Use in formulations at 1% to 100%. Oil-soluble so cannot be used in water-only products. It can be used in small amounts in water-based gels that will hold it in suspension. It is heat stable so can be used in Stage 1 when making creams and lotions.
It contains glucosides, minerals and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and vitamin E in varying amounts. This makes it a very nutritious and functional oil for all skin types and helps to reduce the visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles.
Effective on dry and itchy skin to ease the itch and alleviate dryness and sore skin. Use in products designed for eczema prone and psoriasis prone skin.
Being rich in omega 9, this oil goes some way to reducing joint inflammation, stiffness and pain which is why it is so commonly used for massage. It gives good lubrication and does not sink in too fast.
Ideal to use in body wraps and scrubs that need some slip.