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Wheat Germ Oil

Wheat Germ Oil

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Wheat germ oil is extracted from the germ of the wheat kernel, which makes up only 2.5% by weight of the kernel. Wheat germ oil is particularly high in octacosanol (a saturated, long-chain 28-carbon primary alcohol) found in various herbal waxes that we still use today for both therapeutic and cosmetic use.

Octacosanol has been studied as an exercise and physical performance enhancer. It is used by athletes and people with intense daily work.

Also, very importantly the very long chain fatty alcohols found in wheat oil and obtained from plant waxes (particularly beeswax) have been reported to lower plasma cholesterol in humans.

Also wheat oil is very high in vitamin E (255 mg/100g) and has the highest vitamin E content of any food that has not been previously prepared or fortified with vitamins.

As a cooking oil, wheat oil is strongly flavored, expensive and easily perishable. It is not so suitable for frying, while its smell and taste are very characteristic.

Wheat germ oil contains the following fatty acids:

Component g/100g
Linoleic acid ( omega-6 ) 55
Palmitic acid 16
Oleic acid 14
Linolenic acid ( omega-3 ) 7

Oral use:
One spoonful of the soup every morning - diluted in a little olive oil to make it easier to swallow.

Therapeutic use: Morning-Evening, preferably diluted in a little olive oil

Cosmetic use: Used as a natural source of vitamin E for the skin. Apply topically once a day.

It can be used in cosmetic creams, body oils and formulations for the skin, nails and hair.

Component g/100g

Linoleic acid (omega-6) 55g
Palmitic acid 16g
Oleic acid 14g
Linolenic acid (omega-3) 7g

Returns & Exchanges Policy

Free shipping on all exchanges and returns up to 14 calendar days after delivery. Changing an item has never been easier with the new Stock Credit by Avgerinos service .

Necessary conditions are the presentation of the receipt/invoice inside the package and the condition of the products. The products should be like new and not have been opened or used. There are specific products that cannot be returned for health reasons. After we have received and checked your return package, we will then issue the corresponding Voucher/Gift Card with the same amount of money which you will be able to use on our site.

In the event that your products must be fully withdrawn we issue your refund using the same payment method used for the original purchase.

Return costs are free of charge but excluding additional costs due to your choice to use a delivery method other than the cheapest standard delivery method we offer.

For all the details you can read our full allowance and change policy here.

The return address is: 138 Vasileos Konstantinou, Koropi 19400, T +30 210 6623565

Delivery Time & Hours

Delivery Time: (you calculate as the start date the date of shipment, not the order, and only working days are taken into account).

  • Land destinations: 1-2 business days
  • Island destinations: 2-3 working days
  • Hard to reach areas: 2-5 business days
  • Delivery days are from Monday - Friday
  • Delivery Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm (on arrival)

Shipping & COD

  • Shipping costs for the whole of Greece are €3.90 
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  • Most parcels are up to 2kg, and each additional kilo is charged at €1

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