Camellia Oil Refined Certified Organic ACO 12456

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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

* This product is Certified Organic by ACO (Australian Certified Organic)
  Certification #12456

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  • 4
    Beautiful oil

    Posted by Unknown on 8th May 2019

    I absolutely love this camellia oil. I put it around my eyes every night instead of my usual moisturizer and it just feels so luxuriantly silky. The only reason I give it four stars instead of five is that I was disappointed it comes in a plastic bottle rather than glass. Would prefer not to have plastics leaching into this beautiful organic oil.

  • 5
    Camellia oil

    Posted by Margaret Power on 20th Mar 2019

    This is a beautiful oil. I am sensitive to salicylates so most oils are not suitable for me. Camellia oil is perfect because it doesn’t contain salicylic acid

  • 5
    Camellia oil, my favourite

    Posted by Unknown on 31st Oct 2018

    I love this product. I use it as a carrier oil, face cream, body cream, etc. It absorbs very well and leaves my skin feeling lovely. Does not have an oily feel after application, but absorbs quickly.

  • 5
    Great Moisturizer

    Posted by Unknown on 16th Jul 2018

    Great for hair and body. No more dry and itchy skin in winter.

  • 5
    Lovely & Light

    Posted by Michelle on 2nd Jul 2018

    I get really dry skin on my legs but my skin reacts to lotions (even the good ones). I normally use coconut oil but it's not great in winter (solidifies in the cold) so I thought I would try this. It's absolutely beautiful and my skin loves it. I will also be experimenting with it in my soaps. Packaging also fantastic and my items were sent and arrived promptly. Very happy with all of my products from AWO and can recommend 100%.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown 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

  • 5
    Extremely Happy

    Posted by Tina 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.

  • 5
    Beautiful Oil

    Posted by Cheryl Murdoch 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!

  • 5
    High quality and superb oil

    Posted by lee strachan 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!