Soya Bean Carrier Oil
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow to yellow liquid with characteristic odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water|
|:||0.916 - 0.922 @ 25°C.|
|:||1.465 - 1.475 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Cold-pressed of the seeds/kernels|
DESCRIPTION:Soya bean carrier oil has extremely high content of Lecithin, Sterolins, and Vitamin E. The composition of the oil comparatively high in unsaturated fatty acids. The oil is extracted from the smooth egg shaped beans which have an oil content of about 20%. Being suitable for all types of skin, soya bean carrier oil makes a perfect base oil for various massage blends.
CONSTITUENTS:Oleic, Palmitic, Linoleic, Linolenic, Stearic
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma:Oleic- 23.73% Palmitic- 9.33% Linoleic- 52.90% Linolenic- 7.30% Stearic- 3.72%
BLENDS WITH:Makes a perfect blend with most of the light essential oils.
COMMON NAMES:Soya beans, Soybeans
USES:Soya bean popular with massage therapists, principally because the oil is very light, high in vitamin E etc. and a really good alternative to Sweet Almond Oil. Very easy to work with and it keeps skin supple, whilst being very light.