Organic Evening Primrose Oil
Organic Evening Primrose Oil is a very important carrier oil with a very low comedogenic value.
Organic Carrier Oils with a low comedogenic value do not clog pores and potentially cause breakouts. This means that Organic Evening Primrose Oil is suitable for people of all skin types, even those with sensitive skin.
In fact, Organic Evening Primrose Oil may even prove beneficial for those with sensitive and problem skin. This is because Organic Evening Primrose Oil has been shown to be a very anti-inflammatory oil, making it potentially helpful for problem skin.
Full of Omega-6, and Omega-6 metabolites, which constitute between 80% to 90% of the oil content, Organic Evening Primrose Oil is a very moisturising, but light oil.
Evening primrose oil (EPO) is extremely high in linoleic acid (LA) (70–74%) and γ-linolenic acid (GLA) (8–10%), which may contribute to the proper functioning of human tissues because they are precursors of anti-inflammatory eicosanoids.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil For Skincare
Organic Evening Primrose Oil is considered to be a very anti-inflammatory carrier oil, which potentially makes it very helpful for topical application.
Despite being a light oil, Organic Evening Primrose Oil is very moisturising, so it is soothing and smoothing for our skin.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil is often used for hair and beard oils as it is so light.
Inflammatory Skin Conditions
Any ailment ending in ‘itis’ denotes an inflammatory condition.
So, things like dermatitis have an inflammatory component.
Other inflammatory skin conditions include Acne, Eczema and Psoriasis etc.
Most skin conditions which cause rashes tend to be inflammatory.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil Contains The Following EFA’s:
Essential Fatty Acids, aka EFA’s, help to maintain healthful looking skin.
EFA’s are extremely moisturising for our skin.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil contains the following Essential Fatty Acids:
- Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which is an Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acid… 2% – 15%
- Linolenic Acid (LA), which our body makes into GLA… 70%
Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil
Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil is a cosmetic grade carrier oil.
Thus, this Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil is not considered a food grade oil.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil In Wild As The Wind Products
Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil is an important ingredient in the hugely popular FACIAL OIL No. 8
Organic Evening Primrose Oil is suitable for all skin types, and is especially helpful for mature and problematic skin.
GLA and LA are great for external, cosmetic purposes!
The comedogenic value of Organic Evening Primrose Oil is low which means it is lighter than many other oils. This means Organic Evening Primrose Oil absorbs well without blocking pores.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil is often referred to as a ‘dry oil’ since it absorbs very quickly and easily. The resultant texture of the skin is increased plumpness and firmness, due to improved moisture levels, with feather-light surface residue.
Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil
Wild As The Wind Organic Evening Primrose Oil is sustainably and ethically sourced in the EU.
- INCI: Oenothera biennis
- Plant Family: Onagraceae family
- Common Names: Tree primrose + fever plant + King’s-cure-all + night willowherb + scabish + scurvish + sun drop + suncups
- Origin: Europe
- Status: Cruelty free and vegan friendly
- Organic Certification: The Soil Association.
- Comedogenic Rating :: 1
Directions For Use
Apply a few drops daily to your face, gently massaging the oil into your skin in slow circular motions.
If you wish to apply to problem skin elsewhere on your body, repeat this process, increasing the amount of oil in accordance with the size of the area the oil needs to cover.
Organic Evening Primrose Oil Storage
Store all carrier oils, including Organic Evening Primrose Oil, in a cool, dark, dry place away from sunlight.
- Keep the lid firmly closed.
- Shelf life: 12 months
Useful alternatives to Organic Evening Primrose Oil include Organic Borage Oil, Organic Blackcurrant Seed Oil, and Organic Raspberry Seed Oil, although any of the seed and nut oils are tremendously beneficial.
If you have sensitive skin, or if you do a lot of sun bathing, there’s a very remote chance you may have a slight reaction to this Wild As The Wind oil.
It is always advisable to perform a patch test on the soft skin on the inside of your forearm before using carrier oils on your face.
Perform A Patch Test
Place a drop or two of Wild As The Wind oil on your inner forearm, making sure to massage it well into your skin.
A severe reaction will occur within ten minutes, but it may take 24 hours for milder intolerances to emerge.
Look for signs of Urticaria, (aka Hives), discolouration, redness, dryness, or feelings of irritation / itchiness.
If you experience none of these, you will be safe to use your Wild As The Wind oil elsewhere on your body, including your face.
Nevertheless, always avoid sensitive areas and inside your ears unless otherwise instructed by your health professional. This is especially important if you use your Wild As The Wind oil as a carrier oil for a number of Organic Essential Oils.
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are premium quality, therapeutic grade carrier oils which are perfect for aromatherapy.
All of the Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are cold pressed to retain an optimal nutrient density of each carrier oil.
Professional therapists use Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils and Organic Essential Oils, including Osteopaths and Massage Therapists.
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are also used domestically, for the creation of bath and body oils, as well as bases for home remedies.
*Body oils are also known as massage oils.
Certain Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are used for hair and beard oils.
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils Are Suitable For:
- Making body & bath oils (1% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
- Using in your household first aid kit (average 2% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
- Used to make face oils (2% dilution of Organic Essential Oils)
- Certain Organic Carrier Oils can be used on their own for wound healing and scar healing
- Many Organic Carrier Oils have a natural SPF value
Please refer to How To Use Essential Oils for the correct dilutions of essential oils and carrier oils.
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Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oil Availability
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are available in the UK.
Wild As The Wind Customer Guarantees
Wild As The Wind carries a Wildcrafted Organic Rosehip Seed Oil also.
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils Packaging
Wild As The Wind Organic Carrier Oils are bottled in an amber glass bottle with an aluminium lid.
Wild As The Wind is a member of Bristol Green Partnership & is committed to reducing the use of plastics in skincare & cosmetics.
Wild As The Wind Ethics
Wild As The Wind products are suitable for everyone, including Vegetarians & Vegans.
Wild As The Wind products do not contain any animal products & have not been tested on animals. Only premium quality ingredients are used, with a preference for Organic Essential Oils & Organic Carrier Oils wherever possible.