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Common Knowledge About Perilla Oil?

Perilla Oil, the foreign name is: Perilla Seed Oil. It is an edible oil extracted from perilla seeds. Perilla is the first batch of dual-purpose plants with the same origin of medicine and food approved in China.

Perilla, also known as red perilla, perilla grass, red perilla. Perilla Oil is a mixture containing a-linolenic acid and other components extracted from the ripe dried fruit or perilla plant of the labiatae plant perilla. It is a high-quality health food without erucic acid and other harmful ingredients. Oil. Perilla oil is a colorless to light yellow or light green transparent oily liquid with perilla and amber aroma. Perilla Oil is easily soluble in ethanol, but insoluble in glycerin and propylene glycol. The content of a-linolenic acid in perilla seed oil is as high as 60%~67% (it is higher than a-linolenic acid in sesame oil), contains 12%~13% of linoleic acid, and also contains 18 kinds of amino acids and a variety of antioxidants. It is a substance that has obvious curative effect and health care effect on various diseases of the human body, and has high nutritional and medicinal value. It has many pharmacological effects, such as antitussive and asthmatic, lipid-lowering, intellectual, anti-allergic, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, etc.

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What Are the Effects of Perilla Oil on People?

Hypolipidemic effect
Perilla Oil can regulate platelet aggregation in the body, decrease neutral lipids in the blood, remove cholesterol, and stop thrombus formation. Scientific experiments have confirmed that it is the grease with the highest content of a-linolenic acid amongst well-known vegetable oils, and delights in the reputation of “deep-sea fish oil on land”.

Improve memory as well as protect against Alzheimer’s.
a– DHA synthesized by linolenic acid exists in a big amount in the cortex, retina and also bacterium cells, which advertises the development of brain afferent neuron synapses and improves memory.

Anti-aging function.
American experts watababe test discovered that the intake of Perilla Oil can dramatically boost the task of superoxide dismutase (SOD) in red blood cells, which has a substantial result on delaying the aging of the body.

Anti-allergic impact.
The research of Teacher Okuyama of Nagoya City University in Japan has shown that feeding Perilla Oil to computer mice can substantially reduce the manufacturing of the allergen-causing substance leukone as well as the intermediate platelet gathering triggering variable (PAF). A fenac compound, which has anticoagulant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral as well as other tasks, and has strong antioxidant homes to prevent allergic reactions.

Anticancer impact.
Perilla Oil can considerably prevent the occurrence of bust cancer caused by the chemical health hazard DMBA, and also can additionally reduce the activity of ornithine decarboxylate in the colonic omentum to prevent the event of colon cancer.

Who is Not Suitable for Consumption of Perilla Oil

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People with qi deficiency should take it with caution
Because perilla itself is pungent and warm, people with qi deficiency will have more side effects if they eat it. For example, it is mentioned in “Materia Medica”: “The disease belongs to yin deficiency. Be careful not to invest in it, because the disease should be suppressed and the disease should be repaired.”

People with fever are forbidden to take it
Because the effect of perilla oil is suitable for relieving the exterior and dispelling cold, it has a certain resistance to people suffering from fever. Eating more perilla oil will do great harm to this group of people. For example, it is mentioned in “Materia Medica Tongxuan”: “Jiufu takes away one’s true energy”.

Why do You Say that Perilla is Indeed Full of Treasures?

Perilla is indeed a treasure all over the body. The active substances of perilla are extracted and made into medicines or health care products, which can achieve anti-oxidation, anti-depression, anti-allergy and other effects, but the amount of perilla we eat every day cannot achieve the desired effect. Why do I say that, let me prove it below.

Taking perilla leaves and perilla stalks as an example, their nutritional components (referring to the content in 100 grams of edible food) are: perilla leaves, crude protein 27.8 grams, crude fat 7.6 grams, crude 34.2 grams of fiber, 5.7 mg of β-carotene, 3.6 mg of vitamin C, 2150 mg of calcium, 3.9 mg of iron, etc.; perilla stem, 15.3 grams of crude protein, 4.7 grams of crude fat, 56.3 grams of crude fiber, 1.54 mg of β-carotene , vitamin C 1.25 mg, calcium 910 mg, iron 8.6 mg, etc.
In the daily diet, perilla leaves and stems contain high content of crude protein, β-carotene, Fe, Ca and other components, which have good nutritional value and can be matched with other ingredients to season, color and increase nutrients role.
In addition, perilla leaves and perilla stalks contain active ingredients such as perillone, rosmarinic acid, lutein, and β-carotene. The active substances contained in perilla are extracted by steam distillation, organic solvent extraction, ultrasonic extraction and other methods, and concentrated to make medicines or health care products, which can achieve anti-oxidation, anti-depression, anti-allergy and other effects.
For example, using mice with allergic asthma as experimental subjects, the experimental results show that: rosmarinic acid in perilla extract has a good healing effect on allergic asthma, and promotes cytokines and anti-allergic antibodies in mice. generation.

However, it is worth noting that the content of active substances ingested by eating perilla leaves is low and cannot reach the clinical dose, so the desired effect cannot be achieved.
Another treasure of perilla is perilla seeds.
Perilla seeds are rich in oil, with an oil content of 40% to 50%, which is equivalent to rapeseed. Perilla seeds can be pressed to obtain perilla seed oil. Perilla seed oil is rich in α-linolenic acid, with a content of 55% to 65%, much higher than other major edible oils (peanut oil 0.74%, rapeseed oil 7.21%). It is harmless and has no smell of fish oil. There are fewer bonds, the stability is stronger than fish oil and the cholesterol is low. Long-term consumption can prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases and is beneficial to health. It is a recommended edible health oil for hypertensive patients. Perilla oil is not only an ideal edible health oil, but also can extract α-linolenic acid from it to be processed into health products. There are many types of perilla oil on the market now, and consumers can buy branded perilla oil through regular sales channels and eat it with confidence.

Which is Better, Perilla Oil or Linseed Oil

After the general linseed oil is placed at a temperature below zero for six hours, a cotton-like suspension appears; this substance is “wax”. Contains “waxy” linseed oil
“Wax” is extremely harmful to the human body. On the contrary, if there is no cotton-like suspension after freezing, it belongs to the dried and dewaxed linseed oil; it is truly natural
Pure and pollution-free healthy oil.

1. To promote the intelligence and vision development of fetuses and infants, the main function is to metabolize a-linolenic acid into DHA, because the content of a-linolenic acid in perilla seed oil is higher than that of flax
Seed oil is high, so perilla oil is better than flaxseed oil.

2. If you buy it for infants to eat orally, it is recommended to buy a bottle of perilla oil for a try. If the baby does not accept it, you can change it to linseed oil, because the baby’s sense of taste is weakening
development, so the earlier it is given to the baby, the easier it is for the baby to accept the taste of this oil.

3. The difference in taste: The taste of linseed oil is slightly bitter, but most people can accept it. Some people think that the taste of perilla seed oil is a very strong fragrance of perilla seeds.
Some people think that the taste of perilla seed oil is a bit fishy. If you don’t take it directly, you can use any one.

4. The effects of linseed oil and perilla seed oil are the same in most aspects, but linseed oil has good anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects, and perilla seed oil has
Very good liver protection effect.

Refer To

Common Knowledge About Perilla Oil?— Netease; Zhifure