Is cotton seed oil edible? Efficacy and function of cottonseed oil.

cottonseed oil edible

Cottonseed oil is very common in life. Some people may know that cottonseed oil is harmful, and then think that cottonseed oil is not edible. So can cottonseed oil be eaten? Today Benteng Machinery will show you whether cotton seed oil edible.

Ⅰ. Brief Introduction of Cotton seed Oil

1. Introduction of cottonseed oil

Cottonseed oil is the oil squeezed from cottonseeds, which can be divided into pressed cottonseed oil, extracted cottonseed oil, etc. Cottonseed oil is also the main edible oil in people’s daily life. Refined cottonseed oil is edible and contains a lot of essential fatty acids, so it is best mixed with animal fat for consumption.

2. Nutrient composition of cotton seed oil

Cottonseed oil is generally orange or brown in color and contains a lot of fatty acids. Fatty acids contain palmitic acid 21.6-24.8%, stearic acid 1.9-2.4%, arachidic acid 0-0.1%, oleic acid 18.0-30.7%, linoleic acid 44.9-55.0%, and the content of linoleic acid is the highest. Therefore, it can effectively inhibit the rise of cholesterol in the blood, and maintain human health. The absorption rate of cottonseed oil by the human body is 98%. Cottonseed oil is a functional oil, which belongs to the “three lows and one high”, low fat, low cholesterol, low trans fatty acid, high linoleic acid.

Ⅱ. Efficacy of cotton seed oil

1. Lowering fat and blood pressure

Eating cottonseed oil can inhibit the rise of cholesterol in human blood. The effects of linoleic acid on the human body mainly include softening the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular, promoting blood circulation, lowering fat and blood pressure, promoting metabolism, regulating endocrine and slowing down aging, etc., which are conducive to maintaining human health.

2. Prevent disease

Cottonseed oil can not only effectively prevent heart artery narrowing, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, prevent osteoporosis, but also prevent obesity, effectively reduce breast cancer, and reduce colon cancer.

3. Warm the stomach and relieve pain

Cottonseed is warm in nature and has a good effect of warming the stomach and relieving pain. Therefore, after drinking cottonseed oil mixed with water, it can provide a certain warming effect for the body. If the spleen and stomach are cold and cause stomach pain and discomfort, using some cottonseed oil water can also relieve the symptoms of stomach discomfort.

Ⅲ. How to eat cotton seed oil?

1. Cooking

Cottonseed oil can be cooked and eaten with meat, which is rich in nutrition and delicious. When frying meat, add an appropriate amount of cottonseed oil, which can stimulate the sense of taste, stimulate appetite, and play an appetizing role.

2. Make pastries

In addition to cooking, cottonseed oil is very suitable for use in pastries, cakes and other desserts.

3. For catering

In addition to family consumption, cottonseed oil is also used for catering, cooking and frying.

4. Bubble drink

Pour a few drops of cottonseed oil into the cup, then add 400-500ml of warm water to drink.

Ⅳ. Precautions for Cotton seed Oil

1. Generally speaking, cottonseed oil is suitable for everyone, but people with damp and hot constitution should not eat too much cottonseed oil.

2. Do not eat too much crude cottonseed oil, it will make people suffer from sunburn.

3. People who are allergic to cottonseed oil should not eat it.

Everyone has different opinions on whether cotton seed oil is edible. This article only represents the views of Benteng Machinery and can be used as an introduction about cottonseed oil for reference only. If you want to know more information about oil mill, please contact me at anytime.



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