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Aromatherapy Carrier Oils Guide
The carrier oils listed below are the most popular, if you are still not sure after reading about them almond oil is a good all-round carrier oil to try.
Fairly light odourless, most skins. General-purpose oil, readily absorbed into the skin. It has a soothing effect and is available cold pressed containing vit-A,B1,B2,B6,E
Light odourless oil similar properties to almond, suitable for delicate areas of skin and the face. Contains vit-A, some vit-B groups.
Macerated oil made with arnica montana, good for bruises, bumps, contusions, aches/pains, backache, injuries, strains/sprains, (not on broken skin.)
Thick green oil, , good for dry ageing skin, it should be mixed (10-30%) with a lighter oil. Rich in nutrients Contains vit-A,B,D, lecithin
Contains: Gamma Linolenic Acid, vitamins, minerals. Highest source of GLA Uses psoriasis, eczema, prematurely aged skin; regenerating and stimulating skin cell activity. very penetrating. Use at 10% dilution
Macerated oil, containing calendula, good healing anti-inflammatory properties, suitable for damaged skin, sores, eczema, scars, cracked skin.
Orange oil, vegetable oil with carrot extract. rich in beta-carotene, vit-B,C,D,E. good for ageing, inflamed, damaged or scarred skin.
Solid at room temperature, liquefies at body heat, used for dry skin and hair treatments, you can melt it stir in essential oils allow it to set again and use as required.
Macerated oil with herb comfrey, super healing properties, for aches. broken bones, arthritis, rheumatism, wounds, burns.
excellent for eczema, psoriasis and dry/ageing skin, it contains linoleic acid (GLA) other vitamins and minerals. Use 10% in a base oil as its expensive.
High in EFA, GLA, Linolenic acid, oleic acid, vitamins esp. Vit. E, minerals. Uses:oily skin, acne. Psoriasis, eczema. High Vitamin E level - useful for preventing scarring and stretch marks. Use as 10-50% additive.
Vitamin F, lipids, glycerides and saturated fatty acids.Uses: Analgesic, useful for sciatica, rheumatism, skin ulcers; use 100% for shingles, caution with sensitive skin, may be irritating. Scar healing, and burns.
Light odourless oil particularly suitable for oily skin, contains linoleic acid, vit-E. another good all round base oil which is not expensive .
Rich nourishing oil with a nutty smell. Contains , linoleic acid, vitamins and minerals. Useful for acne, scarred, or ageing skin.
Rich in Essential omega fatty acids and proteins. Used For skin and hair. Sinks into the skin and hair eisily makes hair shiny.
This is in fact a liquid wax, it combines well with sebum and penetrates the skin very easily, it it a great balancing oil for skin types and hair.
Contains: Linoleic acid, oleic acid. Extremely good penetration to all skin levels, sooths irritation, sunburn, lesions, burns. Protects tissue from drying. use as 5-10% additive
Contains: Palmitoleic acid, 60% oleic acid, very stable Uses: All skin, tones aged or dry skin, Skin softening. wound healing. In France is used as aid against sunburn.
Cold pressed oil is thick green, it is good for rheumatism, aches/pains, and dry or inflamed skin. Rich in a number of vitamins and minerals, it needs diluting(10-50%)
ROSE HIP OIL
GLA, Linolenic acids, oleic acid, palmitic acid Uses: dry, scaly dull skin, eczema, psoriasis, over pigmented skin, scars, Avoid with oily or blemished skins. Use as 10% additive or neat for very dry, aging skins.
ST JOHNS WORT
Red macerated oil with St Johns wort herb, has antiseptic, healing, pain relieving properties, sooths nerve pain great for sciatica, neuralgia, backache, damaged skin, wounds.
Contains: vitamins esp. vit. E, minerals, proteins, lecithin, amino acids Uses: psoriasis, eczema, rheumatism, arthritis, tanning aid, softening all skin types. Thick oil with strong odor. Use as base or 10% dilution
Light oil often used as a base for macerated oils, it contains vit-A,B,D,E, and makes a good inexpensive massage base oil.
Thick amber oil, rich in vit-E, suitable for dry damaged ageing or scarred skin helps prevent stretch marks, need to be blended (10-20%) with another base oil.
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|Organic Sweet Almond Oil||Organic Jojoba Oil|
Oil one of the most popular carrier oils. Cold pressed
yields the highest quality.
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Jojoba Carrier Oil
Cold pressed Jojoba is a light golden
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