Olive Oil (Extra Virgin) Organic Carrier Oil
- Product Code: OCO-O01
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £3.83
Our organic, cold pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rich in essential fatty acids, Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, and E, as well as polyphenols, phytosterols and avenasterol which help to neutralise free radicals and repair cell membranes. It is also a rich source of squalene – a natural substance that is produced by humans, animals and plants. Squalene is a popular ingredient within cosmetics as it has excellent moisturising properties and can help regulate the production of sebum. Olive Oil also contains chlorophyll which assists in the healing of problem skin conditions and reduces the visible signs of ageing.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the preferred grade for moisturising the skin and is also commonly recommended for the Oil Cleansing Method. It ideal for nourishing severely dehydrated skin and makes an excellent anti-inflammatory addition to blends for dermatitis, sprains, bruises and even insect bites and stings. It is also a nourishing and gentle base oil for baby massage and for soothing nappy rash.
Massage oil for dry, sun damaged skin
10ml Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil, 15ml Sweet Almond Oil, 5ml Avocado Oil, 4 drops Lavender and Bergamot essential oil, 2 drops German Chamomile and 2 Patchouli.
Bath oil for sore, inflamed, dry & sensitive skin
10ml Bath Oil, 5ml Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil, 1 drop German Chamomile essential oil, 1 Rose, 2 Patchouli and 4 Bergamot. Shake well before use and add to the bath once the water has run. Remember to take care when getting out of the bath as it might be a bit slippery!
Body lotion for dry/sensitive skin/mild eczema
50ml Moisturising Lotion, 5ml Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil, 5ml Calendula Oil, 6 drops Patchouli, Bergamot and Lavender, and 2 drops German Chamomile. Shake well and use after bath/shower.