Grape Seed Oil:
Grape seed oil is obtained from wine grapes scientifically known as Vitis vinifera belongs to Vitaceae family. Grape plant growth reaches up to 32 meters in height, with flaky bark and leaves are alternate, palmately lobed, 5-20 cm long ad broad, its fruit berry is known as grape.
Grape seed oil is extracted from seeds of grapes i.e. Vitis vinifera through cold pressed and partially refined method.
Grape seed oil is mainly constitutes of fatty acids such as linolenic acid, oleic acid, hexadecanoic acid,octadecanoic acid, alpha linolenic acid, palmitoleic acid and also contains tocopherols, steroids and small amount of Vitamin E.
Grape seed oil is light green in colour and its odor is strong with a hint of nutties. Grape seed oil has powerful antioxidant property so it is used in various skin care products formulation.
It is used as vegetable oil, It has high smoking point & is used to fry foods as It is high in omega 6 fatty acids.
It is used as am lubricant for shaving and is a good hair moisturizer; it is good for hair strengthening & growth
It is used in massage & Aromatherapy, a sit assists in skin repair owing to its astringent & antiseptic properties.
It reduces LDL Level and It contains high anti-oxidants.
It is ingredient in moisturizing creams, & sun creams.
It proves beneficial for people suffering from diabetes.
It can repair damaged or broken capillaries & blood vessels.
Owing to its anti-inflammatory properties it provides relief against pain & swelling.
It is useful in asthma, allergies, acne & dermatitis.
It helps the immune system & increases blood circulation.
It helps to tighten & tone the skin.
SAFETY & PRECAUTIONS
It should be stored in cool dark place
People allergic to grape should not use this oil.
People on blood thinning medication should consult physician before its use.