Cold pressed oils are obtained naturally by crushing oil seeds at room temperature. In this oil seeds are crushed slowly to extract oil from them naturally. This is done to retain the nutrients and flavours. There is no extra heat and chemicals required, which makes them the healthiest variant of oil available to us. Also, the acid value is relatively low, so oil products are obtained after precipitation and filtration. From being healthier to more nutritious as compared to hot pressed versions, cold pressed oils are widely adopted by people across nations. They also contain antioxidants which are usually absent in hot pressed oil because of their exposure to high heat. Most cold pressed oils are rich in vitamin E, which has anti-inflammatory and oleic acid, which boosts your immunity.
The Pahari Life's Gotu Kola Oil is an organic oil that is extracted from Centella or Asiatic Pennywort Seeds of the Apiaceae plant family through the cold-pressing method. Gotu Kola is a small perennial herbaceous plant from the wetlands of Asia having remarkable effects on the body. Popularly known as ‘Brahmi’ oil in India, its use in cooking and medicine has been in existence for centuries. Brahmi is a herb that is commonly used in Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines. This oil is highly effective in reducing inflammation, decreasing blood pressure, healing wounds, and enhancing skin and hair health. It has been used to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve mental pressure and increase cognitive health. It has been considered a boon to treat mental health. It is also beneficial for strengthening the immune system. You can use it in Aromatherapy to reduce stress and increase focus and concentration. It is also very popular in massage therapy, as it improves blood circulation and relieves muscle spasms and swelling caused by retention. It is used in making anti-ageing creams and gels, anti-infection creams and ointments. Gotu Kola Cold pressed oil has a fresh and herbaceous smell that when added to diffusers creates a peaceful and relaxed environment.