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Canola Oil

Also Known As : Rapeseed Oil
Technical Name : Brassica napus


Taste Profile

It has a earthy and nutty flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Canola Oil is used as a cooking oil.
  2. It can be used for baking, deep-frying and roasting.
  3. It can be used in its natural form as a dressing and dip too.

Common names and forms

  1. Canola Oil (Antioxidant: Vitamin E)
  2. Edible Refined-Low Erucic Acid Oil (Canola Oil)
  3. Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (Rapeseed)
  4. Imported Refined Canola Oil
  5. Low Erucic Rapeseed Oil
  6. Rapeseed edible oil
  7. Rapeseed Low Erucic Acid (Canola) Oil
  8. Rapeseed Oil
  9. Vegetable Oil(Canola Seed)


Canola Oil is the oil obtained from black seeds of the canola plant, a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae. The plant is cultivated for its oil seeds only, from where the rapeseed oil is extracted.

Health benefits

  • Canola Oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are good for brain health.(1)
  • It contains Vitamin E which is beneficial for eyes, skin, hair and for immune system as well.(1)
  • It is low-in saturated fats which makes it heart friendly and also helps to lower bad cholesterol level in the body.(1)
  • It contains phytosterols that help in proper functioning of immune system.(1)
  • It is gluten-free.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the manufacturing and expiry date on canola oil packaging.

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