Citrus Habanero Olive Oil
With origins in South America, these chilli peppers got their name from the Cuban city La Habana. On the Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) habanero pepper is 100 times hotter than jalapeno – so brace yourself! Once the heat subsides, habaneros have a citrusy, fruity taste. Laconiko enhances this with a refreshing and tart lime blend offering up a flavor happening that will rock meats, seafood or vegetables. In salsa, on tacos. Drizzle it over a pizza to fire it up a notch or two or, for that matter, on anything when you just want to turn up the heat!
Laconiko citrus infusions are cold pressed extraction of the essential oils of the citrus peel where nutrients and flavor are concentrated. taste the Laconiko Difference.
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Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals plan an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Habanero Pepper: Like all chilli peppers, habanero’s main claim is the phytonutrient capsaicin with which this variety is power packed, known to reduce LDL oxidation (bad cholesterol), lowering blood pressure, increasing thermogenesis which aids in weight-loss by increasing metabolism and curbing appetite. It is rich in flavenoids with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic and anti-carcinogenic properties and carotenoids aiding in alleviating diabetes symptoms. These micronutrients also have potent cardio-protective traits.
Lime Peel: The concentration of health benefits are extracted from the citrus peel to produce the essential oil of lime, packed with immune-boosting vitamin A and vitamin C which protect against infections, it is also a source of iron, potassium which keeps blood pressure in check and bone building calcium. Citrus peels are rich in anti-inflammatory, antioxidant bioflavonoids and limonene, a phytochemical that may have anti-cancer effects and can help with heart burn.
High Phenolic EVOO used in each Laconiko infused blend is a significant source of micronutrients and polyphenols having antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective, neuroprotective, anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial properties. It is an excellent source of vitamin E and vitamin K, a good ratio of Omega 6 and Omega 3. Phenolic compounds are also active in promoting healthy gut microbiota by reducing the abundance of pathogenic bacteria, stimulating the growth of beneficial bacteria, and increasing the production of microbially produced short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs).
Internationally award winning for taste, Laconiko Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Aristoleo-Datalok Certified High Phenolic. The phenolic content accounts for the pungent taste which causes a peppery sensation in the throat and sometimes bitterness to the tongue.
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