Types of cold pressed oils and useful properties

Black cumin oil

Black cumin oil affects the thymus gland / It is an endocrine glandular organ with strong activity in childhood and active growth. This is the main gland of the immune system and its function is the development and maturation of T-lymphocytes.

  • It has a very good effect on food-related allergic reactions because it reduces the production of histamine. This is due to one of the most important ingredients of black cumin - thymoquinone;
  • It is very effective in bronchitis, asthma and respiratory diseases, reduces inflammation and skin eczema, has a bronchodilator and vasodilating effect;
  • Used in the fight against allergies, colds, inflammation of the oral cavity, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, asthma and diabetes;
  • Black cumin is effective in treating hemophilia, sinusitis, hemorrhoids, prostatitis, psoriasis, alopecia, diarrhea;
  • Helps with exhaustion, worms, insufficient bile secretion;
  • It has a very good diuretic, antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal effect;
  • Lowers blood sugar and cholesterol, kills the growth of bacteria and microorganisms;

Hemp oil

Hemp oil helps maintain healthy and sensitive cell membranes, especially nerve cells, and affects PMS and similar menopausal symptoms. It contains polyunsaturated fatty acid GLA, which helps maintain hormonal balance and has a good effect on chronic skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis.

Hemp seed oil helps to:

The immune system and the body's resistance;

Metabolism, blood sugar and cholesterol;

Functional levels of fat metabolism;

Nervous system and hormonal balance;

The energy and vitality of the body;

Anxiety and stress.

Linseed oil

Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids, which are essential for maintaining good health. These acids cannot be synthesized in the human body, but must be obtained through food.

They support the functions of:

the cardiovascular system and the immune system;

nervous system;

favorably improves reproduction;

regular intake of flaxseed oil / daily / reduces the risk of cancer and protects against the effects of aging;

has a beneficial effect on symptoms of menopause and menstrual pain;

improves the condition of the skin, hair and nails.

Flaxseed oil contains a significant amount of plant hormones - lignans. Lignans are important plant ingredients that act like hormones in our body. They have the ability to bind to existing hormones and maintain their optimal levels necessary for our good health.

Apricot kernel oil

Health benefits of apricot kernel oil:

Improves respiratory health - apricot kernel oil is recommended to relieve respiratory distress. A small amount of this oil leads to the relief of airway inflammation.

Reduces inflammation - in chronic pain and inflammation from conditions such as arthritis or gout, internal intake accompanied by topical application of apricot kernel oil in the area of ​​discomfort can quickly relieve pain and reduce swelling and redness.

Potential to fight cancer - due to the high content of antioxidants in apricot kernel oil, it is able to reduce oxidative stress on the body. Apricot kernels contain a substance called laetrile (vitamin B17), which can be a valuable aid in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Each molecule of B17 contains: cyanide, benzaldehyde and glucose. It is cyanide that is involved as a killer of cancer cells. Vitamin B17 is a powerful immune stimulant, and an organism with a strong immune system is resistant to the influence of various viruses and harmful microorganisms. Vitamin B17 stimulates cell regeneration and reproduction, increases the body's natural immunity.

For colds and flu - apricot kernel oil helps and supports the immune system.

In anemia - apricot kernel oil contains a large amount of iron, which makes it an excellent tool for the prevention and treatment of anemia. The beneficial effect against anemia is also due to cobalt and copper in apricots.

For vision problems - apricot kernel oil has a high content of beta carotene, which is transformed into vitamin A in the body. It is responsible for good vision. The vitamin is involved in the formation of the skin and mucous membranes.

Cosmetic benefits of apricot kernel oil:

Moisturizes the skin when applied topically, the emollient properties of apricot kernel oil can help exfoliate and moisturize the skin, helping to retain moisture, which removes blemishes from dry skin and relieves inflammatory conditions such as rosacea, psoriasis and eczema.

Fighting acne - Applying apricot kernel oil on the skin reduces inflammation and prevents the accumulation of sebum in the glands, thus suppressing the symptoms and helping to treat the underlying problem.


improves the health of the hair - the direct application of apricot kernel oil on the scalp will strengthen the "weak" hair and promote the health of hair follicles. Apricot kernel oil reduces the levels of some chemicals that accumulate due to elevated testosterone levels. These elevated levels lead to both hair growth retardation and hair loss. Rubbing apricot kernel oil into the scalp will reduce the inflammatory condition and eliminate dandruff.

