BORAGE OIL - Borago officinalis - 100% Pure

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Carrier Oil: Borage

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Borago officinalis
  • Family: Boraginaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the seeds
  • Plant Part: Seeds
  • Origin: Native to the Mediterranean region

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Pale yellow to golden
  • Consistency: Lightweight and smooth
  • Aroma: Mild, slightly sweet, and herbaceous

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Borage oil has a light and non-greasy texture that absorbs well into the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an omega-6 fatty acid, and other essential fatty acids.
  • Shelf Life: Borage oil has a relatively short shelf life of about 6 to 12 months when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Borage oil is known for its moisturizing and soothing properties. It helps nourish and hydrate dry or damaged skin, reduce inflammation, and promote a healthy complexion. It can be used in creams, lotions, and serums.
  • Hair Care: Borage oil can help moisturize and condition the hair, reducing frizz and promoting shine. It can be used in hair masks, serums, and leave-in treatments.
  • General Wellness: Borage oil is often used as a dietary supplement for its potential health benefits, including supporting joint health, hormone balance, and overall well-being.

Safety Precautions:

  • Borage oil is generally safe for topical use. However, it's advisable to perform a patch test before applying it to larger areas of the skin.
  • For internal use, consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for guidance.

Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for personalized advice and guidance.