Certified Organics: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Oenothera biennis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: This Evening Primrose Oil is unrefined, and rich in gamma linoleic acid (10%) and omega fatty acids which can be used to rejuvenate and moisturize the skin. Being an unrefined organic oil, Evening Primrose has retained most of its nutrients which would make it a wonderful addition to cosmetic manufacturing.
Color: Yellowish green to deep green liquid.
Aromatic Description: Organic Evening Primrose Oil has a scent similar to that of linseed oil, the strength of which is characteristic of many cold-pressed carrier oils.
Common Uses: Organic Evening Primrose Oil can be used for soap making and bath and body manufacturing applications. It is used in dilution with other carrier oils suitable for massage. Evening Primrose Oil is reputed to nourish the skin and hair; reduce signs of eczema and fights the effects of aging.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Organic Evening Primrose Oil will leave a very oily feeling on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a minimum shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).
Cautions: None Known.
IMPORTANT: All products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.
Though many of our products are produced to Food Grade standards, we are not yet certified as a Food Grade handling facility. Until such time, we are not authorized to sell our products as Food Grade. All of our products currently are for external use only.