Compare Edens Garden Carrier Oils

Carrier oil and essential oil both contain abundant therapeutic benefits found in nature. Essential oils are incredibly powerful and potent and need to be diluted with a carrier oil when applied topically to avoid skin irritation. To put it simply, carrier oils "carry" 100% pure essential oils into the skin.

What are Carrier Oils?

Carrier oils can be used on their own for their restorative properties or as companions to essential oils. Also known as base oils or fixed oils, carrier oils are made up of essential fatty acids like linoleic and oleic acid which can deeply nourish the skin.

Obtained from plants, nuts, seeds and kernels through a cold-pressing process, carrier oils have an array of therapeutic components. They contain antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and other soothing nutrients that can have a dramatic effect on the body.

As non-volatile compounds, carrier oils do not dissipate when exposed to the air and they have a thicker consistency and more subdued aromas than essential oils. When essential oils are diluted with carrier oils, the efficacy of those essential oils is increased because they are then easily absorbed through the skin.

Compare Carrier Oils

At Edens Garden, we offer a wide range of 100% pure carrier oils to suit every benefit and need. As natural compounds, each carrier oil varies in aroma, absorption, and benefits. To help you find the right carrier oil for you, we created this Carrier Oil Comparison Chart.

Name Aroma Absorption Skin Type Benefits

Apricot Kernel

Mild, nutty Medium—Slow Dry, Mature, Sensitive Lavishly moisturizing and skin-softening. A good massage oil base. Moisturizes skin


Neutral, oily Fast All Nourishes dry, frizzy hair and moisturizes skin. Moisturizes skin


Light, sweet, nutty Fast—Medium Dry, Mature, Sensitive Emollient rich, protective, balancing and nourishing. Nourishes skin

Baobab Seed

Light, nutty Medium—Slow All Heals and regenerates skin cells. Heals skin

Camellia Seed

Sharp Fast—Medium Damaged, Mature, Oily, Sensitive Promotes shiny hair, skin-tightening and stronger nails. Tightens skin


Oily Slow Damaged, Dry, Mature Protects, heals dry, damaged skin such as eczema. Heals skin


Neutral Medium All Acts as a good massage oil and perfume oil base. Massage oil

Cucumber Seed

True to Cucumber Fast Dry, Sensitive Cools and refreshes skin, great aftersun care. Cools skin

Evening Primrose

Light, sweet Fast Mature, Oily, Sensitive Soothing, astringent and rejuvenating to oily, mature and acne-prone skin. Tightens skin


Maple, warm Medium—Slow Sensitive Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce redness, irritation and blemishes. Reduces inflammation


Light, nutty Medium—Slow Damaged, Oily, Sensitive Helps balances oiliness while tightening and regenerating skin cells. Balances oiliness

Guava Seed

True to Guava Slow Dry, Mature, Sensitive Protects, softens and nourishes skin. Nourishes skin


Light, nutty Medium Dry, Mature, Oily Nourishes hair and nails, smooths skin and promotes a natural glow. Smoothes skin

Hemp Seed

Distinct, nutty Fast Oily, Mature, Sensitive Promotes overall skin health and clears blemishes. Helps clear acne


Neutral Fast All Balances skin by mimicking skin's natural sebum. Balances skin

Kukui Nut

Light, nutty Fast Damaged, Sensitive Moisturizes, softens and helps promote skin cell regeneration. Softens skin

Macadamia Nut

Light, nutty Medium Dry, Mature, Sensitive Strengthens hair and nails and promotes glowing skin. Strengthens hair


Oily Fast Damaged, Dry, Mature Moisturizes and rejuvenates dry, damaged skin. Moisturizes skin


Oily Fast All Rejuvenates and softens textured skin while fighting free radicals. Fights free radicals


Pungent, seedy Slow Mature, Sensitive Strengthens nails, promotes healthy looking hair and conditions skin. Strengthens hair


Earthy, oat Slow Damaged, Mature, Sensitive Boosts hair and skin moisture, aids skin conditions such as eczema. May help eczema


Raw, sweet Slow Damaged, Sensitive, Dry, Mature Deeply nourishes and promotes youthful looking skin. Nourishes skin

Prickly Pear Seed

Woody, musky Slow All Combats free radicals, reduces the appearance of dark spots and fine wrinkles. Fights free radicals

Pumpkin Seed

Light, pumpkin seed Medium Oily, Mature, Sensitive Boosts hair growth and helps balance skin. Boosts hair growth

Raspberry Seed

Light, earthy Medium—Slow Dry, Mature, Sensitive Enhances skin's elasticity and suppleness. Improves skin elasticity


Light, earthy Fast Damaged, Mature, Oily, Sensitive Soothes damaged skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines, balances skin. Soothes skin damage


Light, maple Fast Dry, Mature, Sensitive Helps clear and nourish acne-prone, sensitive skin. Helps clear acne


Sweet, nutty Medium—Slow All Moisturizes and balances all skin types. Moisturizes skin

Shea Nut

Light, nutty Medium Dry, Sensitive Clears blemishes and the appearance of scars. Helps with scars


Oily, neutral Fast—Medium Oily, Sensitive Smooths and softens textured skin, while healing blemishes and irritation. Softens textured skin

Sweet Almond

Light, nutty Slow All Moisturizes, protects and nourishes skin. Moisturizes skin


Maple Slow Dry, Mature, Sensitive Moisturizes, protects and nourishes skin. Moisturizes skin


Oily Fast Dry, Mature, Sensitive Soothes itchy, irritated skin. Soothes itchy skin

Wheat Germ

Raw, grassy Slow Dry, Mature Revitalizes dry, damaged skin including eczema and psoriasis. May help eczema

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