Plum Kernel Oil - Organic
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Plum Kernel Oil contains high percentages of oleic and linoleic acids and a complement of other fatty acids. Unlike many carrier oils, Plum Kernel Oil features full-spectrum Vitamin E tocopherols, with potent antioxidant activity, as well as small amounts of very-long-chain fatty acids beneficial for skin health. Plum Kernel Oil is a stable, non-greasy moisturizing oil suitable for all skin types. Its rich fatty acid content is primarily oleic and linoleic acid and helps maintain the skin's natural protective function. Additionally, it's Vitamin A and E content nourishes the skin and hair to help maintain a healthy appearance.
Sourced from a supplier as certified organic.
Botanical Name: Prunus domestica
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Kernels
Appearance: Light yellow.
Aromatic Description: Mild aroma reminiscent of almonds.
Absorption: Very Fast Absorption Rate- Considered a “drying oil” quickly absorbed by the skin and does not leave an oily feel.
Common Uses: Plum Kernel Organic Carrier Oil is used in skincare and cosmetic applications and aromatherapy and massage therapy. Its pleasing aroma and smooth texture make it a popular addition to personal care and grooming products such as facial serums, lip balms, hair, scalp, and body oils. Used cosmetically, it is known to help reduce the appearance of puffy or irritated skin, dark circles, and dryness. It is also known to blend well with other oils.