Hempseed Carrier Oil (Unrefined, Organic)

Hempseed Carrier Oil (Unrefined, Organic)

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Pure and natural, organic, unrefined hemp seed oil. Moisturising and nourishing for dry and easily irritated skin. Choose unrefined hemp seed oil for maximum nutrient content and to use as a food supplement.

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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Description – Hemp seed oil is extracted from the cannabis plant but does not contain THC or other psychoactive elements present in the dried leaves of recreational cannabis sativa. It is available as refined and unrefined oil. Unrefined is thicker and nutritionally richer, best for rich skin and hair care preparations or as a food supplement. The refined oil has a lighter texture and colour which is more desirable in some formulations. One of the highest content fatty acids with a perfect nutritional balance of omega 6 and 3.

The pant matter used to produce organic oils is grown without the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides. There are also strict controls related the growing and extraction of the oil to minimise negative environmental impact and ensure sustainability.

Common Name Hemp Seed Oil Unrefined & Organic
Botanical Name Cannabis Sativa
Botanical Family Cannabinaceae
Extraction Method Cold Pressed
Aroma Nutty
Country of Origin China
Appearance Dark green, medium viscosity
Skin Feel Penetrates deeply, absorbed quickly, very dry oil, can feel a little rough when used alone
Skin Type Dry and Damaged
Properties Moisturising, Nourishing, Anti-aging
Heat Stability Keep below 40c
Saponification Value 190-195
Storage 24 Months
Typical Fatty Acid Profile 8% Saturated, 12% Monounsaturated, 80% Polyunsaturated
Main Constituents (Typical Values) 55% Linoleic Acid, 25% Linolenic Acid, 12% Oleic Acid, 6% Palmitic Acid
Natural Vitamin Content Vitamin

Common Uses

  • Dry & Easily Irritated Skin – add to creams and lotions or apply direct to soothe, hydrate and prevent moisture loss. Combine with jojoba, sea buckthorn and almond oil
  • Damaged Hair – Combine with jojoba and coconut oil for intensive conditioning oils and masks
  • Nails – nourish and strengthening for brittle and weak nails. Blend with safflower, pumpkin seed and sesame oils
  • Protective – enhance natural defences against sun, dry air, soaps and detergents
  • Anti-Aging – helps to compensate for low ceramide levels which contribute to the formation of fine lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity
  • Oily Skin – blend with rosehip and olive squalene for a balancing serum
  • Food supplement

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

The information provided by Cosmetics Made Easy is for educational purposes only. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate, nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, disorder or medical condition. The use of any information provided is the sole responsibility of the user. We advise you to consult with a qualified health care professional prior to using complementary therapies.

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

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