What part of cashew is poisonous?

Cashew nuts are a kind of food that many people like very much, but do you know that part of cashew nuts is poisonous? Do you know which part are?

Raw cashews
Raw Cashews

Cashews nut shell is poisonous

Contact with the skin of cashew nut shell extracts can cause irritation, redness, swelling and blistering. However,I believe we have never seen cashew nuts sold in shell. And the answer is simple, it’s shells are poisonous. And The husk contains some chemicals that will erode human skin. Cashew nuts were originally used as poison. Now people have discovered that the nuts are edible, but only the husk is poisonous.

Cashew shell
Cashews Shell

Cashews we touched

The raw cashews we are talking about are picked from the tree without processing, because cashews contain urushiol, which can easily cause human skin rashes. Such raw cashews are poisonous. However, the cashews we come into contact with in the market are all steam-treated, which are non-toxic and safe, and can be eaten with confidence. And the raw cashews that people often say in life actually refer to the original cashews that have not been fried or added with salt, sugar and other auxiliary materials. Such cashews are ripe cashews that have been processed at high temperatures and are naturally edible.

Artificial shelling
Artificial Shelling

How to peel cashew nut shells

There are still many areas where artificial shelling is used, but the shell of the nuts is very hard, and it is difficult to separate the kernel from the shell without certain technical means. Some of them are roasted on the fire first, and the shells are peeled after they burst. Some people use simple tools, but they also need to be in contact with human skin. And the toxins in the shells will harm the human body. If you use a fully automatic The cashew nut shelling machine will solve these problems.

Cashew nut shelling machine
Cashew Nut Shelling Machine

Advantages of machine peeling

1. Efficient and fast,and more efficient than manual machines

2. Avoid harm to the human body caused by the shell

3. Stainless steel material, durable

4. Save cost and reduce labor usage

Cashew nut production line

Cashew nut kernel peeling machine