Certified Organics: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Description: Organic Flax Seed Oil is an emollient, high in essential fatty acids, vitamin E , vitamin B and minerals. It contains the alpha-linoleic acids (ALAs) which may contribute to younger looking skin.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Common Uses: Organic Flax Seed Oil is reputed to be an excellent oil to use on sensitive skin. It is often added to other carrier oils, creams and lotions in order to add skin strengthening properties. It is also very soothing and is reputed to reduce the look of cellulite and to improve elasticity. Organic Flax Seed Oil can also be used to nourish the hair.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Organic Flax Seed Oil will leave a very oily feeling on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.