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Red Raspberry Seed Oil with 0.5% Vitamin E - Rubus idaeus image
(EX. VAT) 30 ml £3.75
Price: (inc. VAT) £3.75

Red Raspberry Seed Oil with 0.5% Vitamin E - Rubus idaeus

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Raspberry Seed Oil is excellent for sensitive skin and is deeply nourishing.

The common red raspberry is cultivated throughout the world, and a very large percentage is pressed into juice. Raspberry seeds, which constitute 10% of the weight of a raspberry, are a major by-product of the raspberry juicing process.
The shelf life for this oil would normally be 6-8 months, but as this oil is capped under Nitrogen gas for Aromantic after production and as we add 0.5% Vitamin E-Oil when we open the container you can then keep this oil for 1.5-2 years. 


Rubus idaeus Seed Oil, Tocopherol
Raspberry Seed Oil is excellent for sensitive skin and is deeply nourishing, softening, emollient, conditioning, and a lipid barrier providing protection and moisture retention for the skin.  It may also be used in the sunscreen industry due to its UV absorbing properties.Some studies show it could have a natural sun protection factor perhaps as high as between 28 and 50. It also contains extremely high levels of alpha and gamma tocopherols (vitamin E), vitamin A, approximately 30% of omega 3 and 54% of omega 6 fatty acids, so with approximately 84% content of essential fatty acids, it gives the skin a vital broad spectrum defence from harmful UVA and UVB rays.  Red raspberry seed oil is an ideal choice to use as the main vegetable oil in your sun care products.

Content of Oil-Soluble Vitamins in in Red Raspberry Seed Oil
Carotenoids (Vitamin A) 23mg per 100ml of oil
Tocopherols (E Vitamin) 61mg per 100ml of oil
(both Alpha and Gamma-Tocopherol)
Red raspberry seed oils is excellent to use in all sensitive skin products.
Used in hair care, skin care, creams, lotions, balms, body butters, sun creams lotions and oils.
Suggested Dosage Levels
Face Creams/Lotions - 2-10%
Sun Creams/Lotions - 5-20%
Healing Creams (Anti-inflammatory) - up to 15%
Sun Oils - up to 100%
Sun Oils, Creams and Lotions
Use up to 100% in Sun Oils or combine 95% with 5% Vitamin E Oil. Use up to 15% in sun creams and lotions, possibly along with Shea butter oil to make it more fatty for dry/mature skin.
In sun cream/lotion blend it with microfine Titanium Dioxide or Tiosol or Jojoba, Sesame or Rice Bran oil.
In all sun care products combine with vitamins. 
Remember that the oil is very very dry and therefore people with dry/mature skin types can feel that Raspberry Seed Oil on its own it may feel to dry on the skin. Add fatty fats or oils to the formula such as Shea Butter oil, Rice Bran, Jojoba or Vitamin E oil.
For sensitive skin products blend with Apricot, Kiwi seed, Chia Seed, Blueberry seed and Rosehip oil.
Skin Barrier/Protection
In skin care products that act as a barrier to protect the skin combine with up to 1% beeswax, jojoba and shea butter oil.

Simple Sun Oil 

33ml Red Raspberry Seed Oil
50ml Jojoba Oil 
16g Tiosol
1ml/g Vitamin E Oil
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)
Stir the mix together or pour into a bottle and shake before use

Raspberry Sun Oil 

66ml Red Raspberry Seed Oil
29ml Rice Bran Oil 
4ml/g Vitamin E Oil
5 drops Rosemary CO2 Extract
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)

Sun Lip Balm 

30g Beeswax
2g Carnauba Wax
22ml Sesame Oil 
33ml Red Raspberry Seed Oil
10g Tiosol
1ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)

1. Measure out all the ingredients 
2. Put all the ingredients in a bowl (except for the Vitamin E Oil and Essential Oils) and melt over hot water in a bain-marie.
3. Vitamin E Oil and Essential Oils are added when the other ingredients are melted and the bowl has been removed from the boiling water.
4. Then pour the mixture directly into containers, let the mixture settle before putting the lids on.

*Seek professional advice

NOTE: For further recipes please refer to Kolbjorn’s book
The Aromantic Guide to Unlocking the Powerful Health & Rejuvenation Benefits of Vegetable Oils.

These recipes are given in good faith and are intended for educational purposes only. They have not been evaluated or tested in any way and Aromantic Ltd. makes no claim as to their effectiveness. It is up to the reader to ensure that any products they produce from these recipes are safe to use, and if relevant, compliant under current cosmetic regulations.
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