Wheatgerm Oil Cold Pressed
Wheatgerm Oil Cold Pressed is rich in natural vitamins A, B, D, and E, Proteins and Lecithin. It is an anti-oxidant that has the ability to soothe red, irritated, scarred, sunburnt or burnt skin. Due to it’s high concentration of Vitamin E, it is believed to have anti-inflammatory pain relieving properties. Notably, wheatgerm has a distinct, earthy aroma that is very pleasant. Unfortunately, the delightful aroma carries the risk of overpowering other aromas if not used in careful dilution.
Botanical Name: Triticum vulgare
Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed
For best results, Wheatgerm is ideally used in combination with other carrier oils. Since wheat germ is slow to go rancid, it makes a good companion for other carriers in order to extend their shelf lives naturally. Additionally, it’s wonderful ability to moisturize can leave an oily feeling on the skin, and is used in dilution for best results.
Users can expect a minimum shelf life of 6 months to 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Furthermore, refrigeration after opening is recommended.
May cause sensitization in some individuals.