Hazelnut oil is high in unsaponificables and due to that fact it is slow to
saponify. The oil also contains tocols (tocopherol) and phytosterols.
The elevated concentration of antioxidants in hazelnut oil also provides a
high stability to rancidity, allowing it to have an excellent shelf life.
hazelnut oil is an excellent source of antioxidant polyphenols, which may
play a role in preventing cancer and obesity.
Hazelnut oil contains natural Vitamin E, B and some minerals. Vitamin E
protects the cells from attacks by free radicals by neutralizing them. Vitamin E
also helps in the reduction of scaring from wounds and on the appearance of
stretch marks on the skin. hazelnut oil is highly hydrating and nourishing
due to the Omega 6 content.