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"extra virgin" means that the oil is of the highest quality and is produced as a result a single, simple pressing. rosehip oil contains a high amount of vitamin e, vitamin a and essential fatty acids which promotes collagen and elastin levels to increase and assists with cell regeneration.
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with rosehip carrier oil containing such a high amount of vitamin e, vitamin a and essential fatty acids, it is a key ingredient in creams, lotions, massage oil, face oil, and body oils.
rosehip carrier oil is excellent for dry, irritated, or weathered skin. at 100% strength, combined with helichrysum italicum essential oil at 5% dilution, it is useful in reducing the appearance of scars. in other products, such as a moisturizer or in lotions or balms, it is best added at a concentration of 5-10%. this is due to its bright orange-red color which may discolor those blends.
rosehip oil has a fairly short shelf life of 6-9 months. refrigeration after opening is highly recommended.
Botanical Name: Rosa rubiginosa
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed from rosehip seeds.
Aromatic Scent: Rosehip Oil has a distinct earthy, nutty aroma.
Consistency: Typical of many carrier oils.
Cautions: In high concentrations, Rosehip Oil may aggravate oily skin and will stain linens and clothing.
Disclaimer: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.