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- About Garden of Wisdom
Garden of Wisdom's Safflower Oil (High Linolec) is rich in essential fatty acids. The oil’s primary fatty acid is Linoleic acid (C18:2). The Linoleic acid content of Safflower Oil (High Linoleic) is typically found at levels over 70%. After extracting the oil from the seed, Safflower Oil (High Linoleic) is refined resulting in a clear honey colored oil with a bland odor and taste. The oil is used for nutritional, & cosmetic applications It is believed by some that the essential fatty acids in Safflower Oil-High Linoleic help to counteract and prevent inflammation and provide other health benefits. Safflower oil is conditioning, which will help to retain moisture to the skin and help to hydrate and moisturize dry skin.
Botanical Name: Carthamus tinctorius
Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed / Refined
Color: Very Light Clear Yellow
Derived From: The Seed
Contains: High in Linoleic
Base Oil: Can be used up to 100% strength
Shelf Life: 2 years
Shelf Life and Storage Information for
Products and Ingredients
Finished products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend their shelf life. Shelf life for most products is 9 - 12 months. Vitamin C and VitaResurface products should always be refrigerated to extend their shelf life.
Sample sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months) and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough (except our Vitamin C Serums - use within 90 days).Please keep your products out of high humidity, heat, direct light and keep in a dark cabinet when possible.
Exfoliating Acid products have a shelf life of 9 - 12 months. The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating are the Mandelic Serums or the Salicylic Acid Serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator. If this happens you can set the product into a hot water bath to see if the crystals will dissolve.
Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration
Hydrosols - Remove 1 ounce of hydrosol and add into a separate, sterilized spray bottle and spritzer. Keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator.
Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate all carrier oils although some of the very rich oils will solidify. This is fine. All you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it should liquefy. If not, setting the bottle in a hot water bath and occasionally shaking the bottle will hopefully turn to a liquid. ^There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like Coconut Cream and Jojoba Oil. Refrigeration is not necessary but it surely won't hurt.
Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.
Co2 Extracts - These should always be refrigerated.
Butters - We suggest refrigerating our "skincare' butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.
Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place. Shelf life is at least 2 years.
Herbs - All herbs (whole or ground) should be kept in a dark, cool and dry location.
Herbal (liquid) Extracts - These are created using alcohol. The alcohol pulls the constituents from each herb. Root, Trunk, Leaves, and Flowers. Extracts have a shelf life of 3-5 years. They can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place)
Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Oat Beta Glucan etc. will all have a different shelf life.
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