Botanical Name: Camelina sativa
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Seeds
Product Description: Camelina sativa is a herbaceous annual or winter annual with a taproot. The pear-shaped silicles are smooth and leathery, 7 to 9 mm long and superficially resemble the bolls of flax. As a summer or winter annual plant, camelina grows to heights of 30–120 cm (12–47 in), with branching stems which become woody at maturity. Theplant has exceptionally high level (up to 45%) of omega-3 fatty acids, which is uncommon in vegetable sources. Seeds contain 38 to 43% oil and 27 to 32% protein.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.