Camelina Seed Oil
HIGH ALTITUDE NATURALS™ Camelina Seed Oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of Camelina sativa plant, also known as the "gold of pleasure" and false flax, without the use of any chemicals, and is unrefined.
Camelina Seed Oil Benefits
Camelina oil is rich in natural antioxidants, Omega-3 fatty acids, tocopherols, and high in vitamin E content.
Camelina oil is truly under-appreciated. Due to a high content of essential fatty acids, it is wonderful for all types of skin, acting as an anti-aging and emollient agent to improve the skins elasticity and suppleness.
Camelina oil also has incredibly high linoleic acid content, generally around 35-40%, which is only found in proportions this large in linseed oil and fish oil. Camelina oil is reputed to have wonderful benefits for dogs, promoting healthy skin and a glossy coat.
Camelina oil contains over 50% polyunsaturated fats. It is especially high in the essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid, both which cannot be manufactured by the body.
Camelina oil is over 10 times higher in these acids than many other vegetable oils commonly available. It is nourishing and helps address very dry skin conditions.
Camelina oil helps to improve the elasticity of skin. Include camelina oil in skin care formulations for maturing or sensitive skin. It provides a protective coating for hair follicles and is a beneficial oil to add to hair care formulations.
Camelina's high content of natural tocopherols helps it act as an antioxidant and free-radical scavenger on the skin.