Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus
Extraction Method: Cold pressed from the seeds of Cucumis sativus
Description: Cucumber Seed Oil is cold pressed from the cleaned and dried seeds of cucumbers. It is very soothing oil for the skin and the cooling properties help to restore balance and nutrients to dry and lackluster skin. It is quickly absorbed in the skin, is highly moisturising and protects the skin against free radicles. It has high content of Vitamin E and phytosterols which assist in retaining moisture, this enhances Its protective and nutritive benefits for skin and hair care. Cucumber oil is put to brilliant use in moisturizing soaps; fresh baths at spa’s and even in massage oils to refresh the aroma of body.
Helps combat acne & other skin conditions: This oil has nourishing and cooling agents that can drastically treat dull or damaged skin conditions. It has linoleic acid and oleic acid, making it an excellent weapon to combat various skin conditions such as acne, blackheads, eczema, sunburns, psoriasis and other nasty skin conditions that only seek to inflame your skin. High content of Vitamin B1 and C, serves to detoxify and clean out whatever dirt, bacteria and other harmful toxins lodged within your pores.
Prevents aging signs: The antioxidant properties of this oil helps combat free radicles. Free radicals, if left unabated, can cause serious damages to your skin by causing premature ageing to take place, with the formation of wrinkles. However, this oil is able to delay the onset of premature ageing and wrinkle-formation, thus maintaining the youthful and radiant glow on your skin.
Nourishes Hair: Cucumber contains minerals like silica and sulfur, which promote hair growth and strengthen the hair roots, thus preventing the loss of hair. In addition, with its moisturizing properties, it can hydrate and nourish the hair, thus preventing dryness, flaky scalps and the prevalence of dandruff as it penetrates your scalp and hair roots.
Keeps body free of Toxins: This oil helps to get rid of excess toxins and unwanted, harmful substances from the body. This is because cucumber has anti-rheumatic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which seeks to flush out excess fluids, salts, fats, uric acid and urea. This helps to detoxify your body, regulate your bodily processes and keep it free from infections and diseases. You can imply diffuse this oil in diffuser or add to your massage blend.
Skin Type: Suitable for sensitive, dry, combination, mature skin types
Storage: It is recommended to store carrier oils in cool dark place to maintain their freshness and maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring them to room temperature before use.