Species: Triticum Vulgare
The Wheatgerm plant is native to United States, Southwest Asia - Middle East, Arabian Peninsula, Turkey, South Europe, and North Africa.
Wheatgerm Oil is extracted from the germ of the wheat kernel.
Unrefined Wheatgerm Oil is rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, anti-oxidant and regenerative properties. A viscous, sticky oil with a rich wheaty odour.
Usage & methods of application:
Wheatgerm is rich in Vitamin E and has natural antioxidant and regenerative properties making it a great choice for ageing skin and can help counter the attack of free radicals.
A very nourishing oil that can help treat dry, thirsty skin and helps in the formation of new skin cells, improving circulation and the healing effect on scars. Best used as part of a blend, when added to a carrier oil Wheatgerm can boost the nourishing properties. Wheatgerm Oil has a slow absorption rate making it a great for fortifying other light oils.
Blends well with:
Wheatgerm Oil can spoil the smell of some essential oils such as floral oils, blends well with other carrier and vegetable oils such as Borage, Evening Primrose and Almond Oil.