Carrier Oil Properties.pdf

August 17, 2018 | Author: lemak | Category: Hair Care, Cosmetics, Dermatitis, Acne Vulgaris, Vitamin E
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Carrier Oil, Base Oil, Fixed Oil Properties Name & Botanical Name


Shelf Life



Almond Oil

He a av vy ur f

u p t o 12 mo .

Vi ta ta mi mi n A ,B , E, Pr ot ote in , C al al ci ci um um,

Fo od od , Sk in ca car e

Mo is ttu ur iz ing , N ot ot P e en n et etr at at ing , L ub ub riric at at in g, g, C on on di dit io ni nin g, g,

D ry ry S ki kin , I tc tch in g, g, I nf nfl am amma titio n, n, E cz cz em ema, B ur ur ns ns,

purnus dulcis


Glycosides, Iron, Magnesium,

Massag e, e, Hair care

Retains Moisture, Calms Skin, Does not Clog Pores, Prevents Wrinkles,

Sunburn, Sore Muscles, D an andruff, Hair Loss,

Phosphorus, Potassium

C osmetics

Removes Impurities and Dead Skin, Aphrodisiac

Split Ends

6 to 12 mo.

Vitamin A, C, E

Skincare, Massage

Moisturizing, Emollient, Nourishing, Prevents Wrinkles, Laxative

Dry Skin, Sensitive Skin, Inflammation, Aged Skin

prunus amygdalus

Apricot Kernel Oil



Prunus Armeniaca


Protein, Potassium

Hair care

Antioxidant Properties, Anti-Inflammatory

Argan Oil

L ig ht ht

u p t o 6 m o. o.

V it am am in E , C ar ar ot ot en en es es , P he he no no ls

S ki ki nc nc ar ar e, e, H ai ai r c ar ar e, e,

V er er y H yd yd ra ra titi ng ng , Q ui ui ck ck ly A bs bs or or bs bs , E mo mo l ie nt nt , P ro ro te te ct ct iv e P ro ro pe pe rt rt ie s, s,

Argania Spinosa


cool, dark dry

Squalene, Tocopherols

C os osmetics, Nail C a arre

Reduces Wrinkles, D issolves Excess Sebum, Prevents/Reduces Stretch Marks

Avocado Oil


Good For

A cn cn e, e, S ca ca rs rs , S ttrr en en gt gt he he ni ni ng ng N ai ai ls a nd nd H ai ai r

6 to 12 mo.

Vitamin A, B1, B2, D , E

Food, Skincare

Moisturizing , Very Penetrating, Improves Skin Elasticity, Increases Collagen

Dry Skin, Sensitive Skin, Aged Skin, Eczema

Persea Americana

do not

Amino Acids,

Hair care

Removes Impurities from Skin. Blends well with other carrier oils

Psoriasis, Solar Keratosis, Ag e Spots,

Persea Gratissima


Pantothenic Acid, Sterols

up to 12 mo.

Vitamin A, C, C a allcium

Food, Skincare,

Moisturizing, More Emollient than C oc oconut Oil, Healing, No Oily Look

Dry Skin, Itching, Eczema, Protectant,

Babbasu Oil Orbignya Oleifera

Baobab Oil


Solid at Room Temp Medium

Adansonia Dititata

3 to 4 years

Scalp C are, Scars, Sun damage

Iron, Phosphorus

C osmetics, Hair care,


Vitamin A, E, F

Skincare, Massage,

Moisturizing, Hydrating , Quickly Absorbs, Astring ent

Soap Making Dry Skin, Sensitive Skin, Wrinkles, Dry Hair,

cool, dark, dry


Hair care

Anti-Fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-Microbial

Cosmetics, Deterg ents

Borage Seed Oil


up to 6 mo.

Alkaloids****C an Be toxic if

Dietary Supplement,

Very Penetrating , Regenerative, Stimulates Skin Cells, Do not heat

Ag ed Skin, D amaged Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis

S tta ar flflo we we r Oi l

O il y

re fr fri ge ge ra rat e

o ve ve r co ns ns um um ed ed . On ly 1-2

S ki ki nc ncar e, e, Ma ss ss a ag g e, e,

D il ut ute wi th th an ot oth er er c ar ar riri er er o il 10 % Bo ra ra ge ge 90% o th th er er

Only 1-2 grams daily

Cosmetics, Medicinal


Vitamin A, B, C, E

Skincare, Hair care

Hydrating, Emollient, Antioxidant Properties

Dry Skin, Ag ed Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis, Damaged Hair

Vitamin E

Skincare, Hair care

Nourishing , Protective Properties, Re Reduces Skin Ag ing, Improves Skin

Sensitive Skin, Aged Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis

Plant Sterols, Omeg a 3

C osmetics

Elasticity, Similar to Flax Seed Oil, Antioxidant Properties

Eye C reams

Borag o Officinalis

Brazil Nut Oil


18 mo-24 mo.

