Organic Rosehip seed oil is extracted from the seeds of a native rose plant which grows wild in France.
Organic Rosehip seed oil is truly an amazing product, which has only recently become recognized by the general public as an excellent skincare oil to use as part of your skincare regime.
This surge in popularity is for a good reason, as it is believed to be one of the best oil available for anti-aging and skin rejuvenation.
Organic Rosehip seed oil contains Vitamin A Vitamin A helps to delay the effects of skin aging, assists with cell regeneration, and promotes collagen and elastic levels to increase. This results in firmer, smoother, and more youthful skin with greater elasticity.
Organic Rosehip seed oil also contains a high amount of essential fatty acids and Vitamin E. Vitamin E promotes healthy skin and provides anti-oxidant effects.
In particular Organic Rosehip oil is rich in linoleic and Linolenic acids, which are important skin nutrients.
Organic Rosehip seed oil has traditionally been used for the following skin complaints.
Many of our customers use Organic Rosehip to deal with stretch marks. It is best to massage the oil during pregnancy (without any essential oils for pregnancy safety and gently) and to continue massage into the affected areas after birth.
Excellent for dry, scaly fissured skin, dull skin.
Rosa canina (Organic Rosehip) Seed Oil
12 - 18 months
Colour - Yellow with golden hue
Odour - Characteristic and deep
Free Fatty Acids - 0.2
Peroxide Value - <0.3
Saponification Value - 186
Iodine Value - 178
Specific Gravity - 0.94pH- 4.32
Oleic - 15.9%
Palmitic - 3.5%
Linoleic - 44.8%
Linolenic - 33.4%
Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Essential Fatty Acids
The oil has been used by native people in Chile for centuries, and has only been validated by scientists fairly recently. The first major confirmation of its capabilities came in 1983, when the University of Santiago conducted research on 180 individuals. These tests studied people with extensive facial scarring, acne scarring, deep wrinkles, UV damage, radiation damage, burn scars, surgical scars, premature aging, dermatitis, and other skin related problems. In these tests, Organic Rosehip seed oil regenerated the skin, reduced scars and wrinkles, prevented the advancement of wrinkles and aging, and helped skin to regain its natural color and tone. Since this time, other universities and labs have also completed studies, also yielding positive results. Another well-known study in 1988 was conducted on twenty women between the ages of 25-35 with extensive premature aging to their skin. Their skin was wrinkled, and had sun spots from overexposure to the sun. After four months of applying Organic Rosehip seed oil daily, their wrinkles and sun spots had almost completely disappeared, and the skin had a fresher and healthier look. Today, Organic Rosehip seed oil is exported around the world, and is used by the medical community, as well as in fine facial and cosmetic care products.
Use alone for a wonderful stretch mark oil, however Organic Rosehip has a slight chip fatty scent and therefore blend with Sweet Almond, Sea Buckthorn and Hemp to make a nicer scent and more luxurious stretch mark oil.
Organic Rosehip Oil
None recorded and as with all carrier oils (except St Johns Wort), safe to use during pregnancy. As with all nut based carrier oils, always use with caution on people with nut allergies.
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