Dark buckwheat flour is made by grinding the seeds of roasted buckwheat groats. Like its light counterpart, it is rich in minerals and nutritional values. Due to its low glycemic index, dark buckwheat flour is often chosen by diabetics and people with high blood sugar levels. The product has a beneficial influence on the circulatory system, lowering blood pressure and strengthening blood vessels. Roasted buckwheat flour can be used as a base for bread, cakes, pasta, pancakes or cookies.