Borage Carrier Oil

£9.75 £63.19

A rich oil to help balance the skin

Borage Oil is cold pressed exclusively from ripe Borage seeds using a compressing screw thread.

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Description

Borage | Latin Name: Borago Officinalis | Family: Boraginaceae | Extraction: Cold Pressed | Plant Part: Seeds

A golden yellow mobile oil, great for mature skin and dry skin. Containing fatty acids that are said to defer wrinkling of the skin.

Thought to have origins in Syria in the Middle East and is now very much widely grown around the world. It has hairy stems as well as hairy grey-green leaves with pink-blue star-shaped flowers. It grows to about 60cm. Its sometimes referred to as beebread as bees absolutely love this plant. Borage has also been referred to in the past to bring happiness to people.

Properties

The high GLA content recommends its use for re-establishing and maintaining normal skin function. Borage extract is used in skin care products; for skin lacking suppleness and having wrinkles apply some drops on the face morning and evening.

Methods of Use

15 Drops of Essential Oil to every 50mls of Carrier Oil or Base Product.


Blend for: Eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.


25ml Borage Carrier Oil
25ml of Almond Carrier Oil

4 Drops Bergamot Essential Oil
4 Drops Juniper Essential Oil
4 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
2 Drops Chamomile Moroccan Essential Oil
2 Drops Thyme Essential Oil


Both Carrier Oils and Essential Oils have been chosen to benefit all three problems.

Mix in your two Carrier Oils for a 50ml blend. Then add the Essential Oils in one by one and mix well. Apply to the afflicted areas using a small amount. Apply daily if needed.

Herbal Tradition & Folklaw

Borage has been used for teas by using the flowers and flowering tops, for a diuretic, sudorific and emollient purposes. In the Middle Ages, there are records for its use as an anti-inflammatory but its main use is its ability to lift melancholic, brighten the pessimist and generally lift spirits and bring comfort.

Safety Data & MSDS

No known contraindications, non-toxic, non-irritant.

Keep away from heat.

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