Wheatgerm Carrier Oil
Botanical Name: Triticum vulgare
Common Name: Triticum sativum, Common Wheat
CAS #: 68917-73-7
Plant Parts Used: Kernel
Extraction Method: Cold pressed method
Color & Odor: Golden yellow to amber brown liquid & Slightly nutty odor
Wheat germ carrier oil is extracted from the germs or kernel of Wheat hearts. This carrier oil is simply known as Wheat germ oil which is derived from Triticum sativum grass. It is also known as Common Wheat or Bread Wheat.
Wheat germ oil has various chemical compounds that include lecithin, squalene, linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic fatty acids.
Blends With :
Almost with all other Oils
Uses & Benefits:
- Wheatgerm oil is a perfect addition for massage oil or for preparing carrier blends. In beauty, skincare, and aromatherapy, wheatgerm massage blends assist in promoting circulation and formation of new cells. It will help in revitalizing skin and repairing damaged tissues
- Wheat germ oil consists of the gluten which is used in the preparations of number of products including baked goods, breakfast cereals, meat, fish and poultry products, pasta, pizza, snack foods, tortillas, batter mixes and coatings.
- Wheat germ protein is used in shampoos and emollients. It has been shown to be effective for the conditions like dry and cracked skin, eczema, psoriasis, prematurely aged skin, stretch marks, dull complexion, tired and overexerted muscles, sunburn and scars.