Botanical Name: Opuntia ficus indica
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Product Description: Prickly pear carrier oil contains a high concentration of vitamin E & Omega 6 Fatty Acid (Linoleic Acid) and is used in personal-care products and cosmetics, especially in the skincare line. It’s also rich in amino acids, which stimulate collagen production to promote faster cell turnover, and vitamin k, which brightens under-eye dark circles and also promotes your skin’s elasticity.
Shelf Life: Slow to go rancid, when the oil is kept closed at a temperature below 18°C and away from light, the shelf life will be up to 24 months from the date of manufacture.
Cautions: None known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.