Black Currant Seed Oil
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Black Currant oil is known for its naturally occurring rich content of essential Omega -6 fatty acid GLA (gamma-linolenic C18:3n-6), and Omega-3 fatty acid ALA (alpha-linolenic C18:3n-3). The oil is a very potent antioxidant. It is nourishing and helps to heal and treat skin conditions.
Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Seeds
Appearance: Clear pale yellow to golden yellow.
Aromatic Description: Strong, heavy, oily scent.
Absorption: Very Fast Absorption Rate- Considered a “drying oil” quickly absorbed by the skin and does not leave an oily feel.
Common Uses: Black Currant oil is packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory activity, and antibacterial action. It has made its mark in the cosmetic and personal care industry in topical skin care products as a skin-protectant and antioxidant properties. It has been shown to be a good treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. It can also be used to slow premature aging.