Ostro Organics Poppy Seed Oil
Our lightly yellow poppy seed oil is one of the oldest oils in Europe which has now been rediscovered and turned into a rarity for gourmets and foodies. Poppy seed oil has a high content of linoleic acid. It is similar to sunflower oil.
Poppy Seed oil is used as a high-end salad oil and for refining sweet dishes, mueslis and salads. Due to its high content of polyunsaturated linoleic acid, our extra virgin poppy seed oil shouldn’t be used for high heat cooking.
Using Cold Pressed Poppy Seed Oil
- marinades and dressings
- smoothies and cold beverages
- yogurts and cereals
- spreads and pesto’s
- finishing oil
- dipping and garnish with Poppy Oil
Coupled with fresh lemon juice, garlic and a pinch of salt, poppy seed oils makes a delicious salad dressing. Which is healthy too. Coupled with citrus, this light oil really comes out as a winner on hot summer days. Equally popular as pumpkin seed oil or olive oil, add it on vegetables, fish, meats, pasta, cheese, soups, sandwiches. . .
Find out more about benefits and creative inspiration on how else you can use Ostro Organics Oils on our food blog. Frequently updated.
Ostro Recipes Section offers frequently updated ideas and inspiration on how to best use Ostro Organics cold pressed culinary oils.
You can harness the potential benefits of poppy seed oil by applying a small amount directly to your skin or by adding a few drops to a variety of cosmetic products, including:
- lotions or creams
- hair care products
Remember that some people may have a skin reaction to poppy seed oil. Test a small dab of it on your skin first before applying it to larger areas.
Poppy seed oil can also be used as a carrier oil for essential oils. To dilute an essential oil in poppy seed oil, the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy recommends using 6 to 15 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil.
When buying Ostro Organics poppy seed oil, it will ship to you within four days of pressing. You should be purchasing 100 percent cold-pressed poppy seed oil. Furthermore feel free to contact us regarding batch size and where the seeds for that batch were grown and harvested.
Cold Pressing Technique
At Ostro Organics we use a modern low-pressure screw press to extract the oil from various nuts and seeds. Focusing on low pressure in addition to low heat extraction. Higher heat means higher yield but also more alteration when it comes to its molecular structure. At Ostro Organics we press every oil at s different heat point. Ranging from 9° to 29° degrees Celsius.
Also Ostro Organics presses oils under very low pressure and minimal temperatures. Currently ranging between 9° and 29° Celsius. Resulting in low yield oil extraction, obtaining a yield of roughly 55% depending on the variety of nut and seed.
Higher yields can easily be reached by applying industry standards including: More pressure, heat, solvents in addition to adding other agents to the extraction process.
Overall, when consuming Ostro Organics cold pressed oils in this pure, fresh, natural and real form, you will NOT be consuming hydrogenated fats or trans fatty acids.
ngredients Raw Poppy Seed Oil
Cold pressed, raw, certified organic poppy seeds.
Without a doubt one of our most popular salad oil.
Certified Organic Oil quality
- Extra Cold Pressed
- Pure and Fresh
- Raw and Unrefined
- Not mechanically filtered
- Certified Organic by PACS 16-661
- Free of Trans-Fats
- Vegan and Gluten Free
Ostro Organics is certified organic by the Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS) Certification Number 16-661
Non Genetically Modified Organisms
Ostro Organics uses no GMO’s. This is also verified by the Organic Certification Body PACS. For more details visit PACS online. Click here
3700 kJ / 900 kcal
|Saturated fatty acids||13 g|
|Monounsaturated fatty acids||19.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated fatty acids||68 g|
C16:0 Palmitic acid: 4-12 %
C18:1 Oleic acid: 1 4-30 %
C18:2 Linoleic acid: 60-80 %
Ostro Organics Oils are pressed fresh, in small batches in Victoria B.C. Canada
The origin of various crops is subject to change. In addition to farmers crop rotation, harvest short falls, cost of shipping and not to mention world demand. For example when sourcing nuts, special focus on unpasteurized nuts, the country of origin can change frequently.
- The raw oil is being pressed in small batches.
- After pressing the oil sludge settles at the bottom of the oil barrel.
- The fresh oil is then carefully being decanted and bottled.
- Followed by capping and proper labeling.
Poppy seeds and poppy seed oil shouldn’t contain opium. Opium comes from poppy latex, which is a milky white liquid in the poppy pod.
But poppy latex can sometimes contaminate the seeds during harvesting. This can give them a small amount of opium content.
Because of this, it’s possible that you can get a false positive on a drug screen if you’ve recently consumed poppy seeds. However, there’s currently no evidence of this regarding the use of poppy seed oil.
Refrigerate after receiving and opening.
When storing outside the fridge, keep away from direct sunlight and heat sources!