Chia, a member of the mint family, originated in central Mexico. Throughout the ages, the seeds have been harvested for both their extraordinary nutritive and therapeutic properties. The Aztecs ate chia seeds during times of war to help sustain them both physically and mentally.
Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil is a remarkable and stable source of Omega-3 essential fatty acids (up to 73%) and Omega-6 essential fatty acids (up to 23%). The natural antioxidant composition and the added tocopherols (525mg/l) of Natural Sourcing Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil helps to maintain the stability of the oil. It is considered much more stable than flax seed oil and other vegetable oils rich in omega-3.
Natural Sourcing’s superior quality Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil requires over five kilograms of seeds to produce a single liter of oil. After pressing, the oil is gently filtered. Tocopherols (525mg/l) are added for stability. The oil is then carefully packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this remarkably nutritive oil.
Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil Properties:
- Pleasant, Sweet, Mildly Nutty Aroma
- Medium Viscocity
- Pale Yellow Hue
- Provides Superior Skin Hydration
- Protects Against Moisture Loss and Increases Skin Barrier Function
- Rich in Vitamins and Minerals
- Fatty Acid Composition:
- C16:0 Palmitic Acid 3-8%
- C18:0 Stearic Acid 1-6%
- C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega-9) 5-12%
- C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega-6)12-23%
- C18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (Omega-3) 64-73%
Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil is a versatile oil that nourishes the skin and leaves it feeling hydrated. With its impressive Omega-3 essential fatty acid composition (up to 73%), it is naturally anti-inflammatory. Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil is considered an effective ingredient for helping to address the concerns associated with maturing skin and the symptoms of a wide array of problematic skin and hair conditions. It helps to balance problem skin, does not clog the pores and is a good choice for oily skin.
Organic Virgin Chia Seed Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
- Skin Care
- Lip Care
- Hair Care
Recommended Usage Rate: 1-100%