Wheat Germ Oil


Botanical Name: Triticum vulgare

Aroma: Wheaty deep aroma

Viscosity: Medium

Absorption /Feel: Absorbs Well

Colour: Dark brown

Shelf Life: 24 – 30 months

Wheatgerm oil is extracted from the nutrient rich germ which is a by–product of the flour milling process. The germ contains around 10% oil which, in its crude form, is dark amber in appearance with a wholesome nutty odour.

Vitamin E rich and naturally anti-oxidant, not only does it work wonders on your skin, but can extend the life as a natural preservative in your blends

The oil is naturally rich in Vitamin E and other Tocopherols which, when combined with its high content of Omega 6 Essential Fatty acids, makes it an ideal product for dietary nutrition.

The oil has excellent emollience and skin feel with a relatively low odour.
It is best to use wheatgerm in a blend with another oil at around 10%. The high Vitamin E content will also act as a natural preservative in any blend you create.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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