The Pumpkin Seed Oil is Cold Pressed from the seeds of the Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo). Grown in the Styrian mountains, the plants are typically 1 - 2.5 feet high and have yellow flowers.
Pumpkin seed oil is rich in Vitamin E, Zinc, Omega 3, Omega 6 as well as antioxidants. This, therefore makes Pumpkin Seed Oil have excellent moisture retaining properties that fight free radicals to maintain a Youthful appearance.
The high levels of Zinc, help improve skin tone and keep your skin free of blemishes and acne.
Like Saw Palmetto, Pumpkin is rich in enzymes which inhibit 5-alpha in the scalp. For men, this is very useful as too much 5-alpha slows or stops hair growth and thus the addition of Pumpkin to a haircare product for men helps ensure healthy, luscious hair.
The Omega 3 / 6 antioxidant content of Pumpkin gives protection to the hair follicle, helping prevent split ends and being an excellent additive to formulations for haircare products intended for dry and damaged hair.
Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil
Cold Pressed from the Seeds of the Pumpkin
12 - 14 months
Color - Golden
Color - Golden
Odor - Nutty
Free Fatty Acids - 0.015%
Peroxide Value - <0.5
Saponification Value -198
Iodine Value - 101
Specific Gravity - 1.2-1.5
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Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Rich in protein, linoleic acid, minerals.
Create an anti-aging face mask by combining 5ml Pumpkin Seed Oil and 5ml of Manuka honey, massage face and leave for 10 - 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and Tone.
Pumpkin Seed Carrier 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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