Organic Virgin Cold Pressed Kalahari Melon Oil
CTFA Name: Organic Virgin Kalahari Melon Oil
INCI Name: Citrus Lanatus Seed Oil (Organic Kalahari Watermelon Seed Oil)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South Africa
Packaging: Drums, buckets, jugs, amber glass bottles
Description: Light yellow oil; almost odorless
Applications: Skincare, Soap Manufacturing
Benefits: high in linoleic acid, skin cleanser, sebum balancing, emollient, reduce appearance of wrinkles, anti-inflammatory, natural source of vitamins a/c/e, natural fatty acid profile,
Organic, Virgin, Cold Pressed Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is a light yellow oil with almost no aroma. Organic Kalahari Melon is a potent plant oil with strong capabilities in fighting aging skin, balancing sebum production, and skin cleansing capabilities. Kalahari Melon oil is naturally light, non-greasy, easily absorbs and is extremely high in linoleic acid.
The key component in Organic Kalahari Melon oil is the high amount of linoleic acid. This makes Organic Kalahari Melon an excellent choice to include in facial cleansers. You can add this to a foaming face wash base, to a facial cleansing bar, or to a pure oil based cleanser. Other oils to include in facial cleansers are Hazelnut Oil (an astringent oil), Organic Castor Seed Oil and Organic Coconut Oil.
Organic Kalahari Melon is naturally high in omega 6 and omega 9 fatty acids. Fatty acids help to reduce inflammation, and work to combat skin issues such as acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis. They also help combat hyperpigmentation. Acneic skin also responds extremely well to products with high levels of fatty acids. Oils rich in naturally occurring fatty acids also help to stimulate cell growth.
Creating an acne line? Organic Kalahari Melon oil helps to balance sebum production, helps to fade acne scars and helps to hydrate without leaving the skin feeling oily. Oregon grown Hazelnut oil and Organic Jojoba Oil are also both excellent for use on acneic skin and would pair very well with Organic Kalahari Melon Oil.
Organic Kalahari Melon Oil is also an excellent oil to add to your hair care line. This oil is not only helps hydrate the scalp and hair but it can also help reduce frizz and add shine. You can use Organic Kalahari Melon Oil as is, or you can add it to other oils to create a hair or scalp oil.
Organic, Virgin, Cold Pressed Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is sold in 1-ounce amber glass bottles with dropper, 4-ounce amber glass, 8-ounce amber glass, 16-ounce amber glass, half-gallon, 1- gallon, 5-gallon sizes and 55+gallon sizes. Please email us directly for 55-gallon+ orders.
Short Term Storage: Air tight container. Dark location. Cool room temperature.
Long Term Storage: Removing air from storage container will delay oxidation and rancidity (may need to place in a smaller container). Refrigeration can extend shelf life.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.