Sacha Inchi - The Peruvian Super Food

Sacha Inchi

The vegetable oil from the Peruvian Amazon rich in Omega 3. Known for its vast amounts of Omega 3, 6, and 9, Sacha Inchi holds it's value in gold. One of the superfoods of the century, it joins the best of the best such as quinoa and maca, which are also native to the Peruvian Amazon. Sacha inchi is native to the Peruvian Amazon, which was well known by the indigenous for thousands of years. In recent years it has been called Inca Nuts. 


Most recent scientific studies show that Sacha Inchi oil has high nutritional value: 

  1. Sacha Inchi contains high grades of omega 3 (more than 48%), Omega 6 (36%), and Omega 9 (8%)
  2. It is highly digestible (more than 96%).
  3. It has antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin E.

Sacha Inchi - The Amazon's Super Food

The Inkas used to grow Sacha Inchi in the Pichanaqui, a region of Junin, which is one of the best areas for its growth and harvest, the soil is soft and it has a high content of minerals and nutrients. 

Sacha Inchi grows at around 500 km above the sea level in the jungle of Peru. It is high enough to keep it from flooding waters and high winds. Years ago it was a wild plant and now it is grown by local farmers in the Amazon.

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