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Kalahari Melon Seed Carrier Oil Organic

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Description

Kalahari Melon Seed Carrier Oil Organic

CARRIER OIL

CITRULLUS LANATUS

Dry feeling oil, suitable for All skin types, non-comedogenic suitable for combination, oily skin (Acne prone). Dry and Mature skins Sensitive skins (Incl. Babies). Highly Hydrating, Balancing (Sebum regulator) oil. Dry Hair.


IDENTIFICATION

INCI Name: Citrullus lanatus (Watermelon) seed oil

CAS Number: 90244-99-8

SKU code:

EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed

PARTS USED: Seeds

ORIGIN: Namibia (Kalahari Desert)

COMMON NAMES: Wild watermelon, Tsamma, Ootanga, Amadjodlo, Mankataan, Karkoer. 

APPEARANCE & ODOUR:  pale yellow to golden yellow fluid oil. Very subtle characteristic neutral scent.

QUALITY100 % pure and natural CARRIER OIL. From Agro cultivation

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Keep tightly closed, in a cool and dry place, away from light.

COMPOSITION/ FATTY ACID PROFILE: 15.90% OLEIC ACID (OMEGA-9), 8.8% PALMITIC ACID, 65.50% LINOLEIC ACID (OMEGA-6), 7.20%  STEARIC ACID Kalahari melon has an omega -6 fatty acid content comparable to that of Evening primrose. Absorbs fast. Dry feel.

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

WELL BEING: 

  • Body massages: ++

NATURAL SKINCARE: 

  • Body care: ++
  • Face care: ++
  • Hair, scalp care: ++  
  • Nails: ++
  • Mature skins ++

 

REPORTED PROPERTIES:

 

  • COMEDOGENIC *: 0 
  • HYDRATING, MOISTURIZING: +++
  • ANTIOXIDANT: +++
  • CALMING, SOOTHING: ++

 

(*)COMEDOGENIC (Causes clogging of pores) 0=NO, 1 to 2 = HARDLY, 3 to 4 = YES, 5= VERY

 

CAUTION

  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • As a rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.
  • WARNING: These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrolatherapy and phytotherapy. They are found there regularly and for many confirmed by observations in scientific circles. However, this information is given for informational purposes, it cannot in any case constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.