Recent Articles and Informational sources
The US News Health article entitled “Camelina: The Heart-Heathly Oil You’ve Never Heard Of – to lower your cholesterol, grab a bottle” by K. Aleisha Fetters, Contributor, January 19, 2018. “Camelina Oil had a positive effect on blood cholesterol levels, but no effects were observed for fatty or lean fish.”
Camelina oil was first used in northern Europe hundreds of years ago for food, medicine and lamp oil. It is extracted from seeds of Camelina sativa, a plant native to Europe, which grows well in cold and arid climates. Camelina production dropped after World War II, as camelina was replaced with higher-yielding crops.