Annatto Seeds Powder

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Latin Name : Bixa Orellana

Origin Country: Ivory Coast

Bixa Orellana, commonly known as annatto or achiote, is a shrub native to tropical regions in the Americas, particularly South and Central America. It is well-known for its seeds, which are used both as a natural colouring agent in food and cosmetics and for their flavour in traditional dishes. It has a slightly nutty, sweet and peppery taste.

– Annatto seeds are rich in antioxidants.

– They possess potent anti-inflammatory properties which supporting immune function and combating oxidative stress.

– Annatto seeds are high beta-carotene content in contributes to improved vision.

– Annatto seeds exhibit antimicrobial properties, aiding in the prevention of infections.

– They may help regulate blood sugar levels.

-Add a teaspoon of annatto powder to your marinades or spice rubs for meats, poultry, or seafood for a flavour. -You can also stir annatto powder into broths, soups, and stews. It pairs particularly well with dishes featuring pork, chicken, or fish. Start with a small amount and adjust according to your flavour preferences.
- Annatto seeds are generally safe for consumption in moderate amounts. - Allergic reactions to annatto seeds can include skin rashes, itching, swelling, and respiratory issues. - Large quantities of annatto seeds may cause adverse effects such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea due to their high fiber content. - Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid use due to insufficient safety data.

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