Botanical Name: Perilla frutescens
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: The seed, which is expeller pressed, produces an oil rich in vitamins, amino acids, linoleic, oleic and alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) which is an Omega-3 fatty acid. The high ALA content helps the skin and hair retain moisture, and can be used in the treatment of skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis.
Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Common Uses: Perilla Seed Carrier Oil is known to have antiseptic properties which makes it good for facial products. It helps to retain moisture in skin and hair and also aids in treatment of skin disorders.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 6 months to 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.