Imported from Austria, Styrian Gold gourmet pumpkin seed oil is the perfect addition to your salads, raw vegetables, pasta, and even vanilla ice cream! Styrian Gold Pumpkin Seed Oil complements fine foods with a distinctly rich, nutty flavor that's exquisitely pleasing to the palate. Don't be fooled by imitations, as Styrian Gold is the only imported Austrian pumpkin seed oil available in the USA that meets the coveted "PGI" Standard (see below).
-Antioxidants A, C and E, selenium and many phytosterols which help reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis, heart disease, stroke and cancer and regulate cholesterol levels
-When compared to traditional olive oil Stryian Gold is approximately five times richer in Vitamin E
-Vitamins B1, B2, B6, DMinerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphor, zinc and a wide range of trace elements
-High levels of essential polyunsaturated Omega 6 fatty acids (second only to flaxseeds), producing prostaglandins which regulate heart rate, blood pressure and inflammation and aid in fighting infections
-Smoother and healthier-looking skin
-High Amounts of Vegetable Protein
"PGI" stands for "Protected geographical indication". Styrian Gold Pumpkin Seed Oil can only be named "Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil" if it has been awarded the banderol and an ID number, a combination that guarantees that the product you buy is genuine "Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil". PGI guarantees that:
-The pumpkin seeds used originate from a geographically defined region within Austria
-The oil is manufactured in domestic oil mills.
-The oil is produced using only 100% pure pumpkin seed oil from the initial pressing.