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Evening Primrose Seed CO2

Evening Primrose Seed CO2
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code: 69057


Latin Binomial: Oenothera biennis
Plant Part: Seed
Extraction: CO2 Extract
Growing Practice: Certified Organic
Country of Origin: Germany

High in gamma-linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid); it is an exceptional skin oil. The human body does not produce essential fatty acids such as linoleic and linolenic acids. Essential fatty acids inhibit bacterial growth and defend against infection and inflammation. Use for dry skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. Use it in facial blends, creams, lotions, balms.

Refractive Index: 1.4760 to 1.4810 @ 20° C
Specific Gravity: 0.9100 to 0.9400 @ 20° C.
Appearance: yellow clear oil with a characteristic smell
BioChemicals: Fatty oil with a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, including 65-80% linoleic acid (C18:2, omega-6), 8-13% gamma linoleic acid (C18:3, omega 6) in addition to oleic acid (C18:1, omega 9), palmitic acid and stearic acid.
CAS No: 65546-85-2

For topical use only.