13 November 2008

Pecan is a well rounded carrier oil. It is often chosen as a more unique alternative to the more popular oils such as grapeseed, canola, almond sweet.

Aroma
Very light in aroma with a slight fatty, nutty quality

Viscosity
Medium thickness

Color
Virtually Clear

Absorption and Feel
Good Penetration, leave an oily film on the skin

Shelf Life
May go rancid quickly (12 months)

Storage
It should be stored in an amber bottle and in a cool dark area to reduce the chance of rancidity

Extraction Method
Cold Pressed

Cautions
Should be avoided by individuals with nut allergies

Uses and Health Benefits :
  • Pecan Oil is used in massage applications. If not used in a small dilution with another vegetable oil, Pecan Oil may overpower a blend
  • Pecan oil is normally used in manufacturing, or in massage therapy if small amounts are blended with other oils

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