Hazelnut Oil, Refined
TIMELESS Pure, Refined Hazelnut Oil
Botanical name : Corylus avellana
Extraction method / Source : Expeller Pressed, Refined / Nuts
Shelf Life : 12 months or more, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light. Refrigeration will increase the shelf life of all fixed oils.
Key constituents: Linoleic Acid, Vitamin E, Manganese
Plant description : Botanical family : Betulaceae Hazel is a large deciduous shrub that grows in temperate climates. It produces round green leaves, small yellow flowers and fruits which are hard shelled nuts. The pollen of the Hazel tree is a common allergen.
Regions of Production : France
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Characteristics : Light texture, mild nutty scent, pale yellow color, easily absorbed by the skin
Properties : Antibacterial, antioxidant, astringent, regenerative, emollient, helps to tone skin and strengthen capillaries
Uses : Hazelnut is the most highly recommended base oil for scar treatment preparations. Helps repair dry, damaged skin, and promotes healthy hair growth. Makes a wonderful light hair oil. Helpful in the treatment of oily skin, acne and seborrheic dermatitis (seborrhea). Moderate natural sunscreen.
Safety : Avoid if you have an allergy to Hazel Nuts
History / Fun Facts :
Battaglia, Salvatore, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia
Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate, and Heal, 2002. Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY.
Schnaubelt, Kurt, Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, (English translation)1998. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.
Tourles, Stephanie L., Hands On Healing Remedies, 2012. Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA.
Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.
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