Wheatgerm Oil


Wheatgerm oil (Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil) is rich in vitamins A and E. It is often used sparingly to prolong the shelf life of massage oils and will discourage oxidation within the unsaponifiables in soap. Wheatgerm oil is very nourishing to the skin. Wheatgerm oil prevents moisture loss from the skin, and it soothes irritated, sunburned, or burned skin. It is especially beneficial within massage oil formulations. Wheatgerm oil can be included at 10% in soap formulations to add additional moisturizing and nutritive benefits. It has a medium absorption rate that leaves a slightly oily feeling on the skin. Used topically, Wheat Germ Carrier Oil works to protect and moisturize the skin, while softening and promoting skin flexibility. The oil has anti-aging properties that allow the skin to reduce visible signs of aging such as wrinkles. The oil contains many emollient properties that aid in soothing dry skin

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