Walnut oil is generally used less than other oils in food preparation, often due to its highish price. It is light-coloured and delicate in flavour and aroma, with a nutty quality. It is usually used for dressings and baking, rather than frying, and is very popular in France and Italy.
Is a product rich in vitamin A, and can improve some cases of acne by reducing sebum production. It also contains phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, zinc, plus vitamin B and reduces cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Its content of vitamin B, helps the good functioning of the central nervous system. It also helps in the production of red blood cells. This oil is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids as well as lecithin.