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Organic Horse Chestnut Seed Oil

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Best before date of 30th September 2020. If you are viewing this page in our Carrier Oils category and not on our Short Dated Deals page click here to read about why shorter dates don't mean the product isn't as good as new and they can be a great bargain!

Inci: Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Aesculus Hippocastanum Seed, Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract

Add to creams, lotions, gels, compresses.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

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.
 
Antioxidant, Tonic, Astringent

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.

HOW TO USE IT

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.
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%

CAUTIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS

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

RECIPES & BLENDS

Click on the links below to be directed to great recipes featuring Horse Chestnut Seed Oil (Organic):