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Cucumber Seed Carrier Oil

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Description

Edens Garden Cucumber Seed oil, extracted from the seeds of the cucumber (Cucumis sativus) plant, is a nourishing and lightweight carrier oil that is as refreshing as it is versatile. Rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, Cucumber Seed oil is renowned for its hydrating, cooling, soothing, and rejuvenating properties and offers numerous benefits for the body, skin, and hair. Its hydrating, soothing, and antioxidant-rich properties make it a valuable addition to any natural skincare and haircare routine.

Cucumber Seed Oil absorbs easily and brings a touch of luxury to one’s skincare routine wth its bright, fresh and lively aroma. It offers skin regenerating properties to make your skin glow like never before - your personal spa day in a bottle! This oil is perfectly suited to those with dry, sensitive skin. The oil is remarkably cooling and can be directly applied to irritations such as eczema and psoriasis.

For topical use mix Cucumber Seed oil with a small amount of aloe vera gel for a refreshing facial treatment that soothes and hydrates the skin of face and body. For a spa like atmosphere and to hydrate and rejuvenate your skin, add a few tablespoons of Cucumber Seed oil to Epsom salts when enjoying a bath. To use Cucumber Seed oil on the scalp and in the hair, place a small amount in the hands and onto fingertips and massage the oil into dry areas of the scalp. Afterward, brush the oil through the hair to enhance luster and vibrance. You can also mix Cucumber Seed oil into your favorite conditioner for a nourishing hair treatment that leaves your locks shiny and healthy.

Carrier oils are 4 oz and come with a pump.

Details

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Method: Cold Pressed

Process: Unrefined

Aroma: Potent cool, cucumber aroma

Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils

Color: Amber

Absorption: Cucumber Seed is absorbed rapidly

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.


OK For Kids: 2+


Shelf Life: 1 Year
Frequently Asked Questions
How to make Cucumber Seed oil?
  • Cold pressed oil extraction is a strenuous project where the seeds of the cucumber are dried and pressed without application of heat with a bladder press or a hydraulic press to maintain the nutrients in the natural oil. Cucumber seeds actually contain a significant amount of oil. Due to this strenuous and difficult task, it may be easier to make a cucumber extract at home rather than cucumber oil which is a process of using cleaned and sliced cucumbers, macerating them in a blender and putting them through a cheesecloth. This mixture should be stored in a refrigerator and used within a few days blended into products.
What is Cucumber Seed oil good for?
  • Cucumber Seed Oil contains a significant percentage of Oleic Acid and Linoleic Acid and can be effective in treating skin ailments including dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne and even nurture sunburned skin. Cucumber Seed Oil is found often in hair care and scalp treatment products to encourage robust hair growth and increased vibrancy.
Where to buy Cucumber Seed oil?
  • Edens Garden has an excellent Cucumber Seed oil that is unrefined. It has a pale amber color and is extracted from the dried cucumber seeds by cold pressed extraction method. It can be used in skincare and body care products as well as blended with essential oils that reduce inflammation, dry skin and redness and for those looking to improve skin texture and suppleness. Added to hair care products for straight or curly hair to encourage hair growth and improve dry, brittle hair.
Does Cucumber Seed oil have a smell?
  • Cucumber seed oil is absolutely reminiscent of the cool, fresh aroma of cucumbers on a hot, summer day. It has a crisp brightness and liveliness that is immediately cooling to the senses while carrying a softness and sweetness that can soften rough edges. It’s balancing and regenerating to skin cells and leaves no greasy feel as it absorbs quickly into the skin.
How to use Cucumber Seed oil?
  • Cucumber Seed oil has many cosmetic applications. It is anti-aging, can reduce acne and is cooling to sensitive skin ailments such as psoriasis and eczema while encouraging growth of healthy skin cells. Try adding it to a massage oil with Prickly Pear Seed oil to nurture dry skin and damaged hair. Blend it with a small amount of Rose essential oil or other floral oil beneficial to the skin for extra nourishment.
How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. Alternatively, use Carrier Oils alone as a natural moisturizer. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


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10 ml roller bottle

Add 1 drop of Vetiver Essential Oil to a 10 ml roller bottle and fill the rest of the bottle up to the shoulders with Cucumber Seed Oil. Insert the roller top, cap the bottle, and gently turn the roller back and forth to mix. Swipe the roller on under eye area and massage the mixture in. Be careful to avoid the lash line and getting the blend into the eyes.

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