is a type of oil which is obtained from the amaranth seeds. Amaranth oil has a unique composition; it is rich in vitamin E, which is present in amaranth oil in a very rare tocotrienol form, which makes its antioxidant properties almost 40-50 times more than in the tocopherol form of the same vitamin. Amaranth oil consumption reduces the risk of cancer. However an overdose of Vitamin E could cause ill-effects and at the same time avoid vitamin E overdose.
Amaranth oil is quite difficult to extract, one of the main methods in obtaining amaranth oil is pressing method, which uses the screw presses of various capacities. During the processing of amaranth seeds the proper organization of the preparation to grain for milling is important. The quantity and quality of oil highly depends on the preparation of the optimal technological prepared seed moisture. Benefits of amaranth oil are more comparing to other oils; it helps in bone development, Weight loss, Digestive health etc. Amaranth oil is used in various applications including food supplements, cosmetics, fragrance, pharmaceuticals etc.
The global market for amaranth oil
was estimated to be $XX billion in 2015 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% to reach $XX billion by 2021. The amaranth oil market is forecast to have the highest growth of X% during the forecast period 2016-2021.
Health industry to drive the use of Amarnath oil
Grain amaranth has the potential to contribute the nutritional needs because of its high protein content, superior protein quality and higher content of essential fatty acids and micronutrients. Consumption of amaranth oil is useful for development of high nutritional benefits and ranging from a general improvement in well-being to prevention and improvement of specific ailments and intense symptoms including recovery of severely malnourished children and an increase in the body mass index of people formerly wasted by HIV/AIDS.
The enhancements in overall well-being and health reported by people who included grain amaranth in their diets are generally understandable by its high nutritional value. Some specific nutritional and health benefits of amaranth consumption have been elucidated. Amaranth oil has shown to lower total serum triglycerides and levels of low density lipoproteins. Consumption of grain amaranth has also been shown to have prospective benefits to diabetic patients. Studies suggest that supplementation of diets with amaranth grain and amaranth oil improves glucose and lipid metabolism in diabetic rates.