Cashew Nut Oil- Oil with Multiple Uses


Cashew nut oil is extracted from the plant cashew nut that is native to the Northeast Brazil. The botanical name of this plant is Anacardium occidentale and was first discovered in the 16th century by the Portuguese. The name Cashew is derived from the Portuguese word Caju and Cashew nuts are extracted from the apples of cashew. The Cashew nut oil that we offer at our store, Allin Exporters is totally extracted through the natural resources. The oil is completely unadulterated and free of chemicals. We keep an absolute check on the quality of our oils.

Chemical composition and property

The cashew nut oil that is offered by us is of dark yellow to pale yellow in color and it has watery viscosity. The aroma of this oil is very mild and attractive. The main components of this essential oil are unsaturated fatty acids and sterol which is about 0.9 to 1.8%. It contains the essential fatty acid about 77% that includes the linoleic acids and oleic acids. It also contains about 21 % protein and Vitamin A, D, K and E. Moreover, the Cashew nut essential oil also contains the mineral salts in the form of phosphorus, iron and calcium.

Traditional uses

There is a number of medicinal properties of this oil and has the countless use in the traditional Indian pharmacopoeia. In the traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda, cashew nut oil is used for the treatment of various diseases related to the kidney. In Ayurveda, this oil is widely used in the treatment of arthritis, eczema, rheumatism and for lowering the cholesterol levels. Moreover, this oil is also used for treating the various problems related to eye. Traditionally, this oil is also used for the culinary purposes and applied on eczema to enhance the healing process of lesions.

Cosmetic uses

Rich in vitamin E and unsaturated fatty acids, cashew nut oil is renowned as a wonderful base ingredient for processing different kinds of cosmetic products. Unsaturated acids available in this oil help in restoring the smoothness and moisture in the dull and damaged skin. This oil also contains the high amount of vitamin E that has a natural anti aging properties. This oil is widely used in the production of different cosmetic products to deal with the signs of aging.

Culinary use

Nutritionally, cashew nut oil has very high amount of oleic acid about 57% that is an excellent source of energy. This oil also helps stimulate the immune system to fight against the different diseases.

So, after knowing the innumerable benefits and uses of cashew nut oil, place an order with us without making any further delay. We are sure that you will not regret using the oils which we proffer.