History about the plant..
Once a wild plant, it is now grown commercially by Peruvian farmers who harvest the seeds (also known as Inca Peanuts) for oil extraction. The high quality nutritious vegetable oil is considered a Superfood due to its high concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids yielding an excellent source of Omega 3 (alpha-linolenic acid) and Omega 6 (linoleic acid), relatively low levels of saturated fatty acids and no cholesterol.
It also contains antioxidant Vitamins A (Beta Carotene) and Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol), is high in protein and rich in essential amino acids which are highly digestible (96%) and the essential minerals Magnesium, Calcium and Zinc. The oil is Extra Virgin Oil extracted by simple cold pressing with no further refining required and contains no toxic elements in its composition.