WHEATGERM OIL - Triticum vulgare - 100% Pure Cold-Pressed

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Carrier Oil: Wheatgerm

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Triticum aestivum
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the wheat germ
  • Plant Part: Wheat germ
  • Origin: Native to the Middle East and cultivated worldwide

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Deep golden to amber
  • Consistency: Thick and heavy
  • Aroma: Strong, nutty, and slightly sweet

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Wheatgerm oil has a thick and heavy texture that may leave a slight oily residue on the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants.
  • Shelf Life: Wheatgerm oil has a relatively short shelf life of about 6 to 9 months when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Wheatgerm oil is known for its moisturizing, nourishing, and rejuvenating properties. It helps hydrate and promote a youthful complexion. It can be used in facial oils, serums, and creams.
  • Hair Care: Wheatgerm oil can help condition and strengthen the hair, reducing dryness and breakage. It can be used in hair oils, masks, and treatments.
  • Antioxidant Protection: Wheatgerm oil contains powerful antioxidants that help protect the skin from free radical damage and oxidative stress.

Safety Precautions:

  • Wheatgerm oil is generally safe for topical use. However, individuals with wheat or gluten allergies should exercise caution and perform a patch test before using wheatgerm oil.

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.