Wheat Germ Oil, Triticum vulgare, expeller pressed from the germ of the wheat kernel, contains many emollient properties that aid in soothing dry skin.
It is the richest natural source of vitamin Ea natural antioxidant, which is believed to promote skin elasticity, nourish skin cells, and prevent moisture loss resulting in smoother, younger-looking skin. In addition to being rich in vitamin E, wheat germ oil is packed with nourishing fatty acids, vitamins A, B, and D, and squalene.
It readily penetrates the skin making it an excellent moisturizer that works to protect and moisturize the skin while softening and promoting skin flexibility.
In hair care, wheat germ oil improves the scalp’s ability to utilize oxygen, leaving the scalp healthy while softening hair. The essential fatty acids and other nourishing components are said to help to strengthen hair roots and follicles, replace lost moisture, and promote a soft, smooth finish.
We use virgin, unrefined, organic wheat germ oil. Unrefined wheat germ oil has not been bleached or deodorized and retains the natural characteristic scent, dark color, and nutritional benefits.