Cucumber Seed Oil

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Our Cucumber Seed Oil is cold pressed from the cleaned and dried seeds of premium quality cucumbers. It is then carefully filtered to obtain a brilliant, clear yellow oil with a mild, fresh cucumber aroma.

Cucumber Seed Oil contains about 14-20% oleic acid and about 60-68% omega-3 linoleic acid, making it an excellent choice for use in moisturizing formulations for the skin and hair care. A high content of natural tocopherols and phytosterols further enhance its protective and nutritive benefits for beauty and personal care.

Cucumber Seed Oil Properties:

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Yellow to Light Green Hue
  • Chcaracteristic Aroma
  • Light to Medium Viscosity
  • Stable Shelf Life
  • Tocopherols: 600-700ppm
  • Phytosterols: 4,000-5,000ppm
  • Fatty Acid Composition:
    • C14:0 Myristic: 0-0.2%
    • C16:0 Palmitic: 9.0 - 13.0%
    • C16:1 Palmitoleic: 0-1.0%
    • C17:0 Margaric: 0-0.1%
    • C18:0 Stearic: 6.0-9.0%
    • C18:1 Oleic: 14.0-20.0%
    • C18:2 Linoleic: 60.0-68.0%
    • C18:3 Linolenic (Omega-3): 0-1.0%
    • C20:1 Eicosanoic: 0-0.1%
    • C22:2 Docosadienoic: 0-0.2%


Cucumber Seed Oil possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols. Studies indicate that phytosterols help support normal skin elasticity and help maintain healthy, hydrated skin. Cucumber Seed Oil contains a significant percentage of oleic acid and linoleic acid and can be effective in formulations intended to soothe and support dry, problematic, mature and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations intended to revitalize and support maturing skin.

Cucumber Seed Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Lip Care
  • Hair Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Aromatherapy

Usage Rate: 1-100%

Origin: Chile
INCI: Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Oil
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 180 - 190
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.132
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.185

Color Suggestions:
We recommend pairing this ingredient with the following colors:

Light Green
Search Color Palette

Documents: Safety Data Sheet   Specifications

Wholesale Pricing: [wholesale pricing info]
  1/2 fl oz., $13.81
  1 fl oz., $17.87
  2 fl oz., $25.81
  4 fl oz., $42.12
  8 fl oz., $75.14
  16 fl oz., $132.46
  32 fl oz., $230.48
  64 fl oz., $426.46 *
  1 gal., $786.57 *
  40 lbs., $3,779.01 * ^


*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.

^This product will ship separately.

UPS Surcharge of $12 will be added to this item.

Customer Ratings and Reviews

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Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Regina

Posted: Friday, June 12, 2015

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

Comments: Love this. It doesn't irritate my sensitive acne prone skin and has been helping with toning down the reddness.

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Janice

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Location: Antioch, IL

Comments: Cucumber Seed Oil is wonderful for the skin. It removed redness and made my skin tone better - I highly recommend it. I also recommend purchasing from FNWL because their oils are very high quality, fairly priced and their customer service is fantastic!!

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: Richard

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Location: Wallingford, CT

Rating: 5 out of 5

Reviewed By: James

Posted: Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Location: Miami Beach, FL

Comments: I really love this oil. It is not too heavy, and I found it to be very nourishing for the under-eye area. It blends very well with my other carrier oils.

Total Number of Ratings: 8
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