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Product Code: BO
Brand: Ancient Wisdom
Product Condition: New
weight: 120g
£2.95 inc. tax
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Description
Our Base Oils are studiously selected, tested for purity and subjected to rigorous quality control standards.

Base Oils are ideal for diluting essential oils before using them on skin. All our base oils are 100% natural pure oils.

Unit dimensions: 114 x 45 x 25mm

100ml bottles.

Weight packed: 120g

Grapeseed Base Oil
As the name suggests, Grapeseed Oil is extracted from the seeds contained in the fruit of the common grapevine. Grapes have been harvested and used by humans for food, medicine and various other things for over 10,000 years.
Grapeseed Oil is great on the skin. It is non greasy and leaves the skin feeling soft.
Latin Name : Vitis Vinifera.
Our Grapeseed Base Oil is sourced from Spain and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Sweet Almond Base Oil
The Almond Tree is native to the Middle East and South Asia but has since been grown in various other areas including southern Europe and the warmer parts or United States. The fruit of the tree is not actually a nut but a drupe, which means a fleshy outer skin with a hard shell inside it that contains the seed.
Sweet Almond Oil is very similar to Peach Kernel and Apricot Kernel. It is suited for nourishing dry skin and also for various other skin complaints like eczema and dermatitis. It also has mild anti-inflammatory properties.
Latin Name : Prunus Dulcis.
Our Sweet Almond Base Oil is sourced from USA and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Jojoba Base Oil
The Jojoba Plant grows in the deserts of North and Central America and has many different names including the pig nut goat nut and wild hazel.
It is a very hardy plant and has been to prevent desertification in some areas of the world.
Jojoba Oil has many positive effects. The oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is said to work well for arthritis. It's also great for the skin, having positive effect on eczema, dry skin, sun burn, psoriasis and chapped skin.
Latin Name : Simmondsia Chinensis.
Our Jojoba Base Oil is sourced from Argentina and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Peach Kernel Base Oil
Our Peach Kernel Base Oil is sourced from Spain and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Apricot Kernel Base Oil
Like the Peach, the Apricot was brought to Europe from the Middle East by the Romans. Over the years it has become widely grown in many of the warmer European countries and has also become widely grown in the US.
The oil is great for the skin and easily absorbed. It is said to be useful for itching and eczema.
Latin Name: Prumus Armeniaca.
Our Apricot Kernel Base Oil is sourced from Spain and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Fractionated Coconut Base Oil
Coconut Oil in it's purest form is solid at room temperature. The process of 'fractionating' the oil removes some of the proteins and fatty acids from the oil and in the process makes it a liquid.
Coconut Base Oil is widely used in a number of applications. It is a good moisturiser for the skin and when applied to hair it helps to retain proteins.
Latin Name: Cocos Nucifera.
Our Coconut Base Oil is sourced from Indonesia and made with fractionated extraction method.

Hempseed Base Oil
Hemp has been used all over the world for many years. It is a very useful plant and to this day is still used for everything from high tensile fibres, plastics and fuels to animal bedding soil purification and jewellery. It literally has so many uses that they won't all fit on this page.
Hempseed Base oil itself is just as useful. In it's refined form it is generally used in cosmetic and personal care products and in Aromatherapy. The oil is a great skin moisturiser.
Latin Name: Cannabis Sativa
Our Hempseed Base Oil is sourced from Indonesia and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Avocado Base Oil
The Avocado is originally from Mexico and as far as we can see it did not make it's way across to Europe until some time in the early 16th century. The Bulk of Avocado crops today still come from central and South America and many hundreds of years of selective breeding and different climates have produced several different types of fruit.
Avocado Oil is great for the skin. It is easily absorbed and it is said to help with skin complaints such as eczema. It's also good for ageing skin as it is believed to help improve the skin's elasticity.
Our Avocado Base Oil is sourced from South Africa and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Wheatgerm Base Oil
Wheat originated in the ancient Fertile Crescent area between Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. It has since been grown in many temperate regions and is now one of the main sources of food for both humans and domesticated animals throughout the world.
Wheatgerm Oil is a great source of Vitamin E, which is an anti-oxidant. So not only is it great for your skin but can also act as a natural preseravtive for your massage oils and blends.
In aromatherapy the oil is very good for many skin issues.
Latin Name : Triticum Vulgare.
Our Wheatgerm Oil is sourced from USA and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Evening Primrose Base Oil
Evening Primrose, sometimes known as Evening Star is a Biennial plant common to North America and other temperate counties. The plant is named Evening Primrose as the flowers open fully at night and close up again through the morning of the next day.
Evening Primrose Oil is said to have many properties. Among them are a number of positive effects to the skin such as helping with dandruff, eczema and psoriasis.
Latin Name : Oenothera Biennis.
Our Evening Primrose Base Oil is sourced from UK and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Macadamia Base Oil
The Macadamia nut was first discovered (by Europeans) after the settlement of Australia although they had been eaten and processed by the indigenous Australians for many years.
In cosmetics the oil is generally used in thicker creams due to the oils heavier and more luxurious feel.
Macadamia also has some use in blocking the harmful rays of the sun so is often used in sun lotions. Probably most notably, the oil closely resembles sebum, which is naturally produced by the skin to protect itself.
Latin Name : Macadamia Integrifolia.
Our Macadamia Base Oil is sourced from Australia and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Borage Base Oil
The Borage plant, also known as the Starflower, is a bristly plant origination from the Middle East. Now the plant is cultivation in most warmer parts of the World, including Africa, Asia Southern Europe and South America.
Borage Oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant. It is very high in Omega 6, containing up to 24%. It is said to work well with various skin complaints such as dermatitis and it also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Latin Name : Borago Officinalis.
Our Borage Base Oil is sourced from Europe and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Olive Base Oil
The Olive Tree is native to the Mediterranean area of Europe and Asia Minor and have been used for food and other applications from as early as 8000BC and domesticated around 2500BC. The oil is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and as a fuel from traditional oil lamps.
Olive Oil is great on the skin as it helps to keep the skin soft,supple and moisturised. It also works on the hair as well. Olive Oil is a good addition to many cosmetics as it tends to be very stable.
Latin Name : Olea Europaea
Our wholesale Olive Base Oil is sourced from Spain and made with cold pressed extraction method

