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: Cucurbita pepo L
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Description: Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil is said to be rich in vitamins A, B, D & E; minerals, and proteins. It has over 60% of unsaturated fatty acids and is rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids making it perfect for manufacturing cosmetics.
Color: Clear, light yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Common Uses: Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil has good moisturizing and lubricating properties, and can be used on all skin types as it hydrates the skin and is reputed to reduce visible signs of aging. Due to its high vitamin and mineral content Pumpkin Seed Oil is considered extremely nourishing and can be added to face creams, lotions, bath oils, massage oils, soaps to improve the appearance of the skin.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil is readily absorbed by the 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.