La Tourangelle brings you this Toasted Pumpkin Seed Oil from the Styrian region of Austria, home to worlds best pumpkin seeds. The process of extracting the oil has not changed for centuries. First, the best pumpkin seeds are toasted. It is then pressed in a hydraulic press. Following mechanical extraction, the oil is lightly filtered and bottled in a protective tin can to preserve freshness. The oil adds a rich, toasted pumpkin seed taste to salad dressing, soup, marinade, pasta, dips, pastries and more. It also have many health benefits. The main treatment use for pumpkin seed oil was in supporting the urinary and reproductive area of the body especially the prostate and enhancing the libido. The production of gourmet oils is a time-honored tradition in France. Originally, each village had a mill which roasted and extracted the oil from nuts gathered by local farmers. These delicious oils were used in hearty rustic fare and were also found in Paris' finest restaurants.
•100% pure, expeller-pressed Toasted Pumpkin Seed Oil