Cucumber Seed Carrier Oil
Cucumber Seed Oil is a Carrier Oil obtained by cold pressing the seeds that grow inside the fruit of the Cucumis sativus. This careful processing of the seeds ensures its purity and high mineral content - no chemical processes are applied.
Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Aromatic Description: This oil is unscented, with a very faint trace of cucumber.
Common Uses: Cucumber Seed Carrier Oil is very light with a fatty acid composition that helps to keep the skin fresh, soft and moisturized. It has between 14-20% of oleic acid, high amounts of omega 3, linolenic fatty acid (60-68 %), and the essential fatty acids needed for a healthy skin. It also contains a high level of tocopherols that provide antioxidants. Its high phytosterol content is an important contributor of nutrients for the skin. Cucumber Seed oil can be used in various cosmetic applications for its cooling, nutritive, and soothing properties, and it can be added in various formulations of skin care, hair care and nail care products.
Absorption: It is absorbed by the skin at an average speed, leaving a slightly oily feeling on the skin.
Orders will be processed and shipped within 1-3 business days of receipt. Delivery time may vary depending on destination of the order. Because we use ground service for our deliveries, orders shipped to the west coast may take several days.