Botanical Name: Triticum vulgare
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Wheat
Description: Wheatgerm Carrier Oil is rich in natural vitamins A, B, D, and E, Proteins and Lecithin. It is an anti-oxidant that can be added to other carrier oils in order to extend their shelf life naturally.
Color: Golden yellow to amber brown liquid. Wheatgerm may be cloudy in appearance due to the presence of natural sediments found in the oil. The product is good to use but if desired, it can be subsequently filtered to remove any sediments.
Aromatic Description: Wheatgerm Carrier Oil has a distinct, earthy aroma that is pleasant, but that carries the risk of overpowering other aromas if not used in dilution.
Common Uses: Wheatgerm Carrier Oil is often used in combination with other carrier oils in order to extend shelf lives.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Wheatgerm Carrier Oil leaves an oily feeling on the skin, and should be used in dilution with other carrier oils for best results.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
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.