Organic Grapeseed Oil
- Country of Origin: Spain
- Plant Part: Seed
- Latin Name: Vitis vinifera
- Cultivation: Certified Organic
About the Oil: This organic Grapeseed oil is a lovely light green color with a mild aroma, superb taste, and light in texture. It is widely used as a base oil for many creams and lotions, as a general carrier oil, and as an all-purpose massage oil base.
Grapeseed oil is especially useful for skin types that need oil control. It and Hazelnut oil are two mildly astringent oils that are highly recommended as base oils for acne care.
Also helpful for acne care are Tamanu and Virgin Coconut oils for their antibacterial properties. Additionally, this Grapeseed oil makes a delicious salad dressing and high flashpoint cooking oil.
About The Plant
Vitis vinifera, or common grape vine, is native to the Mediterranean region, central Europe, and southwestern Asia. There are currently between 5,000 and 10,000 varieties of Vitis vinifera grapes, although only a few are of commercial significance for wine and edible grape production.
About The Oil
Grapeseed oil is pressed from the seeds of grapes and is thus an abundant by-product of wine-making.
Firms and contracts exposed tissue
Prevents moisture loss
Tones and restores venous circulation
Promotes the healing of tissues
Especially good for: normal skin, combination skin, oily skin, blemished skin
This Grapeseed oil has a mild aroma.