This new batch of Cucumber Seed oil has a much different aroma than previous lots. This new Cucumber Seed oil replaces our previous fragrant batch pressed from fresh (un-dried) seeds. If you have ordered this oil previously please try a small sample size from this new batch to determine if it performs the same in your formulations.
Cucumber Seed Oil is rapidly absorbed leaving no greasy feel, is balancing, highly moisturizing and encourages skin cell regeneration. From organic grown, Non-GMO, cold pressed dried and cleaned cucumber seeds, virgin and unrefined.
Cucumber Seed Oil is an extraordinary beneficial base oil rich in phytosterols, tocopherols, tocotrienols, and fatty acids that is remarkable for mature skin
, promotes the reduction of wrinkles
and is an excellent addition in anti-aging formulations. Consider blending with Prickly Pear
oil for nurturing mature skin. Cucumber is highly moisturizing for dry, dehydrated, damaged and irritated skin. Anti-inflammatory properties from Omega 6 fatty acids in Cucumber Seed Oil are said to soothe eczema and psoriasis.
Uses and Benefits of Cucumber Seed Oil:
- Reduce Wrinkles
- Stretch Marks
- Hair and Nail care (strengthens, moisturizes, adds luster)
- Guards skin from free-radical damage
- Massage (when blended with another base oil; too rapidly absorbed for 100% use)
Rich in Tocopherols & Tocotrienols:
- Alpha Tocopherol: 40-70 ppm
- Gamma Tocopherol: 600-700 ppm
- Gamma Tocotrienol: 25-45 ppm
Rich in Phytosterols:
- Campesterol: 40-60 ppm
- Stigmasterol: 30-50 ppm
- Beta sitosterol: 3400-3500 ppm
- Delta Stigmasterol: 200-250 ppm
- Delta Avenasterol: 1100-1200 ppm
Fatty Acid Content:
- Palmitic Acid: 9-13%
- Stearic Acid: 6-9%
- Oleic Acid: 14-20%
- Linoleic Acid: 60-68%
We hand pour carrier oil into amber glass bottles up to 16 oz. Amber glass provides a high degree of light blocking protection to enhance a longer shelf life to oils.