Rosehip seed oil is extracted from the native rose plants seeds that
grow wild in southern Andes.
Chemical Composition :
This oil contains provitamin A (mostly beta-Carotene), tretinoin or
all-trans retinoic acid (up to .357 ml/L), and the retinol converts to a
vitamin A acid. Moreover, the oil is rich in vital fatty acids, linolenic
acid or omega-3, linoleic acid or omega-6.
Essential Oil Information :
It is generally used in skin care products for curing a variety of skin
conditions such as acne and eczema, dermatitis, for mature and sun burnt
skin as well as fragile nails and wrinkles. This oil is also often used to
heal scarring and reduce photo-aging. This oil is absolutely herbal and does
not cause any harm to skin.
Oil Properties :
Rosehip Seed Oil has 75% various fatty acids, namely linoleic, oleic and
This oil is used as cosmetic oil and is a very good source of Omega-6 fatty
acids for the skin. It helps in rejuvenating the skin and provides a natural
shine. It is a superb hydrator, and penetrates dry or spoiled skin
Therapeutic Properties :
The Rosehip oil is comprised of essential fatty acids, linoleic, oleic and
olenolin. This contains natural cretin acid (vitamin A derivative), which
replenishes and helps reconstruct skin tissue. This oil soaks into the skin
easily and does not leave a greasy residue.
This oil is very effective in halting and even repealing the effects of sun
radiation on the skin.
Rosehip seed oil is not recommended for use on very oily skin or acne