Corn germ oil is obtained solely by mechanical means: first pression filtration and passage through water steam. This oil is used for its nutritional values: it containes 3 isomer sterols substances which block the intestinal absorbment of cholesterol. Lechitin is an eccellent way to prevent arteriosclerosis main responsable for heart diseases. Furthermore it increases the amount of good cholesterol (HDL) and descreases the amount of bad cholesterol (LDL). Try it on salads and vegetables.