Bertholletia Excelsa

Camelina Oil

Selenium Light

up to 24 mo.

Gold of Pleasure ,

D ry Hair, Cosmetics, Hair Products, Soaps

Camelina Sativa

Camellia Oil

V it am ami n E ,P ol oly ph ph en eno ls,

Fo od od ,S ki kin ca ca re re ,

Mo is ttu u ririz ing , P e en n et et rra a titi ng ng , Emo l i en ent , C on on di dit io ni nin g, g, C oo oo li ng ng , I mp mpr ov ove s

D ry ry Sk in, A g ge e d Sk in, A l er er gy gy P rro on e Sk in, S ca ca lp C ar ar e

Tea Oil, Tea Seed Oil

Squalene, Omega3

Hair care, Cosmetics

Comple xion, Promotes Hair Growth, Antioxidant Properties

Scars, Can Reduce Cholesorol

Camellia Sinesis, or Oleifera

Omega 6, Omega 9

Castor Oil

Me ed d iu m


u p t o 18 mo .

up to 5 years

Vitamin E

Known as "Geisha's beauty secret" Skincare, C os osmetics

Ricinus C ommunis

Chia Seed Oil


up to 1 year

Salvia Columbariae

Coconut Oil C ocos Nucifeia

Evening Primrose Oil

Li gh gh t ( liq ui uid )

2-4 ye a arrs

Solid under 76 degrees


up to 6 mo.

Oenothera Biennis

Flaxseed Oil

Itching, Blackheads, Dandruff, Hemorrhoids,

heal damag ed, inflamed skin and dry nipples

C osmetics, Scalp C are

Vitamin A, B, D, E, K


Moisturizing , Hydrating, Retains Moisture

Dry Skin, Acne, Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis

Antioxidant Properties, Anti Inflammatory, Anti-Aging Properties

Auto Immune Skin Conditions, Scars, Wrinkles

Amino Acid,

Dietary Supplement

Omega 3, Omega 6


Vi ta ta mi mi n E

Fo od od ,S ki kin ca ca re re ,

Squalene, Sterol, Tocopherols

Massag e

Non Greasy, Doesn’t stain, Helps extend shelf life of other carrier oils

Hair Hair care care,, Cosme Cosmeti tics cs

*Mak *Make e sur sure e you you purc purcha hase se cold cold or expe expell ller er pres presse sed d org organ anic ic unre unrefi fined* n ed*

M oi ois ttu u ririz in g, g, C on on di dit ion ing , P rro o te te ct cti ve ve P rro o pe pe rt rti es es, D oe oe s n ot ot cl og og p or or es es,

D ry ry Sk in, O il y S ki ki n, n, S en en sisi titiv e S ki kin , Su nb nb lo ck ck , Dry Hair, Split Ends, Cosmetics, Creams, Soaps


Refined oils, Part refined and fractionated lack nutrients

Vitamin E

Food, Skincare

Healing, Astringent, Reduces Inflammation, Can Ease Premenstrual Stress

Omega 3, Omega 6

Dietary Supplement

Used Medicinally in Europe and Licensed oil

Hair care, Ma Massag e,

for Breast Pain in United Kingdom

Vitamin E

Food, Dietary

Emollient, Astringent, Prevents Scarring and Stretch Marks

Oily Skin, Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis, Scars, Stretch ma marks, Hi High Ch Cholesterol, He Heart Di Disease,


up to 6 mo. refrigerate

Omega 3, 3, Om Omega 6

Suppleme nt, Sk Skincare

Anti-Inflammatory, An Anti-Septic, An Anti-rheumatic, (A (Also Kn Known as as Li Linseed Oi Oil

Ligh Lightt

up to 1 year year

Vitami t amin n E, Toco Tocoph pher erol olss

Food Food,, Skin Skinca care re,,

Pene Penetr trat atin ing, g, slig slight htly ly astr astrin inge gent nt,, Redu Reduce cess Skin Skin Agin Aging, g, does does not not aggr aggrav avat ate e acne acne

