Argan Oil (Argan Oil) is a pure vegetable oil that is extracted from the seeds of the fruit of the argan tree (ironwood tree, Argania spinosa). Characteristic of this exquisite oil are the home (south-west of Morocco) and production process, because when roasted argan oil (argan oil) are roasted the Argansamen, similar to coffee beans, before pressing. Then they are purely mechanically cold pressed, so that all flavors and ingredients are preserved. Filtration does not take place, the oil is simply decanted. It can thus form deposits, however, do not imply a Qualitätsverlußt, but merely point to the gentle preparation procedure. Argan Oil (Argan Oil) contains about 18% saturated, 43% monounsaturated and about 38% polyunsaturated fatty acids. The oil contains only low in omega-3 fatty acids, but approximately 35% omega-6 fatty acids and about 45% of omega-9 fatty acids. It also contains vitamins E and A, as well as a variety of other materials such. As sterols (spinasterol and schottenol) and carotenes. The energy value is about 3752 kJ, which is equivalent to about 896 kcal. Compared to the refined edible oils Argan Oil (Argan Oil) is roasted somewhat thicker and has a roasted smell fine after walnuts with a hint of vanilla. The taste is nutty, with dominant aromas of toast, mild and vanilla-like finish.