Organic camelina oils and seeds from Sweden
Camelina of Sweden makes camelina oils and seeds from camelina sativa. The camelina is organically cultivated outside Nyköping in Sweden. The products of Camelina of Sweden have an excellent fatty acid composition and a mild and pleasant flavor, which make them a perfect addition for everyday cooking.
Camelina has an optimal omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid ratio
Camelina contains plenty of the essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids important for heart health. We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for the normal function of the brain, heart, arteries, nervous system, skin and mucous membranes. Our bodies cannot produce the essential omega fatty acids themselves so we need to get them from our daily nutrition. Good sources of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids include fish, nuts and seeds. Camelina oil is a good option for vegans who do not get the essential omega fatty acids from nutrition.
Camelina also has an ideal ratio between the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. We tend to get too much omega-6 fatty acids from nutrition which has been connected to for example autoimmune disease and cardiovascular diseases. The ratio between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in camelina oil is 40:15 so the fatty acid composition of camelina is among the best with vegetable oils.
Camelina oil and camelina seeds are perfect for cooking and baking
Camelina oil has many uses and it is popular among people who follow the vegan or paleo diet. Two teaspoons of camelina oil is enough to fulfill the daily need of the essential omega-3 fatty acids. Camelina oil has a mild and slightly nutty flavor so it is suitable for dressings and marinades. Camelina oil also tolerates heating very well so it can be used in cooking and baking. Camelina seeds can be added to salads, porridges and smoothies.