Oat Carrier Oil
Botanical Name: Avena sativa
Oats have long been used for soothing skin conditions, and are now known to be highly emollient with no dermal irritation and sensitivity.
Oat Oil is a Carrier Oil rich in antioxidants and tocopherols and has natural emulsifiers which formulators may find they can reduce the amount of chemical emulsifiers in their product. It has a saponification value of 185 - 195.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Aromatic Description: Light to medium scent of oatmeal.
Absorption: Absorbs slowly, but has a very rich feel, like liquid silk.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended, but it must be brought back to room temperature before using.
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.