Botanical Name: Salvia hispanica L
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Method
Processing Type: Unrefined
Description: Chia Seed Carrier Oil is extracted from the seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant. Produced mostly in South America, Chia Seed oil is a commonly used culinary oil in the region. Chia Seed Oil is extracted using a mechanical process, at low temperatures to preserve the natural beneficial properties of the oil.
Color: Golden bright yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Mild nutty scent, characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Chia Seed Carrier Oil has the perfect balance of Omega 3 to Omega 6 Essential Fatty Acids, which are necessary for a healthy looking skin. It contains powerful Antioxidants and Phytonutrients and protects the skin against the abuse of environmental elements and helps prevent the signs of aging skin. It is considered an ideal ingredient in moisturizing formulations, as it prevents water-loss by protecting skin's moisture barrier, and keeps the skin hydrated. Chia seed oil can also be added to lotions and creams to soothe dry and itchy skin.
Consistency: It has typical characteristics of most carrier oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.