Botanical Name: Oenothera biennis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Obtained From: Seeds
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.
Description: This Evening Primrose Oil is unrefined, and rich in gamma linoleic acid (10%) and omega fatty acids. It moisturizes the skin and gives it a rejuvenated look. 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 manufacturing of bath and body products. It is used in dilution with other carrier oils suitable for massage. Evening Primrose Oil is reputed to nourish the skin and hair by moisturizing it and it revitalizes the skin, improving the look and texture of it while reducing the signs 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 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.