This oil contains one of the highest levels of essential omega 6 fatty acids playing an important role in membrane fluidity and the barrier function of the epidermis (70 to 80% linoleic acid C18:2 and 10 to 15% gamma-linoleic acid C18:3). It is sought after for regenerative and restructuring properties for all anti-age products and for mature or reactive skin care.
Onager belongs to the Myrtaceae order and the Onagraceae family. Suitable for face and body use, and particularly suited to mature skin. This oil has revitalising, soothing, restructuring and anti-wrinkle properties.
In a worm press, the healthy and cleaned seeds are pressed at first cold pressing, without any intervention of solvent or chemical. Then the oil is filtered successively on blotting paper. The oil is then stored away from light and heat.