Calendula Base Oil
The Calendula or Marigold plant is so widely grown that it's precise origin is hard to pin point. It is a short lived, yet hardy perennial plant that will grow in almost any soil. It is also considered edible and the flower can be used in recipes and salads to add colour.
The oil its self is quite versatile. It is said to help with skin complaints with the added bonuses of having anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Calendula oil is widely used in the cosmetics industry for the reasons above as well as being and astringent and tightening the skin.
Latin Name : Calendula Officinalis.
Our Calendula Base Oil is sourced from France and made with solvent extraction method.

Natural Vitamin E Base Oil
Vitamin E refers to tocopherols and tocotrienols witch are soluble in fat. Vitamin E can be found in many different types of oil but mostly notably in Wheatgerm Oil.
Vitamin E Oil is a natural anti-oxidant. As the oil is an anti-oxidant it is said to be great at preventing damage to the skin and is also a great moisturiser. It's believed to help with anti ageing and and reducing minor scars such as acne and stretch marks.
Latin Name : Triticum Vulgare (Tocopherol).
Our Vitamin E Base Oil is sourced mainly from Germany and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Hazelnut Base Oil
The common hazelnut is grown all over the European and Asian continents and beyond. It is primarily grown for the nut but has also been used in Britain and Europe as hedgerows on farmland for hundreds of years. Hazelnut usage dates back at least 9000 years with archaeological evidence of mass hazlenut processing being found at several places in the British Isles.
Hazelnut Oil itself is a multi purpose oil. In cosmetics the oil is nourishing to the skin with some astringent properties.
Latin Name : Corylus Avellana.
Our Hazelnut Base Oil is sourced from Turkey and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Rosehip Base Oil
Rosa Mosqueta, Rosa Moschata or more commonly; Musk Rose has long been cultivated and it is unclear if this rose was ever wild. The cultivation of this rose has led to creation of various other important breeds such as Damask Rose.
Rosehip Oil has many useful properties for the skin. It is an astringent. It is also said to aid and speed up skin and tissue healing and reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles.
Latin Name : Rosa Mosqueta.
Our Rosehip Base Oil is sourced from Chile and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Neem Base Oil
Our Neem Oil Base Oil is sourced from India and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Castor Oil Base Oil
Our Neem Oil Base Oil is sourced from India and made with cold pressed extraction method.

Rapeseed Oil Base Oil
Our Rapeseed Oil Base is sourced from France and made with solvent extraction method.

Argan Base Oil
Believed to be one of the rarest oils in the world, argan oil is a robust, nutty oil made largely in Morocco from the nuts of the argan tree. Argan trees used to cover much of North Africa but they are now greatly reduced in numbers, hence the high price of argan oil.
The nut is very difficult to remove from its sturdy fruit and the nuts were originally harvested, not from the tree, but from the droppings of the goats that climbed the trees and ate the fruit. The nut is related to the olive but has a distinct flavour of its own; its oil is mostly used as a hair and skin treatment .
Argan oil can became beauty elixir from head-to-toe. Its chock-full of essential fatty acids, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals that promote overall health by moisturizing, softening as well as protecting skin and hair from sun damage without harmful toxins and Parabens.
Latin Name: Argania Spinosa
Origin: Morocco
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed

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