Amaranthus caudatus L., Amaranthaceae
High squalene content
Oleic acid: 20-35 %
Linoleic acid:42-52 %
Fat byproducts: Squalene ca. 5%
Only partially good shelf life due to linoleic acid.
Canister: 6 months
Barrel: 12 months
Amaranth Seed Oil
Color: yellow oil stabilized with 0,05 % Organic Rosmarin Antioxidant Extract
smell / taste: product typical
Squalene content > 5 %
Amaranth seed oil is being used in the dietary supplement market because it contains valuable unsaturated fatty acids and squalene.
In cosmetics products it is used for dry and sensitvie skin, to improve skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles and as prophylaxis against skin ageing. Furthermore it has a soothing and healing effect on damaged, allergy-prone and itchy skin.