Latin Name: Vitis vinifera
Plant Family: Vitaceae
Extraction: Solvent Extraction of Seeds
Smooth, light oil for massage Grapeseed is a mobile pale yellow liquid which is used for various treatments, ailments and even cooking. It contains vitamins E, C and D.
First produced in France, Grapeseed oil is now produced mainly in Spain, Italy, California and also Argentina. The refined Grapeseed oil keeps fairly well, is tasteless and almost colourless. There are over 3000 cultivated varieties of grape, which always contain no more than two seeds. The seeds yield a high-quality oil which is also edible. It is very well known for its food and dietetic properties, it is easy to digest and contains little to no cholesterol. The neutral taste allows it to be used for various food ingredients.
- Easily digested & does not contain cholesterol
- Leaves the skin smooth without being greasy
- Reduces the appearance of stretch marks
- Alleged to have regenerative properties, said to be good for the skin around the eyes
(Len & Shirley Price: Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage 4th Edition)
No known contraindications and is non-toxic.
Grapeseed Safety Data Sheet