Cucumber Seed Oil is cold pressed from the cleaned and dried seeds of premium quality cucumbers. It is then carefully filtered to obtain a brilliant, clear yellow oil with a mild, fresh cucumber aroma.
Cucumber Seed Oil contains about 14-20% oleic acid and about 60-68% linoleic acid, making it an excellent choice for use in moisturizing formulations for the skin and hair care. A high content of natural tocopherols and phytosterols further enhance its protective and nutritive benefits for beauty and personal care.
Cucumber Seed Oil possesses a remarkable amount of phytosterols. Studies indicate that phytosterols help support normal skin elasticity and help maintain healthy, hydrated skin. Cucumber Seed Oil contains a significant percentage of oleic acid and linoleic acid and can be effective in formulations intended to soothe and support dry, problematic, mature and sunburned skin. It is a good choice for inclusion in formulations intended to revitalize and support maturing skin.
Cucumber Seed Oil Properties:
Yellow to Light Green Hue
Light to Medium Viscosity
Stable Shelf Life
See Spec Sheet for Fatty Acid Composition
Cucumber Seed Oil is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:
Recommended Usage Rate:
Origin: Chile INCI: Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Oil Extraction Method:Cold Pressed Shelf Life: 1-2 Years Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 180 - 190 SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.132 SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.185
We recommend pairing this ingredient with the following colors: