Did you know that there is a seed that gives you more omega than cod oil, more protein than an almond and that can improve your health significantly? These are just some of the multiple properties of the sacha inchi, a fruit that you can incorporate into your food and thus obtain its benefits.
What is the sacha inchi?
The sacha inchi is a plant native to the Amazon region, especially Peru, which has been used since the Inca Empire for its many benefits. Its seed is a rich source of fiber and omega and can be consumed in oil, in grain or in the form of flour. It is also known as the Peruvian peanut.
What are its properties?
This natural product is an excellent source of vegetable protein, fiber and amino acids, has natural antioxidants, provides vitamins A and E and mainly omega 3, 6 and 9. It is also free of gluten and cholesterol.
What benefits does it provide?
Regulates blood sugar and blood pressure.
It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides.
Improves blood circulation.
It reduces the hormonal problems of women and the symptoms of menopause.
It has anti-inflammatory properties.
It benefits brain function.
How can it be consumed?
Sacha inchi oil can be consumed alone (one teaspoon twice a day) or added as a dressing to salads.
The capsules can be taken 3 times a day with meals.
The seeds can be eaten as a snack, from 5 to 6 per day.
In addition to the sacha inchi, Agro Negocios Costa Rica has different products available based on castor oil.
This is a natural oil obtained from the seeds of the ricinus communis plant, also known as a beaver plant and a rich source of omega 9.
Its main benefits are:
Relieves muscle pain
It fights infections caused by fungi.
It works as a natural laxative.
Moisturizes the skin
It helps the growth and thickening of the hair, eyelashes, eyebrows and beard.
Protects and brightens the lips.
Body oil, based on these two plants and coconut, is rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, omega 3, 6 and 9, protein and antioxidants. Helps rebuild the skin, produce collagen and elastin, eliminate fine lines and strengthen the nails and hair.