Linum Us Usitatissimum

Grapeseed Oil

Lubricating ,Healing, Protective Properties, Good for Nursing Mothers to

Sensitive Skin, Eczema, Baby Skin, Rashes, Dry Hair, Cosmetics, Hair Products, Arthritis, Breast Pain Hot Flashes, Menstrual Problems, PMS

Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin, Skin that doesn’t absorb

Name & Botanical Name


Shelf Life




Hazelnut Oil


up to 1 year

Vitamin B6, E, Protein

Food, Skincare,

Moisturizing, Emollient, Regenerative, Astring en ent, Soothing, Tones Skin


Polyphenols, Tocotrienol

Massag e, Hair care

Stimulates Skin C irculation, Strengthens Skin Capillaries, Softens Hair

Dry Damag ed Hair


up to 1 year

Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6

Food, Skincare

C on onditioning, Reg en enerative, Reduces Skin Aging , Increases hair elasticity,

Dry Skin, Aged Skin, Damag ed ed Skin, Wounds,


C, D, E, Protein, Chlorophyll

Massag e, Hair care

manag eability, and shine, High in Proteins, Do not heat, consume raw

Lesions, C osmetics, Hair Care, Laxative


C osmetics, Medicinal\


C orylus Avellana

Hemp Seed Oil Cannabis Sativa

Jojoba Oil

H ea ea vy vy

Simmondsia Chinensi

Liquid wax

2 -5 -5 y ea ea rs rs

V it am am in B , E , C op op pe pe r, r,

S ki ki nc nc ar ar e, e, H ai ai r c ar ar e, e,

Q ui ui ck ck ly ly A bs bs or or bs bs , N ou ou riri sh sh in g, g, P ro ro te te ct ct iv e P ro ro pe pe rt rt ie s, s, S im im il ar ar t o C ol ol la ge ge n

Chromium, Silicon, Zinc

C osmetics

C an C log Pores, yet allows skin to breath, Dissolves excess sebum C an an ex ex te te nd nd sh sh el el fl ife of of ot oth er er oi oi ls ,A nt nt io xi xid an an t P rro o pe pe rt rt ie s

Kukui Nut Oil


up to 1 year

Vitamin A, C, E

Aleurites Mouccans

Good For D ry ry Skin, Damaged Skin, Sunscreen, Wounds,

O il y S ki ki n, n, I nf nf la mm mm at at io n, n, A cn cn e, e, D er er ma ma titi titi s, s, E cz cz em em a Psoriasis, Cradle Cap, Stretch Marks, S un un ta ta nn nni ng ng oi oi l fo r t ho ho se se wh wh o b ur ur n q ui uic kl kl y

Skincare, Ha Hair care

Quickly Absorbs, Protective Properties used in Hawaii to protect skin from

Candle making, Soap

salt water, sun, and wind, No Greasy Feeling

Dry Skin, Ec Eczema, Psoriasis, burns, lesions, chapped skin, lig htest oil for face

Quickly Absorbs, Emollient, Highly Regenerative, Protective Properties

Dry Skin, Aged Skin, Baby Skin, sunburns, wounds

Macadamia Nut Oil


up to 1 year

Vitamin A, B6, E

Macadamia Integrifolia



Riboflavin, Thiamin,

C osmetics

Helps Prevent Sunburn, Resembles Sebum

Omega 3, Omega 6

Baby Products

sometimes called Bouple nut or bopple nut oil

Skincare, Hair care,

Moisturizing for skin and hair, Lubricant, C onditioning

sunblock, cosmetics, gardening

Cosmetics, Nail Products,

Retains Moisture, Provides Nutrients to Animals

Renewable crop and used as a rotation crop

Skincare, Ha Hair care

Dilute with other carrier oils prior to use! DO NOT USE WHILE PREGNANT

Se nsitive Skin, Skin D iseases/D isorders,


Cosmetics, Medicinal,


room temp

Dental, Gardening

Anti-bacterial, Anti-Fung al, Anti-Septic, Anti-Viral

Vi ta tam in E, K ,P rro ot e eii n

Fo od od ,S ki kin ca ca re re ,

Pe en n et et rra a titi ng ng , So ot oth in g, g, Pr om omo te te s He a all th th y D ig es es ttiio n a nd nd can h el elp p re re ve ve nt nt


