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Wheat Germ Oil Unrefined - Wheatgerm Oil

Wheat Germ Oil Unrefined

Wheat Germ Oil Unrefined - Triticum vulgare - is taken from the wheat kernal.  More specifically the heart of the germ using the cold press method.  This oil is high in linoleic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, and antioxidants.  Becuase it has a high nutritional value many supplements are made using wheat germ oil.  It is used for baking breads, crackers, and pastas.  

It is commonly used in aromatherapy products.  Because it is heavier oil it works better when mixed with other oils.  Great for massage because of its therapy of the skin, relieving and soothing it.  Externally it can be applied to the skin helping to moisturize, promote circulation, heal skin problems caused by the sun, and help new cell growth.  It also helps with high cholesterol, eczema, stretch marks and scars.

Its properties can be used in massage oils, aromatherapy products, as a baking ingredient, lotions, nutritional supplements for humans and pets