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Filtered Cottonseed NF Oil, 50ml
Filtered Cottonseed Oil Refined, 100% Pure, NF Grade
Filtered Cottonseed Oil has been filtered thru a sterile filter. Cottonseed oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the cotton plant after the cotton lint has been removed. It must be refined to remove gossypol, a naturally occurring toxin that protects the cotton plant from insect damage.
Cottonseed oil has no cholesterol and is very low in trans fatty acids. It is commonly used in manufacturing potato chips and other snack foods. Along with soybean oil, cottonseed oil is very often partially or fully hydrogenated. The growing consensus is that in hydrogenated (trans fat) form these oils are very unhealthy. Cottonseed oil was the first oil to be hydrogenated, originally intended for candle production, not food.
Cottonseed oil, extracted from cotton seeds, is used in some margarines and in commercially made salad dressing. The ancient Chinese used the oil as a medicine and a lamp oil.
The usually pale yellow oil obtained from cottonseed is used in manufacturing, industry, and cooking.
Since many oils and their vitamin content are UV light sentitive, which will cause oxidation due to UV exposure. We packaged our Cottonseed oil in amber and black bottles to block harmful Blue and Ultraviolet light, prevent Photo-oxidation, which protects the integrity of the carrier oil.
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