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Sacha Inchi

Sacha Inchi

Description

Sacha Inchi, otherwise known as "Mountain Peanut,"is endemic to the rainforest of Peru, where it has been cultivated by indigenous people for centuries. The seeds of this plant are gaining recognition for their many health benefits. While unpalatable raw, once roasted they are quite delicious and nutty, without the allergenic concerns of nuts. The seeds have a high protein (27%) and oil (35-60%) content. The oil is one of the largest plant sources of Omega fatty acids.


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Benefits

Sacha Inchi seeds can help:

  • lower cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease
  • are anti-inflammatory, supporting healthy joints and cardiovascular system
  • promote healthy skin, hair and nails. 

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