Apricot kernel oil accelerates cell metabolism, promotes the formation of collagen. All this makes it an ideal cosmetic. It has a moisturizing and regenerating effect on dry and mature skin. Apricot oil is a particularly suitable anti-wrinkle agent - not only because it helps the formation of collagen and hydrates the skin, but also because it contains natural wax, which acts like a filter.

Sesame oil

Sesame cold pressed oil is suitable for:

Osteoporosis and bone fractures / treatment and prevention / due to organic calcium, magnesium and phosphorus;

Anemia due to its high iron content;

Neurological diseases / incl. depression and neurosis /, due to B vitamins. Therefore, it is also suitable for students, athletes, hard physical labor;

Cardiovascular diseases due to unsaturated fatty acids and magnesium;

Weak immunity because it contains natural zinc;

Helps the health of eyes, hair, mucous membranes and nails;

Sesame oil is an excellent ingredient for hair loss prevention. It contains omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, which provide the necessary nutrients to hair follicles. It also improves their strength and texture by nourishing the roots. Applied to the scalp, sesame oil has an antibacterial effect.

Sprinkle with sesame oil

Cold pressed sesame seed oil is one of the traditionally recommended oils for this practice. It has antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and also provides iron, calcium, magnesium, copper and phosphorus and vitamins A, B and E.

Sprinkling with oil is considered a powerful tool for maintaining good health, as well as an effective remedy for various ailments. This is an ancient technique first described in ancient Ayurvedic texts 5,000 years ago. It's easy to do. Soon after you wake up before breakfast or brushing your teeth, rinse your mouth with a tablespoon of high-quality oil to 'remove' bacteria, parasites and other toxins from your teeth and mucous membranes. Drizzle with the oil vigorously, allowing the liquid to penetrate ‘through’ the teeth from one side to the other for 15-20 minutes.

Milk thistle oil

Milk thistle or thistle (Silybum marianum) is used in folk medicine mainly for liver and bile diseases. It contains an active flavonoid complex called Silymarin and has anti-hepatotoxic effects. Inhibits formalin peritonitis and polyarthritis and inhibits the formation of free radicals and tumor necrosis factor


Milk thistle has been used for medicinal purposes since the ancient Greeks, who made a decoction of its seeds to prevent various diseases. In India, milk thistle is still used as a homeopathic remedy.

In problems with the liver and bile - hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver fat degeneration, diabetic liver fat dystrophy;

inflammatory diseases - urethritis, prostatitis, cervical erosion, hemorrhoids and anal fissures;

gastric and pancreatic diseases;

has an excellent effect on the elderly, suffering from heart problems, neurodermatitis, eczema and burns;

promotes the healing of stomach ulcers;

Lowers the levels of "bad" cholesterol;

Improves kidney function;

Relieves menstrual pain;

Helps with diseases such as dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis;

To increase the body's resistance to the effects of adverse environmental factors. In acute and chronic diseases of the respiratory system (bronchitis, pneumonia and others).

To increase the body's resistance to infectious diseases after surgery.

Sunflower oil - Charlan

Unrefined sunflower oil / charlan / is extremely rich in vitamin E - over 40% of the daily requirement is contained in only 14ml of the oil /, which is an active antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals. Vitamin E regulates the function of the pituitary gland and thus affects the metabolism and function of the gonads and genitals. Because it is a fat-soluble vitamin, it regulates fat metabolism and is important for muscle. Consumption of food prepared with cold-pressed unrefined sunflower oil reduces problems with the gastrointestinal tract and aids digestion.

It can also be used to treat diseases such as migraines, headaches, bronchitis, diseased teeth, arterial thrombosis, chronic blood diseases such as leukemia, as well as arthritis and related diseases, neuro-physiology.

Paralysis, eczema, gastric enteritis, peritonitis, heart disease, kidney disease, meningitis, and hormonal disorders in women are completely eliminated from the body.

Chia oil

Chia seed oil is a valuable helper in a number of health problems.

Improves brain function - Omega 3 is not produced by our bodies, so it should be taken with food and is "indispensable". It helps maintain healthy skin, hair, nails, joints and normal brain function.

