Tea seeds can be pressed into oil for consumption. Tea seed oil has antioxidant capacity, which can lower blood pressure, blood lipids, and inhibit arteriosclerosis. The nutritional value of tea seed oil can be comparable to or even higher than that of olive oil, making it a high-end edible oil. Due to being a unique species in China, it is also known as “Eastern Olive Oil”. Tea seeds contain 17-20% oil. For consumption, hair care, and medication, it can be made into candles and soap, and can also be used as a substitute for engine oil.