Both birds have high levels of Omega 3, 6, & 9 – the skin loving Essential Fatty Acids (EFA).
These fatty acids are very important for cell growth, division and recovery and have amazing healing properties for many conditions.
Due to the relatively recent acknowledged benefits of Omegas there has been an international groundswell of new scientific research in this field.
Scientists are concluding that not only do these two ratite birds contain very high levels of Omegas, they also conclude that the Ostrich Oil in some categories is superior to Emu Oil.
Employing scientists and laboratories throughout North America, Maxxam Analytics Inc. has been an industry leader for over 40 years.
They conducted an Oil Comparison Study for the Ontario Ratite Association, in 2001. The study concluded that all three oils (ostrich, emu and rhea) were very closely related.
However, not only will Ostrich Oil perform the same as Emu Oil but in several areas it even surpasses the guide lines that have been set for Emu Oil by the emu oil industry.