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Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil (Protected Geographical Indicator)

It is, without doubt, THE signature Styrian speciality: its dark green colour, nutty aroma and intense flavour make it unique. The huskless Styrian pumpkin seed is a variety created by local farmers around 100 years ago - the origins of the oil, however, go back to the eighteenth century. The oil's place of origin has been protected by the EU since 1996.

What are its properties? A high antioxidising capacity and therefore a high level of protection against cardiovascular diseases and the body's ageing process.  It is rich in vitamin E, selenium, secondary plant products and essential fatty acids, is free from and reduces cholesterol and is good for the prostate and the bladder.