dry and wrinkled), both the face and the body. They stand out for their moisturizing, nourishing and regenerating properties, and they improve the elasticity of the skin, providing an anti-aging effect.
The repair oils, among which is the one of calófilo that we have just seen, have as their main virtue the cellular regeneration. They are the best oils to apply on burns (including solar), assaults or cuts, stretch marks, decubitus ulcers, scars or age spots.
Most vegetable oils also have a excellent culinary use as dressing of salads and for the preparation of infinity of plates. This allows them to act internally as sedatives, laxatives, stimulating bile flow, protecting against cardiovascular diseases, etc. In the article you will find the main gastronomic uses as well as some advice on their consumption that is important to follow (some oils should not be heated until they reach smoke, as well as losing their properties, can be harmful to health).
In short, if you want to know everything about these vegetable oils, as healthy as little known, it is essential that you read the information that will appear in the next issue of Plants & Wellness.
I assure you that when you know them in depth you will not want to miss so much healing power. And if you already use them, the article will also be tremendously useful, because it will reveal new and extraordinary benefits for your health.