Hemp carrier oil is extracted through the cold press process using the seeds. It is usually clear or a very pale yellow in colour of appearance and has a distinctive aroma. It is highly rich in vitamins A, B, C and E. It is packed with nutrients and is one of the oils that offers the highest content of polyunsaturated fatty acids which are known for their highly moisturising and long lasting effect on the skin, particularly during massage making for a more effective and easier glide on the body. Polyunsaturated fatty acids are thought to increase the skins capabilities at retaining moisture, keeping the skin hydrated and hair in optimal condition. It is known that it can be beneficial in the treatment of many skin conditions, particularly those connected with the skin being dry or inflamed.All vegetable oils & fats are 100% fat and are generally high in calories (on average about 120 calories per tablespoon). Vegetable oils are often used in food preparation for salad dressings, cooking, frying, baking, sauces and marinades. As a general guide, virgin and unrefined oils have more of the oil’s natural flavour and lend themselves well for use in cold dishes. Refined oils generally have longer shelf lives and may have a higher smoke point and therefore be better for high heat cooking, but this varies depending on the type of oil. Each oil has its own distinct flavour and nutrient and Fatty Acid composition, so each oil may be used for different purposes depending on your need.
- 100% pure and Certified organic by Soil Association (Licence number DJ21110)
- Soothing and healing
- Light, balancing, hydrating and nourishing for your skin
- Rich in essential fatty acids, vitamin E, minerals and omega oils
- Can be used as a shave oil