Grapeseed oil is an oily liquid made from the fruit of grapes (Vitis vinifera). One of the most recognized, oldest, most used and most cultivated fruits. Currently, this plant of the Vitaceae family is found all over the world. However, his country of origin is Spain. Apart from wine and the essential oil of grapes, it also attributes other preparations and other uses. For example, the use of grape seed vegetable oil is proposed. In fact, the pips first undergo solvent extraction and then refining.
Composition of grape seed vegetable oil
Totally virgin and natural, thegrapeseed carrier oil has several virtues. It is also a pure, organic oil without chemical treatment. It is the production conditions that define the particularities (organoleptic and botanical) of this oil. Its composition and quality are likely to change depending on organic production, sunshine and countries. With an organic label, it contains no additives or preservatives.
It has a high content of essential fatty acids (omega 6 and 9) and polyphenols (vitamin E). It contains 11% saturated fat.
Grape seed vegetable oil and its fatty acids
Its fatty acid content (gas phase chromatography of batch 20HV0003):
- Saturated fatty acids, stearic acid (4.11%), palmitic acid (7.08%).
- Monounsaturated fatty acids, oleic acid or omega 9 (23.63%).
- And, polyunsaturated essential fatty acids or vitamin F, linoleic acid or omega 6 (63.06%)
Means of possible use with grapeseed oil
I’grapeseed carrier oil has it all, whether in the kitchen or the bathroom. It offers two main forms of use:
- Cutaneous use, massage, unction. Prefer a mixture of HV and HE.
- Nutritional use (oral route).
This oil can be used as a seasoning base on vegetables or for a vinaigrette (raw vegetables or salads). To ensure a favorable ratio for a good nutritional balance, it must be combined with a vegetable oil rich in omega3. For example 1/3 grapeseed vegetable oil and the rest vegetable linseed oil.
It is also a basic ingredient in your cosmetic preparations: face serum, nourishing balm, repairing shampoo…
For ensure beauty and the skin health, grape seed HV shares its many cosmetic aspects. Indeed, it offers more soothing, antioxidant, tenderizing, emollient, nourishing, protective, anti-inflammatory and regenerating effects.
Virgin and 100% pure grape seed oil is very useful in skin care. It works with the organization to:
- Prevent skin dryness,
- Reduce water loss,
- Protect the skin against external attacks.