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Average Product Rating: 5 / 5 (Based on 8 Customer Reviews)
Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: This is a deciduous Eurasian shrub that is found in various parts of the world. It is easily distinguished at all seasons by the strong perfume of its buds and leaves. This shrub shows the only instance of a process by which double flowers may become single, by changing petals into stamina. It has a solitary, one-flowered peduncle at the base of the raceme, and its leaves are dotted underneath.
Color: Clear pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Black Current Seed Carrier Oil has a strong, heavy, oily scent.
Common Uses: Black Currant Seed Carrier Oil is very rich in antioxidants and gamma-linolenic acid making it a highly effective anti-inflammatory agent. Studies have shown it to be a good treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. This oil is said to increase elasticity in the skin, and can be used to protect and nourish skin tissues preventing chronic skin conditions such as dermatitis and eczema. It can also be used to slow premature aging. Black Currant Seed Oil can be added to skin preparations and cosmetics such as face creams, moisturizers and body lotions. It is often combined with vitamin E to prevent oxidation.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Shelf Life: Black Currant Seed Carrier Oil is slow to go rancid; users can expect a shelf life 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.
Customers should purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. with the clear understanding that all products must be used at the customers own discretion and only after referencing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm) caused by insufficient knowledge or the improper use of a product.
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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Loyal Customer Since: 2011
hope you get this one back in stock soon, want to get some eventually. sounds like a really good carrier oil. again love the oils i have gotten from you.
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
I've been using this oil in combination with argan oil on my face for almost two weeks now and I can't tell you how much better my skin feels and looks. I won't buy any more moisturizer after this combo. I have beginning rosacea- just redness so far- and this combo has really reduced the blushed look. I even forgo the foundation I used to use to cover it up. No breakouts either with just using oils on my face. The black current seed does have a bit of a scent, but it doesn't bother me. I will probably add some EOs that reduce capillaries to enhance these oils. Great product and price. Saved me lots of money on commercial face treatments in the future! More $ to buy goodies from NDA!
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
I tried a sample size to see if I liked this oil. And after 3 days, I LOVE this oil and am ordering more!!! This oil works GREAT as an anti-inflamatory, anti-spasmatic, and is unbelievably nurturing to the skin. It does have a slightly buttery, nutty, woody smell to the oil, but if applied to the feet or low back during the day - or even the neck and upper back, it would do WONDERS for pain relief. I have mixed it with vitiver and petigrain and the healing properties are AMAZING!!!!!!
Loyal Customer Since: 2010
Love it! It's a great addition to facial formulas...heals, smooths and makes skin incredibly soft! Thanks for another one NDA!
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
This oil is fantastic. Have added it to my normal facial blend and have already noticed a reduction in fine lines and people have commented on my dewy glow. A little bit goes a long way. I highly recommend it. No noticable scent and absorbs well.
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Black Currant Seed Oil is a great product as a hair stylist I us it in my client hair for poor blood circulation in the scalp but it does have a strong smile I will keep buying this product
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
This oil has no unpleasant odor, is light yet luxurious, and does not leave a greasy feel on the skin. I use it in my base skin care blend and in massage oils. I will not make any health claims, but it has done me much good.
Loyal Customer Since: 2007
This oil is wonderful: such a "healthy" addition to almost any formula, and so easily absorbed. There really isn't a detectable aroma, but it is "yummy" smooth anyway. I should have bought a large quantity because it may become one of my staples. Once again NDA always seems to provide a wide array of versatility.