Watermelon Seed Oil Refined Version


SKU: CO-186

Watermelon seed oil has been used for thousands of years, and for good reason. It is extremely rich in omega 6 and omega 9 essential fatty acids, making it a very nutritive oil. Watermelon seed oil is also very healing and can help to repair damaged and irritated skin. This oil is great for oily skin, as it tends to be slightly drying.

Properties used since Egyptian times, very healing, emollient, great for oily skin

Botanical Name:   Citrullus vulgaris           
Origin: Europe
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed/Gently Refined
Clear Yellow to Cloudy Yellow
Derived From: The seed
Contains:   Noted for its rich omegas 6 and 9 essential fatty acids
Base Oil: Can be used up to 100% strength
Shelf Life: 2 years

Fatty Acid Composition (Original) 

  • palmitic acid C16:0 8-12%
  • palmitoleic acid (Omega-7) C16:1 1% Max
  • stearic acid C18:0 1.5-5.0%
  • oleic acid C18:1 21-30%
  • linoleic acid (Omega-6) C18:2 55-65%
  • alpha-linolenic acid (Omega-3) C18:3 1% Max