Cucumber Seed Oil is cold pressed from the cleaned and dried seeds of cucumber a creeper belonging to the Cucmis sativus family. It is then filtered to obtain brilliant, clear yellow oil with a mild, fresh cucumber aroma.Cucumber Seed Oil is dry, smooth, soft and delicate oil that can be added to any products prepared for any sensitive skin types or conditions. The oil contains high level of linoleic acid and oleic acid which makes it the best choice for use in moisturising creams and lotions for skin and hair care.
Cucumber Seed Oil spreads easily and is absorbed relatively quickly by the skin.
|Scientific Name||:||Cucumis sativus|
|Country of Origin||:||Chiles|
|Colour and odor||:||It is yellow in color with a mild fresh cucumber smell|
|Extraction Method||:||The oil is extracted by cold pressed method from the seeds of cucumber|
Cucumber Seed Oil contains a significant percentage of oleic acid and linoleic acid and hence it is recommended in treating any skin related problems. It can be used for all skin types, even oily skin as it is a dry oil. As the oil is fine, soft and smooth it could go into any skin care products for sensitive skin or around the eyes. The oil is absorbed quickly by the skin and it spreads well without leaving a sticky skin feeling. CucumberSeed Oil has the quality to reduce pores, so is good to use on large-pored skin. Cucumber Seed Oil when added to creams and lotions make them lighter and drier. It works well as an ideal moisturiser and conditioner for hair. The oil actually caresses the senses and relaxes the tired muscles. It is the best resort for tired eyes. Cucumber oil offers a cooling effect in summer and is so used in making soaps, massage oil, facial masks and skin nourishing creams.
Cucumber Seed Oil blends well with avocado, sweet almond oil, olive oil, kiwi seed oil, thistle and rose hip oils, aloe Vera oil, jojoba oil, and apricot kernel oil.
“I purchased Cucumber seed oil as a simple moisturizer but also found it amazingly helpful in healing scaly patches of arthritic psoriasis on my forehead. It alsoalleviated those raised dry patches called actinic kerosis on my legs and torso old age problems. Its smell is wonderfully fresh, and I find it a delightful oil for all skin care”.
- Patricia Holmes
“I found Cucumber seed oil an amazingly light & refreshing moisturizer for the delicate skin around the eyes. With the natural, clean scent of fresh cucumbers, this serum works to hydrate & tone the delicate skin tissues by reducing puffiness & lessening the appearance of wrinkles. I recommend it to most of my friends.”
- Linda Gomes