Our Rose Hip Oil is a refined carrier oil and cold pressed.
Country of Origin: Chile
Botanical Name: Rosa mosquita – refined / cold pressed
Rosehip Oil, aka Rosehip Seed oil, is truly amazing. This Oil is light amber in color and it is considered a “dry” oil, meaning that it soaks into the skin easily, and does not leave a greasy residue. This unique oil contains essential fatty acids and is great for dry or mature skin and can be used in most fine skin care recipes.
Rosehip Oil Typical Analysis
Color- Amber with Orange hue
Free Fatty Acids- 0.29%
Peroxide Value- less than 0.05
Non-Saponifiables- less than 2.0
Saponification Value- 177
Iodine Value- 180
Specific Gravity- 0.94
Lycopene- 400-800 ppm
Tocopherols- 700-1100 ppm
Because of its delicate nature and the cold pressed method of extraction, it would be a good idea to keep in a cool spot or kept refrigerated. Rosehip oil is a wonderful hydrator, and penetrates dry skin quickly. it may be used straight from the bottle as a moisturizer, or can be incorporated into a cream, lotion, facial oil, or massage oil. Because it is so gentle, rosehip seed oil may be used undiluted on the skin.
Not recommended for use on acne, or on very oily skin.
Above information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
For more information on diluting essential oils in carrier oil for topical usage, check out this article and infographic by Dr. Joie Power: Proper Dilution of Essential Oils for Topical Use
Other Carrier Oil, Massage Oils & Lotions
We also have quite a few other carrier oils (aka base oils & vegetable oils) and lotions available: Carrier Oils & Lotions.
And we have also created many “ready-to-use” Massage Oils & Lotions, each one containing just the right amount of essential oils blended into our special massage base (a combination of Sweet Almond, Grapeseed & Sunflower Oils).
All our Artisan Aromatics 100% pure essential oils, aromatherapy blends and oil products are therapeutic quality. Using our 20+ years of experience, we’ve gathered the finest quality oils from around the world. To ensure that our pure oils are as fresh and potent as possible, our oils are bottled by hand here in the USA only after we receive each order.