14 November 2008

Cottonseed oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the cotton plant after the cotton lint has been removed.

Palmitic acid
Oleic acid
Linoleic acid
10% mixture of arachidic acid, behenic acid and lignoceric acid
Over than 50% Omega-6 fatty acids

Cotton Seed has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils

Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils

Colorless to Pale Yellow

Absorption and Feel
Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin

Shelf Life
Cotton Seed is slow to become rancid; users can expect 6 Months to 1 Year with proper Storage (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended

Extraction Method
Cold Pressed

Uses and Health Benefits :
  • Cotton Seed is a very popular, all purpose carrier oil
  • It is used by manufacturers for making soaps, body lotion and candles


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