Bhanjeera (Perilla frutescens) are romatic seeds, that is used as a spice and to prepare flavored chutney. Oil extracted from the seeds is used in cooking or as a medicine. This oil is known to be rich in Omega 3 & Omega 6, essential fatty acids.
People of Uttarakhand have many uses for the leaves and seeds of this plant grown in the upper reaches of Himalaya. Besides, scientists of Center for Aromatic Plants, Uttarakhand (India) found out that 'Bhangjeera' plant seeds and leaves contain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid in abundance- something that makes it a better choice than cod liver oil.
Perilla Seed Oil health benefits includes promoting healthy skin, treating hair and scalp problems, preventing cancerous cell growth, promoting normal respiratory health, promoting healthy heart, elevating mood and providing relief for digestive system disorder. Other benefits includes protecting the kidneys, improving brain function, treating allergies, fighting inflammation, providing relief from pain and regulating cholesterol levels.