Pomegranate seed oil contains more than 70% cis9, trans11,cis13-18:3. This kind of fatty acid composition is very rare and justifies the use of pomegranate seed oil, which is very expensive mainly because you need lots of pomegranates to get a very small amount of oil.
Pomegranate oil is a rich, natural source of ellagic acid, a strong antioxidant that fights free radicals and combats signs of ageing, deeply nourishing the epidermal layer and promoting skin elasticity.
Skin benefits of Pomegranate oil
Pomegranate provides hydrating relief to the skin, helping with dry skin, eczema, psoriasis and sunburned skin. Just like the Pomegranate, the oil has high antioxidant content, mainly due to it's high content of ellagic acid. By fending off damaging free radicals, the oil helps keep the skin looking young and can provide some protection against the sun.
Hair benefits of Pomegranate oil
Pomegranate oil is rich in punic acid, which helps to revitalise and strengthen the hair, making it strong, lustrous and healthy. The high antioxidant and vitamin content help increase the blood flow and circulation in the scalp, helping to reduce flakiness and itchiness of the scale. Pomegranate oil is ideal for dandruff, hair dullness, dryness and thinning of the hair.
Pomegranate Oil Tips
Use as a skin serum, before moisturising, just a small dab on your finger tip for amazing results.
Add a few drops at a time to your cream, lotion, or bath water as needed to add moisture and nutrition,
Latin Name: Prunica granatum
Country of Origin: Mediterranean
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Colour: Bright yellow oil
Natural Contents: Vitamin A, B, D, E, Ellagic acid
Fatty Acids: Stearic 1-3%, Oleic 3-6%, Linoleic 3-8%, 9C 11T 13C Punicic 60-85%, Conjugated trienes 3-20%, Icosanoic <1%, Icosenoic <1%, Docosanoic <1%, Tetracosanoic <1%, Others 1-3%
Common Use: Anti-ageing, Elastin boosting, Stimulating, Anti-dandruff, hair strengthening, skin smoothing
Shelf Life: 24 - 36 months
Skin Suitability: Normal to Dry
Advice: Pomegranate is the pefect choice for anti-ageing use and hair strengthening
Precautions: Not for internal use