Butter oil or high-vitamin butter oil is dairy oil extracted without heat from cows fed solely rapidly growing grass. It is more nutrient dense than standard butter from grass-fed cows and less processed than ghee.
Health benefits of butter oil
Butter oil is a nutrient dense supplement containing high amounts of Activator X, the fat-soluble vitamin K2.
- Vitamin K2 is linked to heart health, cancer prevention, healthy skin and bones, and proper growth and development.
- Vitamin K2 works synergistically with Vitamins A & D to support a healthy immune system.
- Rich in butyric acid, a main form of fuel for gut bacteria, and critical for healthy digestion and immune function
- High in CLA's, conjugated linoleic acids, which promote healthy weight by contributing to the reduction of body fat and increase in lean muscle tissue
According to Dr. Weston A. Price, who discovered butter oil in the 1930's, high vitamin butter oil has its most potent health impact when combined with cod liver oil. In fact, before going to have a cavity filled by your dentist, look into the remineralization studies on cod liver oil combined with high-vitamin butter oil!
Look for it in your local health food store or vitamin center. Trusted brands include Green Pastures. Keep in the refrigerator to extend shelf life.