Peanut oil, also known as groundnut oil or arachis oil, is a vegetable oil derived from peanuts. The oil usually has a mild or neutral flavor but, if made with roasted peanuts, has a stronger peanut flavor and aroma.
Groundnut oil contains phytochemicals and vitamin E, both of which are natural antioxidants. It also reduces inflammation if consumed regularly. It is said to keep many diseases like cancer at bay. The vitamin E helps maintain good skin health, making it look young and healthy.