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Grape Seed Oil (Vitis vinifera) Virgin, Bio

$4.20$16.67

A potent antioxidant, rich in tocopherols, omega 6, and linoleic acid, a lack of which leads to intense skin dryness. A skin and hair emollient also used internally to prevent cardiovascular ailments.

Product Description

Grape: Vitis vinifera

Origin: Spain

Pressed parts: seeds

Cultivation:  conventional

Quality: 100% pure and natural, first cold press

Color: yellowish to clear

Scent: very subtle

Touch: oily to dry, penetrates rapidly

Fatty acids composition:

  • Poly-unsaturated fatty acids or vitamin F: linoleic acid (omega-6)(56.24%)
  • Mono-unsaturated fatty acids: oleic acid (omega-9) (24.39%)
  • Saturated fatty acids: palmitic acid (9.77%), stearic acid (3.50%)

Zoom on oleic acid: oleic comes from the latin oleum which means oil. This lipid is part of the family of omega-9 acids. It is the most abundant of the long chain mono unsaturated acids in the human body. Very nourishing it helps the skin become softer, smoother and more radiant.

Zoom on oméga 6: omega-6 are classified as essential fatty acids because they cannot be produced by the human body; it is thus necessary to get them through food or supplements. Omega-6 acids, represented by linoleic acids are components of ceramides. They participate in the restoring lipids to the epiderm and are responsible for the fluidity of membranes. Linoleic acid limits loss of water while offering softening and nourishing qualities.

Other active components:

  • Phenolic acids (Oligomeres Pro-Cyanidic and procyanidine): action anti-free radicals, protect and revitalizes.
  • Vitamin E : natural antioxydant

Properties:

  • Antioxidant
  • Emollient
  • Regenerates
  • Regulate sebum production

Indications:

  • Mature, damaged skins
  • Dry, sensitive and mixed skins

 

Uses:

  • Include in massage blend
  • Baths
  • Emollient creams