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Camellia seed oil

July 24 2020 – Henrieta Haniskova

Camellia seed oil

Camellia seed oil

Camellia flower

A wild flower which grows in China and Japan, this natural plant oil contains antioxidants and helps to give a revitalized and rejuvenated look to your skin and hair. Camellia oil is one of the most treasured secrets of the geisha. The flower itself symbolizes feminine beauty, while oil from the seeds acts as a feather-light, deeply nourishing moisturizer. The molecular weight of the oil is an almost identical match for skin, allowing it to absorb quickly and thoroughly.

The winter-blooming flower was harvested for centuries by women famed for their glowing skin and long, lustrous hair. The geisha adopted their secret, using the oil to remove their iconic stage makeup and nourish their skin.

The Camellia genus encompasses a large family of glossy-leaved shrubs, including the well known Camellia sinensis from which white, green, and black tea originates. The oil pressed from the seeds of the camellia fruit has been wildly popular in China, Japan, and Korea for many centuries.

Camellia seed oil

Benefits of Camellia seed oil:

The main constituents of Camellia oil are Oleic acid, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid and vitamins A, B, D and E

•Maintain the softness, suppleness, and radiance of skin and hair

•Stimulate the growth of thicker, longer, and stronger hair

•Reduce the appearance of aging, such as premature wrinkles and fine lines

•Boost immunity

•Exhibit antioxidant properties

•Facilitate wound healing

•Soothe acne and reduce chances of future outbreaks

•Promote moisture retention in skin and hair

•Have cleansing properties that purge dirt, sweat, and excess sebum from hair and skin

•Condition and protect hair from damage without diminishing luster or making it feel heavy

•Protect skin against damage caused by UV radiation

•Stimulate production of collagen

•Protect skin against toxins and bacteria and promotes cell production, thus boosting immunity

•Repair scarred and blemished skin

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Camellia oil has more naturally-occurring antioxidants than almost any other botanically derived oil. This oil naturally contains vitamin E and squalene, as well as oleic and linoleic fatty acids. Camellia seed oil has a silky texture and a lightly nutty, pleasant aroma. Camellia seed oil is non-comedogenic, meaning that it is not likely to clog pores or encourage breakouts.

Camellia seed oil

Used topically Camellia Oil helps improve the tone and texture of skin when dealing with the abuse of environmental elements. It also reduces the appearance of aging and hydrates the complexion. It is easily absorbed by the skin, leaving it silky smooth without the greasy feeling, making it one of the best kept secrets in the cosmetic and hair care industry. For centuries it has been used as a traditional hair conditioner and also as a treatment to strengthen brittle nails.

Medicinally Camellia oil fights against free radical and cell damage, some sources go as far as saying that it can help fight against breast cancer, colon and uterine cancers. It's useful on cuts and wounds. Restores hair thickness and luster by stimulating blood circulation to the scalp. It promotes hair growth and helps prevent dandruff, dry and itchy scalp.

It's definitely oil to try out and enjoy.


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