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Safflower Oil

(Carthamus tinctorius)

Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Unrefined
A highly moisturizing oil with an exceptionally high amount of Oleic acids.Deeply soothing and one of the first choices for skin care recipes requiring moisturizing benefits.


Sea Buckthorn Oil

(Hippophae rhamnoides)

A useful, highly prized, and specific oil typically used to treat damaged skin, ulcerations, scar tissue, wrinkles, eczema, burns, etc. Cold extracted from whole Sea Buckthorn berries (Hippophae rhamnoides).
Can be applied directly to the skin or included within skin care preparations that are designed specifically to treat problematic skin conditions. (Some mild staining of skin may occur; this is temporary and washes off easily) This oil is exceptionally rich in essential fatty acids, carotenes, tocopherols, and phytosterols. Concentrated oil, use sparingly.


Sesame Oil

(Sesamum indicum)

Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Unrefined
Expeller pressed from whole sesame seeds, this amber colored delight is so versatile it has truly earned the title "Queen of Oils". The mild flavor of raw sesame seeds is nutty with a delicate grassy note, making it a delicious all-purpose oil for any culinary tradition. Use this nutritious oil for sautes, baked goods, spicy marinades, braised vegetables, and perfectly golden deep-fried tempura.


Shea Nut Oil

(Butyrospermum parkii)

Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Refined
A beautiful oil with a deep golden color which is delivered to us from cold pressing the nut seed of the Shea (Karite) Tree. Shea oil is a byproduct of Shea butter production where the pressing of the seeds produces a fractionated oil. This oil leaves a smooth and healthy feel to the skin and offers benefits for numerous skin problems including dermatitis, eczema, burns, cutaneous dryness and other irritations. Highly recommended as a protective agent against harsh weather conditions where a mild barrier against the elements is desired.


Soybean Oil

(Soja hispida)

Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Partially Refined
An all natural, and certified organic Soybean oil for inclusion within many of your products. High in natural source lecitihin, sterolins, and vitamin E, this oil makes a great base for your products which are being created for outer epidermal healing.
Soybean oil is easily absorbed and leaves a smooth sensation to the skin.


Sunflower Oil

(Helianthus annuus)

Method of extraction: Expeller Pressed/Refined
An oil wealthy in Oleic acids with high amounts of Vitamins A, D, and E, also has beneficial amounts of lecithin, and unsaturated fatty acids. Deeply nourishing and conditioning for the skin and it is highly recommended for recipes designed to treat dry, weathered, aged, and damaged skin. Our line of organic Sunflower oil has a pleasant scent and is easily absorbed and applied.


Tamanu Oil

(Calophyllum inophyllum)

Method of extraction: Cold Pressed/Unrefined
The Oil of Tamanu offered by Mountain Rose Herbs is 100% pure and is extracted by a cold pressed method from the whole organic nuts of the Polynesian Tamanu tree.
Tamanu oil has been thoroughly researched, and the conclusive evidence on its ability to heal damaged skin is overwhelming. Its benefits are notable for the treatment for scarring, stretch marks, minor cuts and abrasions, rashes, sores and much more.
Can be used directly on the skin or mixed within formulations.


Wheat Germ Oil

(Triticum vulgare)

Method of extraction: Cold Pressed/Unrefined
This ultra rich, unrefined Wheat Germ oil is a great ingredient high in natural source Vitamin E, A, D, proteins, Lecithin, and Squalene. Wheat germ has been applied externally for numerous irritations including roughness of the skin, cracking, chaffing and many crafters of cosmetics use it successfully to help reverse the effects of wrinkling. The first ingredient in quality skin care products.


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