Camellia oil is obtained from the seeds of the plant, it grows mostly in Asia and has been used for centuries in Japan to nourish and condition the skin, hair and nails.
Camellia oil is high in oleic acid (oleic up to 80 % and linoleic acid 9 %) and rich in Vitamins A, B, and E, which provide antioxidant, disinfectant and germicidal properties.
With these properties, Camellia oil is an excellent oil to add to your shampoos, lotions, conditioners, scalp treatments and after sun skin care products for dry, damaged and delicate skin and hair.
Botanical name: Camellia oleifera
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Common uses: Camellia oil is a very popular, all purpose carrier oil. It is used by manufacturers, aromatherapists, and massage therapists.
Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.