Flaxseed Oil (Linseed)

Pure and natural refined flaxseed oil, also known as linseed. Highly nourishing and protected the skin’s moisture barrier.

Suitable for use in aromatherapy, soap making, massage, skincare & cosmetics. See below for a detailed description and to download the SDS, Allergens Declaration and COA

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Flaxseed Oil

Description – Flaxseed, also known as linseed, is mainly cultivated for its fibres (for making yarn and fabric) and for its nourishing seed.

Common Name Flaxseed (Linseed) Oil
Botanical Name Linum Usitatissimum
Botanical Family Linaceae
Extraction Method Cold Pressed
Aroma Bland
Country of Origin Ukraine
Appearance Yellow, Medium Viscosity
Skin Feel
Skin Type Dry & Damaged
Properties Nourishing, Moisture protection
Heat Stability Hot or Cold Process
Saponification Value 185-190
Storage 14-18 Months
Typical Fatty Acid Profile 21% Oleic Acid, 16% Linoleic Acid, 53% Alpha Linoleic Acid
Main Constituents (Typical Values)
Natural Vitamin Content Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, E

Common Uses

  • Protects skin moisture barrier – locks in moisture and protects from harsh environments
  • Nourishes dry, cracked skin
  • Smoothes the appearance of wrinkles
  • Post exercise massage to ease fatigued muscles

Packaging – Supplied in clear PET bottles with flip top lid for easy dispensing. Fully labelled with common name, botanical name, BBE date and batch code. SDS and Certificate of analysis available for download

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Recommended Reading: Carrier Oils for Aormatherapy & Massage (4th Edition, 2008) Len Price with Shirley Price

Additional information

Bottle Size

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1 Litre, Sample