What is so special about -Wood cold pressed oil- benefits
Mara Chekkuennai or Wooden Pressed Oil or Cold Pressed Oil is very famous for its goodness and health benefits.Now, as everyone is well aware of what we are eating and the chemical content we intake through food especially oil which is the root cause for B.P, Heart Attack and Cholesterol.Through social media, now we know about our traditional methods, traditional lifestyle and life experience of grandmother who talks about traditional methods and its significance.
What is Mara Chekku?
It is a machine, which is used for grinding the seeds and extracting the oil from it. Mara chekku means Wooden Cruncher.The machine made up of “Vagai” tree wood, as it wouldn’t leave any taste change to the oil. Some use tamarind wood but very rare.The seeds grind well by Mara chekku is called Mara chekkuennai or Mara Chekku oil or Cold Pressed Oil or Wood Pressed Oil. Usually all kinds of oil seeds can be in this type of machine.
MARA CHEKKU OIL
MARA CHEKKU OIL
Why use Mara Chekku not Chekku Machine
(“Chekku” means it is made up of the iron setup where it rotates in high speed.)Mara Chekku Heavy rock bottom with blind hole and Heavy Wooden rod in it where they will lock the Bull/cow in such a way it allowed to rotate in rotational direction without any other deviation.Using a Horse than a bull, the task can be completed fast, but when grinded fast the seeds and oil will get up some heat and it will lose its nutrient values, so they decide to use cow where cow rotates the machine at very low speed around 8-12 rounds per minute, at this speed the oil and seed will not be much heat up and you will get the oil with all nutrient whatever it has.
What is cold pressed methodology?
In cold pressed methodology, the oil is extracted from the fresh oilseeds by tradition methodology Marachekku/ Wood press/ Ghani, in this process, there will not be any additive of chemicals and they will not undergo the heating process and this method of extracting oil is the term in Tamil is Mara chekkuennai.The oilseed is harvested from the fresh farms and all coconuts are drops in the Mara chekku machine and they continue the process after the oil is extracted they will pack in the hygienic bottles or tin without adding the chemicals. We are serving this cold pressed coconut oil to your kitchen.In ancient times the people use the Mara chekkuoil and they are healthier when comparing to our generation. This is the right time to move towards the Mara chekku/cold pressed oil.