Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil is won from Mexican salvia seeds (salvia hispanica), also known as Mexican chia seeds. The oil is mostly won by passing the tiny and whole seeds through a variable speed hammer mill (high-pressure extraction) while also using natural spring water that contains natural carbon dioxide. This procedure ensures that the retrieved Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil does not contain reproducible microorganisms, heavy metals or residues of inorganic salts.
In days long gone, Mexican sage was the most important staple food for Central American civilizations. In ancient times, people grew more salvia hispanica than corn because they knew that the salvia plant contained precious ingredients. The Aztecs regularly consumed chia seeds, which is believed to have made them physically and mentally superior to the surrounding people groups. Today, Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil is a well-known food supplement. It positively impacts the entire metabolism, enhances the immune system, protects the cells and helps maintain good nerves. Chia seeds contain valuable ingredients that contribute positively to one’s health. The Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil of the salvia hispanica has a high percentage of linoleic and alpha-linoleneic acids, and proteins; and also contains valuable vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Alpha-linoleneic and linoloeic acids are omega-3 fatty acids that are anti-inflammatory and blood-thinning, and that can also counteract arteriosclerosis, as well as reduce the risk of heart attacks.
Natural cosmetics with Saliva Hispanica
Chia seed oil, particularly that of the plant salvia hispanica is of growing and vital importance in natural cosmetics. It can be effectively used to combat skin ageing because its nutrient density provides a quicker regeneration of the skin and a better production of collagen tissue. The oil improves the skin’s elasticity considerably, in most cases. As a result, people who apply cosmetic products to their skin regularly – that contain chia seed oil – will look much younger and fresher.
Chia seed oil used in many hair care products. The high concentration of alpha-linoleneic acid helps retain a natural shine and gives hair that fresh, healthy and vital look. A positive side effect: This acid helps maintain moisture in the hair, as well as in the scalp, which prevents dehydration. Today we know that chia seed oil of the salvia Hispanic plant also alleviates dermatitis. Typical symptoms are chapped and dry skin and a more or less scaly skin.
The moisturizing effect of the chia seed oil soothes such skin ailments and often shows significant skin health improvement.
Generally speaking, chia seed oil is particularly beneficial for people with dry, sensitive skin, and dull and damaged hair. Furthermore, this oil does not contain any lactose or cholesterol at all. Side effects are extremely rare; and mostly only occur by internal use. The entirely external use in cosmetics is generally considered to be safe and risk-free.
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil Profile:
Definition: Oil won from the Mexican sage plant salvia hispanica
INCI: Salvia hispanica seed oil
Characteristics: Colorless to transparent, odorless to a slightly nutty odor.
Effective Constituents: 60 % Alpha-linoleneic acid, 17 – 26 % linoloeic acid, saturated fats, mono-unsaturated fats, palmitic acid, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins
Conclusion: Chia Seed Oil deservers its Miracle Drug Reputation
The good reputation of Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil is not just a trend in healthcare and cosmetics. This valuable product of the salvia hispanica plant has scientifically proven health-boosting ingredients. The ongoing tests most impressively prove the enormous efficacy of this raw material. It is a totally pure and natural substance that has no additives. Particularly low-cost products that contain auxiliary agents are mostly inferior and cannot be recommended.
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil must be stored in a cool, dry and dark environment. Under these conditions, it has a shelf life of two years.
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