SNAANA’s organic Perilla Oil (also known as “Bhanjeer” in India) is an organic herbal medicine for skincare and being effective for treating problems. It is extracted via cold pressed method from the Perilla seeds that helps cure skin and health conditions and causes no adverse effects. It has a nutty taste and is more rich than fish or cod liver oil capsules and a good substitute for people with allergy to fish oil.
At SNAANA we source the seeds from Garhwal region of Himalayas. Traditionally these seeds have been used in himlayan homes to make chutneys, roasted snacks etc. A kilogram of seeds gives us about 300 grams of raw, unrefined cold pressed oil.
Perilla oil contains excellent anti-allergic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties due to the abundance of linolenic acid, which makes it a great choice for problematic skin types. It is naturally rich in anti-oxidant and beta carotene. It’s anti-asthmatic properties helps treat asthma condition by improving airflow.
This oil is a great source of Omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, from which many of its health and skin therapeutic benefits are derived. The oil contains 54 – 64% Omega 3, 14% Omega 6 with presences of Omega 9 as well.
Perilla oil is most beneficial for mature/ageing skin conditions,cardiovascular disorders, inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, abdominal diseases, allergy, cancer sores (ulceration of the lips or lining of the mouth), anorexia (eating disorder due to loss of appetite), asthma, nausea, sunstroke, sweating and also helps in reducing muscle spasms.
Perilla Oil has neuroprotective affect, which protects the nerve cells from any functional impairment or damage.
This oil also contains the vital omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, which are beneficial to the health, especially for normal immune system functioning and have been linked to improving memory-related conditions as well.
In foods, Perilla Oil can be used as flavouring. Oral ingestion of Perilla Oil makes brain cells less sensitive to reactive oxygen, nitrogen and Mitochondrial Dysfunction (related to excess fatigue). This oil also lowers bad cholesterol level in the body.
Directions for using SNAANA’s Perilla Oil
SNAANA’s Perilla Oil is used for skincare and health treatment only.
Apply SNAANA’s Perilla Oil on the skin and massage gently for 10-30 minutes once daily. The use of this oil will make the skin look fresh and clean and can also reduce ageing of the skin. Regularly massaging the skin with Perilla Oil lets the oil get easily absorbed by the skin and does not leave the skin feeling greasy.
The cold pressed organic Perilla Oil from SNAANA can be used in preparing salads, chutneys (sauce) and other recipes. Add one tablespoon of this oil in salads and regular dietary recipes which is great for nutrition and health.
Take one teaspoon of Perilla Oil per day in your diet for three weeks. This will help decrease symptoms of seasonal allergies and other allergy symptoms.
For people with asthma condition, consume small quantity of Perilla Oil in your regular diet for at least four weeks and it will bring significant improvement in lung capacity as well as airflow.
People who dislike the taste of fish or have a fish allergy, Perilla Oil is well preferred that provides necessary supplement in your daily diet. Add one teaspoon of this oil when cooking food.
Considering the health benefits associated with Perilla Oil as a cooking ingredient, its use could be a positive addition to your daily regimen. It is used in dietary supplement because of its range of nutritional compounds.
Excess intake of anything can be harmful for health, including drinking too much water than is required by the body. Therefore, it is advised to take small to moderate quantities of what you consume, then slowly increase the consumption to 2-3 drops a day, after which it can be further increased to taking a teaspoon then one tablespoon taken once to twice a day as directed.
Always store the oil in a cool and dry place. The oil is good to use for a year from the date of cold pressing.
It may/may not suit oily acne prone skin. It is suitable to apply on normal to dry skin type.Do a patch test when using the product for the first time.
Always apply on moist face/hand & feet/ body for the best desired results.
Do not cook with cold pressed perilla oil. Add it to your cooked or raw recipes ready to eat in drops. Excess is bad. Do not eat/apply the oil if you are allergic to perilla.