Buckwheat flour is ground from Fagopyrum Esculentum, more commonly known as buckwheat. Although treated as a grain, buckwheat is not a cereal or grass, but it is actually a fruit that is closely related to wild rhubarb.
To distinguish it from grains, it is sometimes called a pseudo cereal. White buckwheat flour is made by grinding unroasted buckwheat grains which are rich in micro and macro-elements such as: calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, cobalt, copper and zinc.
Products created from it additionally enrich our diet with B vitamins which help to keep the skin, hair and nails in perfect condition. As a gluten-free product, it is especially recommended for people on a gluten-free diet, it is easily to digest, because it contains up to 10% fibre and it is also high in protein. It is a great addition to the menu of a diabetic or person on a diet using the Glycaemic Index.