Saad oil is cold pressed from the tubers of the cyperus esculentus plant. This plant is found in Southern Europe, Africa, Middle East, as well as the Indian Subcontinent.
Evidence of cultivation of the cyperus esculentus plant has been found in Egypt dating back to around 16,000 BC, suggesting our predecessor were aware of the healing properties of this plant for millennia's.
Saad oil has a distinct mild, pleasant and sweet aroma, coupled with a rich nutty taste.
Saad oil is rich in vitamin E, oleic acid, linoleic acid and is recognized as a powerful antioxidant. It is often used as a hair oil to help keep the scalp and hair hydrated. In addition, it can also be topically used on the skin, amongst other uses.
Also known as: cyperus esculentus root oil - nutsedge - chuda sedge - tigernut oil - tigernut tuber oil - زيت سعد