Barley oil, cold-pressed from barley seeds during the milling process, isa nutrient-dense oil that contains iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, copper, B vitamins, vitamin E and vitamin C.
This oil is rich in anti-oxidants called phytosterols, and tocotrienols which are part of the vitamin E family. When taken internally, barley oil may help to reduce cholesterol levels, lower heart disease risk, improve blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation and treat digestive symptoms.
Barley oil is a good source of linoleic acid, or omega 6 fatty acid, which gives it hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties. Along with the high levels of vitamin E, this makes barley oil great for treating acne, dry skin, eczema and psoriasis, scars, sunburn and sun damage.
Directions for use
You can take 1 tspn of barley oil per day as a supplement.
Massage barley oil into the hair and skin to hydrate, repair and treat various skin problems. Add a few drops of this oil to warm water for a relaxing