CUCUMBER SEED (Cucumis sativus): This is actually a carrier oil and can be used as such with other oils. It readily absorbs into the skin and gives a nice supple feeling but not greasey. Its aroma is light, cooling and refreshing. In an of itself, it is AWESOME for skin, brittle nails and hair care. May aid to revitalize and detoxify skin, help build elasticity of naturally curly hair keeping it strong and preventing breakage of weak, chemical and/or heat damaged hair.
The natural silica in CUCUMBER SEED encourages new hair growth and helps to reduce hair loss. In some cases, hair growth has resulted where areas were once bald. Beneficial for a wide range of uses including puffy eyes, eczema, psoriasis, mature skins (wrinkles), anti-oxidant, massage, the accumulation of fluid or toxins, poor circulation, anti-flammatory, lymphatic congestion, mumps, glandular swelling (testicular inflammation), colic, colitis, stomach and indigestion problems, spasms, muscle pain, constipation, gout, arthritis and tapeworms.
This SHeMeN (essential oil) is rich in nutrients such as Sodium, Fluorine, Chlorine, Sulphur, Potassium and Magnesium, all of which are a vital source of proteolytic* enzymes, Vitamin C and B1 which aid to revitalize, exfoliate and detoxify the skin. Additional nutrients include phytosterols, oleic tacopherols and linoleic acids. Beneficial in anti-aging creams.
May aid eczema, dry skin, psoriasis, acne, sunburns, wrinkles, stretch marks, damaged hair and brittle nails.
“Cool as a cucumber” is an appropriate statement as it has a cooling effect on the skin aiding acne, eruptions, blackheads, puffiness around the eyes and helps to make skin soft and supple.
Application: A few drops in a face mask or freshening gel will help make skin glow. For a good skin cleansing mixture add Aloe Vera, Olive Oil and CUCUMBER SEED SHeMeN (oil). Use to cleanse face in the boker/morning and layil/night. Mix a few drops and 1 TBsp of Olive Oil to gently massage the body to help reduce stress. A simple application of a drop on the temples can offer amazing results.
Descriptor: Anti-lipid, liver stimulant, digestive aid, tonic and anti-inflammatory. Linoleic and Oleic Acid. Anti-Aging, anti-oxidant and sedative.
Cold Pressed: Seed
Shelf Life: 1+ years (extend and best to keep refrigerated)
* proteolytic: Proteolytic enzymes, also referred to as “proteases,” are enzymes that break down proteins into their smallest elements. Systemic proteolytic enzymes help to restore the body.