Walnut oil is a nut oil obtained from walnuts. Its nutty flavor and a light aroma make it perfect for cooking and salad dressings. Walnut oil makes a nice base oil ( carrier oil ) for massage and aromatherapy uses. It is used as a cosmetic ingredient in many skin care products. This oil has immense nutritional value and is safe to be taken in diet.
They are known to be rich in fibre, Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, specifically ellagic acid. It contains high levels of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, coupled with vitamin-E and niacin. It is excellent source of selenium, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, iron, calcium, manganese, copper as well as melatonin.