Hair care, Cosmetics

Ulcers, Antioxidant Properties

Hearth Health, Sprains

up to 1 year

High Fiber

Food, Skincare,

Moisturizing, Healing, Leaves skin soft and supple

Dry Skin, C ardiovascular Health, Digestion


Heart Health

up to 1 year year

Vitami t amin n A, E Ster Sterol ols, s,

Food Food,,

Emol Emolli lien ent, t, Prom Promot otes es Ener Energy gy and and Brai Brain n Func Functi tion on,,

Most Most Skin Skin Type Types, s, Cosm Cosmet etic ics, s,


Zinc, Omeg a 3, Omeg a 6

Dietary Supplement

D o not heat, Use Raw, Antioxidant Properties


Skincare, Massage

Reg enerative, Non Greasy, Avoid with Acne and Oily Blemished skin

Dry Skin, Ag Aged Skin, Damag ed Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis



Hyperpig mentation, Scars, Wrinkles, Brittle Nails

Food, Su Suppleme nt

Extreme ly Mo Moisturizing, No Nourishing , C onditioning , An Antioxidant Pr Properties

Cosmetics, Ba Balms, Sc Scrubs, Bath Oi Oils, Di Diabetes,

Ecze ma, Ps Psoriasis, Bl Blemishes, Cu Cuts, Da Dandruff,

Macadamia Ternifolia

Meadowfoam Seed Oil


1 to 5 years

Carbon, Tocopherols

Limmanthes Alba

Skincare, Hair care,


Neem Oil Azodirachta Indica

Olive Oil


He a av vy

up to 2 years

up to 2 y ea ear s

Olea Europaea

Pecan Oil

Lig ht

Carya Pecan


Pumpkin Seed Oil

Heav Heavy y

Gree n Gold

Vitamin E, Triterpenes

Cucurbita Pepo L.

Psoriasis Allerg ies, Sunburn

In flflam ma mat ion , A cn cn e, e, Br ui ui se se s, s, Hi gh gh C ho ho le st st e err ol ol,

Skincare, Cosmetics

Rose Hip Seed Oil


up to 6 mo.

Rosa Canina


Refrig erate

Safflower Oil


1 to to 2 years

Vitamin A, C, K

Vitamin E

Scarthamus Tinctorius

Sesame Seed Oil

eliminates nee d to burn fields

Skincare, C osmetic Heavy

6 mo mo-1 ye year

Se same Indicum

D ietary Supplement

Vitamin A, A, B, B, E, E, Pr Protein,

Skincare, Ma Massage

Moisturizing , Pr Protective Pr Properties, So Soothing, Ab Absorbs/ Re Removes To Toxins

Calcium, Lecithin, Zinc

Hair care, Cosmetics

Works well with other C arrier Oils, Can Darken Hair color

Scrapes, Wounds, Wrinkles, Cooking

Anti Aging Properties, called Benne oil, Gingle Oil, Teel Oil

Sunflower Oil


6mo to 1 year

Helianthus Annuus

Tamanu Oil


up to 1 year

Vitamin A, A, B, D, E

Food, Skincare, Hair care

Moisturizing, Quickly Absorbs, Regenerative, Great for Ma Massage


C osmetics

Can Help Break D own Fat C ells, C an Reduce Bad Cholesterol

Sensitive Skin, Bruises, Cradle Cap, Diaper Rash,

Vitamin E

Skincare, Hair care

Emollient, Regenerative, Healing , Pain Relieving, Antioxidant Properties

Aged Skin, Damaged Skin, Acne, Psoriasis, Arthritis,

C osmetics, Nail C are

Anti-bacterial, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti- Microbial, Anti-neuralgic

Lesions, Burns, Bruises, Chemical Burns, C uts,

Foot care

Oil Can Se parate (this is normal)

Rashes, Sores, Stretch Marks

Skincare, Hair care

Hydrating, Penetrating, Reg enerative, Non Greasy, Does not clog Pores

All Skin Types, Dry Skin, Oily Skin, Aged Skin

Calophyllum Inophyllum

Watermelon Seed Oil


up to 2 years

Lycopene, Magnesium Omega 6, Omega 9


Dissolves excess sebum, also called Kalahari Oil

Acne, Babies Skin


up to 1 year

Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6

Food, Skincare,

Moisturizing ,Emollient, Regenerative, Stimulates Skin Tissue, Do not Heat

Irritated Skin, C ha haffing, Cracked Skin, Rough Skin

Citrullus Vulgaris

Wheat Germ Oil

All Skin Ty Types, Dry Skin, Skin D iseases, Aged Sk Skin

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