Chia Seeds come from a member of the mint plant family, Salvia hispanica, grown in Central and Southern Mexico. Chia has been cultivated for thousands of years for it's seeds, in more recent years it has gained global recognition for its health benefits. Chia Seeds are rich in anti-oxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and protein. Chia seeds yield 25–30% extractable oil. Chia Seeds are also grown commercially for oil production.