Okra is a flowering plant that is called Abelmoschus esculentus botanically and it belongs to the family Malvaceae. It is mostly prized for the seed pods it produces.
Okra has high content of Vitamin C, A, iron and calcium. The seeds of Okra are striated; hairy and round that could be used for oil extraction. Okro seeds oil are extracted by expelling. The resulted oil is bright yellow in color having a greenish tinge and a fragrant odor.
This oil possesses Gama and Alfa tocopherols along with triglycerides. It is an excellent source of linoleic acid which is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that is a required nutrition for humans