The Benefits of Abyssinian Oil
If you are a regular over on the Seed Facebook page, you've likely seen our Ingredients Spotlight posts. We recently featured an ingredient you may be unfamiliar with called Abyssinian Oil. There's a good reason -- this is relatively new to the market when it comes to skin care.
What is Abyssinian Seed Oil?
- Abyssinian Seed Oil, or Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil is a natural seed oil that comes from a mustard plant. It is native to the Mediterranean region.
- There is something truly unique about this oil: it has a molecular structure that is not found in any other naturally occurring substance.
- It is very resistant to oxidation, unlike many plant oils, as it contains a high percentage of C22 fatty acids.
- This oil is easily absorbed and does not leave a sticky or greasy feeling behind.
- Abyssinian Oil contains an abundance of both Linoleic and Linolenic Acids. Linoleic Acid, an Omega 6 fatty acid, is helpful with skin regeneration, while Linolenic Acid, an Omega 3, is anti-inflammatory, cell-communicating, and skin conditioning.
With all of these fantastic benefits, we are proud to be offering it in our Seed Advanced Botanicals Facial Cleansers, Daily Moisturizers, and Extra Moisturizing Face Creams. Try them now!
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