Reduces inflammation and pain in the joints - improves recovery after exercise and strenuous exercise, improves metabolism and fat burning, protects against heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and arthritis.

Improves heart health - due to the high content of omega-3, the intake of chia seed oil lowers blood pressure and helps prevent heart disease.

Chia oil also has a beneficial effect on:

Improving metabolism;

Cholesterol lowering;

Regulation of blood sugar levels;

Helps control body weight;

Has anti-inflammatory properties;

It is very rich in antioxidants;

Take care of the strength of hair and skin;

Provides the body with energy and increases its endurance during physical activity;

Helps for faster muscle recovery after a workout.

Chia seed oil is easy to take, rich in many useful vitamins and minerals, including iron, potassium, zinc, calcium and magnesium, has excellent anti-inflammatory and soothing properties on the skin, reduces redness and restores normal moisture content in the skin. Gives shine to hair, prevents hair breakage, hair loss and restores hair moisture.

Hazelnut oil

Hazelnut oil is suitable for high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, thanks to the content of unsaturated fatty acids. Therefore, it is useful for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Thanks to the content of other nutrients, the oil helps protect the skin and eyes, prevents osteoporosis and helps fight fatigue.

Hazelnut oil is a natural antioxidant that further protects the skin from harmful environmental factors. Protects colored hair, helps preserve color longer, nourishes hair after treatment with dye and restores its shine. The oil is also ideal for very sensitive skin as it is extremely gentle. Improves skin tone and makes it look more vibrant and radiant. It has weak UV protection. Absorbs immediately, leaves no greasy feeling. Does not clog pores, is not allergenic.

Pumpkin oil

The oil has a positive effect on prostate problems. With regular use it has an excellent effect on urinary disorders, infections in the urinary system. Improving metabolism and physiological health. Soothes overactivity in the bladder - the oil is

suitable for the effective treatment of the urinary tract, in particular of an overactive bladder (sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate). The oil helps maintain a healthy excretory system.

Reduces inflammatory processes - the replacement of saturated fats with healthy unsaturated fats has a profound effect on inflammation in the body. For a healthy heart - through a process that may involve the production of nitric oxide, pumpkin seed oil shows

antihypertensive and cardioprotective effects, which means it can protect against cardiovascular disease and heart attacks.

It contains fatty acids and plant sterols, which have a very good effect on urinary tract problems, as well as sand in the kidneys and the formation of stones, reducing the levels of some substances that determine the formation of stones. Used for gastritis and worming.

It also reduces high blood pressure in menopausal women.

In diabetes - there are many causes of diabetes, one of which is poor diet. Pumpkin seed oil is antihyperglycemic and has a beneficial effect on people with diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions.

Normalizes high levels of bad cholesterol.

It can cure cystitis, helps with kidney disease, relieves arthritis, increases milk production in nursing mothers.

It also contains high levels of vitamins A and E, which are important for the skin.

Saffron oil

Saffron oil is one of the most useful ingredients used in modern cosmetics and is the best herbal alternative to most of the emollients (skin moisturizers) available on the market.

The oil has the properties of a lubricant that enhances the skin's ability to retain moisture. It improves the overall appearance of dry skin and helps for a more balanced secretion of skin fat. In terms of health, it is fully applicable and often recommended for a variety of skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis and acne. In cosmetic - gives shine to the skin, promotes its elasticity and slows down the formation of wrinkles

and skin irregularities.


The main properties of saffron oil are due to the linoleic acid contained in it - polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid. It structurally strengthens skin cells and improves their barrier function.


Linoleic acid is an indispensable dietary supplement for healthy hair and skin, but much of the fatty acid ingested through food undergoes oxidative processes in the liver. This greatly reduces the usefulness for the skin long before it reaches it. Applying directly to the skin through a variety of products (ointments, gels, sprays and moisturizers) containing saffron oil deliver linoleic acid exactly where it is most needed.


In addition, the skin application of pure saffron oil has the ability to suppress inflammatory processes in the skin and relieve a number of rashes, irritations and redness.

It has a light consistency, so it absorbs quickly and leaves no greasy traces. It has a beneficial effect on enlarged pores and is a great moisturizer for oily and oily skin. Strengthens nails and nourishes hair. Suitable for all skin types.