WHEAT GERM OIL
Method of extraction: Cold Pressed/Unrefined
This ultra rich, unrefined Wheat Germ oil is a great ingredient high in natural source Vitamin E, A, D, proteins, Lecithin, and Squalene. Wheat germ has been applied externally for numerous irritations including roughness of the skin, cracking, chaffing and many crafters of cosmetics use it successfully to help reverse the effects of wrinkling. The first ingredient in quality skin care products.
Botanical Name- Triticum vulgare
Extraction- Cold Pressed/Unrefined
Shelf life- 6-8 months
Notes- Unrefined Wheat Germ oil is a very sensitive oil that will degrade quickly when exposed to extremes in temperature fluctuation and oxidization. Because of its unrefined nature this oil is very dark in color and heavy in odor.
Color- Dark Brown
Free Fatty Acids- 8.25%%
Peroxide Value- <0.5
Saponification Value- 180-195
Iodine Value- 115-130
Vitamin E Content- 2.5 I.U./g