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(EX. VAT) 50 ml £7.99
Price: (inc. VAT) £9.59

Horse Chestnut Seed Oil (Organic)

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Add to creams, lotions, gels, compresses.

Organic Horse Chestnut seeds (conkers) gathered on organic land and hot macerated in Organic High-Oleic fatty acid (omega 9) Sunflower Oil with 0.1% Rosemary Antioxidant. 
Our Horse Chestnut Oil is one of a our range of macerated oils that is especially produced for us by a grower in the Welsh Borders, where he has been growing herbs organically for 25 years.


 

Inci:

Helianthus annuus Seed Oil, Aesculus hippocastanum Seed Extract, Rosmarinus officinalis Extract
Antioxidant, Tonic, Astringent
Skin Care
Horse Chestnut is used externally in Compresses, Baths, Creams, Gels, Compresses and Sun Care products. Aesculin found in Horse Chestnut absorb harmful UV rays, which makes it an excellent addition to your Sun Care products.

Shelf Life
If macerated in High-Oleic Content Sunflower Oil, as ours is, then 1.5-2 years.
NB You need to watch out for botanical material collecting after a time at the bottom of the container, so you need to check the oils and filter if necessary before using them/or adding them to products.

Dosage: Creams and Lotions: 4-12%; Body Oils: 10-30%; Whole Body Massage Oils: 10-20%

Contraindications
Horse chestnut should be avoided by anyone with liver or kidney disease, taking anti-coagulant therapy or who is pregnant or breast-feeding. 


 
Soothing Oil for Legs 1

50ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil 
30ml Arnica Oil
10ml Evening Primrose Oil
6.5ml Rosehip Oil
2ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)


Soothing Oil for Legs 2

35ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil 
35ml Arnica Oil
10ml Kiwi Seed Oil
5ml Evening Primrose Oil
5ml Rosehip Oil
8ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
8 drops Rosemary Antioxidant (CO2 Extract)
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)


Before-and-After Sports Massage Oil

20ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil 
20ml Arnica Oil
15ml Comfrey Oil
15ml Calendula Oil
5ml Kiwi Seed Oil 
5ml Evening Primrose Oil
5ml Rosehip Oil
13ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
8 drops Rosemary Antioxidant (CO2 Extract)
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)


Facial Oil suitable for skin prone to spider veins

30ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil 
30ml Kiwi Seed Oil
15ml Rosehip Oil
10ml Evening Primrose Oil
12ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
8 drops Rosemary Antioxidant (CO2 Extract)
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)


Oil for Legs prone to Varicose Veins and Spider Veins

60ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil 
10ml Marshmallow Root Oil
10ml Rosehip Oil
5ml Evening Primrose Oil
12ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
8 drops Rosemary Antioxidant (CO2 Extract)
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)


Oil for legs prone to Varicose Veins

50ml Horse Chestnut Seed Oil
10ml Marshmallow Root Oil 
10ml Rosehip Oil
6.5ml Evening Primrose Oil
5ml Arnica Oil
5ml Comfrey Oil
5ml Calendula Oil
5ml Kiwi Seed Oil 
2ml/g Vitamin E Oil (undiluted)
0.5ml/g Vitamin A Palmitate
Up to 0.5% Essential Oils* (Optional)

*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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