Sacha Peanut

Sacha peanut (Plukenetia volubilisalso known as sacha peanut or inca peanut is grown wildly in the Peruvian Amazon, it was known by native Peruvians thousands of years ago. It is one of the oilseeds with an extraordinarily high nutritional profile.

 

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Scientific name: Plukenetia volubilis

Scientific researches have found that Sacha inchiis very rich in essential and non-essential amino acids, in sufficient quantities to improve the general human  health.

  • omega 3 (over 48%)
  • omega 6 (36%)
  • omega 9 (8%)

It contains antioxidants vitamin A and vitamin E alpha-tocopherol

Over 60% of the kernel is full of high quality proteins (99% digestible)