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【Pistachio oil】 Oil pressed from pistachio, the queen of nuts

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  • Looking for healthy oil
  • Looking for oils with high antioxidant content
  • Want to know effects of pistachio oil
  • Want to know how to use pistachio oil


  1. 1.What is Pistachio oil
  2. 2.Effects of Pistachio oil
  3. 3.How to use Pistachio oil
  4. 4.Notes of Pistachio oil

1. What is Pistachio oil

Pistachios are known as the Queen of Nuts due to their unique aroma, flavor, and high nutritional value. The pistachio oil pressed from the kernels has a beautiful green color and a rich aroma.

Since it is an oil with a lot of oleic acid, you can of course expect the effects of oleic acid, such as relieving constipation and balancing blood cholesterol levels. This oil also features Vitamins A, E, and K, making it a very rare oil!

pistachio oil fatty acid
Main fatty acids Oleic acid
Cooking Heating for a short time is OK (Light stir fry), ※Raw is recommended
Storage method Dark and cool place
Taste / Aroma / Texture Thick, pistachio scent and richness, astringency of the skin
Fat-soluble vitamins Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Phytochemicals Anthocyanidins, proanthocyanidins, resveratrol, quercetin, luteolin, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin

2. Effects of Pistachio oil

For anti-aging!

Pistachio is a rare oil containing vitamins A, E and K!
It is therefore a powerful antioxidant, preventing cellular oxidation and preserving youthful skin. In addition, vitamin A maintains normal skin and mucous membranes, and vitamin K has the function of retaining calcium in bones, so it is expected to maintain strong bones.

To support anemia prevention!

When you think of anemia, you think of iron supplementation, but pistachios contain not only iron but also copper, which is necessary for the production of hemoglobin, so it is effective in preventing and improving anemia!

Keep your taste buds healthy!

The mineral zinc maintains a normal sense of taste and is also an important ingredient!
If you have dysgeusia, it is necessary to supply enough zinc with supplements. However, it is recommended that you do not rely on supplements on a daily basis and take zinc from foods such as pistachio oil!

Also, zinc is a very important ingredient for maintaining reproductive function. So it's going to be a recommended oil regardless of men and women!

For eye disease prevention!

The phytochemicals lutein and zeaxanthin are expected to prevent eye diseases such as glaucoma.

3. How to use Pistachio oil

・The best recommendation is eat with raw

The beautiful green and fragrant pistachio oil should be eaten without heating if possible!
Additionally, it will be delicious with sweets such as vanilla ice cream or milk pudding ^ ^

・For stir fry

The oil has a rich flavor and is recommended to be eaten raw, but it's okay to heat it a little!
However, if you put too much heat in, the flavor will disappear, so try to stir-fry quickly^ ^

4. Notes of Pistachio oil

The first is to pay attention to the quality of the oil.
Specifically, ingredients (organic or not), cold-pressed, in a shading bottle and so on!
As with any oil, poorly managed or manufactured oils are bad for your health! Make sure you are using the highest quality oil as possible as.

Second, use up within 3 months after opening.
Pistachio oil is rich in oleic acid and is resistant to oxidation, but oxidation starts the moment you open the package. Oxidized oil = poor quality oil, so try to use up all the oil in good condition before it oxidizes!

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