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Camellia Oil Refined - Certified Organic*
Camellia Oil, originating in China, is mostly found in forests and stream banks and is cultivated extensively throughout the country. Known as one of the best kept secrets in the cosmetic industry, it is a light oil that can be easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy feeling.
Camellia Oil, like green tea, is an excellent antioxidant, protecting the skin from free radical damage, as well as promoting skin elasticity, making it an exceptional oil for anti-ageing. It is also a great emulsifying agent, meaning it quickly emulsifies other fats, making it a good additive to cosmetic products – both commercial and home-made.
Used by the women of China for centuries in their beauty applications, it is used as an emollient for dry skin due to its exceptionally high oleic acid (omega 9) content, improving the appearance of rough, dry and damaged skin, and can be soothing to irritated skin. It also promotes the healing of scars, and reduction of age spots and wrinkles. Camellia Oil is also commonly used to condition hair, being used as a traditional hair treatment dating back to ancient times in China.
In addition, Camellia Oil is also known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties. It can be used directly on the face and body or used in your cosmetic or massage blend.
Botanical Name: Camellia Oleifera
Other Names: Tea Seed Oil, Tea Oil Camellia, Oil-Seed Camellia
Obtained From: Seeds
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed, Refined
Country of Origin: China
Appearance: Pale Yellow, Clear Oily Liquid
Unknown (Submitted on 27th Apr 2017)
It has a faint smell which is perfect for adding essential oils. Also my skin drank it up and feels fuller. So I d say it s not for a massage but perfect for nourishing skin and skincare
Tina (Submitted on 28th Nov 2016)
No hassles with the purchase and delivery. All very easy and efficient. Having never used Camellia Oil before, I was curious to see how it would suit my (combination) skin. The consistency of the oil is wonderfully light and very nourishing. I am extremely happy and would highly recommend this product.
Cheryl Murdoch (Submitted on 25th Oct 2016)
This product arrived packaged well and arrived quickly in the post. This is a superb oil that I include in my body sprays and my clients love it!
lee strachan (Submitted on 7th Aug 2015)
This is what ive been looking for and its perfect on my Creme formulation, high performance and percutaneous absorption is great!
Sharelle (Submitted on 21st Aug 2014)
This service and product were excellent. I couldn't have a better response.