Chokeberries are the small fruits produced by the Aronia melanocarpa shrub. When consumed raw, the berries are extremely tart, thus lending to its chokeberry nickname. The Aronia melanocarpa shrub produces small chokeberries that are encased in a skin that is dark purple to black in hue. These astringent, flavorful, polyphenol-rich berries are commonly used in jams, syrups, wines, juices, tisanes, flavorings and other culinary applications.
Our Chokeberry Seed Oil is expeller pressed from dried chokeberry seeds. The oil is then carefully filtered to produce an amber oil that has a lovely texture and sweet, mild aroma. It is meticulously handled, stored and packaged to maintain the purity, freshness and beneficial properties of this extraordinary oil.
Chokeberry Seed Oil absorbs rapidly and serves as a versatile, nutritive oil within a wide array of cosmetic, personal care and aromatherapy applications. It is a primarily polyunsaturated oil that helps to soften, soothe and protect the skin, leaving it feeling nourished and hydrated. It is well suited for sensitive, parched, dry, itchy, mature and problem skin types. Within scalp and hair care applications, Chokeberry Seed Oil helps to condition and restore vitality to the scalp and normal, dry and damaged hair.
- Amber Hue
- Characteristic Mild, Sweet, Nutty Aroma
- Medium Viscosity
- Rapid Absorption
- Moisturizing and Emollient
- Fatty Acid Composition:
- C12:0 Lauric Acid: 0.1 - 0.4%
- C14:0 Myristic: 0.1 - 0.6%
- C15:0 Pentadecanoic: 0.015 - 0.07%
- C16:0 Palmitic: 6.0 - 12.0%
- C16:1 Palmitoleic (n-7): 0.02 - 0.1%
- C17:0 Heptadecanoic: 0.02 - 0.07%
- C18:1 Cis-11-vaccenic Acid (n-7): 0.80 - 1.5%
- C18:1 Oleic (n-9): 22.0 - 30.0%
- C18:2 Linoleic (n-6): 57.0 - 64.0%
- C20:0 Arachidic: 0.3 - 1.5%
Chokeberry Seed Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
- Skin Care
- Hair Care
- Nail Care
- Lip Care
Recommended Usage: 1-100%
*Shelf life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the average reasonable shelf life of an ingredient
when it is stored and handled properly.
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