Organic Tiger Nuts – Premium grade
Country of Origin : Spain
Latin : Cyperus esculentus or Cyperus sculentus
Size : 10 – 15mm
*Certified by Soil Association UK
Other Names :
Spanish : Chuffa Nuts
German : Tigernuss or Ermandel
French : Noix Tigre or Souchet
Safe for people with Nuts Allergy or people with Lactic intolerance,
Tigernuts are actually not nuts, but tubers that grow underground rather than above the soil. Tigernuts were first recognised by Egyptians at least 4000 years ago. Now they are gaining interest as they are very healthy & can be a part of Healthy regime, as they are
Richest source of Fibre,
Free of Nut Allergy
Rich in minerals such as phosphorous, iron, potassium & Magnesium
Rich in Vitamin E and C, as well as a High content of Oleic acid (similar Fatty Acids Composition to Olives & Moringa).
The oil is known to contain 18 – 20% of Saturated acids( Palmitic & stearic acids – similar chain to Coconut oil) & 80 – 82 % unsaturated acids(Oleic & Linoleic).
Tigernuts are known to have a positive effect on cholesterol levels and to increase blood circulation, helping to prevent heart attacks and thrombosis.With their high fibre content, they are highly recommended for people with digestive and bowel disorders as well as being a natural appetite suppressant.
Thus help in weight loss & management.