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Grapeseed oil

The product, also referred to as grape oil, grape oil or wine-kernel oil, is made from rape ) Harvested grape seeds obtained by cold or hot pressing or stripping and used as cooking oil. Cold-pressed oil has a light green iridescent colour and is in taste slightly nutty, with the grape is still recognizable in taste. It contains not only fatty acids but also the antioxidants Vitamin E. resveratrol. proanthocyanidins and lecithin. It is suitable for seasoning salads and sauces, cheese or pickling meat. The press residue from the cold pressing is processed into grape seed flour. Hot pressed oil is one in taste and flavor colour neutral cooking oil. It contains smaller amounts of natural fat accompanying substances. In addition, grape seed oil is used as the basis for cosmetic preparations and Vinotherapien used; the effect was already known in the Middle Ages.

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