Ingredients: triticum vulgare germ oil (100% pure unrefined wheat germ oil)
Method of extraction: extracted by cold pressing from fresh wheat germs. Our oil is standardized and contains at least 0.25% of natural tocopherols (vitamin E).
Wheat germ oil is a natural concentrate of vitamins and active substances. It is outstanding from other oils by the highest content of vitamin E, in addition, it contain the most active form – alpha-tocopherol (about 70%), and the antioxidant properties of the mixture of tocopherols higher than pure alpha-tocopherol or beta-carotene.
Wheat germ oil is rich in ergosterol and 7-dehydrocholesterol, which are converted to vitamins D2 and D3 in our skin by exposure to UV rays. Like tocopherols, they activate the protection of skin cells by promoting the action of the antioxidant system, the division of new cells and the production of antibacterial peptides, which accelerates healing and reduces inflammatory processes. They prolong safe time of exposure to the sun and reduce the skin’s sensitivity to sunlight.
Wheat germ oil is used for the care of damaged skin with cracks, abrasions, burns. Works effectively with cracked, rough, wind-blown lips. This oil helps to restore the required level of water in the skin, softens and protects it from dehydration.
The active ingredients of wheat germ oil have the property of normalizing the regeneration of cells in the stratum corneum. Recommended for improving the condition of scaly skin (eg hands).
Due to the high content of natural antioxidants that slow down cell aging, this oil is a great addition to neck, face and eye care products for premature aging and wrinkle prevention.
Wheat germ oil in pure form is used very seldom as it has dense consistence. Usually as a base it is mixed in equal proportions or in proportion 1:2 with almond or grape seed oils.
To 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil, better as blend with one of mentioned above vegetable oils, add 3-5 drops of blend orange or grapefruit essential oils, taken in the same proportions, or 1 drop each of geranium, juniper and lemon essential oils. Make firm massage of problem areas of the skin.
Masks and applications
In aging, loose, tired and wrinkled skin to 1 tablespoon of base oil add 1 drop each of sandalwood, mint and rose or sandalwood, orange and mugwort essential oils.
In inflamed, dirty skin (acne) to 1 tablespoon of base oil add 2 drops each of lavender and tea tree or oregano and cedar essential oils.
Whitening mask (in spots on face skin, unclean skin)
Is used wheat germ oil in pure form or with adding 3 drops of ginger essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base. Apply tissues, impregnated only with wheat germ oil or with adding essential oils, on skin areas 1-2 times a day for 15-30 min.
Oil for elimination wrinkles around the eyes
To 1 tablespoon of base oil add 1 drop each of mugwort, frankincense and neroli oil or 2 drops each of sandalwood and rose essential oils.
Oil to care of desquamative, dry face skin and lips
Use wheat germ oil in pure form or with adding 1-2 drops each of patchouli, rose and tangerine essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base. Smear skin 2-3 times a day, softly massaging.
Mask in hair loss
Wheat germ oil is used in pure form or as blend with jojoba oil (1:1); or with adding to 1 tablespoon of base 2-3 drops each of ginger and pine essential oils; or 2 drops each of eucalyptus, orange and cedar oil; or 2 drops each of thyme, rosemary and orange oil. Apply on scalp for 15-20 min before washing hair.
Oil for hands care
Wheat germ oil can be used in pure form or with adding 1-2 drops each of lavender and bergamot essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base. Eliminates desquamation, small injuries, gives hands skin softness, elasticity, flexibility. Rub, make light massage after every hands wash.