Meadowfoam oil is excellent for dry and dehydrated skin, as it is one of the best oils to help prevent moisture loss in the skin. It conditions and nourishes skin, leaving it healthy and smooth. Used on hair or in hair products it adds shine and nourishment.
Properties one of the best oils to prevent moisture loss, conditioning, excellent for dry and dehydrated skin, adds shine and nourishment to hair, very stable
Botanical Name: Limnanthes alba
Smell: this oil has a strong, unrefined smell. Quite lovely if you are accustomed to pure, unrefined oils.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed / Virgin
Color: Mild Yellow
Derived From: The seed
Contains: Consists of 97% very long chain fatty acids (C20 and C22). The long chains make the oil particularly stable and resistant to oxidation and deterioration
Base Oil: Can be used up to 100% strength
Shelf Life: 5 years
Fatty Acid Composition
- brassic- 17.9%
- erucic- 12.7%
- gadoleic- 61.5%
- oleic- 3.2%