Oxford, CT (12/11/2012) - Natural Sourcing is pleased to announce the inclusion of Cold Pressed Organic Camellia Oil [INCI: Camellia oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil] within its growing line of specialty oils for use in personal care product development.
Organic green, black, white and oolong tea leaves are harvested from Camellia oleifera and sometimes Camellia sinensis. These species are also popularly known as the Tea Plant. Like the teas made from these species, Organic Camellia Oil exhibits exceptional antioxidant activity.
Approximately 85% of the fatty acid composition contained in Organic Camellia Oil is in the form of monounsaturated oleic acid. Camellia Organic Oil is also a rich source of other omega 3,6 and 9 fatty acids plus Vitamin E and polyphenols.
INCI: Camellia oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Shelf Life: 18 Months
Camellia Oil shows promise for use within a wide range of cosmeceutical formulations. Organic Camellia Oil is virtually odorless and possesses only a slight herbal aroma. It is virtually clear with a slight yellow hue. Camellia Oil is light in texture and absorbs quickly. It has a shelf life of at least 18 months when stored in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Organic Camellia Oil Properties:
- Penetrates Quickly
- Highly Moisturizing
- Light Herbal Aroma
- Virtually Colorless (Slight Yellow Hue)
- Rich in Fatty and Essential Fatty Acids
- Rich in Tocopherols (Vitamin E)
- Rich in Polyphenols
- Natural Anti-Oxidant
- Restores Moisture Balance to Dry Skin
- Improves Complexion
- Enhances Radiance
- Softens Wrinkles and Tiny Age Lines
- Conditions the Skin After Shaving
- Protects Skin from Elements
- Blocks Harmful UV Rays
- Reduces and Heals Scars
- Cools the Skin
- Maintains a Healthy pH
- Suitable for All Skin Types Including Allergy Prone Skin
- Promotes Hair Growth
- Conditions Scalp
Organic Camellia Oil is Suitable for the Following Personal Care Applications:
- Mature, Aging Skin
- Dry, Cracked Skin
- Eczema, Psoriasis and Other Skin Conditions
- Sun Damage
- Scar Repair
- Brittle and Damaged Hair
- Lip Care
About Natural Sourcing, LLC
Natural Sourcing specializes in the procurement and supply of over 500 natural ingredients for cosmeceutical, spa, massage and aromatherapy applications. Ingredients are carefully selected for their quality and functionality in skin care, hair care and beauty treatments. Natural Sourcing's ingredient lines consist of nutritive specialty ingredients including berry oils, organic beeswax, organic shea butter, pomegranate oil and watermelon seed oil. Additionally, Natural Sourcing offers over 25 categories of natural ingredients.
Natural Sourcing is a member of the Organic Trade Association and has its organic certification through CCOF. Natural Sourcing is dedicated towards becoming an increasingly strong presence in the growing awareness of the importance and benefits of organic skin care.
Natural Sourcing operates a 30,000 square foot facility in Oxford, Connecticut.
Customers and interested parties can learn more about Natural Sourcing or request a brochure and product samples by visiting its Web site at www.naturalsourcing.com or by calling its Customer Care department at (800) 340-0080 or (203) 702-2500.